Live Debates

The Live Debates gather together a number of top experts to discuss, debate, and analyse a variety of the industry’s current key trends and issues. Questions can be submitted prior or taken on the day during the debate.

There are four discussions each day, full details of panel members are shown below.

Wednesday 8th November

11:00 – 12:00: Wedding Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Hayley Harthern

    Hayley Harthern
    The Tipi Company / Big Chief Tipis

  • Panel Session Speaker: David Winterflood

    David Winterflood
    Great British Glamping

  • Panel Session Speaker: Kelly Chandler

    Kelly Chandler
    Kelly Chandler Consulting

  • Panel Session Speaker: Alix Matania-Allerton

    Alix Matania-Allerton
    WeddingDates

12:15 – 13:15: Planning Permission Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Barry Davies

    Barry Davies
    DAVIES & CO

  • Panel Session Speaker: Fenella Collins MRICS

    Fenella Collins MRICS
    CLA

  • Panel Session Speaker: Stephen Locke

    Stephen Locke
    Stephen Locke Associates

  • Panel Session Speaker: Jill Scrivener

    Jill Scrivener
    Bourne Rural Planning Consultancy Ltd

13:30 – 14:30: Social Media Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Tara Punter

    Tara Punter
    Tara Punter PR

  • Panel Session Speaker: Edwina Mullins

    Edwina Mullins
    SocialB

  • Panel Session Speaker: Kate Middleton

    Kate Middleton
    Rural Entrepreneur Live

  • Panel Session Speaker: Alison Teare

    Alison Teare
    Social Jungle

14:45 – 15:45: Glamping Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Edward Busby

    Edward Busby
    Crown and Canopy

  • Panel Session Speaker: Sophie Farrah

    Sophie Farrah
    Journalist

  • Panel Session Speaker: Sharon Earp

    Sharon Earp
    The Dandelion Hideaway

  • Panel Session Speaker: Tom Dixon

    Tom Dixon
    Canopy & Stars

  • Panel Session Speaker: Emma Warren

    Emma Warren
    Dimpsey Glamping

Thursday 9th November

11:00 – 12:00: Planning Permission Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Neil Boughey

    Neil Boughey
    Acorn Planning Ltd

  • Panel Session Speaker: Andrew Booton

    Andrew Booton
    Andrew Booton

  • Panel Session Speaker: Sally Walker

    Sally Walker
    Native Architects

  • Panel Session Speaker: Henry Doble

    Henry Doble
    Rural Planning Consultant

12:15 – 13:15: Succession Planning Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Michael Mack

    Michael Mack
    Savills

  • Panel Session Speaker: Oliver McEntyre

    Oliver McEntyre
    Barclays Agriculture

  • Panel Session Speaker: Sean McCann

    Sean McCann
    NFU Mutual

  • Panel Session Speaker: Neil Berry

    Neil Berry
    MHA MacIntyre Hudson

  • Panel Session Speaker: Philip Sharpe

    Philip Sharpe
    Sheen Stickland Chartered Accountants

13:30 – 14:30: Equestrian Business Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Anne Clarke

    Anne Clarke
    Connected Thinking IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SCOTTS OF THRAPSTON

  • Panel Session Speaker: Christina Jones

    Christina Jones
    Equine Business Association

  • Panel Session Speaker: Amanda Watson

    Amanda Watson
    The Equestrian Index / Watsons Directories Ltd

  • Panel Session Speaker: Jeremy Lawton

    Jeremy Lawton
    Shearwater Insurance Services

14:45 – 15:45: Marketing Panel

  • Panel Session Speaker: Rebecca Hacker

    Rebecca Hacker
    thelandsman (Think Media) and Soap Creative Agency

  • Panel Session Speaker: Megan Allen

    Megan Allen
    Rural Roots PR

  • Panel Session Speaker: Rhea Freeman

    Rhea Freeman
    Rhea Freeman PR

  • Panel Session Speaker: Olivia Cooper

    Olivia Cooper
    Agri-Hub

  • Panel Session Speaker: John Hoy

    John Hoy
    Bidwells LLP