We are delighted to welcome Hilary Devey CBE to the main stage on Sunday 5th March at 12pm.
Bolton-born Hilary Devey CBE is an entrepreneur, TV presenter, commentator, and award-winning businesswoman who, when she launched Pall-Ex in 1996, not only created a business network that now commands revenues of £100 million, but also revolutionised the palletised distribution industry in the UK.
Hilary has become a familiar face on British television, known for her pivotal, community and entrepreneurship-supporting roles in reality shows including Dragons’ Den, The Intern, The Secret Millionaire and The Business Inspector.
Hilary has been the recipient of a number of leading industry awards, including the 2007 Ernst & Young UK Entrepreneur Award and the NatWest Everywoman award in 2008, as well as being voted the Vitalise Businesswoman of the Year twice (in 2004 and 2008). In 2009, Hilary made history as the first ever woman to be presented with the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport’s most prestigious accolade, the Sir Robert Lawrence Award.