Attending Small is Beautiful: Everything You Need to Know


Small is Beautiful kicks of in less than a week!

Are you coming along? If you haven't booked yet, we have a few more tickets available – buy yours here.

Once you have your ticket in hand, here is everything else you need to know.


When and Where

Wednesday 17th and 18th June, The New Atheneum Theatre at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

On Wednesday evening, the Small is Beautiful Party will take place at WEST Brewery from 6.30pm.

Find both locations on our map, here.


Join the Conversation

We'll be live-blogging and live-tweeting the day's events using the hashtag #smallisb.

Get involved in the conversation whether you're in the audience or joining in from home or the office!

Live recordings from the event will be shared later this year.


Event Schedule – Wednesday

On Wednesday, arrivals begin at 1pm for registration and lunch will be provided.

From 2pm, we'll hear from our first set of amazing speakers: Ruth LittleEwan McIntoshMatt PerkinsLeah HutcheonBen Dellot, and Rory Vaden. We'll also screen a short film or two.


Party at WEST Brewery

On Wednesday at 6.30pm the party will kick off at WEST Brewery. Join us for food, drinks and a chance to meet your fellow delegates.

The party is open to all 2-day ticket holders and all Wednesday single-day ticket holders.

Click here to view the full event schedule.


Event Schedule – Thursday

On Thursday we'll have a full day of events, kicking off at 10am for coffee and breakfast. 1-day delegates are invited to register at this time.

In the morning session, we'll have more fantastic speaker talks from Patricia van den AkkerTony RobinsonJames Greig and Fi Scott, along with the screening of a short film.


Lunch will be provided at the venue from 1-2pm.


After lunch, delegates will come together for a discussion at the Small is Beautiful World Café.

This is a place to share your learnings from the conference so far, discuss all aspects of running your own microbusiness, and learn more from your fellow freelancers and business owners.


In the afternoon, after a coffee and cake-break, we'll hear from our final set of speakers: Lucy SimpsonSarah ThelwallNadine Andrews, and Katherine Trebeck.
Thursday's session closes at approximately 5.30pm.

Click here to view the full event schedule.


See You Then!

That should be everything, but if you have any questions at the event don't hesitate to email us or tweet us @smallisb with your questions.