Join Surrey business leaders in Guildford on Friday 24 February for inaugural Conference

Collaboration and Connectivity are at the heart of the continued prosperity of Surrey and Business South are looking at how working together can bring businesses closer to the answers and solutions that we’re all searching for in an environment of change and uncertainty.
Andy Swift, Surrey Area Director, Business South says: “This conference is the first of its kind, in that we are trying to connect business leaders, government organisations and community groups to champion Surrey as a great area to invest, live and work in. “Collectively working together to ensure economic growth and prosperity, we want to involve as many people as possible and give them a voice in shaping priorities for Surrey.”

As a business invested in the area, Gatwick Airport are headline sponsors of the inaugural conference and Keynote speaker David Smith, Economics Editor of The Sunday Times will also be joined by:
Bob Pickles, Head of Corporate & Government Affairs for Canon UK and Ireland
Keith Robson, Chief Operating Officer for the 5G Innovation Centre, University of Surrey
Alison Addy, Head of Community Engagement, Gatwick Airport
Councillor Peter Martin, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Lead for Economic Prosperity Decisions at Surrey County Council
Mark Pearson, Director of Business Growth at Surrey County Council
Hosted by Alastair Fee, BBC Business Correspondent, will be our host.
Alison Addy, Head of Community Engagement at Gatwick Airport says: “Gatwick is proud to be the headline sponsor of this year’s conference and we look forward to working closely with Business South to ensure it is a useful and engaging event for all who attend.”
Local businesses are very important to the airport and we participate in these activities to build a strong local supply chain, boost business and strengthen opportunities for employment and skills development.”


More information can be found at: 
Event Details:

Joining the Dots in Surrey …Business South Annual Conference 2017
Friday 24th February 2017, 09:00 – 13:00
Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XZ

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