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Local, Regional, National, Global: Grow your business in 2021

Event Information:

Date: Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Time: 9:30am - 10:30am

Available To: Anybody

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

This session offers an unmissable opportunity to learn from a panel of speakers about the leading grant, funding and support schemes across the East Midlands that can help you grow, increase productivity, secure funding and, ultimately, achieve your ambitions in 2021.

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Delegates will learn about support that can help them: 

  • Access finance
  • Expand their markets
  • Increase innovation
  • Develop new products and services
  • Improve their digital presence

About the Panel

Jon Egley

Jon is the Business Gateway Growth Hub Manager and leads the service that offers businesses across Leicester and Leicestershire a single place to access information, funding and advice to support performance and growth.

Jon has more than 20 years experience in business support and development, and has expertise across sectors including manufacturing, engineering and digital technologies. He also has a proven track record of supporting organisations to establish innovative and productive ways of working, realising measurable benefits and impacts.

Paul Humphreys

Paul started his own business in 2005 with support through Business Link. Four years later he sold the business and joined Business Link as part of their advisory team in Leicestershire.

Paul joined East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) in June 2017, working within the D2N2 Growth Hub team before moving to the region’s UpScaler programme, supporting high growth and growth ambitious businesses. His passion and experience lies within business planning and creating strategies which has seen them grow and thrive.

Paul now leads the newly created East Midlands Chamber Scale Up Services team which includes programmes that support business innovation, internationalisation, strategy development and technology adoption.

Ann Cook

Ann supports Leicestershire businesses with all aspects of doing business overseas as an International Trade Adviser for the Department for International Trade (DIT). Ann draws on her experiences as a Business Adviser with the LLEP Growth Hub, DIT and other business support organisations to help ambitious companies reach their overseas growth potential.

Prior to this, Ann has a background of working in both private and public organisations including running her own successful design agency.

Booking Your Delegate Place

Please use the booking form below - a detailed confirmation will be sent to all delegates approx. 5 working days prior to the event delivery. The event will be delivered online utilising Microsoft Teams (you do not need a Microsoft account).

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PLEASE NOTE: Any information you provide when booking your delegate place will be shared with the Department for International Trade who may contact you for the purpose of developing your international trade objectives and with the LLEP Growth Hub.

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