Spark Summit by Bruntwood Works

Thu 25th March 9am-1pm

One morning - Ten incredible speakers: Be inspired by Spark Summit

To say the past year brought challenges would be an understatement. But with a challenge comes an opportunity for innovation and a catalyst for change. 

Our Spark Summit will share the inspirational stories and insights of Bruntwood Works customers and how they’re shaping an exciting new world.

Our first virtual Spark Summit will focus on three key areas; Sustainability, Innovation, and Community

Hear the personal stories, challenges, and strategies behind some of the most forward-thinking businesses and organisations with speakers from BrewDog, Jaguar Land Rover, and The lineup also includes our "ones to watch", those building exciting fast-growth companies which are set to change the way we experience the world, and the community leaders striving to make it more inclusive.

This event is a must-attend for business leaders interested in creating innovative and ethical organisations.

Book your free tickets below. Come for the whole morning, or dip in and out depending on the speaker - timings of each of the speakers will be released closer to the time.


Date: Thursday 25th March 2020

Time: 9am to 1pm

Cost: Free

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Timings of each of the speakers will be released closer to the time.


  • Host - Heather Gray (Bruntwood Works)
  • Welcome Keynote - Ciara Keeling (CEO, Bruntwood Works) 
  • A New Breed of Business, The Five Dogmas of Brewdog - David McDowall (COO & President, BrewDog)
  • Driving User Experience - Sajan Patel (UX/UI Designer, JLR) 
  • Scaling a Business You Love - Rimi Thapar (Founder, Love Raw) 
  • Everything Is Marketing: AI-Powered Customer Experience - Tom Summerfield (Retail Director, Peak AI) 
  • Rebuilding our Communities through Creativity - Roy Alexander Weise (Artistic Director, Royal Exchange) 
  • Building a Culture of Innovation - Chris Smith (Chief Sales Officer, Iris Software) 
  • A Ground-breaking Case Study: Growing an Inclusive Community - Jo Capper (Collaborative Programme Curator, Grand Union)
  • White Goods Go Green - John Roberts (CEO,
  • Customer Centric Innovation - Jonatan Pinkse (Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Alliance Business School, University of Manchester)

Headline speakers:

And more exciting speakers including: