Is your business model ready for 2018?

WHERE: The 1901 Ballroom, The Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7QN


WHEN: January 23rd, 6pm

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About the Event

The 360° Club meets quarterly to bring together senior decision makers to discuss and debate the initiatives that must be driven to ensure fast-growth and a competitive edge. We meet in private locations for an exclusive invitation-only networking and discussion evening.


On 23rd January, we’re meeting at the stunning Andaz Hotel, 1901 Ballroom in London to discussion and debate for the first time in 2018. If you’re a senior business leader of a small or medium company we’d be delighted to welcome you.

Why Attend?

  • Topics are chosen based on the interests of our existing members, industry-wide disruptions and fascinating topics broached at prior events.
  • Attendance is strictly by invitation only, and aimed toward senior business leaders, and other top-executives, including industry-wide thought leaders.
  • Our guests gain exclusive insights on trending business topics through networking discussions with their peers.

Topic: Is your Business Model ready for 2018?

In 2017 we learned just how important it was to have an innovative, digital business model. It is paramount – not only to ensure fast-growth and a competitive edge, but for survival.


Indeed, new research by the World Economic Forum, found that failure to adopt a digitally orientated business model was the primary reason why over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since 2000.


The digital revolution is here, and no industry is safe.


Indeed, a joint IMD and Cisco initiative, found over seventy-five percent of executives now believe the impact of disruption on their industries will be “major” and “transformative.” This is a huge increase from 2015, when less than one percent of executives agreed.


The difference in two years is great, and shows how your business’s survival is centred around having an innovative business model that can adapt and confront new digital competition.


So, have you bridged the gap between acknowledging the need to transform, and actually achieving transformation? Is your business model ready?


With change on the horizon, the opportunities for agile and pioneering SMEs are huge.


There are countless examples of innovative business models disrupting industries, securing fast-growth and a competitive advantage in the market.


AirBnb has reinvented hospitality and is now more valuable than Hilton. Skyscanner and Uber have disrupted the transportation industry, Netflix the entertainment industry, and Just Eat the food industry. All have displaced industry giants, with their business models of agile services, flexible subscriptions, digital application, and proactive engagement. And your business has the potential to emulate the success of these businesses.  


Digital transformation by SMEs in other industries is inevitable. New digital technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, and block chain make it possible every day. Seeking the initiative and innovating your business model in today’s digital world will secure fast-growth and a competitive edge. Complacency is not an option.  


Join the 360° Club on Tuesday 23rd January at 6pm for our first event of 2018. We’ll be turning to this topic, alongside drinks, networking and canapes. We’ll be asking:


  • Is your business model ready for 2018?
  • Is your business well positioned to maximise the opportunities presented by new technology for driving future growth and competitiveness?
  • And how can you, as a senior business leader, drive a successful digital strategy?

Keynote Speaker

Adrian Blair –  Global Chief Operating Officer at Just Eat


Adrian is Global Chief Operating Officer at Just Eat. Following IPO in 2014 Just Eat is one of the fastest growing companies in the FTSE 100. They help over 78,000 independent restaurants around the world to grow using digital technology, supplying to 19.6 million customers.


Adrian leads all commercial teams (c. 1,600 employees) across sales, marketing, operations and customer care. His role spans businesses in the UK, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, France, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Switzerland and Norway.


Before joining Just Eat, Adrian was Director of European Business Development at Spotify and Head of Ecommerce Partnerships at Google.


With Adrian’s vast experience the discussion will be full of exclusive insights, and not one to miss! 

Guest List includes:

Chief Executive Officer at Ixaris
Chief Executive Officer at The Specialist Works
Chief Executive Officer at Commontime
Chief Executive Officer at Business on Demand
Chief Executive Officer at Nitin Goyal London
Chief Executive Officer at Disasters Emergency Committee
Chief Executive Officer at uSwitch
Chief Executive Officer at LDN Group
Chief Executive Officer at Datasift
Chief Executive Officer at Quill
Chief Commercial Officer at Simply Business
Chief Commercial Officer at Metail
Chief Commercial Officer at City Pantry
Chief Financial Officer at Account Technologies
Chief Financial Officer at Defenx PLC
Chief Financial Officer at Splash Damage
Chief Financial Officer at Natterbox
Chief Financial Officer at Stratajet
Chief Financial Officer at Gattaca
Chief Financial Officer at This Works Products
Chief Financial Officer at io oil & gas consulting
Chief Information Officer at Claranet
Group Chief Information Officer at Collinson Group
Chief Investment Officer at Syndicate Room
Group Chief Operations Officer at Xoomworks
Chief Operations Officer at CliniSys Solutions
Chief Operations Officer at Parker Fitzgerald Limitd
Chief Operations Officer at 7digital
Chief Operations Officer at Arbor Education Partners
Group Chief Operations Officer at Beauty Pie
Chief Strategy Officer at Karmarama
Chief Technology Officer at Azoomee
Managing Director at Neal’s Yard Remedies
Managing Director at Mansion House Consulting
Managing Director at Other Media
Managing Director at Cute Nutrition
Managing Director at Turner and Townsend
Managing Director at System1 Group
Managing Director at Payments Intellect
Managing Director at Cashfac Technologies
Managing Director at Beach Flamingo
Commercial Finance Director at Deliveroo
Founder at Azoomee
Founder at The Rowan Glade
Founder at Charingworth Ltd
Co-Founder at Domotz Ltd.
Group Business Development Director at New Look Retailers
Director at Seven Degrees
Director at Move Guides
Director of Development at Space Between
Finance Director at KARHOO
Finance Director at Vestel UK Ltd
Finance and Ops Director at Xcede
Finance Director at Phaidon International
Finance Director at Brash Brands
Strategy Director, Technology Transformation, at Brain Labs Digital
Partner at Pitmans
Partner at Q5 Partners
Partner at RSM
Partner at Mazars
Senior Partner at Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP

And many more…

When and Where?

6pm Guests arrive for networking drinks


6:30pm Keynote speaker followed by questions


7:15pm Break for drinks, networking and canapes


7:40pm “Question time” expert panel session.


8:15pm Break for drinks, canapes and networking

So join us at the next 360° Club’s networking evening on the 23rd January 2018. We will be uniting senior leaders to evaluate best practices and exchange insights via a panel of expert speakers and guests.