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The MGI UK & Ireland Conference was this year as enjoyable as ever, ending on a high note with professional mind reader David Meade

5th December 2016

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The MGI UK & Ireland Partners & Managers Conference was this year as enjoyable as ever. Held on the 24-26 November at the Selsdon Park Hotel & Golf Club in Surrey, UK, the event attracted members from across the UK & Ireland, wider Europe and Internationally.

With a theme of “Risk, Return and Decision Making”, delegates were able to explore what drives them in business, gaining from a full programme and variety of speakers that entertained and inspired.

Tracey Davidson spoke on behalf of Swedish Banking Group Handelsbanken, renowned for its individual approach to decision making, while co-founder of member firm Milsted Langdon LLP Simon Milsted shared his story of how he re-engineered a company outside of accounting to achieve 30-fold growth.

MGI Worldwide Deputy Chairman Roger Isaacs presented an Update from MGI Worldwide, along with Chairman Ed Fahey and Global CEO Clive Bennett, which acted as a good reminder for all delegates as to why they should be proud of membership.

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Accredited business coach Parag Prassad took delegates on a journey from being an accountant to becoming an entrepreneur and why being “just an accountant” was no longer enough.  In the afternoon, Casper Berry gave a thought-provoking insight into risk and decision-making in the game of poker.  Later entertaining delegates with an opportunity to play poker with a professional.

The conference provided plenty of opportunity for members to meet and talk with their MGI colleagues and the final day of the conference did not disappoint.

David Meade, a familiar face on TV and a professional mind reader, was energetic and engaging, showing delegates how they could use the skills of a mind reader to be more effective in business.  David interacted with delegates, forcing them to think critically about the challenges around them, while demonstrating a number of tools and techniques that delegates could use straight away.  

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Thank you to our international colleagues

MGI UK & Ireland would like to thank their international MGI colleagues for attending from France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland and Portugal, as well those from as far as the United States and South Africa.

Sponsors

Sponsors who were also in attendance included SWAT UK, JE Consulting, First Corporate, IHC Employee Benefits, Ludgate Finance, Chartered Developments, Bluefin Professions.

For more information about this event, please contact MGI UK & Ireland Area Coordinator Paul Winder at paul@mgiukarea.com

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