European networks for sustainability businesses
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CEST)
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Businesses need their networks to work for them. If you’re a small business or even a large one you need to know what networks are out there, how to access them, how to harness them and how to operative effectively internationally. Participants will: -learn to uncover hidden networks abroad (trade associations, technology platforms, clusters, best practice, online networks) -learn to uncover local networks including real examples from industry/academia -learn how to identify your networks -learn how to harness your networks at low cost -receive a ten-step checklist for your company’s to-do list This event is for businesses with products and services that are addressing carbon footprint issues from renewable energy, industrial symbiosis, sustainable processes, transport management. Stuart Jackson, a Brussels expert has experience working for European trade associations, lobby groups and public sector representative bodies. He will showcase the various types of networks that are at the heart of the Brussels decision-making bubble and provide you with tips and tools to get the most out of them.
When & Where
Business & IP Centre Newcastle
A partnership between the British Library, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle Science City and Northumbria University