Grow: Economic Summit

Grow is our Annual Economic Development Business Conference


Grow: Economic Summit

Following the success of last year's conference, Unlocking Economic Growth, our annual Economic Development conference will focus on successful business journeys and innovative business models. This years conference will take place on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel.

Spaces are limited, book today!

Wendy Austin Compereing

Wendy Austin will compère this flagship conference that will explore successful business journeys and innovative business models that have become recognised brands. 

It will also highlight the importance of integrating issues such as sustainability and innovation into core business strategy to achieve reduced costs, lower risk, and new development opportunities.

Breakout session at conference

Delegates will hear from three keynote speakers throughout the day. The day will also feature interactive breakout sessions where delegates can choose four topics and join conversations with industry experts. These sessions will give participants the opportunity to share and discuss a range of business issues pertinent to the local SME economy. These conversations will also feed into the Q&A session at the end of the day.



2019 Keynote Speakers and Wendy Austin

Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to announce our three keynote speakers to our annual Economic Development Conference



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Interactive Business Conversations

During the conference, delegates will have an opportunity to choose four topics from a list of eight. Delegates will join their chosen discussions for 35 minute slots for each chosen topic. 

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Conference Agenda

The agenda for the day includes our keynote speakers and interactive breakout conversations.

Grow: Economic Summit

Tuesday 11 February, 8:30am - 3:30pm, Clandeboye Lodge Hotel

Tickets are limited, secure your place today!