Hemingway to address business leaders

Wayne Hemingway MBE is returning to his Lancashire roots as keynote speaker at Hive, Blackburn and Darwen’s network of business leaders.

wayne-hemingwayAs one of Britain’s most acclaimed designers, Blackburn-raised Wayne will be passing on his business wisdom amassed from years of cultivating a leading fashion chain from humble beginnings, and sharing his passion for the towns’ future as an enterprising and creative business hub.

The event will take place at Crown Paints Learning Academy in Darwen on Wednesday 25th September.

Hemingway said: “Hive is all about getting stuck in to make Blackburn and Darwen the best they can be, and to play a small part in that is brilliant. I believe in the passion and creativity of the people of both towns, and for the business community to come together to raise aspirations, as Hive hopes to, is a great move.”

Khalid Saifullah, chairman of Hive, said: “We are delighted to have Wayne come and speak with our members and the wider business community. Hive is continuing to encourage business leaders in Blackburn and Darwen to take shared responsibility in creating new opportunities for the businesses and people of both towns.

"We can be the catalyst to a resurgence in our local economy if we pull together, shout about what is great about our towns and share our expertise with each other.” Email info@business-hive.co.uk for details.