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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 27th February 2023 - request a quote

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


Event details & speakers at LIVE! events

Dallas Campbell - Facilitator

Dallas is one of the most versatile and well-travelled factual presenters working in the industry.

He has filmed in some of the most extraordinary and challenging locations all over the world: sewer diving in Mexico City, abseiling off the world's tallest building in Dubai and filming Tim Peake’s rocket launch to the international space station.

Dallas started his presenting career on The Gadget Show (Channel 5) and Bang Goes The Theory (BBC1). Most recently, Dallas has presented Positive Energy (National Geographic) where he travelled the globe, with co-presenter Kari Byron, meeting the innovators that are creating new ways to power our world into the future. His debut book Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet was published 2017.

Dallas is an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association and regularly judges their annual Young Scientist & Engineer of the Year awards.

Tessa Clarke

Tessa is Co-Founder & CEO of OLIO, a free app tackling the problem of food waste by connecting neighbours with each other, and volunteers with local businesses, so that surplus food can be given away, not thrown away. OLIO has grown to 5 million users in just over 5 years, and its impact has been widely recognised, most notably by the United Nations who highlighted OLIO as a "beacon” for the world, and by Vivatech who awarded OLIO "Next European Unicorn".

Prior to OLIO Tessa had a 15 year corporate career as a digital Managing Director in the media, retail and financial services sectors, and she met her co-founder Saasha whilst they were studying for their MBAs at Stanford University. Tessa is passionate about the sharing economy as a solution for a sustainable world, and about ‘profit with purpose’ as the next business paradigm. 

Nzinga Orgill

"Let your authentic, unique superpowers guide you to achieving your destiny”.

Nzinga is an award winning, industry recognised transformational change leader. Founder and CEO of RaCExpert Limited, a consultancy business that looks at tackling challenges with race and culture using organisational resources, capabilities and innovation for greater inclusion. Nzinga has established herself as an expert and a social activist committed to driving positive change.

Born and raised in Birmingham, the second biggest city in the UK, Nzinga moved to London to study Law, instead falling in love with the aviation industry after graduating. Nearly 20 years on Nzinga has held various roles at Europe's busiest airport Heathrow moving from a front line operative up to senior leader managing projects around innovation, automation, diversity, inclusion and transformational change.

Highlights have included being recognised as a Top Future Leader by Empower Yahoo/Finance, Amazon/Everywoman in the category for Transport and Logistics, Corporate Engagement Awards as part of the show racism the red card campaign and recently being nominated for the MBCC awards in the social activist category.

“There is enough space for everyone, so if you don't see it, be it. Be the change you want to see and make the difference that counts”.

Louis Barnett

Louis Barnett began a business on his parents' kitchen table back in 2004. Eight short years later he was exporting to 17 countries around the world. Louis is on a mission to teach others what he calls 'the chocolate box methodology', a way of growing and scaling fast whilst creating long term sustainability.

Louis left education at the age of 11 after being diagnosed with autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia and many other neurological diversities. He believes that everyone has unlocked potential and can use specific formulas and methodologies to help them get to where they want to be.

Since 2008 Louis has been working as a consultant and business developer to help companies grow locally and internationally. He has worked with some of the world’s largest organisations, corporates and governments. Now, Louis brings the knowledge he has learnt in deep consumer psychology, branding, marketing, sales and much more to the SMEs that need it most.

 

Q&A Session

Our lively and interactive question and answer session gives the students control to ask the questions they want answers to.  All the speakers take to the stage to answer questions to provide different perspectives and to offer invaluable career advice from their own experience.

LIVE! Events Team

Our LIVE! Events Team provide expert on-site support throughout your stay to make your trip as easy and memorable as possible: 

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

Workbook and Park Challenges

Our complementary workbooks are designed to be used as your group enjoy the Disney® Parks.  The workbooks contain park challenges which encourage students to take a step back and critically appraise the resort from their subject perspective. These park challenges provide opportunity for problem solving, decision making as well as working together so that your students get the maximum from the their time at Disneyland® Paris.


Evening activites

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

Study themes & levels

Transition Year, Leaving Certificate & 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 Leaving certificate, 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