11 Jun 2019 | Category: LLEP News

LLEP Business Breakfast event well attended

Attendees at the event

Today, the LLEP held a Business Breakfast Briefing, which was attended by over 120 delegates from the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Attendees heard the latest on LLEP investments, our Local Industrial Strategy and the Midlands Engine/Investment Fund.

Ioan Reed-Aspley of East Midlands Airport shared details on collaboration between the airport, LLEP and local government to invest in the future of transport and logistics in Leicester and Leicestershire.

LLEP Growth Hub Manager Helen Miller gave an update on what the Business Gateway Growth Hub is doing to support SMEs and innovation-led growth.

Saahera Mahomed, one of our Enterprise Co-ordinators, made her pitch to attendees to volunteer as Enterprise Advisers, and help shape careers education in our region.

We had input from small business owner and entrepreneur Mick Ventola, who shared his export journey in the field of LED lighting.

Finally Janaki Bhayani of the Business Intelligence and Readiness Directorate at BEIS gave an update on Brexit and took questions from delegates about the challenges their businesses may face.

Download the presentation slides here (link expires 20.06.2019)

Watch the Business Gateway Growth Hub client feedback video

For more information, please contact: admin@llep.org.uk

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