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March 30th: The Nudge Ideas Festival 2023.

Early Bird Tickets 30th March 2023 at The Exeter Phoenix.

There are some 241 tickets available if you’d like to bring a colleague. Please ensure you book your Immersive Workshop place as space is limited.

The Exeter Phoenix is based right in the centre of Exeter, off Queen Street and there are plenty of places to stay if you’re visiting from out of town. Our partner hotel is Hotel Indigo.


There will be random prizes again this year thanks to The Pig at CombeThunderflower DistilleryThe Land Rover Experience, and more to come…

Speakers’ Dinner.

Come and meet the speakers and sponsors the evening before over drinks and dinner for £100+VAT.

After Party on the rooftop terrace at Hotel Indigo.

Powered by Not Working Networking all event delegates have free entry however if you can’t make the main event but would like to join us for drinks afterward at Hotel Indigo, tickets are available below for £40.00+VAT.

Hotel Indigo is our partner hotel, if you would like to book a room please contact the sales team here and mention Like Minds to claim your rate.

Calling All Startups.

If you’re a start-up and would like to join our PitchFest please email us here with your details and what your start-up does.

If you’d like to run a workshop please email us here, they cost £500+vat.

The Schedule for 30th March 2023 at The Exeter Phoenix.

Click on the speaker names for their LinkedIn profiles.

09.00 – 09.30 Registration & Networking


09.30 – 09.35 Welcome from – Chris Bentley, MC

09.35 – 09.55 Keynote 1 Dave Birss on

“How to Release Happy Chemicals in People’s Brains”

10.00 – 10.20 Keynote 2 Shola Kaye on

“Empathy & Inclusive Leadership at Work”


10.20 – 11.20 Immersive Workshop Sessions:

Workshop 1: Andrew Gerrard, C2 Capital on

“Getting Investor Ready”

Workshop 2: Sawsan Khuri, Collaborative Capacities on

“Designing an Innovation Culture”

Workshop 3: Andrew de Groot, ActionCoach on

“Growing in Love With Your Business”

Workshop 4: Trayton Vance, Coaching Focus Group on

“Coaching For a Better Tomorrow”

Workshop 5: Alistair Banks, Optix on

“How to Create a Market Leading Digital Strategy”

Workshop 6: TBC


11.20 – 11.45 Tea/Coffee Networking Break –

Get your professional headshot for LinkedIn


11.50 – 12.10 Keynote 3 Adrian Brown on

“The Power of Management”

12.10 – 12.30 Keynote 4 Flavilla Fongang on

“Brand Psychology & Neuromarketing”


12.30 – 1.30 Lunch – 

Order in the Phoenix bar & café or choose a local restaurant in Gandy Street or beyond…


1.30 – 13.50 Keynote 5 Simon Leslie on

“Creating Magical Moments”

13.55 – 14.15 Keynote 6 Kate Davis on

“Employee Engagement = Sustainable Business Growth”


14.20– 14.45 Tea/Coffee Networking Break –

Get your professional headshot for LinkedIn


14.45 – 15.10 Keynote 7 Sarah Ellen O’Farrell on

“The Role of Behavioural Science in Public Health”


15.15 – 15.45 PitchFest – Powered by Tech South West

15.20 Company 1 Lighthouse

15.25 Company 2 Weave

15.30 Company 3 Good With – AI Money Coach

15.35 Company 4 New Motion Labs

15.40 Company 5 Kalkidan


15.45 – 16.05 Keynote 8 Ruth Farenga on

‘Becoming a Next Level Leader’


16.10– 16.15 The day’s roundup & thank you’s with – Chris Bentley, MC


16.30 – After Party

Delegates have free entry however if you can’t make the main event but would like to join us for drinks afterward, tickets are available below for £40.00.

Book here.