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Our Next Esc Wednesday: 3rd November

We are really excited to announce the re-launch of our Esc Wednesdays. Click here to read our “What is an Esc Wednesday” page so you know what to expect and to see whether you would like to attend.

Wednesday 3rd November, 6.30 pm doors open, 7.30 pm start. Private bar above The Yorkshire Grey pub – London, WC1X 8PN

RSVP by clicking here

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Our special guests for the next Esc Wednesday are Emily Kerr (ex-Bain) and Josh Perry (ex-Accenture).

Emily and Josh set up a publishing company making travel books for kids, called Unlocked Guides.

They will be talking about how they went from management consultancy (Emily was at Bain, Josh was at Accenture) to commissioning illustrations of surfing cows. They’ll also explain why gold stars are a crucial part of the business plan, how doing paid work 50% of the time has been ideal for them, and why the best business partners are the ones you’ve known since you were eleven.

You can also read Emily’s Esc Hero profile here.

QUESTION & ANSWER:

After a short introduction from Emily and Josh we will run a fast-paced and informal Q&A session. The challenge for our special guests is to answer 20 questions in 20 minutes.

TO ATTEND: PLEASE DO THESE 2 THINGS

1. RSVP: Please reserve your place here

2. Send us your questions: Either add them via the form or email them to team[at]escapethecity.org and we’ll make sure they get asked during the Q&A.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Rob & Dom

DETAILS DETAILS DETAILS

What are the timings?

  • 18.00 – Bar opens
  • 18.00 – 19.30: Drinks, food & chatting
  • 19.30 – 19.45: Team Esc introduction
  • 19.45 – 20.00:  Speaker introduction
  • 20.00 – 20.30: 20 Questions in 20 Minutes (Q&A)
  • 20.30 – 23.00: Bar stays open till closing time

What are the logistics?

  • Venue: The private bar above The Yorkshire Grey pub (use side entrance)
  • Address: The Yorkshire Grey, 29-33 Greys Inn Road, WC1X 8PN
  • Directions: Nearest tubes: Chancery Lane (Central) & Holborn (Piccadilly)
  • Capacity: 50 people
  • Cost: The event is free but we need your help hitting the minimum spend! Please do grab a bite to eat and have a drink or two. Thanks.

***What is an Esc Wednesday?***

  • Anja

    How did you translate the idea into the actual business venture where it is today, ie what are practical things to think about to get started?

  • Will Carmichael

    +1 would be great. Thanks, Will.

  • Fran Darlow

    Hello! I would like to RSVP please (just 1 person).

  • Dan Gaunt

    Count me in! Thanks

  • Laura

    Can I rsvp for me +1 – Thanks!

  • Sergey

    Count me in please too!
    Thanks!

  • http://www.cgfolio.co.uk dominic

    I’d like to attend plus 1 ;)

  • Ingrid Bystrom

    could i please rsvp plus one. am excited as this will be my first wednesday :)

  • Sarah

    Yes please! Count me in plus one.
    Thanks

  • Jade

    Yes please!

    Question – how have your previous careers helped you build your own business?

  • emma

    Count me in.

    Q: Did you start with a business plan in hands?

  • Bryony

    Count me in + 1

  • Ami

    I’d like to come too! :)

    Thanks

  • http://Www.thisisyourkingdom.co.uk Hannah wiltshire

    Count me in too please-thanks!

  • Anja

    Yes please +1. Thanks!

  • Trupti

    RSVP for 1 person. Thanks.

  • http://www.ruta40.com Christian Rothhardt

    I would love to attend please

  • http://www.pankhurstpage.com/ Larlie

    I’m attending plus one!

    I’ll email you my questions separately.

  • Mustafa Khalifa

    Attending with a +1 please lads. Looking forward to it!

  • Rob

    HI GUYS – THANKS VERY MUCH FOR YOUR RSVP’S… WE HAVE PUT YOU ALL ON THE LIST. WE’VE ACTUALLY NOW MOVED TO A MORE EFFICIENT RSVP PROCESS VIA THIS GOOGLE FORM:

    https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/escapethecity.org/viewform?formkey=dGtGM3dWNzJzUmR6WUVWNHZ3OUpIZGc6MQ

    IF YOU HAVE ALREADY RSVP’D VIA THE COMMENTS YOU DON’T HAVE TO DO SO AGAIN.

    WE’LL SEND YOU A CONFIRMATION NEXT WEEK.

  • http://www.macncheeseproductions.com Saya

    Ah, sounds like a wonderful event and concept! Wish Chicago was a bit closer. Hope you guys consider coming to the States at some point; you’ve got a friend and a volunteer to help in Chicago! Huge network to pull from as well.

    • Rob

      Thanks Saya – We’ll get there! You’re welcome to self-organise Esc meet-ups until we do! All the best – Rob