Sparks, is the highly anticipated LSE Entrepreneurship Conference, it will welcome students from across the UK and Europe when this Thursday the 11th November, believe it or not it is entirely student-run. It will include lectures, panel discussions and networking sessions.
The Sparks team have organised an impressive variety of speakers, including several LSE alumni. The conference is set to host a rich mix of successful entrepreneurs and businessmen, all leaders in their respective fields. The day includes four keynote speakers and two panel-discussions; main speakers include Edward Wray, the founder and Chairman of Betfair; Lord Karan Bilimoria the founder of Cobra Beer; John Bird MBE, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Big Issue and Mike Clare, the founder of Dreams.
“Our goal is to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs with the successful creation of a major annual event organized by students in cooperation with the LSE Entrepreneurs Society” - Sparks@LSE.
All conference attendees receive a free membership card to the 1eat Student Dining Club, which gives students discounts of up to 50% at hundreds of restaurants in London. Attendees will also be provided breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day and welcome packs filled with freebies.
For further information and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.sparkslse.com/
The conference is being held at the prestigious Freemason's Hall. This venue has been the principal meeting place for Freemasons in London for 235 years!
The building has been used recently for the filming of the TV shows Spooks and Hustle and films including: Johnny English, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Sherlock Holmes.
The Sparks team have said that all profits will be donated to the Microloan Foundation which provides women in Sub-Saharan Africa with small loans to help them establish and run their own entrepreneurial businesses.
This is a great event coming up to the end of the year, highly affordable and look at that roster of speakers, YHP hopes to see you there, get your last minute tickets here