Social Supper Club with speakers

Join us for an evening of inspiration, sustenance and networking as part of the Enterprise Nation and Facebook, #SheMeansBusiness campaign.

We’ll provide food and thoughts to feed your soul, warm your heart and leave you feeling motivated - hosted on the seafront in one of the coolest spots in town, we’ll provide the view too!

Between each delicious course (you get three!), you’ll hear from speakers who will share meaningful stories of their own lives and the wisdom they have gained through experience, friendship, business and love.

Our speakers hail from diverse backgrounds, bringing with them riches that will infuse you with goodness that can be directly applied to your life, business and relationships.

Ticket includes: three courses, glass of wine, a goody bag.


You’ll hear from:


Anita Brightley-Hodges

Anita is the founder and Chairman of Family Business Place, a nationwide network dedicated to promoting and supporting British and Irish family-owned businesses. From sibling start- ups to tenth generation dynasties. For over 20 years Anita has guided independent businesses through some of their most exciting and challenging times. Her expertise lies in helping businesses plan for succession to the next generation aswell as resolving family disputes and getting family members talking again. She has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' programme, BBC Radio London and BBC Kent as well as being featured in The Guardian, The Telegraph and many other national and local titles.


Ashleigh Lambert

Ashleigh is Partner Marketing Manager at tech giant, Xero. Ashleigh hails from New Zealand and has worked with this startup success for more than seven years, helping their partners gain the best from the platform. She will talk about how tech is shaping the future.


Marnie Summerfield-Smith

Marnie is an aware winning journalist who has written for national titles across the UK. She is now the founder of Your Memoir and will be talking about personal and brand storytelling


Format of event:

Our event is informal and casual, aimed at fostering relationships and hearing from people that provide an alternative perspective; as such we keep things pretty chilled.

Your ticket includes a three-course meal and a glass of bubbles on arrival.

  • Arrival: glass of bubbles (included in ticket fee)
  • Networking
  • First course and first speaker
  • Second course and second speaker
  • Final course and third speaker
  • Networking
  • Cost of the ticket is £45 + Eventbrite booking fee
  • Spaces are limited