On Wednesday 27th March Carl was invited to Liverpool Community College to speak at their annual awards evening. Carl presented one of his most popular presentations; ’11 extra steps’, in which he shares not only some top-tips a would-be entrepreneur/business student can apply to themselves and their business idea, but also some of his personal [...]Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, Conference Speakers, General, Marketing, News, Press, Public Speaking, Speaking Events
On Wednesday 21st March Carl was invited to the Wakefield Business Conference to present ‘The Business Journey as a Secret Millionaire’.Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, News, Public Speaking
Once again Carl was invited to speak on BBC Radio Leeds, this time to give his opinion on the rising trouble of selling on gig tickets, and the extreme amounts people are willing to pay. He also shared a few humours anecdotes from his own past experience, which include paying over the odds for a [...]Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging
Carl Hopkins was invited to act as one of the Dragons for Silcoate’s school Dragons’ Den event on Thursday 8th march. The aim of the ‘business challenge’, put to all sixth formers, was to prepare a brief for a product/idea and propose it to four Business Dragons. All the teams briefly met with the Dragons [...]Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging
The creator of an ingenious way to deal with burst pipes took to the dancefloor with four other entrepreneurs and emerged victorious in Britain’s biggest business pitching contest, of which Carl Hopkins was a judge.Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, Motivational Speakers
A group of housing associations is set to celebrate the dedication and commitment of some the young people it works with at an awards ceremony.
The Airport group, an informal alliance of 14 like-minded, stock transfer housing associations, is holding its second annual Young Flyers awards on Wednesday 16 November at The City of Manchester Stadium and has invited Carl Hopkins to be a guest speaker and judge.Comment & Judging
Five Scottish entrepreneurs will pitch to a panel of judges for the chance to win business support worth £50,000 at the Scotland heat of Britain’s biggest small business pitching contest, The Pitch 2011
Carl Hopkins invited to be expert judge for The Pitch 2011, the UK’s premier small business competitionPosted on 7th April, 2011 by Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging
Former Channel 4 Secret Millionaire, Carl Hopkins will join serial and social entrepreneur Karen Darby on the panel of judges for The Pitch 2011, the UK’s premier small business competition.
Now in its fourth year, The Pitch offers entrepreneurs from around Britain the opportunity to pitch their business to the judges and a live audience for the chance to win £50,000 worth of business support and the title of Best New Business.Comment & Judging, Speaking Events
As one of only 16 invited business experts appointed to business secretary Vince Cable’s new Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Carl Hopkins has been invited to join a panel of high profile business figures in ‘The Big Debate’ which forms the keynote session for this year’s Venturefest Yorkshire.Stef Hopkins in Comment & Judging, Marketing
As one of the region’s best known marketers, Carl Hopkins, has been asked to help choose a Yorkshire mascot for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Carl was approached by Welcome to Yorkshire, the official tourism agency for the region. Their 2012 team Yorkshire Gold, is working with the London organising committee of the Olympic Games on a competition to create a customised Yorkshire version of Wenlock and Mandeville, the official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots.