Over 500 registered for this week’s #WLEP16 Annual Conference

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership Partnership’s Sixth Annual Conference takes place this Friday (4 November 2016) and local businesses are being urged to register at the earliest opportunity, with only a limited number of spaces remaining.

Over 500 delegates have already secured their place to attend this year’s half-day conference which will open at 7:45am on Friday 4 November 2016 at the Chateau Impney, Droitwich.

The Conference will be professionally hosted by the business author, journalist and ‘Outrageously Optimistic’, Guy Browning, who will be joined by the Rt. Hon Sajid Javid MP, high-profile local businesses, futurist experts and other respected guests.

The conference is open to delegates from local businesses of all sectors and sizes and other partners. #WLEP16 is the perfect opportunity to hear first-hand about recent progress, to explore what the future holds for the County’s economy and the priorities for the future to ensure Worcestershire’s long-term prosperity. The event also provides details of the support available for local businesses with organisations on hand to offer advice and guidance to enable everyone to be a part of future growth and the wide-reaching profile of the County.

This year, the conference will feature information zones on various topics of interest with opportunities to meet the experts throughout the morning and during the networking lunch. A few surprises are also in store to ensure a memorable experience.

Sponsors of the event include: Hewett Recruitment, Basepoint Business Centres, Bishop Fleming, RCA Regeneration, Sanctuary Group and Spa Display. A vibrant exhibition area will also host a range of Worcestershire companies and organisations showcasing their products and services.

Gary Woodman, Chief Executive of Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “I am looking forward to meeting with such a large business audience at this year’s WLEP Annual Conference as well as members of all other partner organisations.”

“The focus will be very much on what the future holds for Worcestershire’s economy and priorities for the coming years as we work to build a connected, creative, dynamic economy that delivers increased prosperity for all those who choose to live, work, visit and invest in Worcestershire.”

“We have some fantastic speakers, as well as industry experts on hand during the event itself and a huge thank you goes to all our sponsors for their support: Hewett Recruitment, Basepoint Business Centres, Bishop Fleming, RCA Regeneration, Sanctuary Group and Spa Display.”

Businesses can secure a place at this year’s #WLEP16 Annual Conference via the dedicated Annual Conference website.

For further information on #WLEP16 Annual Conference, please contact the organising team by emailing events@opening-doors.org.uk or by phoning 01562 731788. Join the conversation on Twitter using #WLEP16.



Pictured: The Haka in full swing at last year’s WLEP15 Conference ‘surprise energiser’.