Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

12:00

Session

Belonging Summit Welcome

A welcome from BTF Founders and our sponsors for day 1 of the Belonging Summit.

Speakers

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Sponsor

Type

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

12:10

Session

A Conversation With Ortis Deley: Tech, Gadgets and Culture

Ortis Deley, presenter of Channel 5's "The Gadget Show," DJ, host and actor, explores his love of tech, comic books and more in a fireside with Dion McKenzie, Colorintech’s Co-Founder and Chairman. Being on TV screens for over 20 years, Ortis will give insight into his transition from children's TV to "The Gadget Show" and how culture has played a role in his career.

Sponsor

Type

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

12:50

Session

Tik Tok - Celebrating Black Creativity

Hear Trevor Johnson, Tik Tok's Head of Marketing, Global Business Solutions for Europe share his story into tech, life at Tik Tok, and why he decided to build a strategic marketing campaign around the Black community

Sponsor

Type

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

13:30

Session

Financial Inclusion - Growing a Business

Discussion on how eBay is and can be instrumental in financial progression for Black-owned small businesses through the use of eBay case studies and Emma and Bejay's personal stories. It will be full of heartwarming anecdotes and practical tips!

Sponsor

Type

Keynote

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

14:00

Session

Fashion, Tech and the Power of Saying ‘Yes'

A fascinating 20-minute panel where we’ll hear from Alexis Williams, Fashion Publisher and Head of International Ad Sales at The Guardian; Sian Keane, Chief People Officer at Farfetch; and Vanessa Spence, Mens and Womenswear Designer, ASOS. They’ll talk about why fashion needs tech and give insights into how they have navigated their careers so far.

Sponsor

Type

Panel

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

14:30

Session

Being a Black Entrepreneur: The Journey, the Challenges, the Future

Remus Brett from Localglobe will be in conversation with Tom Adeyoola, Former CEO of Metail, and Rich Serunjogi, CEO of Business Score, to explore their startup journeys, the highs and lows and their advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Sponsor

Type

Panel

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

15:00

Session

Future of Work & Skills in the COVID-Era

Gaby Hersham of Huckletree, Euan Blair of Whitehat and Gori Yayah of Upskill Digital will be discussing the future of work and skills for the technology industry. Bringing insights from the future of workspace skills and the talent pipeline, this unique conversation will bring together a range of suggestions for how business and individuals can prepare for a "new normal."

Sponsor

Type

Panel

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

15:30

Session

The Power of Community

Community leaders highlight the importance of hyper-connected communities and offer insights into how best to build and grow a community.

Sponsor

Type

Panel

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

15:30

Session

Google Webinar: Building Your Personal Brand Online

Speakers

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Sponsor

Type

Belonging

Date

Wednesday

14.10.2020

Time

16:00

Session

Purpose, Belonging and Storytelling

Jonathan Mildenhall, Airbnb's former CMO and now Founder and CEO of brand consultancy firm TwentyFirstCentury, has helped brands like Pinterest, WeWork, Peloton, Uber and Bumble find their purpose – beyond products and services. In a fireside conversation, he will discuss how inclusion, storytelling and purpose all drive tangible business results and create long-term value.

Sponsor

Type

Fireside