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Make it Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Commercial Property Event and Celebration of Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone

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Make It Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Investment Service invites you to its next commercial property event, hosted by Cllr Abi Brown, Chair of Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone and Simon Peters, Director, Network Space.

The event will bring together Make it Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire’s regular Commercial Property Event with an opportunity to hear about the LEP’s flagship project at Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone of which Tunstall Arrow is the latest site to come forward.  Join us to hear about the success of Tunstall Arrow, a fantastic new development of five high quality industrial units. The next phase of Tunstall Arrow will provide further high quality industrial space and create even more employment opportunities for the area. The event will showcase both the unique partnership approach that has made our Enterprise Zone one of the most successful in the UK, as well as hear the impact it has had on growth of the wider local economy. It will also feature the latest information on commercial property commissioned from Harris Lamb.

To book your place please go to Event Brite

Contact Danielle Boulton for further information

Danielle.Boulton@stoke.gov.uk  (t) 01782 231297

www.makeitstokestaffs.co.uk      (t) 0300 111 8005

 

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Businesses to share expertise at national networking event in Staffordshire

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Staffordshire companies of all sizes can meet business leaders and support experts from a range of organisations at a session held as part of a national corporate event.

The UK Corporate Games Business Networking Event will see business leaders from across the region attending from participating organisations. Support experts from Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership will also be on hand to offer advice.

Hosted by the Make It Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire team, which leads on inward investment for the county and city areas, the networking event takes place on Saturday June 23 at Keele Hall near Newcastle from 1pm to 3pm.

The UK Corporate Games is Europe’s largest festival of sport for businesses. In 2017 a consortia of local partners won a highly competitive selection process to host this year’s event in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

The Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Corporate Games features 23 sports hosted at venues across the county. Over 4,000 competitors are expected to compete from all over the world representing companies such as bet365, Boots PLC, IMB, Intel, Lloyds Banking, Purple Sprout, Vanquis Bank and Vodafone.

Anyone attending the networking event will have the opportunity to watch some of the action from the many sports hosted at Keele University and enjoy key note addresses from David Moorcroft OBE, former Olympian and 5000m World Record holder and Paul Farmer OBE, Staffordshire Chambers President.

Staffordshire County Council’s economic growth leader Mark Winnington said: “The UK Corporate Games will bring representatives from some global business leaders to Staffordshire and provides us with another opportunity to showcase our county.

“This networking event will be beneficial for businesses of all sizes, bringing expert advice and industry knowledge that could make a difference to their future growth.

“I’d urge people to sign up and make the most of Staffordshire’s position as host to the Games.”

Anyone interested in attending should contact Sarah Bixter at SBixter@staffordbc.gov.uk, confirming names (maximum of two people per company) and any dietary requirements by Monday June 18.

People can find out more about the UK Corporate Games by visiting:

www.corporate-games.co.uk

Make It Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Commercial Property Event

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Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Investment Service Commercial Property Event

Hosted by: London Metric Property PLC, Campbell Road, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4EY.

Venue: Campbell Road, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 4EY

Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018, 07:45 a.m.

Agenda:

  • The first part of the event will mark the formal launch of LondonMetric’s new state of the art 142,000 sq. ft. facility
  • Joint Local Plan – Preferred Options Consultation (Stoke-on-Trent City Council & Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council)

For more details and to book your place at the event follow the link Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Commercial Property Event Tickets, Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 7:45 AM | Eventbrite

 

 

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MIPIM 2018

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Make the most of your time at MIPIM 2018 and discover the investment opportunities in our region:

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Make It Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire  Opening Reception

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Monday 12th March, 19:00 – 21:00
Host – David Frost – Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP
(Venue – 2 Rue Bivouac Napoléon, above Caffe Roma)

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Delivering a new County Town Through HS2; Stafford Gateway and Stafford New Garden Settlement

Tuesday 13th March, 18:00 – 19:30
Speakers – Jamie Kerr – HS2 Growth Programme Partnership (Further speakers to be announced)
Hosts – Cllr Patrick Farrington – Stafford Borough Council and Cllr Mark Winnington – Staffordshire County Council
(Venue – 2 Rue Bivouac Napoléon, above Caffe Roma)

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Stoke-on-Trent Station Masterplan, University Quarter & Spode Works

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Wednesday 14th March, 08:00 – 09:30
Speakers – Kevin Riley – Mott MacDonald, Prof. Martin Jones – Staffordshire University, Duncan Sutherland – HS2
Host – Cllr Abi Brown – Stoke-on-Trent City Council
(Venue – 2 Rue Bivouac Napoléon, above Caffe Roma)

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Building a Smart Sustainable City for Stoke-on-Trent

Wednesday 14th March, 17:30 – 19:00
Speakers – Tim Lowe – Siemens, Richard Watts – VXFIBER, Peter Anderberg – Nordic Heat, Tim Day – Solarplicity
Host – Cllr Abi Brown – Stoke-on-Trent City Council
(Venue – 2 Rue Bivouac Napoléon, above Caffe Roma)

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Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP Dinner

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Host – David Frost – Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP
(Venue – Carlton Hotel)

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To arrange a meeting or to find out more:

Call: 0300 111 8005
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JEC World 2018

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JEC World 2018 is where the Composites Industry meets.  A leading international show for composites and advanced materials, JEC World provides a global platform where the whole ecosystem is gathered: from raw materials to machines, intermediate and final processors, to OEMs and end users.

