Industry Insights: Your Personal Branding & Social Enterprise World Forum 2020
The next virtual Industry Insights for May will feature Francesc Dominguez and Helen Harvey.
by Masha Gerashenko
Industry Insights: 20 May
The next virtual Industry Insights for May will feature Francesc Dominguez and Helen Harvey. Francesc will lead the first conference of the day at 14:30, before a quick break from 15:30 to 16:00. After the break, Helen’s one-hour conference from 16:00 to 17:00 will round up the afternoon. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and take away some key learnings from these experts in their fields.
Date & Time: 20 May 14:30 â€“ 15:30.
Guest Speaker: Francesc Dominguez
Topic: Your Personal Branding
â€œThe smartest thing you can do in your professional life is to become the leading expert in a particular area of knowledge, regardless of the size or location of your firm. The more you understand yourself, the more you’ll be able to shine as a professional. The professional’s improvement process begins by recognizing that real change begins in oneself. If you identify what you need to improve, accept it and acquire key habits, such as defining strategies, improving your commercial skills, devoting qualitative time to personal branding and so on, your competitiveness in the marketplace will be boosted. How to achieve it? Let’s discuss it.â€
About the speaker
Francesc Dominguezhas been a pioneering legal marketing consultant in continental Europe since 2001. Francesc is also an adviser in personal branding for accountants, economists, lawyers, consultants, advisers, etc., and trainer in commercial skills. He is a partner at Barton Consultants, a consultancy firm based in Barcelona, and the author of hundreds of articles and several books on marketing, published in English, French, and Spanish.
Date & Time: 20 May 16:00 â€“ 17:00
Guest Speaker: Helen Harvey
Topic: Social Enterprise World Forum 2020: From in-person event to virtual
Founded in 2008 in Scotland, Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) is the world's leading event for social enterprise practitioners. Each year it is held in a different country in partnership with the localhost. In 2020, the event was due to be held in Halifax, Canada in September with around 1500 people expected to attend from over 50 countries. Due to COVID-19, SEWF had the choice to cancel or go virtual. In this session, Helen will cover how SEWF is adapting the event for an online audience, including some of the challenges and opportunities presented.
About the speaker
Helen is a freelance consultant supporting social enterprises and charities to increase their impact and sustainability through support with projects, events, and business development. She has over a decade of experience (and 25+ years volunteering) supporting organizations in a range of areas including independent media, health, employment, and education. Recent clients have included Social Enterprise Academy, Hey Girls, INSP (International Network of Street Papers), and Google's Digital News Innovation Fund. She is also the Program Manager of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF).