This one-day conference hosted by Dame Kelly Holmes will outline the world class attitudes that go into a high performing mindset and how you can transfer this mindset to your workforce. It is aimed at CEOs, Directors and other members of senior management.

Sessions will be delivered by Dame Kelly Holmes Trust's high performing team of Olympic, Paralympic and world class athletes alongside leading sports training and workplace consultants. Speakers include:

Catherine Baker from Sport and Beyond - one of the country's leading sports training and consultancy companies.

Paul Oginsky from PDP - a company with collectively over 50 years management and training experience across the private, public and voluntary sectors

Adam Whitehead and Claire Bennett from Dame Kelly Holmes Trust

You can view profiles of all our speakers here

The day will also feature an exclusive Q&A session with Double Olympic Champion, Dame Kelly Holmes.

Attendees will gain key insight into:

  • The attitudes and mindset that drive world class performance
  • How these can be embedded and supported through a high performance culture
  • How this can drive sustainable and responsible success

Conference Schedule


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Registrations and refreshments



How to get the winning edge?
How do the Trust’s five key attitudes of Focus, Resilience, Motivation, Confidence and Determination underpin this and how these attitudes influenced her as an athlete and a businesswoman.

10.45 – 12.45


In this session, the team at Sport and Beyond will explain the concepts and theory that lie behind the Attitudes, and how they can be applied across into the corporate world. Through the use of case studies and examples from world class athletes and teams, delegates will leave with clarity on how this mindset can be applied and embedded into their working environments.

12.45 – 13.15

Q&A with Dame Kelly Holmes

Your chance to ask Kelly how to bring key attitudes into business life

13.15 – 14.15


14.15 – 16.15


Five practical workshops led by world class Trust athletes looking at the five key attitudes:

How to bring these attitudes to life and transfer this learning into your business. 

16:30 – 17.00

The Final Task

A Double Olympic champion will put you through your paces, to see if you've got what it takes! 

17:00 – 18:00

Review and Wrap Up

Reviewing the whole day in a final plenary session.

How are you going to take the skills and techniques learned today and implement a high performance mindset in your workforce?

During the day you will also have the unique experience to join Dame Kelly and the Trust's team of athletes, who will share how they are able to transfer their high performing attitudes from sport into their lives beyond sport.  

Lunch and Refreshments included. To buy your tickets for the day, please either:

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