Flintshire Business Week begins
Flintshire Business Week 2014 is nearly here!
This year’s event takes place between 7 and 10 October. Headline sponsors this
AGS Security Systems (sponsoring Flintshire Business Awards)
Westbridge Furniture Designs (Business Exhibition)
FBW is now the most important event of its kind in the region, attracting
around 2,000 businesses every year. It supports the business community in the
county and, increasingly, the wider region, to promote their companies, to
develop trading opportunities and to raise the profile of the area as a place
The programme has been developed with the needs of local business in mind and
the emphasis will be on the manufacturing industry and assisting businesses to
grow and succeed in these challenging economic times.
Highlights this year include:
The Regional Economy where speakers will highlight subjects including business
success, strategic economic development, the state of the nation and the North
Wales and Mersey Dee Alliance.
The Business Exhibition on 8 October at Coleg Cambria Deeside with stands to
showcase local businesses plus seminars on jobs growth in Wales, social media
and an introduction to Business Wales.
Airbus, who celebrate 75 years at Broughton is hosting Business North Wales on
9 October with speakers on manufacturing trends in the UK, academia, advanced
manufacturing and apprenticeships.
The theme of working together on 10 October with a networking event, the
Business Entrepreneurship Network and a speaker from the housing company North
East Wales Homes talking about new opportunities for housing development in
Rounding off Business Week will be the prestigious invitation only Flintshire
Business Awards Gala Dinner which will be held at Soughton Hall on 17 October
with awards for local businesses in 10 categories including Business of the
Year and Business Person of the Year.
Cllr Derek Butler, Cabinet Member for Economic Development said, Flintshire
Business Week helps our local businesses and puts our area on the map. It is a
unique and very successful partnership between the public and private sectors.
On behalf of the Council, I want to sincerely thank all of our sponsors and
partners who work so hard with the Councils Business Development team to make
this event possible.
For further details about all the events taking place during Business Week go
to www.flintshirebusinessweek.co.uk or contact the Business Week team on 01352