Like Minds Vox Pops: What People Say.


The Like Minds Ideas Festival is…

“Brain Food” The Financial Times.

A Global Top 10 Ideas Festival The Guardian.

“It’s one of the Best British Festivals for Feeding Your Brain” The Urban Times.

It was a fascinating experience to be part of such a groundbreaking event in the South West and in particular for Exeter Carl Haggerty, Devon County Council.

Like Minds is an intellectual playground where thinkers, strategists, agents provocateurs, innovators, challengers and mavericks can open up, share ideas and be inspired in a warm, welcoming and world-wide environment. If you haven’t been, go. You’ll see the future there; most likely, yours.

Robert Bean, The Robert Bean Branding Company.

“Like Minds have a proven track record in running great events which educate and inspire, featuring the best global business minds.” Mike Southon, Best selling-business author, Mail on Sunday columnist, and Entrepreneur Mentor.

“I made more connections and friendships in the 2 days at Like Minds than in any other period of time.” Yann Gourvennec, Director of Digital & Social Media, Orange Group.

“Like Minds is very special and has a unique feel to it” Russ Lidstone, CEO, Havas, London.

Like Minds was inspiring – the diversity of speakers coupled with the can-do spirit of those attending created the perfect environment to nurture new ideas – a great experience.

Rajeeb Dey, CEO of

“Like Minds is the best Conference I have ever been to. I can directly attribute our agency’s gain in profile with it.” James Whatley, Senior Associate Director, Ogilvy PR

“Within two hours of the consulting we received at the Like Minds Summit in Helsinki, we felt we had learned more than in the previous two years.” Jaako Lehtoman, Director General, Visit Finland.

Like Minds is not the same-old-same-old. You need to take time out of your schedule and be there, it’s an experience not to be missed.

Chris Brogan, CEO Human Business Works.

“The coming economy is entrepreneurial and with a social dimension, combining individual freedom and innovation with a shared and engaged purpose. Like Minds demonstrated that future – and moved it one step closer to being realised.” John Rosling, CEO – Contexis.

“Like Minds has Michelin starred brain food” Grant Calton, Partner – Omniverse Vision.

“Like Minds is a conference apart” John Bell, Global Managing Director, social@Ogilvy.

About the author

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Founded Like Minds in 2009. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He founded design agency Icon in 1983 (sold to AGI Media) and Eyetoeye, one of the first digital agencies in the UK, in 1994. He advises start-ups and digital agencies on business development and is an Evaluated Consultant for Finpro, the export arm of the Embassy of Finland. He was elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts in 2000.