Out of the Box: How to Launch a Delivery BusinessBy Angelica Malin
Thinking of launching a subscription-based business? Intereted in how delivery businesses work? Want some inspiration from amazing UK entrepreneurs? Feel like meeting some like-minded creatives? This event is for you.
Introducing About the Future: a new festival of entrepreneurship in London, which puts on a spotlight on the UK’s most prominent entrepreneurs, business owners and freelancers with 12 thought-provoking events throughout June and July 2018. The festival is dedicated to inspire your personal business journey – we’re all about empowering the next generation of UK entrepreneurs, creatives and self-starters, in a real and tangible way.
This special evening on the 12th June, at uber-cool Detox Kitchen in Fitzrovia, features insight from some fantastic CEOs and business owners who will be sharing their personal advice, experience and stories in an intimate, honest panel talk. In this one-off panel talk, you will learn:
– How to refine your brand concept for a subscription business
– How to launch a delivery-based business
– How to organize the logistics of the business
– How to speak directly to consumers
– How to market your brand through PR, marketing and social media
– The do’s and dont’s of running a delivery-based business model
Come down and learn with us (there will be wine and snacks, obviously).
About the Speakers
Lily Simpson, Co-Founder of Detox Kitchen
Lily Simpson, the chef and co-founder of Detox Kitchen, started her business with the simple and humble idea of making healthy food really delicious. Detox Kitchen has been a huge success – today she runs London delis and also offers home delivery of nutritious gourmet food. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and juice – all delivered to your door daily. Lily believes that the key to having healthy, nutritious food in your life for good is to find food that excites you, that tastes amazing, and that you aren’t just eating for the sake of being ‘healthy’. They serve fresh, bold, and delicious dishes that are bursting with flavour and goodness. They have three delis in Central London: Kingly Street, Mortimer Street, and Bernard Street, are also stocked in Selfridges and have a cookbook “The Detox Kitchen Bible.” Lily is a superwoman who know her superfoods, and the business has been going from strength to strength in the last few years.
Photo Credit: Issy Croker
Max Head-Lee, Managing Director of Sourced Box
Max Head-Lee is managing director of heathy snack subscription box SourcedBox. SourcedBox makes healthy snacking simple and exciting, with a selection of natural snacks delivered to desk or door every month. Max co-founded SourcedBox in 2015 alongside friends and YouTube stars Marcus Butler and Niomi Smart. Juggling his final year of university alongside starting a business from scratch, SourcedBox has successfully grown into one of the leading healthy snack boxes, with subscribers across the UK and Europe.
Laura Fullerton, Founder of Fitty London
Laura Fullerton is the Founder and Director of Fitty London; the original health and fitness subscription box. After noticing a gap in the market, Laura decided to combine her love of nutrition with her love of receiving parcels in the post (read: obsessive habit of buying things online). With a background in branding and advertising, Laura’s worked for advertising agencies including the likes of Saatchi, but left the Mad Men career behind. With a relentless entrepreneurial spirit and passion for fitness and nutrition, she wants to help make the world a healthier place.
Alex Petrides, Co-Founder of Allplants
Alex is a creative leader developing projects that connect that connect people and planet. He started his career as Brand Director at Propercorn, joining as their first employee and pioneering their growth to Forbes #5 fastest growing business in Europe. He co-founded allplants with his brother in 2017. allplants is a b-corp on a mission to become earth’s most forward-thinking health and wellness company. They deliver delicious, prepared, plant-based food to your door, laced with healthy ingredients and ready to eat in minutes.
Phil Burton, COO of Bloom and Wild
Phill joined Bloom & Wild as COO in May 2015 having been Director of Operations, Finance and Strategy at Birchbox. Bloom& Wild is redefining the European flower gifting experience with a focus on brand, floristry, technology and logistics and operates in the UK, Ireland, France and Germany. Phill oversees operations, customer experience and service, range and merchandising, and finance.
Please note: we cannot offer refunds on tickets, although we will accept name changes with 24-hours notice.