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.
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:
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!
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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.