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IoD Annual Convention 2018

B: Directors of Tomorrow – Guernsey IoD Convention 2018


IoD Annual Convention 2018
I didn’t really know what to expect from the IoD Convention, but I have to admit that I was surprised and impressed by the amount of preparation and planning that went into staging the event. Not only was Beau Sejour’s sports hall transformed, it was filled with professional business people and the atmosphere had a buzz of excitement and anticipation.
The aim was to share thoughts and ideas about how to develop Guernsey as a brand, sparking a debate over Guernsey’s potential in the future, as well as the problems to overcome. There certainly was plenty of debate, and there’s no doubt that the event was a great success in terms of creating this discussion, but will it have a longer-term impact as well?
Simon Anholt, the keynote speaker, is a policy advisor to over 50 governments around the world. His background knowledge of so many different countries and governments contributed to a fascinating talk about…