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Low Carbon Business Breakfast – Investment in the West
7.45am – 10.00am, Tuesday 19th April 2016, The Engine Shed, Bristol
The South West of England spends 10% more than the national average on Research & Development and is the largest digital cluster outside of London, making it a hub for innovation and technological advances - businesses cite fewer barriers to growth than any other region
There are many factors that make the West an outstanding investment destination including its economic strength, the world’s best university business incubator, an unmatched quality of life and excellent business infrastructure connecting the region to the rest of Europe. Join us at our April Low Carbon Business Breakfast to hear more about pioneering companies, opportunities and reasons for Investment in the West.
Matthew Cross, Head of Inward Investment, Invest Bristol & Bath. Matthew will highlight some of the characteristics of region, including its heritage from innovation and technology and the breadth of industry and capability in the area – from aerospace to smart cities. He will also be discussing the strong consumer tendencies in the region towards environmental and sustainable products and services.
John Mitchell, Regional Business Development & Marketing Manager, Skanska. John will be discussing Skanska's ties with the West of England through their current projects - including the flagship 'Workspaces by Skanska' development at 66 Queens Square - as well as their commitment to 'deep green' and the international recognition of the Bristol-Bath hub as an impetus for Skanska's ongoing presence in the area.
The Low Carbon Business Breakfasts are the best opportunity to come and meet like-minded businesses and professionals and discuss innovation and sustainability in the South West.
Low Carbon South West is a membership organisation working to support the growth of the low carbon and environmental sector in the South West of England.
We work in conjunction with businesses, universities, local councils and local enterprise partnerships, running frequent events with the aim of building a resilient and diverse network of organisations - thus helping to promote the South West as a centre of excellence for low carbon development. To see why you should become a member of Low Carbon South West you can see some of the benefits here.
Please arrive at 7.45am for an 8.00am start
The talk and subsequent discussion will conclude by 9.00am, followed by networking with coffee and pastries until 10.30am
Booking is essential. Please note that numbers are strictly limited by the size of the venue. We expect this to be a popular event - please book early to secure your place
Cancellations will only be accepted if they are submitted 2 working days prior to the event
Travel Information - Engine Shed is located right next to Bristol Temple Meads railway station which has links to local, national and international transport. We encourage delegates to travel sustainably wherever possible. www.engine-shed.co.uk/how-to-find-us/