Speakers

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

In 2014, Katie competed against hundreds of candidates and was successfully chosen for the hit TV show The Apprentice where her business prowess was put to the test against the brightest business brains the UK had to offer.

Fitness entrepreneur Katie began her journey in the world of business at the age of 16, setting up exercise classes in her home town of Sunderland.

She is now selling her fitness DVDs and online training programmes all over the world, as well as educating her fellow fitness professionals on how they can grow their businesses, becoming a multi-award winning business woman in just a decade.

Ricky Hatton

One of boxing's true superstars, former two division world champion Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton has been packing arenas around the world since his early days as a pro.

At the age of 19, Ricky entered the world of professional boxing. Since that time, he has shown the world just how well a British boxer can do. He has ultimately brought new acclaim to the sport in his home country and gathered a fan following around the world.

Since announcing retirement in 2012, Ricky now devotes his time to training young professional boxers and is very active in the growth of his own training company Hatton Academy.

Dean Hodgkin

As a group exercise presenter, Dean has appeared at trade and consumer events in 36 countries to showcase his innovative approach to programming and has partnered both Reebok and Nike on a number of fitness projects.

Previous posts include steering the group exercise offer at David Lloyd and GLL and more recently providing input to the new member journey within the franchise models at Energie Fitness Clubs and Fit4Less, together with programme consulting for boutiques 1Rebel and Trib3.

Dean has regularly written features for a wide spectrum of consumer publications while also holding the senior management position at spa resort, Ragdale Hall.