Caner Veli

CEO & Founder, Liquiproof

Founder of award-winning product Liquiproof, Caner Veli has spent the last 3 years growing a successful international business with the aim of filling a gap in the market for a reliable, long lasting and eco-friendly footwear and fabric protective spray primarily via social media marketing. The journey has seen Liquiproof win a number of awards including ‘Top 100 UK Start Ups of 2015 & 2016’ and saw Caner pitch Liquiproof on BBC’s Dragon’s Den and after an intense questioning; the product received the full investment from fashion mogul Touker Suleyman. Caner mentors and inspires others through his positive mind-set and ability to connect personally. He understands the fundamentals required to create a successful lifestyle.


Session Details

Business Success Stories: Using Social Media to Build Your Brand

Keynote Theatre/ Astor Pavillion: 3.15pm - 3.45pm

Find out how Liquiproof’s innovative approach to social media and PR has helped to build a very fast-growing fabric coating business.  

By focusing not just on Followers but an engaged following, the Tunbridge Wells based company even managed to win over the notoriously sceptical investors on the BBC’s Dragons Den. 

So would you rather have an account with 20,000 followers and 75 Likes? Or 2,000 followers and 250 Likes?

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