Get to the Point Supporting Simon on the Streets

By: Richard Michie

On 2 February, in Leeds, we ran ‘Get to the Point 2.0.’

Seven brave soles took up the challenge to talk about any subject they liked for 5 minutes, using 20 slides, each changing every 15 seconds.

Just like the first Get to the Point, which ran last year as part of Leeds Digital Festival, all the talks were diverse, really interesting and definitely not the type of presentations you’d normally expect at a “corporate” networking event.

Talks covered the history of The Sex Pistols, the benefits of kissing, coffee shops and printing, professional northerners, life lessons and how to take care of ‘you’. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Supporting Simon on the Streets

On the night we managed to raise £230 for Simon on the Streets, a charity that helps the homeless of West Yorkshire through ticket sales, we’re still adding up how much was collected on the evening.

Our speakers for ‘Get to the Point 2.0’

If you we’re one of the lucky ones able to attend, don’t worry we recorded all the talks for you, including 3 Random Slide Challenges.

Annabel Carington

Nick Copland

Clare Downham

Natalie Moran

Steven Newdall

Richard Michie

Random Slide Challenges



Interested in speaking to The Optimists?

Right from the beginning of our time working with The Marketing Optimist, they’ve taken the time and effort to get to understand Sharp Consultancy as a business and not just a client. We’ve seen a huge increase in the effectiveness of our social media strategy, particularly on Linkedin and we’re delighted with the impact it’s had on the business.

Jamie Caulfield

Regional Director, Sharp Consultancy

It was a pleasure to work with The Marketing Optimist on this project. It felt like a true collaborative effort on the day and they made the interviewee's feel at ease whilst talking about their journey on our RISE programme. The final video was professional and engaging, we have received great feedback around the quality and creativity of the case study. Including the video in our presentation made it come to life, with real humans sharing their stories, so thank you to the Marketing Optimist!

Hannah Prole

Impact Manager, Better Connect Limited

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Tango Networks

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