Laura Phillips and friends invite you to the...


It's time for you to dream big in your business at this 1 & 2 day event at Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire - and you're going to leave with a solid plan to make it all happen.

Coombe Abbey

8th & 9th May

10 sessions
To inspire & educate


About the Success Retreat

Dare to dream bigger...

And when we say big, we mean bigger than you've ever dreamed before - life is too short to spend it building a business that doesn't truly light your fire. It's not to say that building that dream isn't scary, because it is - but its always easier with a solid plan and having the courage to push forward knowing you have everything within you to make that dream a reality. And that is what the Success Retreat is all about - helping you to realise your business vision and make it happen.


Not your typical event

Your 2 days of business inspiration are going to be spent surrounded by beautiful Warwickshire countryside at the luxurious and opulent Coombe Abbey hotel, eating great food, meeting like-minded business owners and taking time out for YOU and your future success.

Too many events these days are crammed full of speakers sharing their “one big secret” and pitching their programs to attendees, but in this no-pitch retreat you’re going to be fully immersed in the work you need to do in order to succeed.

VIP Experience

Luxury accommodation is included in the 2 day ticket along with concierge service and shuttles to and from the train station if not arriving by car. We'll take care of everything so that you can focus all of your precious time and energy into the highest level thinking you've ever invested in your business and self. These are going to be the 2 days of the year that have the biggest impact on your 2017 goals and we want you to make the very most of it.

Learnings you'll actually implement

You won’t be frantically taking notes to never look at them again - you’re going to work hard over the course of the event, learning from industry experts and investing a tonne of energy into visualising and creating your plan for success. Plus you'll receive a custom event Success Journal to accompany all of the sessions and so you can easily implement all that you learn when you get home.

Be smart with your time

2 days of creative business planning is worth a month of hard work on your own

New knowledge
and new friends

In business, the people you meet at events can so often become the lifeblood of your future ventures. There will be plenty of opportunity to get to know your fellow guests throughout the day, and into the evening fun at the VIP drinks reception and lavish three course meal. We are sure life-long friendships will be born from this event.


Industry pro's with proven results, no-fluff and no-BS - here to help you get the most from the event.

Sandra Doe

Laura PhillipsEvent host // Digital Strategy Coach & Creator of the Fully Booked Blueprint

Sandra Doe

Callum HardinghamMindset Coach & co-founder of The Mindset Guys

Sandra Doe

Megan HarrisonOnline Course Creation expert & founder of the Online Course Creation Academy

Sandra Doe

Sarah AkwisombeAward-winning design blogger, online influencer & founder of the No Bull Blog School.

What you're going to learn

Incredible sessions delivered by our speakers

Digital marketing strategy & automation with Laura Phillips

Not one to let circumstances turn her into victim, Laura's spent the past 15 years turning her teenage parent beginnings into the success story she always dreamed of.

Since leaving the corporate world in 2014 she has built 2 x 6 figure businesses, was a finalist in the UK business awards as "Online business of the year 2016" and hosted multiple events in New York and the UK. All while battling a debilitating illness.

Laura's ethos is about taking brave leaps in the face of adversity and jumping before you're ready so she'll be teaching how to think bigger in business even if you're just starting out.

Over the course of the retreat she'll be sharing her "3 V" Formula to winning your dream clients online even if you're an introvert, how to streamline your business to half your workload and build huge revenues with a small list.

Mindset, confidence and overcoming fears with Callum Hardingham

How many times have you felt your goals are out reach because fear is holding you back? Do you procrastinate and use excuses to justify your inaction?

It’s easy to let your fears stop you in your tracks - especially if you're a solopreneur!

Whether its launching that big product, creating video content or perhaps pitching your services to your dream clients - fear can cripple you and rob you of your potential success. The success retreat is all about equipping you with everything you need to make your biggest business dreams a reality, so its vital to work on mindset too. With the right mindset you can achieve anything.

Callum is a mindset & performance coach, and NLP master dedicated to helping people realise and achieve their greatest potential to create a life they love.

Callum is going to be delivering a session that’s set to transform your mindset on achieving your biggest, boldest ideas and put those fears to rest! Bye bye fears, hello big success.

Online course creation and product launch strategy with Megan Harrison

Megan Harrison is the owner of Megan Harrison Consulting, a digital agency in Chicago that specialises in online course design and development and product launch strategy.


She helps businesses and entrepreneurs productise their expertise by turning what they know into highly profitable online courses. Allowing them to scale and finally break free from the trading time for money trap. 

Megan is flying in to share with Success Retreat guests why now is the time to take advantage of the opportunities in the online course creation world, with the e-learning market worth an estimated £80 billion.

Megan is going to be revealing the 6-point success strategy and the ultimate game plan for getting started with online course creation.

Get your Success Retreat journal at the ready for all those notes and ideas!!

Content & brand strategy with Sarah Akwisombe

Sarah Akwisombe has built an enviable online presence over the past few years, and in her session will be sharing all her best strategies on how to use content to build a brand online.

She’ll be covering how to create content to position yourself as the expert, how to create content that engages and creates conversations about your brand and industry and to use it to build your brand.

But when it comes to create great content, creating is only the half the battle so Sarah will also be sharing how to get your content out there and have your audience actually consume it.

There’s a huge difference between creating content that builds a business, and creating content that fills a website.

