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Conference 1

Launch of ERDF Transformation for Growth Programme

The Conference took place at Fazeley Studios, Birmingham, UK on 15th October 2013, between 6pm and 8pm. 70 attended, including West Midlands SMEs.

It focused on explaining the purposes of Transformation for Growth and how people could get involved. Leading edge endorsements were presented by renowned experts.

  • Chaired by Dr. Michael JR Butler

Speakers included:

  • Louise Brooke-Smith, President Elect Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors: Transformation for Growth. View Presentation
  • Fiona Anderson, Director Koolmill Systems Ltd, SME Awarded for Innovation in 2013: Innovator – Alec Anderson. View Presentation
  • Dr. Michael JR Butler, Aston Business School and Elena Martin, Birmingham City Council, Project Partners: Transformation for Growth – What We Will Do and Why It’s Important. View Presentation

Welcome talks from Project Supporters:

  1. Phil Ryan, Regional Chair, Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  2. Wayne Langford, Head of Strategic Programmes and Development, Black Country LEP
  3. Kate Manion, PR and Communications Manager, Custard Factory
  4. David Draycott, Director FE Chamber Consortium, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

Their presentations can be viewed and downloaded by selecting the relevant above links.

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