Ask BIMA | Informal Drop in clinic with Jonny Tooze, LAB Group CEO

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If you run a small agency right now, we know you’ll have so many questions.That’s why we’ve lined up LAB Group CEO Jonny Tooze to join us and help to answer them.

Grab a coffee and join this informal, quickfire dial-in clinic for small agency leaders looking for advice, inspiration and encouragement. Or just listen in and be inspired.


This is the latest in BIMA’s Covid-19 series. In combination with our many other recent online events, it forms part of a programme designed to help business leaders survive the coronavirus pandemic and emerge safe and intact on the other side.


Jonny Tooze is the founder and CEO of LAB Group, which was named ‘One to Watch’ in Econsultancy’s Top 100 Agencies, placed 6th in the Wirehive League Table in 2019 and again featured in the Drum’s Top 100 Agencies. Over the past few years he’s also become a regular member of the BIMA 100. Jonny will be joined by Nikki Gatenby, Founder, NED, Coach, Author Superengaged at this sesssion.

Jonny Tooze is a successful entrepreneur and public speaker, actively helping to shape and influence the digital industry in the UK.

Jonny founded his first digital business and was pitching to VCs when he was eighteen. In 2003, Jonny founded LAB, which has grown to be one of the UK’s leading independent digital agency groups, working with a range of household brands on their digital strategy and execution. LAB Group has offices in Soho, Kent, and Cape Town.

He is passionate about creativity, leadership, psychology and emerging technology.

He also runs an advisory service for agencies outside of LAB Group.

Nikki Gatenby, Founder, NED, Coach, Author Superengaged

Nikki Gatenby is business consultant and best-selling author of SUPERENGAGED, specialising in the field of culture and engagement at work, having been featured in The Guardian, The Times, Management Today, Chamber of Commerce and Corporate Rebels.

Over the last 10 years as MD and co-owner of Propellernet, Nikki transformed the Brighton based SEO agency into a global marketing organisation and SAAS technology provider, serving the PR, content and search world with and This, hand in hand with Propellernet being one of the top 15 Best Places to work in the UK, for 8 years running.

Having led international teams and run marketing agencies for the last 25 years in London, Paris and Brighton, Nikki is now non-exec director, chair and coach, enabling her to have a wider impact in a range of businesses. Working with founders, board directors and leaders to develop their strategy, Nikki supercharges c-suite thinking to bring their ideas to life and make their business dreams into reality.

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Wed, 06 May 2020
10:00 - 11:00


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