Sarah is a double award-winning design blogger and founder of the No Bull Blog school and she’s going to be bringing all her best strategies to the event. You’ll be leaving with your custom Success Journal filled to the brim with content ideas and a clear strategy for you to implement when you get home.



Of learning, fun & inspiration



To turn big dreams into big actions & big results


game-changing event

The only event you'll need in 2017!

Event Schedule - To be finalised

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Coombe Abbey Reception

Registration and welcome refreshments

Arrive between 8 and 9 am at the hotel, for welcome refreshments and to meet your fellow guests.

The hotel has a carpark on site, or we'll have 2 shuttles on hand to bring VIP guests to the hotel from the train station.

Laura Phillips Laura Phillips

Welcome / Your big & bold vision

The Success Retreat host Laura Phillips will be welcoming you to the event and kicking off the event with the big and bold business vision session.

This session is all about how you buy a profitable business whilst reducing your workload, to help you get off the cashflow rollercoaster.

Callum Hardingham Guest speaker - Callum Hardingham

Fighting fear in business

Callum's session is about how to fight your fears and go boldly towards achieving your dreams - even if they're scary, even if you're not ready, even if you've got huge challenges in front of you.

Callum is a pro at giving you a toolbox for success. You might need a tissue for this session - we're going to go really deep so you make the shifts you need to make to progress.

Coombe Abbey Break for lunch

Delicious Buffet

John Doe Guest Speaker - Megan Harrison


Megan is an online course creation expert, certified Infusionsoft partner and PRO at helping you generate income from your skills and expertise.

John Doe Guest Speaker - Sarah Akwisombe

Creating content that actually converts

Double award winning blogger, interior stylist and founder of the No Bull blog school is here to share all her strategies and tactics in content creation.

Ever felt the tumbleweeds blow past as you share your latest blog? Fear not, as this session is all about finding your voice and creating content that will actually into customers and grow your business.

Laura Phillips Event Speakers Panel

Business Strategy Q&A panel

The final session of the day will be a Q&A session with the panel.

Coombe Abbey

Short break

After the busy pace of day 1, time for a short break in your luxury room that will be waiting for you!.

Coombe Abbey Coombe Abbey bar

Evening drinks reception

Time to toast an incredible first day at the evening drinks reception and meet with your fellow guests. This is a great opportunity to meet the speakers and ask them your questions.

Coombe Abbey Coombe Abbey - private dining room

Three course evening meal

Time to relax, unwind and let the fabulous Coombe Abbey team take care of you with outstanding food and delicious wine whilst enjoying the company of your new friends.

John Doe Morning Kickstart (optional!)

Earlybird walk around the grounds

Want to start your day off with a walk around the beautiful grounds? The earlybirds will be meeting in reception at 7 to enjoy some fresh air to set the day off and an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful grounds of Coombe Abbey.

John Doe Garden Room

Breakfast served

Breakfast is included in your guest pass.

Laura Phillips Laura Phillips

2017 Marketing trends - do or ditch?

This session is all about debunking the myths around marketing, and in particular talking the trends of 2017 - what you should do and what you should ditch.

This is also your opportunity to ask your burning digital marketing questions.

Laura Phillips Working Session 1

Sales Funnel Strategy

Session details TBC

Coombe Abbey Coombe Abbey - private dining room

2 course lunch

A beautiful lunch to bring you into the afternoon of day 2.

Laura Phillips Working Session 2

Creating Killer Content

Session details TBC

Laura Phillips Working Session 3

Your 6 Month Plan

A session to help you map out your strategy for the rest of 2017, plus plenty of time to have 1:1 time with the event speakers and get support on your individual questions.

Laura Phillips Laura Phillips

Event Close + Q&A

Event closing session and your chance to get any final questions answered.

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Get on the 2018 waitlist

Success Retreat 2017 is now sold out, get on the 2018 waitlist.

Can't come for both days?

Join for Day 1 and learn from all the speakers

2 Day Ticket

Attend both days, with accommodation

*Shuttles will be approximately 7.45 and 8.15 on Monday, and 5.10 on Tuesday


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How many tickets are available?

There are 25 x 2 day tickets, and 30 x 1 day tickets.

Can I spread the cost?

Yes there are payment plans to help you spread the cost of investing in your ticket for the event.

Can I share this event with a friend?

Of course, we welcome you to spread the word of the event. All are welcome.

I've never been to an event before!

One thing we can promise you, is that you won't be alone in this. For many, this is the first time they've attended a business retreat and we'll be there to make sure you have a wonderful time, even if you don't know anyone and you'll be well taken care of.

What is your refund policy?

Should you change your mind within 7 days, just let us know and we'll be happy to refund you. After that point, you can transfer your ticket to someone else if you are no longer able to attend - we can also offer your ticket to those on the waitlist but cannot guarantee a resale.

Can you cater for specific dietary requirements?

Coombe Abbey is one of the top hotels in Warwickshire, and caters for many dietary requirements. Please let us know what your requirements are and we'll work with the event to ensure you have alternatives to the menus on offer.

Don't miss your opportunity

Only 4 out of 25 2 day tickets left.


Please submit any enquiries to

  • Event Address
  • Coombe Abbey Hotel
  • Brinklow Road
  • Binley
  • Warwickshire
  • CV3 2AB
  • 02476 450 450