27 October 2017
Is the Sheffield City Region innovative?
Be the first to hear the latest results of the Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey. Dr. David Littlewood, Sheffield University Management School, will reveal how businesses in the region are faring in the current economic climate, whether Brexit is presenting new opportunities for innovation and diversification, and what services businesses are using and/or need to innovate and grow.
Plus, hear well-known economic commentator Justin Urquhart-Stewart discuss what innovations Sheffield City Region businesses need to make to revolutionise investment into the area.
A hot breakfast buffet will be served.
8.30am Welcome - Greg Wright, Yorkshire Post
8.35am Word from the sponsor – Dianne Wainwright, The Source
8.40am QES Q3 2017 Results – Dr. David Littlewood, Sheffield University Management School
8.55am The Sheffield Hot Hub! New money for new business - really? How? What innovations do we need to make to revolutionise investment into the greater Sheffield area. The Market. The Fund. The Index – Justin Urquhart Stewart, Seven Investment Management
9.15am Sheffield City Region Business Growth Hub film
9.20am Panel Debate: “What does innovation mean?”
- Paula Eddleston – 33 Recruit
- Aaron Giles – The Escape Rooms
- David Grimes, Sheffield City Region Business Growth Hub
- Justin Urquhart-Stewart, Seven Investment Management
- Prof. Tim Vorley, Sheffield University Management School
- Anne Wilson MBE, Numill Tooling Services
9.50am Free Prize Draw – Rick O’Toole, Doncaster Sheffield Airport