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Masterclass: Brand discovery for Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and SME’s

December 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm


Discover why brand matters for early-stage businesses, and how to build your brand quickly and effectively. You’ll learn what brands are and how they work. You’ll explore how branding works in start-ups. You’ll learn the basics of brand-building. And you’ll put these techniques into practice for your own business.

Robert Jones is professor of Brand leadership at UEA, and a strategist at the London brand consultancy Wolff Olins. He is author of The Big Idea(2008) and Branding: a Very Short Introduction(2017). Robert’s clients include corporations like Barclays, Daimler, Tesco and Virgin, and also a wide range of start-ups including FutureLearn, Nano and Zmarta.


  • what is a brand?
  • how do brands work?
  • why are brands so important for start-ups? and so often neglected?
  • how to define, design and deliver a brand
  • a chance to amplify the branding of your own business

We look forward to welcoming you to the ICKG.


There are pay and display parking spaces just behind the Innovation Centre at the back of the building, off Nesfield Road.

However, should those be full there are spaces available in the University carpark on Capon Road and this is pay and display parking also, and just a short distance from the Centre main entrance at the front of the building.

Please use post code CO4 3ZL for sat navs.


Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway


Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway
Boundary Road
Colchester, CO4 3ZQ United Kingdom
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01206 405 500
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