Business LIVE! Student Event at Disneyland® Paris

Inspire their future career at our Business LIVE! conference. Bring business studies to life for your students and fire their future career ambitions by showing them the many different paths a career in business could take at our Business LIVE! conference - all whilst enjoying the magic of Disneyland® Paris!

Event dates: 

Monday 2nd March 2020 - last few group places remaining 

Monday 1st March 2021 - pre-register your interest now!

Leading industry experts from high profile companies will deliver presentations providing relevant real-life experiences and case studies for exams to ignite your students’ aspirations whilst perfectly complementing the curriculum. Students can also put their own questions to the experts during a Q&A session.

Meeting your learning objectives- Business LIVE! is designed to meet course aims by encouraging and developing an enthusiasm for studying business. Learn more about our full range of LIVE! events here.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Morning flight from Ireland Guided sightseeing tour of Paris Check in to your accommodation
2 Attend the Business LIVE! Conference Time in Disneyland® Paris Parks Free time in Disney Village.
3 Time in Disneyland® Paris Parks Return flight to Ireland
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Morning Morning flight from Ireland
Afternoon Guided sightseeing tour of Paris
Evening Check in to your accommodation
Morning Attend the Business LIVE! Conference
Afternoon Time in Disneyland® Paris Parks
Evening Free time in Disney Village.
Morning Time in Disneyland® Paris Parks
Afternoon Return flight to Ireland
Evening

Event overview

Expert speaker presentations - your students will hear how businesses operate in a range of different contexts, and hear how they responded to different business opportunities, problems and issues.

Q&A session - interactive question and answer sessions offering invaluable career insight and advice.

Team park challenges - encourage students to take a step back and critically appraise the resort as a business. These challenges provide opportunity for problem solving, decision making as well as seeing in action how the brand is promoted, loyalty encouraged and profits maximised.

The Events Team in Disneyland® Paris will provide support throughout your stay, they’ll: 

  • Meet you on arrival & assist with hotel check-in 
  • Be on-hand & provide assistance throughout the event 
  • Host a teacher meet & greet with coffee & pastries
  • Register your students at the conference & take questions 
  • Assist with check-out & departure

 


Accommodation

Places to stay


Confirmed speakers for 2020 (speakers for 2021 coming soon):

Tessa Clarke, OLIO

Tessa Clarke is the Co-Founder & CEO of OLIO, the world's only neighbour-to-neighbour food sharing app, with over 1 million users worldwide.

After studying Social & Political Sciences at Cambridge University, Tessa became a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.  She then joined Emap Plc, working for a variety of brands including FHM magazine, Magic radio, Nursing Times and Retail Week.

Next Tessa joined Dyson as their first C-level director responsible for taking Dyson digital. She worked closely alongside James Dyson and the rest of the senior management team for 4 years.  She then joined PayLater as MD, before taking over Wonga UK to kick-start its turnaround.

It was when moving country on her 2nd maternity leave that Tessa had the 'lightbulb' moment for OLIO.  The moving men had told her to throw away all her food, and unwilling to do this, she had set out onto the streets to find someone to share it with, and failed. Thus the idea for OLIO was born - a food sharing app that connects users with food they don't want or need, with neighbours living nearby who would like it.

In just over 3 years, 1 million people have joined OLIO and 1.5 million portions of food have been shared.  This is largely thanks to the 30,000+ volunteers who have become OLIO Ambassadors in their local communities. and the 4,000 Food Waste Heroes who are collecting and redistributing unsold food from local businesses via the app.

In 2018 OLIO's pioneering work was recognised by the United Nations as an example of a truly scalable solution to the problem of climate change, and given a coveted "Momentum for Change" award.  OLIO has also won numerous other awards including Chivas The Venture in the UK, The Europas, Sustainable Cities, Feel Good Brands and the Digital Agenda Impact Awards.  OLIO is a member of the Mayor of London's international Business Programme, is part of the select Upscale programme and in 2018 was accepted as an Unreasonable company.

Tessa is a knowledgeable and engaging speaker, who talks on a range of topics, including The Entrepreneurial Journey, innovation, 'tech for good', diversity, the future of business and work, and sustainability.

Fraser Doherty, SuperJam & Beer 52

“My story shows that what can start as a passion, with love and hard work, can grow into something amazing. Something that changes your life.”

