Finding Your Future


This new and exclusive event will offer attendees the opportunity to access a wealth of knowledge from industry experts and gain inspiration and support for the next step in their careers.

Chaired by Andrew Samuel of Samuel and Son Land Agents, the meeting will focus on the ‘Fundamental Elements of Business’ with discussions led by a banker, accountant, solicitor and property agent, as part of round-table sessions offering the chance for attendees to ask specific questions and discuss ideas, challenges and solutions. Advice will be available for all, from starting a new business to achieving qualifications or progressing an existing rural business.

Expert speakers will be welcomed from:-

  • Clydesdale Bank are based near Crawley and have a pro-active Agricultural department and will discuss the fundamentals of business banking from opening an account to facilitating business loans and overdrafts.
  • Knill James Chartered Accountants are a long established South East business, based in Lewes, with considerable experience in both day to day accounts and accounting, plus advice on all other aspects of setting up and running your own business
  • Mayo Wynne Baxter, Solicitors are a leading firm of Sussex solicitors with specialist departments on all aspects of agriculture and business development.
  • Samuel and Son Land Agents are a highly respected local firm of Land Agents operating from their offices in Heathfield and are well placed to offer advice and guidance on all aspect of land acquisition via Farm Business Tenancy agreements, purchases etc


All Attendees will also be invited to regroup at a special Lunchtime Reception on the Saturday of the South of England Show to catch up with experts and discuss progress and further steps. (Entry ticket to the South of England Show is not included).


Finding Your Future is a FREE event offered by the South of England Agricultural Society.


To register your interest for a free place please email


With thanks to the Abergavenny Education Fund