Date: 3rd March 2016
Location: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL
Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm
Theme: Sustainability, Operational efficiency
Sorry this event has already taken place - please see our forthcoming events list
Greater Manchester has a thriving Low Carbon and Environmental goods and services sector, growing at a rate of 5%, generating £5.5b sales and employing 38,000 people; In turn presenting opportunities for local businesses. Join the Business Growth Hub's Green Growth team for coffee to discover what support is available to help overcome your barriers or diversify into this cutting-edge global marketplace. There will be an opportunity to hear from successful companies that are already operating and innovating in this space and from businesses currently procuring low carbon and environmental products and services.
- Understand your supply chain?
- Understand your markets and where the growth areas are?
- Know what FREE support the Business Growth Hub can offer?
- Want to receive tenders notifications and sales leads?
- Want to become part of our growing Low Carbon Network?
- Want to understand what your clients are looking for and what’s stopping them from buying?
09:00 - 10:00: Meet your peers
10:00 - 10:15: Welcome & Introduction to support from the Business Growth Hub - Amy House - Low Carbon Sector Development Lead, Business Growth Hub
10:15 - 10:30: Overview of the opportunities facing businesses working within or looking to diversify into the low carbon/environmental sector - Todd Holden - Low Carbon Director, Manchester Growth Company
10:30 - 10:45: District Heating Opportunities within Greater Manchester - Rupert Butt- Engie
10:45 - 11:00: Working with Green Growth to grow your business: Hear from Bri-Tek Technologies to learn about how they have benefited from Green Growth support - Mo Hanslod - Bri-Tek Technologies
11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 - 11:45: Why we procured low carbon technologies, what we looked for from our suppliers and how we are now benefitting - Mike Reuben - Bluebell Fitted Furniture Ltd
11:45 - 12:00: Add value to your service by understanding your clients’ needs and barriers – Jack Morrison – Lancashire Farm Dairies
12:00 - 12:15: Partnering with Moss Electrical to get competitive rates and additional support from your technology supplier - Brian Beaver - Moss Electrical
12:15 - 13:00: Networking