Inspiring Business by Sharing Success


The High Growth Summit welcomed over 220 ambitious business leaders from across the UK looking to uncover the strategies to help them reach the next level, with a further 550 accessing the summit online.

Lisa Nichols and Stuart Ross


The sold-out event, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport on 13 October, saw a host of inspirational speakers present on topics including high performance leadership, entrepreneurship and growth hacking.

Lisa Nichols, leading US business coach and contributor to the world bestselling book The Secret, made her debut appearance in the UK, motivating the audience with her unique experiences and insights into how planning and presentation can enable growth.

Also speaking at the event was Matthew Farrow, financial director of leading estate agent Purplebricks. In the first public presentation on the company’s success, Matthew revealed some of the secrets to its meteoric rise.

Other speakers included Tamie Adaya, CEO and creative director of the Shangri-La hotel in Los Angeles, customer service and marketing expert Geoff Ramm, and Nigel Knapp from the Manufacturing Technology Centre.

Stuart Ross, CEO of High Growth, said:

“The East Midlands is a real hub of entrepreneurship and so it’s brilliant to be able to share such expertise with so many ambitious businesses. The summit has gone from strength to strength each year and we are very proud that world-leading speakers chose the region to showcase their knowledge.

“For the fifth year, the summit saw a great mix of people come together to share and learn some crucial business strategies that will help to drive them to the next level of growth.”

All profits from the High Growth Summit were donated to the 1% Matters Fund.

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