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May 2020

Like Minds Lockdown Business Festival

Monday 25th May @ 08:00 - Friday 29th May @ 18:00

30 Experts in Digital Marketing, Business Development, Sales and Mental Health To Help SMEs Handle Their Business During The Coronavirus Lockdown with a 100,000 Global Delegate Capacity on our Digital Platform. The “Lockdown Business Festival” 25th – 29th May, 2020 is the latest brainchild of curator and networker extraordinaire, Andrew Ellis, the founder of Like Minds. The May Festival follows the sellout success of the inaugural Lockdown Business Festival in April 2020 which had over 600 delegates participate from the UK,…

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June 2020

Freeports Consultation

Thursday 4th June @ 09:30 - 11:30

While most attention is focused on COVID-19, the 31 December 2020 deadline for the end of the Brexit transition period also looms. The UK government is currently consulting on the creation of up to 10 "Freeports" to mitigate the impact and maximise opportunities arising from a "hard" Brexit. The consultation paper suggests that Freeports can be, or can include a mix of, sea ports, airports, rail and other transport hubs as well as manufacturing or processing areas. The proposed benefits…

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SWBC Quarterly Virtual Conference – Regional, Civil and Business Security

Friday 12th June @ 09:15 - 13:00

We are pleased to announce two Keynote Speakers for our Virtual Conference on Friday 12th June. Alison Hernandez was elected as the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in May 2016. Prior to her election, Alison mostly worked in public service and has also run a management consultancy, working internationally to help companies with business improvement, particularly in the housing and transport industry. Sarah is a Chief Security Advisor in Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Solutions Group.…

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July 2020

SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 27th July @ 09:30 - 15:30

The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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September 2020

SWBC Quarterly Conference

Friday 11th September @ 09:15 - 13:30
Exeter Racecourse, Kennford Exeter EX6 7XS United Kingdom

The South West Business Council organise quarterly conferences, which link closely to our strategic priorities. Keynote speakers are often from outside the region, delivering insights from a national and sometimes international perspective.

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October 2020

SWBC Annual Dinner

Thursday 8th October @ 18:30 - 23:00

Full details are to be confirmed very soon! Watch this space.

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November 2020

SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 2nd November @ 09:30 - 15:30

The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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December 2020

SWBC Quarterly Conference

Friday 4th December @ 09:15 - 13:30

The South West Business Council organise quarterly conferences, which link closely to our strategic priorities. Keynote speakers are often from outside the region, delivering insights from a national and sometimes international perspective.

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February 2021

SWBC Advisory and Statutory Board Meetings (Board Members only)

Monday 8th February 2021 @ 09:30 - 15:30

The Advisory Board meets four times a year and helps shape SWBC's thinking and its key strategic priorities. The Board is made up of organisations and business representative groups including the local Chamber organisations, regional manufacturing groups, the FSB and IOD.

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