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December 2015: CoachMarque 2016 Conference Speakers
  CONFERENCE SPEAKERS 2016   Geoff Ramm    Celebrity Service   Geoff Ramm is the creator and author ...

CoachMarque 2016 Conference Speakers




Geoff Ramm    Celebrity Service


Geoff Ramm is the creator and author of ‘Celebrity Service’ and ‘OMG Marketing’. He’s a multi-award winning speaker who has challenged and inspired audiences across five continents. With a genuine passion and an infectious love of his subject, he’s humorous with original content and will challenge you to greater results. See the ‘real life’ observational content passionately delivered to enable you to look deeper, think harder and create better, to inevitably stand out from the competition.



James Hilton     The Art of Brilliance!


James has spent twenty five years in teaching and loved it, especially the fifteen years he spent in primary headship.  James is passionate about personal development. He has an unshakable belief in the principles of ‘The Art of Brilliance’ and their ability to make a positive impact on staff. Pragmatic and down to earth, James has extensive experience of leading through change. 



Stuart Render        What’s the real story?


Generating positive coverage for your business in the media forms a key element of your marketing strategy. It’s also important as part of your wider stakeholder communications programme. But are you getting the coverage you feel you deserve? Stuart Render, Editor of trade magazine Coach Monthly, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and a former PR manager with National Express and FirstGroup, offers a few thoughts on how coach operators can generate positive PR in both the consumer press and in the coach and bus trade press.


Philip Lapczuk          DVSA’s Earned Recognition Scheme


The DVSA has outlined a fundamental shift in its approach, which will see it move from a culture of enforcement towards a focus on compliance.  Philip will explain how DVSA wants to use industry technology such as telematics to regulate vehicles and their drivers remotely and subsequently file them onto a compliance scale, ranging from “exemplar operators” to “seriously/serially non-compliant”.


Phil Hitchen      The MD’s Guide to Growth & Freedom.


Phil is MD of fast-growing Belle Vue Coaches inManchesterand is  passionate about people, life and business.  Recent growth has seen his fleet go from 24 vehicles to 70 and revenues have quadrupled from £1M to £4M.  As Phil puts it, “When people trade with us – they stay with us.” All in recession times and this award winning business is still growing, whilst Phil enjoys a greater work life balance. As he puts it, “More Money - with less stress.”








CoachMarque Conference now open to ALL!


Over the years, CoachMarque’s Annual Conference has earned a justifiable reputation for innovative, entertaining and inspiring speakers.  The 2016  event is certainly no different and for the first time, the Conference is now open to all CPT members at the same discounted price as CoachMarque members.  The Conference will take place at the excellent Radisson Blu Hotel atEastMidlandsAirport just off the M1, on Monday 11th January 2016.  For just £95 Guests enjoy a drink reception and informal dinner on the Sunday evening; overnight accommodation with breakfast in a single room;  and a full programme of guest speakers on Monday 11th.


To register your interest or to get more information, please call CoachMarque Administrator Alf Scrimgour on 020 7240 3131 or e mail him at

Added on 17/12/2015