21st Annual Crystal Lecture

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Start Date: 23 Oct 2014

Start Time: 6:00 PM

End Time: 8:30 PM

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Capacity: 300

Venue: Millennium City Building, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY › View map

Admission price: Free

Event Capacity: Full

We would be delighted if you (and any guest you may wish to invite) could join us at the Crystal Lecture entitled “Creating a World Class Business from Scratch”, to hear the presentation and participate in a discussion on:

  • The importance of a clear vision in building a substantial business
  • How real Entrepreneurial skills provide competitive advantage
  • Highlighting secrets of success
  • And how to re-set perceptions on Entrepreneurship and its contribution to British economic growth



Sir Peter Rigby

Sir Peter Rigby, Group CEO and Chairman, Rigby Group

One of the country's most successful entrepreneurs, Sir Peter is the founder, CEO and chairman of the Rigby Group, which contains Europe’s largest independent IT company, SCC. He started the founding company in 1975 and today it is one of the biggest privately owned businesses in the UK.
Sir Peter is also the chairman of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP), which aims to promote business and industry growth within the area. He is also a trustee of several key charities, including The Rigby Foundation, his family charitable trust. Sir Peter was knighted for his contribution to IT and business in the Midlands in 2002.

Additional Information

For general enquiries about this event, please contact Marie Porello at m.porello@wiv.ac.uk.  For all enquiries related to bookings, please email Events Administration at event.administration@managers.org.uk


Rigby Group PLC Wolverhapton          Rigby


  • Free event
  • Refreshments provided

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to Events Administration at event.adminstration@managers.org.uk or by telephone on 01536 207461.

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