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E2E & IWG Ambassadors’ Leaders Series Reception with IWG and Sacha Lord, Co-founder of seminal Manchester club night The Warehouse Project and Parklife

October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

E2E & IWG Ambassadors’ Leaders Series Reception with Sacha Lord, Co-founder of seminal Manchester club night The Warehouse Project and Parklife

Thursday, 22 October 2020

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About the Event

Join us at this exclusive private dinner with our guest speaker ‘Manchester’s club king’ and ‘Night Tsar’ Sacha Lord, Co-founder of seminal Manchester club night The Warehouse Project and Parklife, the UK’s largest metropolitan festival.
Sacha is a familiar face to many in Manchester’s music scene and entrepreneurial community alike, repeatedly voted in the Top 10 Most Influential Mancunians. Partner this with other ventures elsewhere, such as Hideout Festival in Croatia and Kendal Calling, and Sacha Lord’s sphere of influence appears ever-expanding.

He was also appointed Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester in 2018 by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, drawing on his 25 years experience in the sector, providing a voice for workers, operators and the industry as a whole.

As a valued E2E guest, you will also be able to connect with our co-hosts: Richard Morris, CEO of IWG UK, the world’s largest serviced office supplier and Shalini Khemka, E2E’s Founder and CEO, Deal Maker for the UK Government’s Department of International Trade and a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board.

The evening is a valuable opportunity to share your business challenges with like-minded entrepreneurs who have been there and done it and come away with new strategies that you can action to get ahead with your growth plans.

Meet your Speaker

Sacha Lord

Co-founder of Parklife Manchester Limited & The Warehouse Project (the biggest club night in the UK), Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester

Growing up in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, Sacha left Manchester Grammar School with two Us and an E at A-level. He then began – and then swiftly departed – jobs working on market stalls in Manchester and Liverpool. Two decades later, he holds one of the most prominent positions in the North, advising directly into Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, and has founded some of the biggest and best music events in Europe – The Warehouse Project and Parklife festival.

Parklife is a weekend that has become the nation’s largest metropolitan festival, hosting some of the biggest names in music, including Snoop Dogg, Liam Gallagher and Skepta.

The annual festival employs over 4,500 people over the weekend and brings more than £10million into the local economy. Each year, it raises over £100k for the Parklife Community Foundation, that is distributed to help local causes.

Meet your Hosts

Shalini Khemka

Founder & CEO – E2E, Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, Deal Maker – UK Government

Shalini founded E2E in 2011. Her mission was to develop the largest and most active entrepreneurial community in the UK to enable extraordinary connections for entrepreneurs.

Under Shalini’s guidance E2E has become a trusted entrepreneurial community which has one objective: to unlock the full potential of ambitious entrepreneurial businesses by enabling extraordinary connections. It has developed into an exciting and thriving powerhouse of international entrepreneurs, investors and entrepreneurial non-execs, coupled with access to globally leading corporate services. E2E’s ecosystem has ambition and innovation at its core.

Shalini is also a Deal Maker for the UK Government, a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, a Non-Executive Director of UK Export Finance (UKEF), a Fellow of Burton & South Derbyshire College and a Judge for The Great British Entrepreneurial Awards. Before establishing E2E, Shalini co-founded the world’s first bank to bank trade finance platform. She was an Investment Director at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyd’s Banking Group and held finance related roles at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust, Natwest Bank and Coopers & Lybrand.

Richard Morris


Richard is the CEO of IWG UK. He joined in 2014 following his role as CEO of G4S’s UK & Ireland Division. IWG UK is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions offering a fast growing global network of 3,000 locations in 120 countries. Since joining, Richard has consistently delivered year on year growth for Regus’ UK division.

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Disclaimer: Please note that event timings and dates are subject to change. Our event is designed for founders of growing businesses and business leaders. We try where possible to keep exclusivity. Should E2E deem your position as not suitable for our event, one of our team will remove you from our attendee list and you will be notified. Overt selling will be frowned upon.


October 22, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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