Over 400 delegates already confirmed for #WLEP15 Annual Conference

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is reminding local businesses to register at the earliest opportunity for the #WLEP15 Annual Conference.

Over 400 delegates have registered for this year’s conference which will take place at 8am on Friday 13 November 2015 at the Chateau Impney, Droitwich, and will be hosted by BBC Midlands Today’s main presenter, Mary Rhodes.

High calibre speakers and experts will offer their contributions through interactive facilitated discussions, presentations and speeches as well as key note speeches delivered by Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills, Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP and Irene Graham, of the Scale-Up Institute and Executive Director of Business Finance at the British Bankers Association.

The conference is open to delegates from local businesses from all sectors and sizes and other partners. The #WLEP15 Annual Conference is the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand about recent progress and priorities for the future for Worcestershire’s long term prosperity with Worcestershire found to be the third fastest growing economy in recent years only following London and Oxfordshire. Details will be provided regarding local business support to enable everyone to be a part of future economic growth.

Businesses also have the opportunity to pre-book onto a networking lunch, sponsored by Hewett Recruitment, and post-event afternoon seminars. Businesses can register today via the Annual Conference website.

The conference is being sponsored by Hewett Recruitment, Great Western Railway, OGL Computer, Santander Corporate & Commercial and the Business Growth Service. A limited number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are also available with all details and options available on the website.

Gary Woodman, Executive Director of Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “We have already received over 400 registrations in anticipation for the #WLEP15 conference and I would therefore encourage all businesses to register at the earliest opportunity.

“Attendees at this year’s conference will receive keynote speeches from highly influential business figures, participate using new innovative audience engagement digital platforms as well as gain insight and guidance on business support available in Worcestershire.

“The #WLEP15 Annual Conference will be perfect for local businesses that are keen to hear and shape our vision for the future of Worcestershire’s growth and celebrate the many successes we have seen locally since our last conference.

“I would like to thank our confirmed conference sponsors, Hewett Recruitment, Great Western Railway, OGL Computer, Santander Corporate & Commercial and the Business Growth Service. If you are interested in the last few remaining sponsorship opportunities available, please get in touch at the earliest opportunity and we look forward to seeing many Worcestershire businesses at the event.”

To secure your place at this year’s #WLEP15 Annual Conference and to register for the networking lunch and additional optional seminars, visit the Annual Conference website.

For further information on #WLEP15 Annual Conference, please contact the organising team by emailing events@opening-doors.org.uk or by phone: 01562 731788. Join the conversation on Twitter using #WLEP15.