Inspiring Entrepreneurs – “Making it by Design”: Leeds Screening

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Venue: Leeds Central Library

Britain’s leading designers share advice on how to establish your niche and stand out in the market to turn your design business into an iconic brand.


Take this unique opportunity to question the experts and get business support from the Business & IP Centre. Hear their stories of success, the challenges of growing a business and what they learned along the way.

The panel discussion will be screened live from the British Library in London, after you have heard from local entrepreneur Ben Lawton from Custom Controllers UK, an innovative design business providing bespoke gaming controllers. There will be an opportunity to put your questions to the speakers and network with local businesses.

Local speaker Ben Lawton: Founder of Custom Controllers UK
Speakers via webcast:
Antony Joseph, Co-Founder of homeware brand, Joseph Joseph
Safia Minney MBE, Founder and CEO of fashion label People Tree
Sophie Conran, Founder of design company, Sophie Conran
Tanya Sarne OBE, Founder of fashion label, Ghost