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Kitchen Table Talent

Kitche Table Talent

The Country Living Business Zone takes over our Lifestyle Theatre again this year, on Wednesday 19 March. This one-day event will be packed with talks from expert speakers who will share their success stories and reveal the secrets behind their world famous enterprises.

Space for each talk will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to get arrive early to secure your seat. Entry to the Business Zone is free with a valid Spring Fair ticket. Click here for ticket prices and booking information. 

For the craftspeople among you, Wednesday will also feature a Pop-up Market where budding businesses will be selling their homemade items and testing the water before taking the plunge.A great opportunity to network and meet other makers.


10.30am Start your own business in five easy steps
Pull-out topic: contacts
Emma Jones, Enterprise Nation 

11.15am Craft your own company – make money from a creative hobby
Pull-out topic: expanding your brand
Jan Constantine 

12.15pm Bake your way to success – make a living from food
Pull-out topic: financing your enterprise (loans, grants and crowdfunding)
Harriet Hastings, Biscuiteers 

1.15pm Establish a blooming business – ways to earn an income in your garden
Pull-out topic: surviving in a seasonal industry
Heather Gorringe, Wiggly Wigglers

2.15pm Make money from beauty – how to produce homemade cosmetics and toiletries
Pull-out topic: labelling and complying with health & safety rules and regulations
Emma Heathcote-James, Little Soap Company 

3.15pm Run a tearoom – create a foodie hub
Pull-out topic: building a happy and loyal client base (customer service)
Joanna Brennan, Pump Street Bakery

4.15pm Be a homeware designer – furnish your way to success
Pull-out topic: creating an at-home workspace
Vanessa Arbuthnott 

5.00pm Building your business – grow and thrive
Fiona Davies, WiRE


2014 Opening Times
Wed 19 March 10am-6pm BOOK
Thu 20 March 10am-9pm BOOK
Thu (Gala) 20 March 5:30pm-9pm BOOK
Fri 21 March 9:30am-6pm BOOK
Sat 22 March 9:30am-6pm BOOK
Sun 23 March 10am-3pm BOOK


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Venue address: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London. N1 0QH.