"The best conference I have ever been to"

Lysa Clavenna, Head of Innovation, Samsung Europe.


Names Not Numbers (NNN) takes place 28-30 September in Oxford, a world-class settings for world-class speakers in a world-class conference like no other: Where personal development meets professional development, where content and connection meet.

"Like Davos....with community singing"

Niall Ferguson, historian, columnist

"NNN feels like being at a friends’ two day dinner party where everyone is open to connection and interesting. The content is of the utmost quality"
2017 guest

"A wonderful experience. Inspired lots of ideas"
2017 guest

Names Not Numbers, celebrating its tenth UK conference this Autumn, is curated by Julia Hobsbawm OBE, the expert in Social Health who convenes networks of people, ideas, places and puts them together in NNN. As Sir Simon Schama, who returns to NNN this year puts it, “Julia is the wizard of connection” and NNN is indeed her magic brew.

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