04th December 2014

Dragon’s Den’s Kelly Hoppen revealed as keynote speaker at Confex

Kelly Hoppen MBE
Multi-award winning interior designer and panel member on the BBC Two show ‘Dragon’s Den’, Kelly Hoppen MBE is the first keynote speaker to be announced for International Confex 2015.

Multi-award winning interior designer and panel member on the BBC Two show ‘Dragon’s Den’, Kelly Hoppen MBE is the first keynote speaker to be announced for International Confex 2015.

Along with her other accomplishments, Kelly is an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and the government’s GREAT campaign, and works with UK Trade and Investment to promote the benefits of exporting to small and medium size businesses.

Kelly will be taking to the stage on the second day of the show, which takes place on 18th and 19th February 2015 at Olympia, London, to talk about ‘Why Britain’s got talent’. The keynote speech will focus on creativity, design, entrepreneurship and her role for the GREAT campaign.

Kelly has an MBE for her services to interior design, and her well-earned reputation as one of the best interior designers in the UK was sealed when she won the Andrew Martin Award. In addition, Kelly is the author of eight design books and has fulfilled her lifelong dream of designing her own range of products for the home, launching her e-commerce website this year. Kelly will offer inspiration, vision and strategies that can be transferred to the events industry.

Kelly Hoppen joins International Confex via Speaker’s Corner, one of the world’s leading speaker agencies. Speaker’s Corner have been supplying speakers, presenters and hosts for over 15 years working with FTSE100 companies, public sector, event organisers, charities, and everything in between.

Nick Gold, Managing Director of Speaker’s Corner, commented: "I am delighted to be working alongside International Confex providing a number of keynote speakers who will offer expertise, insights, and inspiration for visitors to take away to apply to their own personal and professional lives."

For the International Confex team working with Speaker’s Corner is a fabulous opportunity to tap into the wealth of knowledge and the diversity of experts across a range of industries to broaden the experience for Confex visitors.

Owned by Mash Media, International Confex is the UK’s leading event for the meetings and events industry. In 2015 the event will be co-located with The Event Production Show and the Office Management and PA Show.