Held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre between 6-8 March 2018, this 3 day conference and exhibition is a unique opportunity to meet with over 1,300 exhibitors and around  40,000 professionals including decision-makers  through a developed programme of activities:

  • The JEC Awards, 30 breathtaking innovations in composites
  • The Startup Booster, the biggest startup competition in the composites field
  • The Conferences, 3 days of technical presentations
  • The Innovation Planets, 4 areas made to illustrate the endless and boundless possibilities of composites

Make it Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire is leading a Midland’s Engine trade and investment mission, in partnership with the Department for International Trade and national composites organisations to exhibit at JEC World 2018.

For more information, contact
Karen Tsang
Investment Manager
e: karen.tsang@makeitstokestaffs.co.uk
t:: +44 (0)1782 231977

MIPIM UK 2017 – Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone – Delivering Energy Security for Developers

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On-stand events – no booking required

Thursday 19 October 11:30-12:30

Stand D31, CVEZ Stand, London Olympia

Delivering Energy Security for Developers; Secure, Low Carbon and Affordable Energy

Host – Cllr Daniel Jellyman (Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

Speakers – Paul Brodrick and Tim Lowe (Siemens)

The City of Stoke-on-Trent is leading the way in the provision of Energy Security. We are working in partnership with Siemens to deliver energy efficiency measures and collaborating in the development of pioneering energy solutions for business. A particular area of interest for both developers and businesses alike is the prospect of site specific solutions within the Enterprise Zone.

MIPIM UK 2017 – Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone – Building a Successful Enterprise Zone

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On-stand events – no booking required

Wednesday 18 October 11:00-12:00

Stand D31, CVEZ Stand, London Olympia

Building a Successful Enterprise Zone, Partnerships, Promotion and Investment

Host – Cllr Daniel Jellyman (Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

Speakers – Euan Lindsay (St Modwen), Simon Peters (Network Space), Marc Freeman (Clowes) and Iain Thomson (Harworth)

Comprising of six key sites totalling over 140ha along the strategic A500 corridor in the heart of the city of Stoke-on-Trent, Ceramic Valley Enterprise Zone is part of an ambitious initiative that will continue Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire’s remarkable economic growth. Four of the zones developers will be showcasing the exciting opportunities for end users and how Enterprise Zone status has supported the delivery of both speculative development and end-user led projects.

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Drive Midlands Supplier Readiness Event

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Drive Midlands Supplier Readiness Event

Date: Tuesday October 17 2017

Venue: Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hale Street, Coventry, CV1 1JD

Time: 08:00 – 12:30

The automotive sector in the Midlands is probably in many ways in a stronger position than it has been for years. We are seeing vehicle manufacturers grow and commit to future model programmes for UK build. New technologies are being developed at a pace we could only dream of a few years ago.

Questions we are often asked by companies are ‘how can we increase our automotive business?’ or ‘how can we get into automotive?’

To explore these issues, Drive Midlands has assembled a group of senior people from within the automotive industry to share their insights on the latest automotive opportunities and how to get into better shape to capitalise on them.

The event will take place on Tuesday October 17, 2017, 08:00 – 12:30 at Coventry Transport Museum.

The agenda will cover:

  • Which vehicle manufacturers are increasing UK sourcing
  • How to become more competitive
  • Skills development
  • Funding for growth

Who should attend?

Managing Directors, Sales and Business Development Directors and Managers of companies currently supplying or with an ambition to supply the automotive industry at all tiers.

Registration

This event is free to attend and it would be great if you could join us. However, due to limited capacity, we would urge you to register to confirm your attendance as soon as possible.

Tickets can be found here

Joining instructions will be sent to the delegates one week before the event.

For more information please contact Drive Midlands enquiries@drivemidlands.co.uk

 

Grow Your Workspace

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Businesses can find out more about access to finance to support growth

Small and medium sized businesses in Staffordshire can find out more about how they can access essential finance to support their growth at an event next week.

The Grow Your Workspace workshop, run by Staffordshire County Council’s Rural Enterprise Programme, takes place at Sandon Hall near Stafford next Wednesday September 13.

It will include a presentation from the Federation of Small Businesses, outlining the crucial services offered to support its members, as well as an introduction to alternative finance from BCRS Business Loans. BCRS delivers the county council’s Staffordshire Business Loan Fund.

An introductory presentation about the planning process will be offered by Stafford Borough Council, helping attendees understand how the process works and advise on applying for planning permission for any building works for their business.

There will also be presentations from Rural Enterprise Programme and Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Growth Hub, two of the European Union Funded grant programmes open to small and medium sized enterprises and run by Staffordshire County Council. Grants are available for (non-speculative) manufacturing, creative industries or service businesses and office premises.

Staffordshire County Council’s communities leader Gill Heath said: “It remains a top priority of the county council is to continue to support job creation, particularly better paid, better skilled jobs. The Rural Enterprise Programme is an addition to our package of support for small businesses, helping them to expand and create jobs. Expertise provided by the FSB, BCRS and Stafford Borough Council’s planning team will make a real difference to attending businesses’ future growth.”

Frances Beatty, cabinet member for planning and regeneration at the borough council said: “We have a good record of attracting start-up businesses to the area but, more importantly, the number of those that survive is higher than national average. And it is workshops such as this as part of the Rural Enterprise Programme that help give businesses the advice and guidance they need to grow and survive. So we are pleased to be able to team up with the county council to provide information on the planning process that can prove invaluable with those businesses who are looking to convert underutilised buildings or construct new workspace to increase productivity, or to create and safeguard jobs, for example.”

There will be opportunities to ask presenters any questions you may have during the coffee break and at the end of the event. The event runs between 1.45pm and 4.30pm.

People can book tickets by visiting: bit.ly/2gFxkdS

Anyone wanting to find out more should visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk/REP call 01785 277400 or email REP@staffordshire.gov.uk

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