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Virgin Media Pioneers... Are you ready to VOOM?

Thought Leader

Virgin Media Pioneers... Are you ready to VOOM?

Global Entrepreneur Week is coming on November 14th – 18th… and we’re celebrating it with a bang.


Virgin Media Pioneers is hosting 5 days of inspirational talks and masterclasses in London to make your big ideas happen.

We’re a community dedicated to providing support and inspiration to small businesses across the UK through peer-to-peer support on our community platform. Together with our colleagues from Virgin Media Business, we want to give you this opportunity to boost your business through our connections with industry experts, so we can help the economy grow.

We’ve searched for leading experts across industries to give you the tools, tips and skills to get going.

Pick your favourite topic, mix and match, or come to all of our free events from 8.30 - 11.30am on each of the 5 days:

Monday 14 November : Take on Challenges
Location: The Trampery, 239 Old St, London EC1V 9EY
Masterclass from Samantha Clarke, founder of Samantha&Co.
Feel the fear and overcome adversity - happiness guru Samantha Clarke will show you how to stay focused and on top of your growing business through the ups and downs.

Tuesday 15 November: Tell your Story
Location: Twitter HQ, 20 Air Street, Soho, London W1B 5AG
Masterclass from Harriet Minter, journalist and leadership coach.
Be the name on every journalist’s lips - leadership journalist Harriet Minter will give you the inside track on how to tell your story and showcase your brand to the world through both traditional and digital media.

Wednesday 16 November: Build your Brand
Location: The Trampery, 239 Old St, London EC1V 9EY
Masterclass from Emma Sexton, Founder of Make Your Words Work.
Get everyone buying what you're selling - brand and communications expert Emma Sexton will show you how to make your brand really stand out among the crowd by making your words (and visuals) work.

Thursday 17 November: Change the World
Location: VOOM HQ, 38-40 Commercial Road, Aldgate East, London E1 1LN
Masterclass from Albert Chong, Senior Leader at UnLtd.
It's all about mission and purpose these days - social impact champion Albert Chong will walk you through the keys steps required to grow your business and make the world a better place. Win-win!

Friday 18 November: Pitch your Piece
VOOM HQ, 38-40 Commercial Road, Aldgate East, London E1 1LN
Masterclass from David McQueen, pitch master.
Pitch perfection in 45 minutes - pitch master and entrepreneur whisperer David McQueen will be putting you through your paces to get you pitching like a pro. From the 30 seconds elevator pitch to explaining it to a buyer; you'll leave your audience blown away and ready to buy.

Each session will begin with a discussion panel held by leaders across industries.

It doesn’t end there. After the masterclasses you’ll have the chance to win £2000 by showing us how you’re going to make your business VOOM. Make a pledge at the events, and you’ve got until the end of the month to show us what you’ve been up to. Not only will you see your ideas grow, but you’ll also get some great coverage from our platform and a chance to win the cash prize*.

Get ready to VOOM by registering for each event here.

*Terms and conditions apply.

New and Networking

 Hi there, 

Virgin Media Pinneers events sound amazing and are a great opportunity. Is it still possible to join those events and just drop in?  I'm just building a startup, would love to listen and learn from those events. 

Cheers from Germany 

Thought Leader

Hi @Freefly,


Today is the last day of registration for our Global Entrepreneur Week events, so if you will be in London next week be quick to get your spot:


We are also live streaming the event on our Twitter page so you can tune in next week.

New and Networking

 Hey @amycatling

thank you very much for the quick answer and Information. 

Great, then i will tune inn on Twitter, and will visit beautiful London another time. 


Thank You