Speakers May

Sir Alan Sugar Speaker at BizX 2021

Lord Sugar

Billionaire Business Magnate

Expect fireworks when the author of ‘Billionaire in Training’ interviews billionaire business magnate, philanthropist and reality TV show star, LORD SUGAR.

‘You’re Fired!’ is now a national catchphrase, thanks to Lord Sugar’s spirited performances on the hit BBC series The Apprentice. Personifying the East End lad made good, Lord Sugar has become Britain’s favourite boss.

At the age of 21, ALAN SUGAR founded the electronics company Amstrad, and at its peak achieved a Stock Market value of £1.2 billion. Lord Sugar’s work for charity includes fundraising for the Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children. He holds two honorary Doctorates of Science and was knighted for his services to business.

For more than thirty years, SETH GODIN has been trying to turn on lights, inspire people and teach them how to level up.

Seth has spent most of his professional life as a writer and published 19 best-selling books, many of them stand the test of time. He created the altMBA which is a life-changing 30-day workshop.

More than 60,000 people have taken his online courses, including The Marketing Seminar and several on Udemy. Seth is in the Guerrilla Marketing Hall of Fame, the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame and, just recently, the plain old no-modifier Marketing Hall of Fame.

Seth Godin

World's #1 Marketing Influencer

Marcus Buckingham

Best-Selling Author, Researcher and Founder of the Strengths Revolution

MARCUS BUCKINGHAM is the Founder of the Strengths Revolution, who challenges and inspires people to find their unique strengths and contribute them to the world.

Marcus is a global researcher, focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance and pioneering the future of how people work. An internationally renowned thought leader and business expert, Marcus has been the subject of in-depth profiles in the likes of The New York Times, Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal.

Building on nearly two decades of experience as a Senior Researcher at Gallup Organization, he currently guides the vision of the ADP Research Institute as Head of People + Performance research. He founded The Marcus Buckingham Company in 2006 with a clear mission: to instigate a “strengths revolution.”

BRAD SUGARS is the Founder of the Business Coaching Profession & the world’s No.1 business coach for 3 decades.

Internationally known as one of the most influential entrepreneurs, Brad Sugars is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and the No.1 business coach in the world. Over the course of his 30-year career as an entrepreneur, Brad has become the CEO of 9+ companies and is the owner of the multi-million dollar franchise ActionCOACH.

Brad is a strong advocate for building a business that works without you – so you can spend more time doing what really matters to you.

Brad Sugars

Founder & CEO of ActionCOACH

James Clear is the author of Atomic Habits, the creator of the Habits Academy, a weightlifter, and a travel photographer in over 30 countries.

His writing is focused on how we can create better habits, make better decisions, and live better lives. His work combines ideas from a wide range of disciplines including biology, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and more.

According to Clear, “I believe that you do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems.”

Clear’s work has been covered by dozens of major media outlets including The New York TimesEntrepreneurTIME, and on CBS This Morning. He don’t consider himself an expert and he doesn’t believe he has all the answers, but he’s happy to share what he’s learned so far.

James Clear

Best-Selling Author, Atomic Habits

Jeffrey Gitomer

World's #1 Sales Guru

JEFFREY GITOMER has earned the crown as ”The King of Sales” thanks to forty years of expertise in sales, customer loyalty, and personal development.

Jeffrey has written fifteen books, including the New York Times best-sellers, The Sales Bible and The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude. His most successful title, The Little Red Book of Selling, has sold more than five million copies worldwide. Jeffrey is also a business trainer, who writes and lectures internationally on sales, customer loyalty, and personal development.

PENNY HASLAM shares the secrets to make yourself a little bit famous and get the exposure your business deserves.

Penny is an award-winning motivational speaker on the subjects of Communication and Confidence. She’s the author of the business book ‘Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous’.

As well as speaking, she now coaches and trains businesses how to showcase their expertise in an authentic and engaging way.

Penny is a TEDx speaker on The Power of Visibility for Women, and has been awarded the UK’s Speaker of the Year by the Professional Speakers Association. In 2018, she was named one of Condeco’s top ten social media influencers.

Penny Haslam

Expert on Communication & Confidence

Anna Hemmings

BBC London Sports Personality of the Year

ANNA HEMMINGS MBE is best known as Britain’s most successful female marathon kayaker, a two time Olympian and 6 times World Champion.

Anna has a proven track record as an accomplished, entertaining and humble speaker. Her fascinating journey has been enjoyed by thousands across different industries from banking and telecoms, to healthcare and retail.

Anna shares the insights and strategies that helped her reach the highest level, deal with adversity and return to the pinnacle of her sport again.

Celebrated for his ability to entertain and inspire, PHILIP HESKETH reveals powerful, life-changing techniques to persuade, influence and succeed in the workplace and in our personal lives.

A successful businessman and best-selling author, he has inspired people to increase sales, establish value to hold higher prices and control conversations building stronger relationships

Unique for his real-world takeaways, he is current holder of Vistage UK’s ‘Outstanding Performer’, ‘Most Requested Speaker’ and TEC Australia’s ‘Overseas Speaker of The Year’ awards.

