Jim Cregan: How To Scale

Media Lounge - 8-10 Christchurch Road Bournemouth, BH1 3NA Bournemouth
Wed, Jan 23, 2019, 6:00 PM (GMT)

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About this event

 

We're excited to welcome Bournemouth startup legend Jim Cregan of Jimmy's Iced Coffee in January and although most local entrepreneurs will already be familiar with how Jim and his sister Suzie started their coffee empire, they might not know about the problems, pitfalls, and challenges they faced while scaling to the national household name we all know and love today. 

Scaling to a business capable of producing more than 5.5 million drinks a year from outlets including supermarket giants like Tesco and Waitrose doesn't come without its challenges and that's what we want to explore in more detail in this session.


In this interactive and intimate fireside chat, we'll be talking about:


The journey of Jimmy's Iced Coffee

The challenges of trying to work with supermarket giants like Tesco and Waitrose

Biggest pitfalls to avoid when scaling a business

Delivering against promises

 

About Jim

Jim is the co-founder and charismatic face of Jimmy's Iced Coffee, a drinks brand now stocked in supermarkets and outlets including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose nationwide. Jim is a local celebrity and entrepreneurial success story and believes in giving back to the area through corporate responsibility initiatives. After trying iced coffee in Australia, Jim teamed up with his sister Suzie to launch a British version of his newly found favorite drink and Jimmy's was born.

Jim is also somewhat experienced when it comes to rapping!


Speaker

  • Jim Cregan

    Jim Cregan

    Jimmy's Iced Coffee

    Founder

    Jim is the co-founder and charismatic face (and beard) of Jimmy's Iced Coffee, a Christchurch based drinks brand now stocked in supermarkets and outlets including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Waitrose nationwide. Jim is a local celebrity and entrepreneurial success story and believes in giving back to the area through corporate responsibility initiatives. After trying iced coffee in Australia, Jim...

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jan 23
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT)

    Where

    Media Lounge
    8-10 Christchurch Road BournemouthBH1 3NA