27th September at Hilton Cardiff

Final Tickets available from leadingwalesawards@learningpathways.info at £57.50 each.

Our schedule is:
12:00 Drinks reception in the Atrium, Cardiff Hilton with support from Admiral work place choir
12:25 Guests proceed through to the Ballroom for seating / Finalists’ group photograph in the Atrium Hilton while guests find their seats.
12:35 Formal welcome
12:40 Phil James, CEO of The Institute of Leadership & Management who will introduce
12:45 Our guest speakers (Sarah Jones, CEO of Welsh Netball; Carly Thompsett, Anaphase Store) who are
ambassadors of Prince’s Trust Cymru
13:00 Lunch begins
14:00 10 – minute call for the start of the Awards once coffee & mints are served
14:10 Awards start, hosted by Jason Harrold, Heart Radio
14:45 Approximate close time of the Awards

Our charity partners are Prince’s Trust Cymru and there will be a collection during the lunch.

Our host, Jason Harrold (Heart Radio)

Phil James, CEO The Institute for Leadership & Management

Our guest speakers are both Ambassadors for:

Sarah Jones grew up in Blackwood, South Wales with a love of sport. A former professional tennis player, Sarah represented Wales at all age groups and at senior level. Tennis gave her many opportunities and her experiences in sport have led her to pursue a career in the sector, and in her current role as CEO of Welsh Netball, Sarah seeks to enable positive change through her leadership.

Carly Thompsett is the owner of Anaphase Store. She left school at 15 after being told she wouldn’t achieve anything in life. After the death of her grandfather, she decided to follow her dreams of being her own boss. Carly enrolled onto The Prince’s Trust Explore Enterprise Programme. She now runs a successful online retail store.