Philip Hesketh

Expert on Influence and Persuasion

Professor Damian Hughes Speaker at BizX2021

Prof. Damian Hughes

International Speaker & Best-Selling Author

PROFESSOR DAMIAN HUGHES is an international speaker and best-selling author who combines his practical and academic background with sport, organisational development and change psychology, to help organisations and teams create a high performing culture.

JAKE HUMPHREY is fresh from ‘The High-Performance Podcast’, hitting the UK number 1 spot on business, sports and lifestyle in the Apple Podcast charts.

Jake was the lead presenter of the BBC’s Formula 1 team. He also has the distinction of being the youngest presenter to have hosted Match of the Day.

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Jake Humphrey

UK's #1 Business, Sports & Lifestyle Podcast Host

Paul McKenna

World's #1 Hypnotist

PAUL McKENNA will reveal how psychology affects achievement, both personal and professional, and notions of resilience, confidence and persuasion. Paul will change how you think and act to change your life!

Paul is a therapist, author and personal development expert. his books covering everything from stress & sleep to diet and career have been global bestsellers. Paul started his career as a DJ and presenter, before becoming a full-time hypnotist. He combined his media work with his new expertise in TV series such as The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna.

ALAN MILTZ provides entrepreneurs with the tools to help scale up profit, cash and value.

Alan has dedicated his life to teaching business owners the tricks of business success and now you have the opportunity to tap into his knowledge at this year’s BizX!

Every profession has a language. The world’s most successful business owners are fluent in the language of business – FINANCE and ACCOUNTING. If you can’t speak the language, you can’t win the game. But, if the key to getting rich was only learning how to speak the language, then all accountants would be rich. The trick is to learn how to translate that language into something that’s USABLE.

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Alan miltz

Expert on Teaching Entrepreneurs to Love Numbers

Stephen Mulhern - Host of BizX 2021

STEPHEN MULHERN

BIZX 2021 Host

STEPHEN MULHERN is primed to make the 29th and 30th of April at UK’s biggest and best business event fly. With Stephen hosting, you can count on both days being fun-filled as well as packed with global thought leaders, and business and life-changing know-how.

Stephen is a prime-time television presenter best known for hosting the new Catchphrase and spin-off shows for Dancing on Ice and Britain’s Got Talent. Starting out in children’s television, Stephen found success with his television shows that showcased his bright, energetic personality along with his magic skills and sense of fun.

KIM SCOTT is the author of Just Work: Get Sh*t Done Fast and Fair and Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity and co-founder of the company Radical Candor. 

Kim was a CEO coach at Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter, and other tech companies. She was a member of the faculty at Apple University and before that led AdSense, YouTube, and DoubleClick teams at Google. Kim managed a pediatric clinic in Kosovo and started a diamond-cutting factory in Moscow. She lives with her family in Silicon Valley.

Kim Scott

New York Times Best-Selling Author

Marcus Sheridan

Web Marketing Guru

Called a “web marketing guru” by the New York Times, the Story of how MARCUS SHERIDAN was able to save his swimming pool company, River Pools, from the economic crash of 2008 is the centerpiece to his best-selling book, They Ask You Answer, which has been named “One of the 5 Best Marketing Books of All Time” by BookAuthority.

Today, Sheridan is a highly sought after global speaker and consultant in the digital sales and marketing space, working with hundreds of business and brands alike to achieve their potential in a rapidly evolving marketplace, ultimately helping them to become the most trusted voice in their perspective industry.

XENIA TCHOUMI is a digital entrepreneur with over 8 million followers online.

Xenia is a digital ambassador of high-end fashion and lifestyle brands, shooting with magazines of the likes of Vogue and Elle. She has recently given three motivational TEDx talks and spoke at the United Nations regarding how social media can empower women and businesses all over the world.

Xenia is the author of ‘Empower Yourself‘ a self-help book about independent thinking and has over 8 million followers online.

Wyatt Woodsmall

Godfather of Neuro-Linquistic Programming (NLP)

WYATT WOODSMALL is The Godfather of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the co-author of seminal work including ‘PERSONALITY LANGUAGE How To PERSUADE And INFLUENCE Virtually ANYONE ANYTIME’ and ‘People Pattern Power The Nine Keys To Business Success’.

Wyatt is described by Jeffrey Gitomer as “The Smartest Man on the Planet, who taught Tony Robins everything he knows about NLP”.

Book your ticket today!

BizX virtual ticket now available.

April 29-30, 2021

Early-Bird Tickets from $295

 The Benefits of Attending Are Life-Changing:

  • Elevate your business know-how. Learn key strategies on marketing, relationships, leadership and more.
  • Network and learn with fellow business owners, entrepreneurs and business coaches from all over the world.
  • Rank among the best companies and leaders, as well as celebrating achievements with your team by entering for a chance to bring home a BizX Award.