Alison Edgar - Voted one of the UK’s top 10 Business Advisers, Entrepreneur’s God Mother and International Public Speaker
Alison Edgar is one of the UK’s top 10 business advisors, she was invited to the Queen’s Royal Garden party and Downing Street for her dedication to Enterprise. In 2015 she won GB Entrepreneur of the Year, special merit for service, and is regularly featured in national press and radio, as a sales expert, but her biggest thrill comes from seeing her client’s amazing sales achievements. Alison is an outgoing, highly organised, determined business woman with a passion for people and helping businesses grow. Her mission statement “When it’s delivered correctly, sales and customer service are exactly the same thing”. This does not come from a text book, but a combination of her passion and experience of international hotel management and sales in some of world top blue chip companies such as BT, Yell and Douwe Egbert’s. Other major accolades during this period include being voted one of the the UK’s top 10 Business Advisers by an esteemed judging panel via Enterprise Nation. Media coverage in The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Mail on Sunday, BBC radio, as well as many on line and regional publications. Winner of GB Entrpreneur of the year, special merit for service category, short list by ISMM for a life time achievement to sales and finalist for Wiltshire Business Person 2016.
Jessica Offerjost - Assistant Manager, Consumer Public Relations at Toys”R”Us
Toys“R”Us® recently debuted its 2016 Holiday Hot Toy List, the company’s annual go-to holiday shopping resource for parents and gift-givers – straight from the toy experts. Comprised of 40 items categorized by age from Baby’s First Christmas to Big Kids, the Toys“R”Us team spent the last year narrowing down thousands of new toy introductions and selecting the items sure to top kids’ wish lists this holiday season.