450 delegates are expected to attend this year’s half-day conference from 8.30am to 1:30pm on Friday 1 December 2017 at the Chateau Impney, Droitwich. The Conference will be hosted by the BBC Midlands Today’s main presenter, Mary Rhodes, who will be joined by keynote speaker and technology expert Dave Coplin. Other high profile speakers include Marcus Burton – Non-Executive Director at Yamazaki Mazak, Keith Robson – Chief Operating Officer at University of Surrey and three previous winners of the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards.

#WLEP17 is the perfect opportunity for businesses and partners of all sectors and sizes to hear the latest priorities for the future, ensuring Worcestershire’s long-term prosperity for all of its community. Organisations will also be on hand to offer guidance on Worcestershire’s latest connected, creative and dynamic projects, with opportunities to meet the experts throughout the morning and during the networking lunch.

Businesses are also invited to attend the ‘Healthy Business Breakfast’, sponsored by Bishop Fleming, which is taking place from 7:30-8:30am on the morning of the Conference. High profile business figures in health-related industries, including Richard Barnes – Inventor of the Body Volume Index, Peter Hunt – Product and Project Manager of Boardman Bikes and Andy Swain – National Sales manager at Hydro Industry Direct, will discuss some of the county’s latest innovations in health.

Sponsors of the event currently include: Hewett Recruitment, Bishop Fleming, RCA Regeneration, Thursfields Solicitors and The Training Academy. A vibrant exhibition area will also host a range of local companies and organisations showcasing their products and services. A limited number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available, with details on the website.

To secure your place at this year’s #WLEP17 Annual Conference, and for information about sponsorship opportunities, visit the Annual Conference website.