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James Caan to speak at free seminar for South Coast SME’s

by on March 27, 2012 in Best advertising story, Events, Events & Awards, Lead story, Retail News, Small Business, Startups

SMEs in the South of England with a turnover of £1m-£40m that are keen to grow their business will want to make the morning of Wednesday 23rd May a firm date in their diary.

The reason? Hamilton Bradshaw Venture Partners (HBVP) have announced that Ex BBC TV “Dragon”, leading UK entrepreneur and HBVP Chairman James Caan will be the keynote speaker at what’s being described as a “must attend event”.

Taking place at The Solent Hotel and Spa, Rookery Avenue, Whitely and running from 9.00am – 11.30am, the topic of the day will be “boosting business growth in the south”. As well as a talk by James Caan, other speakers will be HBVP Partner Dave Symondson, who has over 25 years experience of working in the financial services sector, Amanda Brockwell, Partner at Coffin Mew LLP and Gary Jeffries, Managing Director of leading regional real estate advisor Hughes Ellard and a director of Solent Local Enterprise Partnership.

Demand is likely to be high and, as places are strictly limited to 200. Owners and directors of SMEs who would like to attend are being asked to register online by visiting

You can also express your interest by emailing

Alternatively, if you would like more information on what promises to be an interesting, informative and potentially rewarding morning for SMEs, please contact Dave Symondson on 07976 846776 or Billie-Jo Johnson Roberts on 07889 231315.

The event is being organised by Hamilton Bradshaw Venture Partners (HBVP), the advisory division of Hamilton Bradshaw, and will be sponsored by leading Solicitors firm Coffin Mew LLP.

HBVP work with SMEs to help transform the performance of their business and achieve maximum value on exit and have unparalleled experience of the strategic, operational and financial challenges growing organisations face.

Coffin Mew LLP is a well-established law firm with offices in Portsmouth, Southampton, Gosport and London. They have been providing a full range of legal services to businesses, organisations and individuals alike for many years.


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