Tour of the Wedgwood Collection & Presentation of Everyday Innovation at Work

West Midlands - World of Wedgwood - Stoke-on-Trent

20 September, 2022

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST


Tour of the Wedgwood Collection & Presentation of Everyday Innovation at Work

Location: West Midlands - World of Wedgwood - Stoke-on-Trent

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Don’t miss this exciting private tour of the Wedgwood Collection followed by a presentation from international speaker, Sue Tonks, to develop the ideas of Everyday Innovation at Work.

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Programme outline

Did you know Josiah Wedgwood was famous for being the first cost accountant, a pioneer of modern marketing and the grandfather of Charles Darwin?

You'll learn lots more at this inspiring free event!

Following the private tour of the Wedgwood museum, Sue Tonks will discuss how innovation affects our own daily work and how the least creative of us can innovate.


  1. How innovations of the past have affected our lives.
  2. Where the impetus for change comes from.
  3. The birth of a product or service, using Sue’s own invention as an example.
  4. What stops change and innovation, externally and internally.
  5. Creating change – when is the right time?
  6. What needs to change ... to change!
  7. The story of the “Rusty Nail!”
  8. Taking the first steps to innovation at work.

We are delighted to partner this event with CIPD to make this an ideal event for quality networking too.

Car parking is free of charge and a buffet is provided – on Wedgwood tea ware of course!

Please register now and learn:

⋅⋅1. In which ways innovation changes our working environments.

⋅⋅2. How to view innovation at work today.

⋅⋅3. Tips to recognise the impetus for change

⋅⋅4. How to make those changes - easily

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  • 20 September, 2022 / 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST

    Location: World of Wedgwood, Wedgwood Drive, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. ST12 9ER

    Price: £0.00 (CIMA members only)


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  • Sue Tonks

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    Sue… Sue Tonks is an International Trainer and Speaker on Management, Leadership and Networking.

    As the owner of six businesses, one of which is in manufacturing and is her own award-winning invention, she is always looking to INNOVATE.

    Sue’s energetic and fun approach to management, networking and innovation creates a long-lasting impression and people take away many invaluable skills to help them be more confident and successful in life and in business.

    Sue works with major universities such as Durham, Harper Adams, and Birmingham University within her field of innovation. Her mission is to help “Feed the World” and she may even tell you about feeding the astronauts on the way to Mars!

    Sue’s practical style allows delegates to have a deeper understanding of her subjects, and go away with a myriad of ideas to put into practice in the work place, and change even the most stubborn mind.