Worcestershire LEP Annual Conference 2017
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Conference PROGRAMME
NOTE:  This programme may be subject to minor changes                                                                                                                                                   Downloadable version
7:15 - 8:30
Delegate Registration [Foyer, Ground Level, Regent Centre]
Refreshments, Networking, Business Support Zone and Exhibition
[Ground Level, Regent Centre & Level 1, Balcony & Gallery Suites]
For delegates attending the Breakfast Session registration will open early at 7:15am. If you are not attending the Breakfast Session, you can arrive for registration from 7:45.
7:30 - 8:30
Healthy Business Breakfast
A pre-conference engaging session on innovative business success. To include breakfast refreshments.
With speakers:
Richard Barnes, Inventor of the Body Volume Index and CEO/Founder of Select Research
Andy Swain, Director, Elite Healthcare Distributions Ltd. 
The Business Breakfast session is now fully booked.
Business Breakfast sponsored by
Main Conference Start  [Ground Level, Broadway Suite]
Welcome & Scene Setting 
Including live voting: What do you think? - Take 1
Where are we now? 
Connectivity - The Digital Story
A Connected County - what does it mean?
Joined for the application reality check by guests, including:
Live voting: What do you think? - Take 2
10:00 - 10:40
Refreshments, Networking, Business Support Zone and Exhibition 
[Ground Level, Regent Centre & Level 1, Balcony & Gallery Suites]
What has been achieved? & Where are we going?


Keynote Speaker
A Young and Positive Worcestershire
Featuring Young Apprentices and Entrepreneurs
Live voting: What do you think? - Take 3
Worcestershire Business Champions 
Recognising significant contributions to key growth and development in the Worcestershire business sector
Networking Lunch [Level 1, Balcony & Gallery Suites]
Business Support Zone and Exhibition [Ground Level, Regent Centre & Level 1, Balcony & Gallery Suites]
Conference Close
  Downloadable version
Business Support Zone                                                               
More information to follow
Worcestershire Business Central
Worcestershire Business Central, part of the government-supported Growth Hub network, brings all aspects of business support into one place, making it simple for businesses to access and find the help they need. With access to a helpline, website, business events calendar, and one-to-one support, we can offer free support and guidance at any stage of your business journey.
Advised in Worcestershire
Advised in Worcestershire is the free online business directory for Worcestershire, dedicated to raising the awareness of professional services in the area. With a wide range of professional services available, you are one click away from finding that Worcestershire is a great place to do business.
Department for International Trade
The Department for International Trade (DIT) are responsible for promoting British trade across the world, ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us. The team in the Midlands offers support to businesses wanting to grow via exporting through tailored events and expert support.
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce
Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is a local member organisation supporting and engaging with 1500 businesses across Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The Chamber exists to create, connect and celebrate local businesses through a wide range of Networking and PR opportunities, International Trade support, training, member discounts and local partner relationships.



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