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Build the Future with Apprenticeships | GM Employers Event

Date: 9th February 2022
Location: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Theme: People, Skills & Talent, Business Strategy, Operational efficiency, Leadership & Mentoring

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Join Skills for Growth - SME Support with Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Greater Manchester Combined Authority as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2022 on Wednesday 9 February and discover how Apprenticeships can accelerate growth in your business.


  • Date: Wednesday 9 February
  • Time: 10 AM- 3PM (morning session 10AM-12PM / Afternoon session 1PM-3PM)
  • Location: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD
  • Free to attend


Learn about the top skills, support and funding available to businesses in Greater Manchester and find out how an Apprenticeship can help your business grow and provide your employees with the skills and training they need to progress.


Why should you attend:

  • Learn about apprenticeships and their role in growing a business
  • Introduction to Skills for Growth - SME Support Programme - fully funded support to grow your business and access to an apprenticeship specialist
  • Learn about the Greater Manchester Levy MatchMaking service and how it can support your business in funding apprenticeships, as well as the other grants and funding options available
  • Introduction to Bridge GM - the largest network of business, education leaders and careers professionals in Greater Manchester
  • Introduction to GM Skills Map - the Skills for Growth online course directory and online portal signposts employers to 1800+ training courses and over 180+ training providers across Greater Manchester
  • Network with like-minded businesses, training providers and industry professionals in the exhibition area
  • Hear from industry experts, business professionals and SME businesses who have developed and incorporated an apprenticeship strategy within their business plan



  • Tom Pickford, Partnership & Integration Manager - Skills For Growth – SME Support
  • Amy Glanville, Apprenticeships Programme Manager - Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Bronwyn Raper, Operational Hub Lead - Bridge GM
  • Steven Green, Skills Map Officer - GM Skills Map
  • Tom Fletcher, Director - Firstplay Dietary Foods



  • Skills for Growth - SME Support
  • GM Skills Map
  • Greater Manchester Levy MatchMaking Service
  • Juice Academy
  • GC Education and Skills
  • The Specialists Hub
  • Salford City College
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Babington Business College

Register today and start developing your team through apprenticeships and workplace learning.





Where is it?

Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WD

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