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Secret Millionaire announced to attend Choose Chorley | Let’s do lunch! event

A high profile guest speaker Carl Hopkins, who appeared on the Channel 4 programme entitled the Secret Millionaire, is to attend the third ‘Let’s do lunch!’ networking event on Wednesday 19 March at Lancastrian Suite in Chorley Town Hall.

Carl, who has an outstanding record of building up and selling businesses for millions of pounds, will be delivering a guest speech and offering a first-hand insight into building a successful business. Currently he runs an organisation called Kloog, which works specifically with young businesses to help them grow.

‘Let’s do lunch!’ events are organised by a Chorley based business support group called Let’s Do Business! and aim to present businesses with opportunities to get together, make new contacts and build relationships with each other in a relaxed and low pressure environment.

Let’s Do Lunch! attracts around 100 local business people to each event and is supported by Chorley Council business advisers.

Chairman and founder member of Let’s Do Business!, Andy Poar said: “The first two ‘Let’s do lunch!’ events were a tremendous success and we received fantastic feedback from all who attended. We are hoping to top the last two events and are really excited to have Carl Hopkins as our guest speaker.”

Tickets for ‘Let’s do lunch!’ event must be purchased in advance from www.letsdolunch-19march.eventbrite.co.uk. Each ticket costs £12.50 with lunch provided. The event runs from 11:45 to 14:00 on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at the Lancastrian Suite, Chorley Town Hall, Market Street, Chorley, PR7 1DP.


Notes to editors

For more information please contact Andy Poar at andy.poar@ipadvance.co.uk

Chairman – Andrew Poar

Mobile: 07817 507 845

Email: andy.poar@ipadvance.co.uk

About Let’s Do Business!

Let’s Do Business! is a business to business networking organisation based on support and commitment between its members. The group is owned by the members that enables them to develop business relationships and mutual trust through regular weekly meetings, networking and socialising opportunities.


About Carl Hopkins


From 2000 to 2005 Carl grew his business from 48 to 75 members of staff, took the turnover from £9.6m to £19.4m and tripled profits to £750,000.

In 2003 he also coordinated the acquisition of Warrington-based advertising and PR agency Blueprint, without receiving any external support or funding.

In 2005 he took over the role of chairman until the sale of the business in June 2007. After the sale of Blueprint, Carl launched Kloog, a business ‘angel’ service in September 2007 to share some of the experiences garnered in his career with other businesses.

Kloog offers the following services: business audits, business investment, personal mentoring within business (The Tor-mentor) and off-site presentations and workshops for a variety of topics such as creativity, sales, advertising, marketing, success and management.


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