Videos and Podcasts

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Since 2013 GM Business Connect Magazine has been bringing the Manchester business community together through our free printed and electronic editions, and our intention behind this is to provide a platform to connect the businesses of Greater Manchester.

We are very proud to feature our Video and Podcast channels titled Inspired Greater Manchester. The intention is to inspire our regional business community to engage with these platforms, bringing together business people, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Partnering with Geeky Group – run by Manchester-based Phil Crowshaw – our content consists of an ever-growing range of video and audio material, all designed to inform and inspire you as you drive towards achieving your maximum personal and business potential.

All interviews are available both in video and podcast format.

We chose Phil and Geeky Group as our partner in this venture due to their experience in producing and distributing a wide range of online video and audio content. They were responsible for starting the world’s first business TV channel in 2003, and the first online Multi Media magazine linked to Twitter, Tweeting Times. Phil has conducted over 400 video interviews with people from entertainment, politics, sport and of course, business.

We very much hope you enjoy the content and pick up some useful tips and insights along the way. Our aim is to Inspire you.

Steve Frehley

Director at Jeffrey’s Tonic, Steve Frehley talks about where his business is today and his vision to attract funding to take it to the next level.

Julian Emery

Julian Emery Director of Banging Drum talks about the problems and solutions of websites today.

Shaun Hinds

Chief Executive of Manchester Central, Shaun Hinds shares his insights and talks about collaboration, how a huge venue can bring in millions of pounds to the hospitality Industry of Greater Manchester, with Hotels, Restaurants bars and transport.

Mike Fryer

Mike Fryer from The Growth Company talks about Venturefest 2019 at Manchester Central 20th November and the reasons why businesses should get involved and attend the yearly event.

Edwina Currie

Edwina talks about life as a writer, broadcaster, politician, celebrity and economist. Plus shares the highs and lows including Celebrity Get me out of here and of course the Salmonella in eggs, where she was forced to resign as Health Minster back in 1988 as then PM Margaret Thatcher refused to back her statement.

Ed Hollands

Driven Media Founder Ed Hollands talks about how he created his business,  advertising on trucks and has since achieved his ambition to receive a £30,00 investment from Ex Dragon Jenny Campbell after appearing on the programme Dragons Den back in 2018. Ed has now achieved over 100 freight veichles to date.

Becky Wilkes

Becky Wilkes one of the founders of Manchester Hospitality Network talks about how the succesful leading group has changed networking in the Hospitality Industry

Eric Hudson

Eric Hudson Director of nrth digital talks about Manchester and the changes of the digital age

Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie talks about “How Broken is Poltics Today” with her vast knowledge of politics this is her personal view of the situation today with Brexit. We had to ask!