Birmingham - Jaguar Experience Centre

9th February 2024 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Event Overview

Vistage Executive Summit - Birmingham

Innovation. Courage. Decisions.

The Vistage Executive Summit has been crafted to inspire your leadership, equip you with latest findings in research, future-proof your business with economic insights, and most importantly, build connection with the powerful leaders in your community.

As a Vistage member, enjoy world-class leadership content and the opportunity to meet new faces in your community. Your insight and impact will make the day even more valuable!


Get ready for the day by downloading the My Vistage app and logging in. Expect to access speaker materials and more resources through the app on the day of the event.

Available for Vistage members only.

Event Speakers

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Roger Martin-Fagg

Economic Update

Roger is a practical researcher.  He focuses on how the economy really works and on the links between FT100 reward systems, the behaviour of banks and economic instability. He also researches his clients trading environment as a necessary component of his teaching. 

Roger has 50 years of economic forecasting and explaining under his belt. His mantra is ‘Simplicity is the end point of understanding’. He has a reputation for accurate forecasts.

The session will give you a greater understanding of economics.
We will look at the basic drivers of economic activity and show what the indicators are telling us we should expect over the next 18 months.


Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change.

Matthew has written seven bestselling books on the subject of mindset and high performance and has worked with many leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement. 

Matthew’s book titles include Rebel Ideas, Black Box Thinking, Bounce, The Greatest, and his celebrated children’s books, What do you think?, You Are Awesome and Dare To Be You. He is also a multi-award-winning journalist for The Times and The Sunday Times and presenter of the popular BBC Radio 4 programme, Sideways. Matthew is a regular contributor to television and radio and, in his previous career, was the England table tennis number one for almost a decade. 

Matthew’s work explores a thought-provoking approach to high performance in the context of a complex and fast-changing world. By understanding the intimate connection between mindset and high performance, organisations can unlock untapped potential in individuals and teams, driving innovation and agility to secure a future-proofed environment. 

Matthew is also the co-founder of Matthew Syed Consulting and Mindset Analytics Ltd. Mindset Analytics Ltd has worked with an impressive portfolio of clients to build growth mindset cultures and drive higher performance in individuals, teams and organisations. Mindset Analytics Ltd’s cutting-edge thought leadership programme and digital learning tools are becoming a catalyst for real and lasting change within business and the public sector.


The Jaguar Visitor Centre - Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B35 7RA
9th February 2024
08:30 - 15:30

08:30 am

Registration Opens - Breakfast and Networking

09:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

09:40 am

Roger Martin-Fagg - Economic Update

10:30 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am

Sponsored Breakout Sessions

  • BCMS - The KPIs that really matter - looking at your business through an investor's eyes
  • EOS Worldwide - Get what you want from your business
  • Irwin Mitchell - The role of the C-Suite: Establishing an Organisational Growth Mindset
  • People Puzzles - Creating a powerful People Plan to transform your business

12:00 pm

Hot Lunch and Networking

13:00 pm

Keynote - Matthew Syed

15:00 pm

Summit Close


National Headline Sponsors



Sponsored Breakout Sessions

11.00 - 12.00

The KPI's that really matter - looking at your business through an investor's eyes

Presenter: Jonathan Dunn

Discover how to shape your company for growth capital investment or a business sale, whether that’s three, five or even 10 years down the line. This eye-opening session will cover topics including buyer motivation, the risk/reward ratio, benchmarking, financial reporting and how to take the first steps to drive shareholder value. 

11.00 - 12.00

Get what you want from your business

Presenter: Brandon Harris

The secret sauce to getting what you want from your business is having a peer group, a coach and an operating system. As a Vistage Member you already have a peer group and a coach, but what about an operating system? Introducing EOS, (The Entrepreneurial Operating System), a set of simple, real world, practical tools that helps you manage the human energy in your business. In this discussion, with a Certified EOS Implementer, you will gain insight and understanding about; What the heck is EOS - How EOS complements being a Vistage Member - How EOS has impacted their business and life - What’s it like to implement EOS. Join us for a lively and informative breakout session.

11.00 - 12.00

The role of the C-Suite: Establishing an Organisational Growth Mindset

Presenter: Rob Siddall

What can senior leaders do to build a Growth Mindset within their organisation?  What should be the strategic focus for organisations that want to drive effective culture change and which audience should they target first?
We will explore how demonstrating increased vulnerability and reducing the fear of failure at a senior level can help empower our most influential people – the Line Managers – to embrace the need for self-reflection and drive a Growth Mindset within their teams.

11.00 - 12.00

Creating a powerful People Plan to transform your business

Presenter: Shahbaz Idriss

People expert Shahbaz Idriss will help you create a powerful People Plan to drive your business forward. This is a practical session based on the results of your own HR Healthcheck and you will leave the session with answers to some key questions: 
•    What are the people issues you will need to consider to deliver your business strategy?
•    How do you identify the right people to help to drive your business forward? 
•    How do you attract them and get them to join your team?