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Make It Your Business Bury St Edmunds

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Do you dream of starting your own business but need a helping hand, perhaps you already have a business but feel stuck and not sure how to move forward, or maybe you are a successful entrepreneur willing to help other women achieve their goal. Whatever end of the business spectrum you’re at Make It Your Business is for you!

Join other like minded women who understand how important it is to feel supported at this Make It Your Business event in Bury St Edmunds on August 16th, 5pm-7pm.


Lorna Rose – Managing Director – Green Shoots Learning
Lorna Rose is the Managing Director and owner of Green Shoots Learning. Lorna has worked in the training arena for over 17 years and is City & Guilds qualified and a member of the CIPD. She has worked in-house for a number of professional service businesses, before making the decision to work for herself and now concentrates on designing, writing and delivering effective training solutions whilst building the Green Shoots Learning brand.

When she isn’t working she loves being out in the fresh air, walking her dogs Ned and Ellie, cooking and drinking good coffee and the odd glass of wine.

Emma Pratt – Director – EP Marketing
Life throws some pebbles and a few stones every once in a while, but in this case Emma had a few boulders to jump over after being hit by a stroke that left her unable to speak, see, or walk unaided for several months. As a mother of two and a successful business women Emma had to overcome what seemed like the impossible in order to regain not only her confidence in life but also her business, which had taken a turn for the worse. 2 years on and Emma tells a tale of determination and strength that helped her regain her life, her business and keep her family together.

Clare Friel – Director – Friel Consulting
Clare started her career after leaving school in television production, working on various TV shows but after returning to Suffolk embarked on her career within the Construction industry. Initially starting in recruitment, and then moving into in-house business development for construction companies. Having worked in the industry for several years, and now running her own consultancy Clare has her finger on the pulse of the construction industry in East Anglia.


August 16

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost: £15

IP33 1LT
The Angel Hotel, Angel Hill
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LT United Kingdom
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