Three Counties Business Breakfast


A unique networking opportunity for business leaders across the Three Counties

The Three Counties Big Breakfast is hosted by Bruton Knowles, Harrison Clark Rickerbys and the Three Counties Showground in association with the West Midlands branch of the Institute of Directors.

The Three Counties BIG Breakfast provides a stage for successful business leaders and entrepreneurs to share the challenges and celebrate the successes of living and working in the Three Counties

Not only do the events showcase leading businesses who will share their insight into what makes their organisation the success it is today but it allows you to get up close and experience their products and services.


Aimed at:

CEOs, Managing Directors and Senior Management.

Join us for another great breakfast at the Three Counties Showground.

Cost £18pp per event.

Programme 2019

Our 2018 Programme is now finished. We look forward to welcoming you in 2019.

Thursday 19th April - John Vine CBE QPM

The challenges of dealing with immigration and security post Brexit

John VineJohn Vine was the first Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration and will look at the implications of leaving the EU for Border Control. He will give an insight into the challenges of dealing with immigration and security, organised crime and information and intelligence sharing post Brexit. The role of Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is completely independent and reports directly to the Home Secretary. He occupied the role for almost seven years before stepping down at the end of December 2014. Paul was formerly Chief Constable of Tayside Police.

Thursday 28th June - Polly Barnfield OBE

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Digital influence in retail sales

Polly BarnfieldPolly Barnfield is the founder and CEO of Maybe* and provides an insight on how the way shoppers shop is evolving very fast as digital influence plays an increasingly large role in all retail sales online and offline. Maybe* connects the online, offline, and social retail journey. Maybe* is working with National Government and Local Government to deliver the #WDYT (What Do You Think) campaign that helps towns, cities and high street businesses adjust and adapt to the rapidly changing retail environment. Shortlisted for 'Start-Up of the Year' by Retail Week.


Thursday 13th September - Clare Marchant

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The development and delivery of the next generation of information

Clare MarchantClare Marchant is Chief Executive at UCAS having previously worked as the Chief Executive of Worcestershire County Council. Clare will share the challenges facing UCAS in the development and delivery of the next generation of information, admissions and data services. Clare has an impressive track record in the successful delivery of technology enabled change in the public and private sectors. She started her career in production management before joining Deloitte and leading IT-enabled change programmes for a number of well-known brands.