Events

Thursday 7th December 2017

Lets Talk Real Growth

LETS TALK REAL GROWTH - At Wakefield first we understand the challenges faced today in our current economic climate. We have teamed up with AD:Venture, The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and local Chambers to deliver this collaborative growth and expansion event.

Become the leader in growth and expansion in your industry. This event is a unique opportunity for businesses to learn from industry experts, expand their business and support their overall growth objectives.

For the first time we have brought together all these organisations within a logistics hot spot in the district – MountPark.

Join us for the free event alongside guests such as Access to Innovation, AD:Venture, Northern Power House Investment Fund and many more…..

You will leave this session with

·       An understanding of the regional support available to businesses relating to productivity and growth

·       Knowledge of regional funding and grant schemes available to assist your business

·       A variety of new connections to add to your established network and supply chain

Don’t miss this unique opportunity on Thursday 7th December     

Where:  Mountpark, Wakefield Europort, Tuscany Way, Normanton, WF6 2UA

You can book onto this FREE event - BOOK NOW

Agenda

Time:    09:15 – 12 noon

09:15-9:45. Registration

9:45-9:55   Case Study Dan Gallagher Stoford Developments on the importance of Europort and its unique position in the district.

9:55-10:00. Welcome to the event and Mountpark Mike Denby Skills and Business Service Manager

10:00-10:55. Networking breakfast and an opportunity to meet with the business support partners and find out what free support  is available to growth businesses.

11:00-11:30. Case Study David Masters Group MD OE Electrics and the business journey to double their trading space to 66,000 sq. ft. and why Wakefield was chosen.

11:30-11:45.   A closing statement on the support available to growth business through the City Region and Local Authority.

11:45-12:00. Last minute meetings with business partners plus tea and coffee.

Who will be attending this event:-

Wakefield Council Growth Team:

 Pat Coffey with Key Accounts officers Patrick Loye and Tom Hill

pcoffey@wakefield.gov.uk

Free 121 advice for growth businesses with guidance on grant and support funding

Works Better Workforce Recruitment programme

Gillian Wallace gwallace@wakefield.gov.uk

Free service to help you with recruiting staff who are returning to the job market and want to work.

Ad Venture early years growth programme 

    Mindir Paul mindir.paul@ad-venture.org.uk

   Jim Farmery jfarmery@wakefield.gov.uk

New programme of business support for pre start or early years businesses who are looking to grow their business to £500k within 3 years. Specialist support for Creative, Digital and Professional services too. Grant support available with match funding

Access 2 Innovation  

Nicholas Henderson  Nicholas.henderson@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

New service to help your business develop innovative products or services. Free 121 advice and grant support available up to £50k on a match funding basis.

Resource Efficiency programme  

Jim Porter jim.porter@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

Free support service to help businesses use their resources more efficiently. Covers lighting, water, waste control. Grant support available up to £10k on a match funding basis.

Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund     

Phil Cooper  Phil.cooper@merciatech.co.uk

Part of a £400m investment fund to help business in the North grow with small loans, debt finance and Equity finance

Manufacturing Growth Service

Neil Harriman Growth support. neil.harriman@egs.live

A new programme aimed at growth manufacturing businesses providing guidance on business strategy, marketing and process management.

Small grant support available to eligible businesses.

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce 

A Support service to increase performance, give business people a voice and help you to make sense of policy issues and legislation that has a direct impact on you.

Situation and local directions click www.mountpark.com

 

Venue: Mountpark, Wakefield Europort, Tuscany Way, Normanton, WF6 2UA
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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