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Brexit for Business Conference

April 26, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An unrivalled line up of experts including Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, will deliberate on the most important issues in modern day British politics.  Planned to take place almost a month after the UK’s scheduled withdrawal, the event will provide the latest appraisal of the ever changing political, economic and social veracities of the withdrawal process and its potential effects on the business. 

 

Welcome address: 

Dawn Cheetham – President, North & Western Lancashire Chamber 

 

Keynote address:

Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the EU  

 

Speakers/Panels : 

Session 1 – Immigration, People & Skills 

Jane Gratton – Head of Business Environment and Skills, BCC
Adam Jupp – Corporate Affairs Director, Manchester Airport
Gary McIndoe – Managing Director, Latitude Law
Liz Bromley – Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Central Lancashire

 

Session 2 – Finance, Tax & Regulatory Alignment 

Philip Hargreaves – Head of Access to Finance NW
Alex Stojanovic – Researcher, Institute for Government
Jonathan Main – Partner,  MHA Moore & Smalley
Lesley Woodruff – HMRC Deputy Director EU Exit Stakeholder Engagement

 

Session 3 – Trade, Borders & Customs 

Lesley Batchelor OBE – Director General, Institute of Export
Tim Morris – Chief Executive, UK Major Ports Group
David Henig – Director of the UK Trade Policy Project, ECIPE
Allie Renison – Head of Europe & Trade Policy, IOD
John Lucy – Manager, International Transport & Trade Procedures, FTA
Lesley Woodruff – HMRC Deputy Director EU Exit Stakeholder Engagement

 

Closing address  

David Taylor CBE, DL- Interim Chair, Lancashire LEP

 

Event hosted by:  Rob McLoughlin OBE

 

It promises to be one of the most important business events of 2019. Further details will be released in due course.

To reserve a place, please email our team on info@lancschamber.co.uk

Please provide the full names of all delegates wishing to attend. 

We have limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available. To find out more, call our team on 01772 653000. 

Entry is free of charge to all businesses operating in Lancashire. 

Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Venue

Preston Guild Hall
Lancaster Road
Preston, PR1 1HT
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Organiser

Chamber Events
Phone:
01772 653 000
Email:
danielc@lancschamber.co.uk