Leaders Away Day 2015 Event Date: 15.01.2015 |Location: Manchester |Categories: Events Rt. Hon Hazel Blears MP and the E3M Leaders in rainy Manchester! Tessa Wernik talks to E3M about Fairphone's history and its future A group of 20 E3M leaders and partners spent 24 hours together in Manchester on 15-16 January 2015. Facilitated by Emma Wilson of Pink Pig, the group explored a range of topics of mutual interest including: managing growth, organisational culture, planning for the General Election and where the E3M leaders and their businesses will be in 10 years time. The group enjoyed a series of guest presenters which included sessions with: Baroness Glenys Thornton and Chris Pond (of Kraeb Gavin Anderson), Tessa Wernik (co-founder of the Dutch social enterprise Fairphone) and a breakfast discussion on Social Value with the Rt. Hon Hazel Blears MP. In addition to the formal programme, there was ample opportunity for networking and developing business relationships among those who took part.