John Roberts, founder and chief executive of online electricals retailer, AO.com confirmed to speak at Blackburn Youth Zone’s “Four Fantastic Years” Birthday Celebration.
One of the UK’s top ten CEOs, John Roberts, founder and Chief Executive of online electricals retailer AO.com has been confirmed to speak at Blackburn Youth Zone’s “four fantastic years” birthday celebration, where he will share his top ten tips on getting ahead in business and reveal his passion for Youth Zones.
Business leaders, councillors and supporters of the Youth Zone will gather at 3:30pm on Tuesday 12th July to celebrate four unforgettable years of Blackburn Youth Zone.
Young people who have benefitted from the facilities will provide tours of the building, before guests will gather to hear more about the impact Blackburn Youth Zone has had on the lives of thousands of local young people.
Guests will hear from Chairman RT Hon Jack Straw and Vice Chairman Andrew Graham MBE, before hearing from John Roberts Founder and Chief Executive of AO.com, who will share details about his industry success and why he is a supporter of Youth Zones.
AO.com is on a mission to become the best electrical retailer in Europe, having already launched in Germany and the Netherlands, AO.com is a company built on an obsession with being exceptional in the moments that matter and long term thinking.
Last year AO.com won the Retail Week award for Best Employer and the Best IT Team award at the IT Industry awards as well as being awarded Which? Joint Best Online Shop.
John is a long standing supporter of the development of opportunities for young people and is a big supporter of OnSide Youth Zones.
To hear from these fantastic speakers, and celebrate four fantastic years of Blackburn Youth Zone, please register your place at this event by emailing
Laura.Jones@blackburnyz.org or call 01254 292000.