Connecting exporters from the Leeds City Region


How manufacturers can compete globally – optimising business performance in a changing world

Venue : Produmax, Shipley

Organiser : ExportExchange

Date : Tue 17 September 2019

Time : 9.30am - 12.30pm

Event Description :-

Co-hosted with Make UK.

With unprecedented challenges facing British manufacturers, find out how some of the region’s leading exporters have used technology to improve productivity and drive overseas trade. The debate will include the first hand experiences of seasoned exporters explaining how they began their innovation journey, as well as giving expert insight into the current international trade landscape and the support and funding available.

A panel event chaired by Mike Maddock, Managing Director of Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) Ltd and Visiting Professor to The University of Sheffield, it will include Mandy Ridyard, Financial Director of Produmax, and Keith Jackson, CEO of Brandon Medical.

Aimed at manufacturers in the Leeds City Region, the event will include the latest information from a number of DIT and LCR export support organisations who will be on hand to offer advice.

Event schedule:

9.30am - coffee & networking
10.00am - presentation & panel discussion
11.00am - coffee/optional factory tour
12.00pm - light lunch (please advise of any dietary requirements)
12.30pm - event concludes

Information for Attendees :-

Venue address: Produmax, 2, Sapper Jordan Rossi Park, Otley Rd, Baildon, Shipley BD17 7AX

Once accepted as an attendant, we will send you directions and details of the event as well as parking instructions the week prior to the event. You will also need to let us know if you would like to take part in the factory tour as places are limited.

The seminar is limited to active and soon-to-be exporters in the region (not service providers or consultants) and just 45 places are available, so please register your interest soon! To apply to attend the event, just complete the form available from the 'Apply to Register for Event' button below.