It was a great honour to be invited to speak at the 2014 Conservative Conference in Birmingham to share my story and passion for Small Business.
It was late one Wednesday evening that I received a call from the Chancellors office inviting me to tell the Ella Georgia story at the 2014 Conservative Conference. What an honour but I also knew it would be the scariest moment of my life! But a once in a lifetime opportunity. I think I was in shock for two days. With my speech written, I set off on the Monday morning at 3am to head for the ICC in Birmingham. By this stage the reality of what I had agreed to do had set in. We were greeted at Birmingham station and taken to the ICC. A busy morning of preparation lay ahead. Make up, hair, microphones and a quick tour back stage and we were all set to go. Definitely a day to remember. It’s not every day that you meet the Chancellor and Prime Minister.