Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the next Plymouth City Conversations breakfast event, hosted and sponsored by Foot Anstey LLP from 08:00am to 10:00am on Thursday 2nd May 2019.
We will be receiving news and information on what is happening in and around the City from the following guest speakers:
David Ralph, HotSW LEP with an update on Brex.....
Andrew Parkinson, Plymouth Argyle Football Club
Steve Sandercock, Procurement, Plymouth City Council: With a diverse public sector in the Plymouth area, covering a broad range of activity from health to housing, education through to more traditional Council Services, the newly formed Plymouth Public Procurement Partnership are keen to explore opportunities to better collaborate and engage with the supply chain in pursuit of mutually beneficial outcomes.
This breakfast talk aims to raise awareness of the Partnership with the business Community and seeks your thoughts and feedback on how we can best capture your experiences from working with public sector customers, such that the Partnership can reflect on this in pursuit of our Vision.
Dominic Tucker from Next Steps South West will discuss opportunities for engaging with young people across Devon. Working with Universities and Higher Education Colleges across the South West, nurturing local potential talent, developing a framework for a native skills base and providing positive publicity for your organisation.
Rob Watson, Director for the Marine Business Technology Centre (MBTC) will be presenting an overview of the service based at the Oceansgate Marine Enterprise Zone in Devonport. The MBTC is an ERDF Funded service that promotes innovation, collaboration and technology development in the advanced marine sector. Led by Plymouth City Council, the initiative has research and delivery partnerships with the Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and the Marine Biological Association.
Please click on the link above to book your free place and we look forward to seeing you on the 2nd May.