An Audience With... 26th February 2021

Wakefield BID in partnership with The Family Business Network present 'An Audience with... John Donner, Managing Director of Double TWO, Graham Haworth, CEO of Sarcophagus & guests'. 

Hosted by Sue Howorth and Dave Clarkson of The Family Business Network, this exclusive online interview will uncover the histories and stories behind each business and the lessons learnt along the way in two very different Yorkshire businesses.

Double TWO is a 3rd generation family business which was established in 1940 in Wakefield in the midst of the Second World War. Originally set up as the Wakefield Shirt Company, Double TWO went on to revolutionise shirt making and in 2007 became proud winners of The Queen’s Award for International Trade. In 1995, John Donner joined his father and grandfather family business.

 Graham Howarth is a technology entrepreneur from Wakefield who founded Sarcophagus, a construction software company in 1998 and which is now one of the UK`s most successful independent collaboration companies. Graham also Chairs the Wakefield BID and is passionate about delivering a strategic and collaborative approach that will see Wakefield build its reputation as a vibrant and thriving destination, and is keen to make Wakefield ‘smarter’ through the use of technology to tackle the disruption faced by our high streets head on.

This live, online event is free to attend but booking is required. Event access details will be emailed to all ticket holders in advance.

On Friday 26 February 2021 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM