Brand new conference launches in Worcestershire for local businesses


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In Summary

General | 16th May 2022
Worcestershire County Council’s Business Worcestershire team in partnership with the Worcestershire Growth Hub, have announced the launch of a brand-new conference aimed at local businesses across the county.

In Detail

The Business Worcestershire Conference will look at how businesses can tackle some of the biggest challenges and embrace the opportunities businesses are facing to help drive them forward.

The conference, due to take place next month, has been built around the key theme ‘Shaping Our Future’ and will focus on three hot topics: Innovation & Technology, Net-Zero and Business Growth.

Through thought-provoking discussions and talks, attendees will hear the latest thinking from inspiring speakers and local businesses, have the chance to take part in expert-led sessions and participate in energising discussions.

During the event, there will also be time for networking and attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the support available to businesses throughout the county.

The conference will be hosted at Worcester’s Sixways Stadium on the 28 June from 8am – 12:45pm.

Councillor Marc Bayliss, Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Economy and Skills, said: “We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Business Worcestershire Conference. Supporting businesses across the county continues to be our prime focus. We understand the many challenges businesses are currently facing. I hope the conference will offer practical support and inspiration and present new opportunities to local businesses to shape the future.

“Many of our local businesses have demonstrated incredible resilience and entrepreneurial spirit over the last couple of years and I am looking forward to hearing the inspiring stories from local business owners at the conference.”

Gary Woodman, Chief Executive of the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire Growth Hub said: “We look forward to welcoming businesses from across the county to this new conference. It is the perfect opportunity for businesses across Worcestershire to come together to be inspired by fellow local businesses, learn from best practices, and hear the latest from industry experts.

The conference is open to all businesses across the county of all sizes, from start-ups to SMEs to large-scale corporations. This is a must-attend event, with spaces limited I urge you to secure your free ticket today.”

Confirmed speakers include B.D Dalton from Rockfine Group, Ste Ashton from NexGworx and the ScaleUp Institute.

The conference is free to attend with refreshments and breakfast.

Visit the Business Worcestershire Event page to find out more information on the sessions, speakers and to register. Spaces are limited, so you will need to book quick.