Inspirational YOUth Careers day and live showcase

Supported by Metropolitan and Clerks Associates 

Thursday 24th April 2014 from 2pm – 7pm

Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

The Inspire YOUth tour returns for its fourth instalment of youth days focused on enterprise and raising career aspirations.

This event will provide a fantastic opportunity to meet established and respected leaders, network and gain tips whilst meeting local businesses to discover career and business opportunities. The day will feature inspirational young leaders and senior professionals who will give an insight into their profession and discuss how to grow or create your enterprise.

Attendees will meet and connect with those who work in television, entertainment, radio, sport and more.

If you are aged 16 – 24 year olds, this is your opportunity!!!

Meet youth organisations, individuals and businesses that provide careers guidance, employment and work experience opportunities.

There will be live performances and a music showcase throughout the day.

Who else should attend?

Students, graduates, unemployed, job seekers, business leaders, HR and CSR professionals, teachers, lecturers, mentors, parents and youth leaders.

Free tickets:

HOST: Bernard P Achampong – Founder of Ideas Genius and Radio Producer


m: 07545156111 | twitter: @IY_Youth | #IYOUthDerby

Stalls and exhibition space available.

PRIORITY to Metropolitan Homes residents

If you would like to sponsor, exhibit or participate in future workshops and talks, then please get in contact with the Inspirational YOUth team.


Talks & Workshops
13:00- 14:00 Registrations
14:00- 15:00 Get ahead in the media and entertainment industry

  • Charmaine Hayden – CEO of F4M models
  • Baby J – Managing Director Mark Lomas – BBC
  • Mark Lomas – Diversity Manager – BBC

15:00- 16:00 Get ahead in the sports industry

  • Adrian Rollins – Mathematics tutor and former cricketer
  • Richard Astle – Inclusion Manager – Derby County Community Trust
  • Mathurin Ovambe – Head Football Coach

16:00– 17:00 Young & Winning

  • Kofi Aviyor – Solicitor and Cambridge University Graduate
  • Luke – 14 year old artist and sculptor
  • Dom Anderson – NUS Vice President, Labour Party councillor for Derby
  • Anne-Marie Imifadon – Social Media Manager at Deutsche Bank , Founder of Stemettes and Cambridge University Graduate
  • Josef Sabril – 17 year old entrepreneur

17:00- 18:00 Believe in YOU

  • Kerry Needs – Whole Science
  • Dionne Rose – Presenter
  • National Citizens Service
  • Adrian Rollins – Mathematics tutor and former cricketer

18:00- 19:30 The secret to success – (Leading men and women) – Master class

(All age groups)

  • Sandra Ferguson – Head of Regeneration at Metropolitan
  • Mark Lomas – BBC
  • Jeremy Prince – Entrepreneur, DJ and Philanthropist
  • Michael Johnson – Presenter, Birmingham City FC Youth Coach & Director, Stadia Sports & Lifestyle
  • Roy Smoothe – Entrepreneur and Author

Inspire YOUth - 24th April

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