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The Southern Daily Echo and principal sponsors Trethowans Solicitors, will be returning for the 7th year running to St Mary's Stadium, Southampton, for South Coast Business Works.

The event will see exhibitors come together from a variety of inddustries to share their knowledge and inspire others whilst forging new business relationships.

The theme for the afternoon will focus on the effect Brexit will have on the South Coast and will include seminars with guest speakers, and we have once again teamed up with Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and Destination Southampton to deliver a first-class event.


Speaker Agenda:

13.30

Mike SpicerDirector of Research and Economics British Chambers of Commerce

“Brexit and Business”

Mike joined the BCC in February 2011 and became Director of Research and Economics in January 2014. He directs the BCC's policy research and survey programme. Mike represents the BCC externally on business policy and matters relating to local economic development.


14.30

Paul Sandcraft Regional Director for Aerospace at TW Metals Ltd

“39000 feet Up in the Air”

Paul holds responsibility for the sales of Aerospace products within Europe. He has 20 years’ experience in the Aerospace metals industry and has been Regional Director for over 12 years. TW holds global contracts and exports its products to 56 countries, it currently has 300 employees across 8 countries that form the International Region, 2 of which are in the UK, with Southampton as the region’s headquarters.

15.30

Geraint DaviesSenior Partner at EY and Chairman of the IOD Hampshire and Isle of Wight

“The South Coast Economy – a case for optimism?”

Geraint is Senior Partner at EY in Southampton and manages a team of 130 professionals. He is Chairman of the IOD in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and Chairman of the Governors of Southampton City College. He returned to his home town of Southampton in 2014, having spent 13 years working in Geneva and 14 in Jersey. He is passionate about the potential for the UK’s central South Coast economy and interacts with local government and the Solent LEP to help showcase the region, both nationally and internationally.


16:15

Question Time Business Panel hosted by Lee Peck of Lee Peck Media

Panel Members:

Simon Rhodes, senior partner of Trethowans

Annaliese Hughes, director of Delicious Dining and board member of Go! Southampton

Harry Kutter, head teacher of Cantell School, Southampton

Robin Shepherd, partner, Barton Wilmore

Geraint Davies, partner with Ernst & Young

Mike Spicer, director of research and economics, British Chambers of Commerce

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