8am – 10am
AHR – Colmore Plaza – 20 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6AT
A hot breakfast buffet will be provided
A keynote speech by Sir Albert Bore Leader of Birmingham City Council,
Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership. Followed by a ‘Question Time’ style Q&A panel.
Presentation: In July 2014 GBSLEP secured a £357m Growth Deal to help kick-start a range of major projects to support the delivery of improved transport systems, bring forward sites for development, maximise the benefits of HS2, create new jobs for local people and equip them with the necessary skills to secure them.
Aim of the event: to meet with businesses from the construction, property management and development Industry to present the LEP’s plans for investment.
Followed by a Question Time Style Q&A session: The keynote address will be followed by a Question Time Panel for a LEP and industry debate on the opportunities and challenges ahead as we focus on delivering our vision for Greater Birmingham.
Ask the Panel: This is your opportunity to ask about the planning and economic strategies that will enable growth and development opportunities to come to Greater Birmingham. Send in your question for the board when you book your place.
Question Time Chair: Chris Webster (GBSLEP Board Director)
Question Time Panellists: Barry Allen (Savills); Craig Jordan (GBSLEP Planning Sub Group); Anne-Marie Simpson (Homes and Communities Agency and GBSLEP Optimising Assets Group), Kevin Shelley (Taylor Wimpey)