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Rutland Business Summit - Autumn 2019

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Greetham Valley

Greetham Valley Hotel

Wood Ln, Greetham

LE15 7SN

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The popular Business Summit is back, this time focusing on Brexit, the impact on businesses & what your organisation can do to prepare.

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This event is open to all businesses in the Rutland area and will provide advice & guidance on how Brexit might impact your organisation and provide an opportunity for you to discuss this with other local businesses.

Businesses should take practical steps to ensure they are prepared for Brexit. Join this session to understand what’s changing for business, get clear advice on the practical steps and actions that you can take, and find out more about the resources and support available to help you to get ready.

Update from the Department for International Trade

Delivered by Ian Harrison, Head of Exports for the Department for International Trade. Ian has over 25 years' experience dealing with publicly funded business support and has worked in several organisations in roles providing advice & expertise to all sizes of business. Ian is a Member of the Society of Business Economists and before joining UKTI, Ian worked in the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS, now BEIS) where he was an Assistant Director for Business Engagement. Ian's responsibilities are to lead on the promotion & delivery of International Trade services within the Midlands, work closely with Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the UK's overseas network spanning some 110 countries, liaise with Ministers and lead a regional programme of events and an expert team of 55 International Trade Advisers.

Breakfast & coffee provided.

AGENDA:

0800 - Breakfast & Networking

0830 - Welcome & Introduction (Cllr Oliver Hemsley, Leader, Rutland County Council)

0845 - Update from Department for International Trade (Ian Harrison, Head of Exports, Department for International Trade)

0930 - The Brexit Challenge (Presentations from Local Businesses, followed by Q & A and round-table discussions)

1015 - Refreshments & Networking

1045 - A 50 Year Vision for Rutland (Cllr Oliver Hemsley, Leader, Rutland County Council)

1115 - Networking & Close

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