Win tickets to an evening with Big Issue founder John Bird

Smarta has 15 tickets to give away to the next in a series of invite-only entrepreneurial talks entitled ‘One Big Idea’ at London’s top private business members’ club One Alfred Place.

The second event, on Tuesday 30 June, will feature Big Issue founder John Bird, who will talk about how he started his business and what’s it’s like to run one of the UK’s most well-known philanthropic businesses.

The talk will kick off at the stylish One Alfred Place at 6.30pm with a glass of wine courtesy of sponsors Microsoft before John takes to the floor at 7pm. He’ll speak for approximately 45 minutes and take questions to be followed by an hour of informal networking with more vino and canapés.

The event is strictly invite-only and limited to just 40 attendees to ensure an intimate setting for quality entrepreneurial networking.

Smarta will be filming the event and has 15 tickets to give away on a first-come-first-served basis. If you’d like to attend, email Please only apply for a ticket if you know you can definitely attend.

  • Watch our video of the last event with Channel 4 chairman Luke Johnson
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