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The Business Lab Student Convention at Disneyland® Paris - March 2020


Following the success of last year's Business Lab at Disneyland® Paris, COGO Travel, a Gold Standard Preferred Partner of Disneyland® Paris are pleased to announce we'll be hosting it again! 

What is the Business Lab about?

Business Lab is an annual student convention, held at Disneyland® Paris, designed to inspire and educate the next generation of business leaders and give them guidance on how to realise their career aspirations.

Using our considerable experience in organising student conventions at Disneyland® Paris, our speakers are chosen for their inspirational stories and come from a range of backgrounds. All have achieved genuine success in their chosen business, sport or social enterprise.

Our sell-out student conventions, offer student groups a practical sense of how their classroom learnings can be used in the business world combined with a magical stay at Disneyland® Paris.

The Business Lab Student Convention - 25th March 2020

Business Lab 2020 looks set to be our biggest and best ever with speakers covering a number of themes which resonate with young adults, such as becoming successful social entrepreneur in your 20’s, overcoming adversity to becoming world-class in their chosen field, to pursuing excellence creating a top digital marketing agency with a heart.

“It's a great opportunity to take principles the students have learnt about and show how a brand brings them to life in their business” COGO student convention speaker, 2019.

Students staying at Disneyland® Paris, will discover the fundamentals of creating a modern, dynamic and entrepreneurial businesses using alternative strategic approaches to create value and financial sustainability for shareholders. 

Join us for what promises to be a Business Lab where you get to hear from the experts!

Introducing some of our speakers.....


Jack Parsons
CEO of Big Youth Group

Jack Parsons is a 24 year old award-winning entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Big Youth Group Ltd. His vision is to build the world’s largest most connected marketplace and community for young people focusing on helping 18 – 30-year olds achieve their full potential, giving them the tools, guidance and confidence to achieve more than they ever felt possible. Your students may recognise Jack from being featured in the BBC documentary “Nine to Five” with Stacey Dooley. At the Business Lab Jack will share his experiences, his determination and how he managed to succeed when all odds were against him. Jack is truly remarkable and someone you won’t want to miss!


Sam Garrity
CEO of rocketmill
Sam is founder and CEO of RocketMill, one of the UK's leading Digital Marketing agencies. Over the past decade, Sam has successfully led his team from being a self-funded start-up serving micro-businesses, to being a top 20 UK agency, working with global brands (including National Geographic and Dropbox), whilst nurturing a famous employer brand, being placed 12th in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work.
More speakers to be announced.....

 4 day/3 night Itinerary - travelling by coach and ferry

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
23rd March 2020
Depart the UK early by coach and ferry as you travel to Paris. Many transport options available, from flights, ferry, Eurostar & Eurotunnel - just ask us! Arrive into Paris & check in to your accommodation situated on site in Disneyland® Paris. Optional evening meal in Planet Hollywood for all.
24th March 2020
Enjoy a full day in the two Parks. Remember, your Hopper Ticket lets you explore both Disneyland® Park & Walt Disney® Studios Park This evening, you'll get the chance to see Buffalo Bills Wild West Show...with Mickey and Friends if you chose to book this optional extra!
25th March 2020


Attend The Business Lab and hear from our cast of speakers, all from different backgrounds, each with their own life journey to tell and experiences in the business world to share. Gain access to gain a deeper understanding of our speakers areas of expertise in the panel Q&A session. There will then be time to head into the parks late afternoon Evening excursion into Paris with a Seine River cruise - for a unique perspective of all the great sights! (included for those travelling by coach and ferry)
26th March 2020
After breakfast check out of your accommodation Take some time out at Val d’Europe Shopping Centre before embarking on your trip home Arrive home

Package includes:

  • Return travel - depending on your requirements, transportation via coach, air or Eurostar
    to Disneyland® Paris
  • 2 or 3 nights stay in Bed and Breakfast at Disney's Hotel Cheyenne onsite at Disneyland® Paris  
  • 2 Day 2 Park Hopper Ticket - you can access Disneyland® Park and Walt Disney® Studios Park
  • Fully comprehensive Travel Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Support

Travel date options:

Choose from: 23rd – 26th March 2019 (3 nights)  or 24th – 26th March 2019 (2 nights)