Fraser Doherty started his incredible business career at the age of just fourteen. After being taught how to make jam in his Grandmother’s kitchen in Scotland, he came up with a way of making jam 100% from fruit. At sixteen, he presented his brand, SuperJam, to Waitrose and went on to become the youngest ever supplier to a major supermarket.

SuperJam has since grown into a company that has sold many millions of jars through thousands of supermarkets around the world. As well as being a commercial success, the business has invested in successful charitable projects - running hundreds of free tea parties for the elderly and setting up hundreds of community beekeeping projects.

Fraser has been commended by the Prime Minister at Downing Street, by HRH Prince Charles and was recently awarded a medal (MBE) “for services to business” by The Queen. He has shared his incredible story at more than 500+ conferences in 27 countries around the world, as well as in his best-selling books SuperBusiness - published in UK, US, Australia, Korea and Japan, 48 Hour Startup – published in the UK, US, Netherlands and Korea and The SuperJam Cookbook.

He is also the co-founder of Beer52; the world’s largest craft beer club and one of Scotland’s fastest-growing startup companies with more than 200,000 customers, shipping 50,000+ cases of beer a month and producing the world’s No. 1 craft beer magazine, Ferment.

The Walt Disney Company, Human Resources

We are delighted to announce that a member of Disney's Human Resources team will be joining our speaker panel at Business LIVE!  Disney Cast members are an essential part of the Disney offering, their enthusiasm for the resort and attention to detail has an enormous impact on the guest experience.  Learn from an insider how the company goes about recruiting such a large workforce and for such varied job roles as well as the methods they employ to ensure staff stay positive, engaged and motivated.

Remel London, Facilitator of the event

Remel London is an award winning TV & Radio presenter and online video blogger.

As a blogger, Remel and has gained over 13,000 followers on twitter, as well as over 3 million views combined across several YouTube channels. A confident and experienced corporate host, Remel has hosted numerous events including, The MOBO awards nominations launch, the Music For Youth Proms at the Royal Albert Hall and the 2018 Rocking Ur Teens Girls Conference.

Remel London is very passionate about her local community and is the founder of the Showcase and Networking event The RateMePlz Live Show created to support emerging talent across the country.

In 2015 Remel London was chosen to be an official ambassador of the Rocking Ur Teens National Youth Organisation and aspires to influence young women in the UK.


Evening activites

  • Explore the parks: Disneyland® Park & Walt Disney Studios® Park
  • Shopping in the Disney Village® 
  • Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show
  • Disney Illuminations Night Time Show
  • Gaumont Cinema
  • Evening meal experience at Planet Hollywood or Billy Bob’s Country Western Saloon

Study themes & levels

Key Stage 4 & 5 students of Business. The event is designed to complement studies across the AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC and SAQ curriculums. It is designed to meet course aims by encouraging and developing enthusiasm for studying business and provide quality case studies for exams.

  • Business Strategy, Decision Making and Direction
  • External Influence, Technology, Sustainability and Environment
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility, Balancing Profit with Purpose
  • Digital Marketing, and E-commerce
  • Marketing, Performance and Strategy
  • Globalisation, Growth and Emerging Markets 
  • Business Operations, Customer Service
  • Human Resources, Employee Engagement and Motivation

Throughout the event your learners will cover the fundamentals of the Business curriculum at KS4 and KS5, supporting and complementing classroom learning.

 


Educational resources

In order to help you prepare for the Business LIVE! Event, you will receive supplementary information about how each speaker will link to the curriculum as well as a list of desired outcomes. This can be used to follow up with your students when you return.


Transport

We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.

Flight


Giving you full support throughout

Before your tour

  • Your own dedicated NST contact
  • Bespoke tour itineraries
  • Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
  • Curriculum linked visit programmes
  • Great value for money - no hidden costs
  • Free group leader inspection visits
  • Risk assessment guidance
  • Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits

Whilst you're away

  • Free educational resources
  • Group-friendly accommodation
  • Exceptional standards of coaching
  • On-tour support from our reps on the ground
  • Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
  • 24/7 support just a call away
  • Extensive group travel insurance

On your return

  • Priority rebooking services
  • Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
  • You say, we listen - we're committed to continuously improving our tours
  • School travel company of choice since 1996