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D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference and AGM

26 July, 2016, 9:00 am - 11:00 pm


A UK financial services pioneer and a member of the world’s largest car manufacturer’s top team will be guest speakers, at the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership’s 2016 Annual Conference and AGM.

The free business event will be held from 9am to 11am on Tuesday July 26 (2016) at the Vision West Nottinghamshire College main campus, off Derby Rd, Mansfield (NG18 5BH). Parking is available on-site.

Up to 180 people are expected to attend the Annual Conference held by D2N2. The private-sector led partnership of business, local authorities, skills and training providers, community groups and social enterprises, and other organisations promotes economic growth and jobs creation across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Senior representatives from a wide range of businesses, of all sizes, and from local authorities, education providers, community organisations and others working in the D2N2 area and beyond are set to attend.

The agenda for the Annual Conference will be as follows:

  • 9am to 9.30am – Registration and a light breakfast, and opportunity for networking
  • 9.30am to 9.35am – Welcome from D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership Chief Executive David Ralph
  • 9.35am to 9.40am – ‘D2N2 Annual Review: A short film’
  • 9.40am to 10am – Presentation by D2N2 Chairman Peter Richardson on the Local Enterprise Partnership’s year and its future plans.
  • 10am to 10.10am  – Dame Asha Khemka, Principal and Chief Executive of the West Nottinghamshire College Group, on its new £6.5m ‘Vision University Centre’, and developing D2N2 area skills and training
  • 10.10am to 10.30am – Guest speaker – Sir John Peace; Chair of the Supervisory Board overseeing the Midlands Engine initiative, former Chairman of Experian, current Chair of Standard Chartered Plc and the Burberry Group plc, and Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire
  • 10.30am to 10.50am – Guest speaker – Tony Walker, Deputy Managing Director of Toyota Manufacturing UK and MD of Toyota Motor Europe, London Office
  • 10.50am to 11am – Closing remarks and thanks, with D2N2 Chief Executive David Ralph. There will be a further opportunity for delegates to network after 11am and for any media interviews.


26 July, 2016
9:00 am - 11:00 pm


D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership


West Nottinghamshire College
Derby Road
Mansfield, NG18 5BH United Kingdom
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01623 627191


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