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Northern Powerhouse International Conference & Exhibition

21st February 2017

Capita is organising two events at the UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference & Exhibition which takes place at Manchester Central on 21 - 22 February 2017.

Dedicated to creating wealth for all the northern communities, and supported by the Chief Executives of all the major cities of the North of England and Local Enterprise Partnerships, the conference will share some of the latest thinking about making the economy of the region globally competitive.

Sponsored Break Out: How "Place Based Partnerships" can help transform places, deliver better services, create value and increase investment
Tuesday 21st February 11.55am – 12.05pm

In this ten minute session, Chaired by Capita’s Head of Manchester Office and Head of Housing Delivery and Strategy, Deborah McLaughlin, each panelist will discuss how private sector and public sector can work together to benefit local communities and business.

The session will explore how new partnerships can help transform town centres with their growth plans and bring in skills and ideas to create development, encourage investment, attract new business occupiers and deliver services.

The conference’s other speakers will explore a range of topics including:

  • The Northern Powerhouse in the Post-Brexit era
  • Delivery and Finance
  • Competitiveness and Productivity
  • Air and Road
  • Ports and Rail
  • Powering the Powerhosue
  • Manufacturing the Powerhouse, and
  • Big Data


Sponsored session: Delivering & Financing the Powerhouse

Tuesday 21st February 12.30pm – 13.30pm

The session will examine the emergence of new investment and funding models and how new partnerships can help cities with their growth plans and bring in skills and ideas to create development, encourage investment, attract new business occupiers and deliver services.

The session, which will be chaired by Yorkshire Bank, will also feature the following speakers:

  • Chair: Richard Gregory, Chairman, Yorkshire Bank
  • Keith Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, British Business Bank
  • Paul Marsh, Head of Development & Finance, Department of International Trade
  • Nick Williams, Managing Director – Consumer Digital & Regional Ambassador, Lloyd's Banking Group
  • Stephen Miller, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Dan Sheahan, Managing Director - North of England, Investec
  • Harry Catherall, Chief Executive, Blackburn with Darwen Council & Public Service Lead, Lancashire Combined Authority
  • Sponsor: Deborah McLaughlin, Head of Manchester Office and Head of Housing Delivery & Strategy, Capita

 

Awards Dinner
The event will also include an awards dinner on Tuesday evening (7.00pm – 11.00pm).

Further information about this event, including the full programme, please contact Deborah McLaughlin

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