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UPCOMING “i am… events” 

Friday July 28: Like Minds Business Breakfast in Association with Astley Media

Our guests will have the chance to meet James Poulter, Global Head of Social, LEGO Life. Book tickets by clicking here.

Wednesday September 29: Like Minds Ideas Festival supported by Astley Media

The Like Minds Ideas Festival returns to Exeter after being held in Bristol, London and New York over the last few years. There will be a variety of workshops and speakers, click here for more information.

Thursday October 5: Building Resilience and Mental Toughness into your Business Model

Join Exeter Chiefs’ Gareth Steenson, Polar Explorer Ann Daniels and inspiring business leaders at this event in Exeter

How do you form teams that deliver under pressure?

What are the motivational techniques that really work?

How do you support different personality types, and unite them to strive for a common cause?

A one-day gathering packed with incredible speakers, offering business insight and inspiration, is coming to Exeter.

Be it high-achieving teams in business, elite sport or expeditions, key attributes, techniques and learnings can be applied.

Learn from experts and gain unique insights at this event on Thursday October 5, 2017.

There are two ticket options: full-day VIP and Afternoon ticket:

The full-day VIP tickets are £95 and include a VIP morning event, with roundtable sessions with speakers and guests, networking and lunch, starting at 10.30am.

The Afternoon tickets are £40 (1-5pm) and include:

  • ‘Lessons in Mental Toughness’: Ann Daniels – polar explorer
  • Talk and Q&A with Gareth Steenson – Exeter Chiefs legend in his Testimonial Season – Achieving your goals; succeeding under pressure; elite performance; building resilient teams
  • ‘Unlocking Your Team’s True Potential’: Speaker to be announced
  • ‘Your People are Your Future’ A Transformational Journey: Speaker to be announced
  • Panel Discussion
  • Business networking opportunities
  • Refreshments

Ann Daniels: “One of the first women in history to reach the North and South Poles as part of all women teams.”

Gareth Steenson: Premiership Champion 2016/17, Exeter Chiefs’ record league points scorer, Aviva Premiership top points scorer 2016.

Click here to book. 



Wednesday January 25: Tech South West 2017 Conference organised by Astley Media. 

Friday February 8: Astley Media Business Breakfast based on the topic ‘Embracing the Future’ at Southernhay House Hotel.


Friday April 28: Like Minds Business Breakfast in Association with Astley Media

Our guests met Chris Moss, Co-Founder of MAV3RICK, previously spent 8 years as Marketing Director at Virgin Atlantic, Founder of the Orange brand and CEO of 118 118.

Read our blog post about Chris Moss “Brexit, Breathing Space and Tomatoes”


Friday May 26: Astley Media Business Breakfast based on the topic ‘How Do We Use Disruption To Our Competitive Advantage?’ at Hotel du Vin Exeter.


Wednesday May 31: Like Minds Business Breakfast in Association with Astley Media

Our guests were able to meet Oli Barrett MBE Co-Founder of Startup Britain and Tenner.

Additional information here



Friday June 30: Like Minds Business Breakfast in Association with Astley Media

Minter Dial, Futurist and Founder of Myndset discussed “The Future of The Future” and how what’s coming may change your business life forever.

Wednesday July 5: Astley Media Business Breakfast based on the topic of the “100 year life” phenomena.

Thirteen business leaders from the South West were invited to discuss the implications and opportunities for businesses within this topic.

Click here to read more about this debate.