The event at the Telford Campus on Tuesday, 20 May, 2008 will give people the opportunity to network and share ideas about business opportunities in the county.
The key speakers are Anne Taylor, from Transforming Telford, who will talk about plans for Telford and Shropshire, and Nick Graham, Chief Executive of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce. Nick will give an overview of the challenges facing the county and role of the Chamber.
The University has recently refurbished the meeting room facilities in Priorslee Hall, which local companies and individuals can hire for up to 80 people. Priorslee Hall is a Grade 1 Listed building on the Telford Campus. The two-month project was undertaken by the University’s Facilities Department with local contractors, Hi-Interiors.
Conference Development & Events Manager, Louise Callaghan, said: “The event will give people from businesses of all sizes the chance to network and find out what is happening in the area. It will also give people the opportunity to see the excellent refurbished conference facilities at Priorslee Hall.”
The event at the Telford Campus, on Shifnal Road, starts at 7.30am and a light breakfast will be provided. For further details, please call 01902 321259 or 323839.
Picture caption: Front - Laura Brown, Hospitality Manager. Back (left to right) - Louise Callaghan Conference Manager, Mark Dunphy, Sous Chef and Nick Graham, Chief Executive Shropshire Chamber of Commerce.
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