Call the Boost
team today:
0800 488 0057

Aim to inspire prospective entrepreneurs, including social entrepreneurs, to actively consider starting their business in Blackpool, and to use some of the free business support available to help them start up better.


  • Host: Alistair Clarke MBE – Social Enterprise Solutions
  • Entrepreneurs: Andy Shields – Barcadia Media Ltd
  • Social Entrepreneur: Susan Frain & Katherine Atha – Top Class Tuition
  • Get Started Service: Kriss Wilson – Small Business Adviser
  • Social Enterprise Solutions: Tony Carr
  • Blackpool Central Library: Jools Morgan-Jones


  • 1:00pm                 Registration, Networking & Tea & Coffee
  • 1:30pm                 Introduction – Alistair Clarke MBE

Entrepreneurs’ panel

  • 1:40pm                 Entrepreneur’s Story – Andy Shields
  • 1:55pm                 Social Entrepreneur’s Story – Susan Frain & Katherine Atha
  • 2:10pm                 Entrepreneur Q&A – Alistair Clarke, Andy Shields & Susan & Katherine

Business Support Panel

  • 2:30pm                 Business Support and Funding Q&A – Alistair Clarke, Kriss Wilson & Tony Carr
  • 2:45pm                 Business Information in Blackpool Central Library – Jools Morgan- Jones
  • 2:55pm                 Summary – Alistair Clarke MBE
  • 3:00pm                 Session Ends – Feel free to chat and make appointments with advisers
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