Nottingham University Business School


Power of Partnerships: Driving change in the East Midlands

East Midlands Conference Centre
Friday 16th June 2023 (09:00-14:30)
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Join us at the University of Nottingham on Friday 16 June 2023 for our annual open business conference. 

If you’re an ambitious business looking to grow, this free event is a must.

The University of Nottingham is already partnering with hundreds of ambitious local companies just like yours. Come along to find out how a relationship with the university can propel your business to the next level.

There’s so much on offer at the University of Nottingham - we have the talent, technology and cutting-edge thinking that will ready your business for the future.

Our inspiring students are injecting fresh ideas into businesses every day through projects, placements and internships. Our professional training and development programmes are upskilling the workforces of the future. Our world-leading researchers are using their knowledge to solve real-life business challenges. And our game-changing technologies are transforming society as we know it. We’ll be showcasing how you can access all of this and more in our exhibition zone.

Perhaps you’d like to explore working with the university as a supplier? Or co-locate your business with us in the incredible facilities on one of our beautiful campuses? We’ll have all of the right people in the room for you to talk to on the day. 

This is your opportunity to make connections with the university and hundreds of other local businesses. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from the policy and decision makers who are shaping the business environment in the East Midlands region. 

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Power of Partnerships Conference Schedule
9.00am-9.30am Event registration and networking
 9.30am-9.45am  Conference opening address - Professor Sam Kingman, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Faculty of Engineering
 9.45am-11.00am  Unlocking Ingenuity in Your Organisation, with:
Professor Simon Mosey, Director, Haydn Green Institute
Panel discussion with Shakespeare Martineau LLC, Nottingham Forest Community Trust, Ingenuity Programme Alumni
Ingenuity Programme Awards Ceremony 2023
11.00am-12pm Refreshment break and networking
12pm-1.15pm  Supercharging Our Economy, with:
Ben Bradley MP
Mark Abrahams, Senior Partner, KPMG
Kike Oniwinde Agoro, Founder and CEO, BYP Network
Ian Blatherwick, Interim Chairman, Marketing Nottingham and Partner, Browne Jacobson
1.15pm-2.30pm BBQ Lunch and Networking


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