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Ready for Goodfest Cornwall

Goodfest, the annual ‘festival of creative conversations’, returns to Cornwall next week (29-30 September).

After a two-year hiatus until the event went digital, this two-day festival at the Bedruthan Hotel explores how we as individuals and businesses impact a more sustainable world through our actions. We are grappling with the big question of whether we can give

Lined up with over 20 speakers from leading activists, creators and changemakers, each explores the 2022 Festival’s ‘Triple A’ theme: accessibility, affordability and authenticity.

Complementing the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce’s Planet C series of events this month, Goodfest brings creatives from across the UK to Cornwall. Its purpose is to share best practices, take action, inspire sustainable change, and foster new connections and collaboration among delegates.

Co-founder Matt Hocking said: There is no better canvas than the Cornish coast to host a festival designed for inspiration, reflection and collaboration. ”

It’s been a fun two days of hard work. Expect to be challenged, supported, inspired and make lots of new contacts. We are taking a step forward together. ”

Speakers at the event are:

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  • Jere Mal Patagonia’s senior marketing manager for EMEA, with responsibility for engaging and diversifying communities through environmental activism and outdoor sports.
  • Ayan Said She is a global intersectionality consultant, spoken word artist and founder of Voicing Voices, a gender equality consultancy. As a social entrepreneur and project manager in London, Ayan works with her FinTech leaders to implement her SDGs, ESG and aims to humanize the workplace within three generations.
  • Mark Shailer Committed to sustainability and company purpose, we help big businesses think like small businesses and small businesses think like big businesses. He saves customers millions of dollars each year through environmental improvements, implements a circular economy business model to increase sales by his 8000%, and sustainably trains over 2000 people.
  • John Brown Using his inspiration as a father, husband, founder of the award-winning branding agency (Don’t Cry Wolf), and B Corp ambassador to give a different perspective to communicating the climate crisis. He has a Master’s degree in Sustainable Futures, is an environmental scientist, and works with brands to help them communicate with empathy, excitement, and emotion.
  • Helen Taylor Ambassador of Ecotricity and Forest Green Rovers Football Club, supporting Dale Vince, founder of ‘Britain’s Greenest Energy Company’ and ‘World’s Greenest Football Club’. Over the past 12 years, she has helped Dale uncover his vision for ‘Green Britain’.

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