Here’s the details on their main afternoon event
Our Jobs & Skills panel is chaired by Nick Sturge and aims to cover challenges faced by the region both in filling vacant high skilled posts and building more progression routes from lower skilled employment into roles with prospects. On the panel are:
- Mayden Academy
- Ashley Community Housing
- James Lott, Working Knowledge (working with digital marketing apprenticeships and involved in 6 T-Level trials)
- Alex Spragg, SureServe Foundation (large plc who’ve made full use of their levy funds, creating an internal academy)
All event details are in the event webpage and at the base of this mail is our emailer invite. We’d welcome any feedback, or if you’d like to feed into the event or be involved through collaborating on comms to promote WECA initiatives or offers in the lead up do let me know.
We’re pleased to unveil our speaker line-up and programme for The New Western Frontier, a free event on 21st October for decision-makers who want to align business with positive impact.
Register today, and you’ll hear from Creative England // Simpleweb // Mayden Academy // Creative Youth Network // Triodos // Engine Shed // Knowle West Media Centre // Sureserve Foundation // Ashley Community Housing // School of Social Entrepreneurs // DotEveryone // Resonance Ltd // Ecomotive // Working Knowledge and many others tbc.
Our diverse range of speakers will be sharing insights and best practice across four expert panels:
- Skills & Jobs
- Creative & Digital
- Housing & Place
- Business & Society.
The event will also feature keynote speakers from University of Bath, contributors from the Social Enterprise & Innovation Programme and a closing summary panel.
The panels are followed by a drinks reception from 6pm amongst the science exhibits.
Join us on 21st October for this unique conference event, which offers
Proven commercial opportunities that sit within the region’s most pressing problems
· Critical insights into new and established business models delivering growth and change
· Case studies from startups, SMEs and corporates from across the UK who are making business a force for good
· Information on the achievements of the Social Enterprise and Innovation Programme (SEIP), the individuals and enterprises it’s supported
The New Western Frontier will connect and empower anyone interested in creating civic benefit and inclusive growth.
Attending organisations include: Power to Change, Bristol 247, SETSquared, Grant Thornton, Bristol & Bath Regional Capital, the University of Bath, the University of Bristol, Alliance Homes, Bristol Pound, Future Economy Group, Business West, Neighbourly, Bristol Energy Co-operative, VOSCUR, Rocketmakers and many more.
Our previous events have been oversubscribed. Click here to register today.
The New Western Frontier
Date: Monday 21 October 2019
Time: 1.30pm to 6pm, followed by a drinks reception with responses from the business community
Venue: We The Curious, One Millennium Square,
Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5DB
Book your FREE place now by clicking this link: