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Southend Business Partnership Briefing

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We are pleased to announce that our June briefing will include a presentation by Sir John Armitt, who is Chairman of National Infrastructure Commission. He will be speaking in his capacity as Chairman of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission and will be outlining the new vision for the Thames Estuary which is anticipated to be published during May in the form of the Growth Commission's final report.

Jon Horn, Chief Operating Officer, at Stobart Aviation will provide an update on Southend Airport, their development, growth and plans for the future. With passenger numbers increasing dramatically and new routes opening regularly this airport has a significant impact on the prosperity of the region.

Robert Stobinski, General Manager from Amazon Fulfillment Centre at Tilbury will be presenting on their new facility, their thoughts on the strategic benefits of the area and their plans for the future.

Leaders and Chief Executives across seven local authorities, agreed in 2017 to develop a joint 'place vision' for the region up to 2050 that will show how south Essex is a dynamic, modern place providing the conditions for people, communities and businesses to prosper. Lyn Carpenter, Chief Executive from Thurrock Council and Andrew Lewis Deputy Chief Executive Southend-on Sea Borough Council, will be presenting Vision 2050 for South Essex.

The Business Briefing will start promptly at 8.30am. However registration will begin from 7.30am, giving you an opportunity to network. The event will finish at 10.00am but there will be further opportunity to network.

In order to benefit from free parking for this event, you have to park in the right car park at the Airport, which is Long Stay 2.

If you require any more information please email economicd@southend.gov.uk

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