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Breakfast Club: Aerospace Special

26th June 2013

Breakfast Club: Aerospace Special
Wednesday 26 June 2013 6:45am to 9am
Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, Technology Centre,
Glaisher Drive, University of Wolverhampton Science Park,
Wolverhampton WV10 9RT

At this finditinsandwell Breakfast Club you’ll hear first-hand, from Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) and Aero Engine Controls (part of Rolls-Royce Group), about aerospace opportunities for West Midlands businesses. With air travel set to double, and major growth in the industry predicted over the next ten years, the business potential for the current and prospective aerospace supply chain is huge. During the morning, Andrew Mair - CEO of MAA - will update you on the latest financial support for the UK aerospace industry and speak frankly about challenges facing the UK supply chain. Tim Holmes, MAA's manufacturing specialist, will tell you about the 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) initiative. Specialists from Aero Engine Controls will talk about future business opportunities being generated from SC21 and how your firm can get involved.
Sign up for this free morning meeting and:
 - Hear from specialist aerospace buyers about what they look for in suppliers
 - Apply to have a one-to-one meeting with them
 - ...

Training Courses

26th June 2013

The following training days are held by Black Country Chamber of Commerce. For further details contact Christine Bate on 0845 8724256 or email christinebate@blackcountrychamber.co.uk

Smarter Business Planning
25th June
One day
West Bromwich
£20

Risk Assessment and Health and Safety
26th June
Kidderminster
£100

'Meet the buyer' Breakfast Club with JCB

21st June 2013

'Meet the buyer' Breakfast Club with JCB

Breakfast Club with JCB
Friday 21 June 2013, 6:45am to 9am
Chamber rooms, Sandwell Council House,
Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE


Don’t miss finditinsandwell’s Breakfast Club on Friday 21 June, when we'll be welcoming special guests from manufacturing giants JCB - makers of the iconic loaders, excavators, rough terrain forklifts and high-speed tractors. Jarrad Swift, Group Procurement Manager for JCB (which has just reported £365m pre-tax profits for 2012), will tell you about opportunities to supply components for the firm’s next generation of excavators, cab systems, and
construction, demolition and agricultural equipment.
Sign up for our free morning meeting and:
 - Hear directly from JCB about what the firm looks for in suppliers
 - Apply to have a one-to-one meeting with one of JCB’s buyers
 - Enjoy a complimentary cooked breakfast and tea & coffee
 - Network with dozens of other senior business professionals.
Register now by completing this short survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8YQ6PDY.
(Only one survey required per organisation—you can book in your colleagues at the same time.)

For more information phone Steve Massey on 07929 353232 or email stephen_massey@sandwell.gov.uk

Training Courses

13th June 2013

The following training days are held by Black Country Chamber of Commerce. For further details contact Christine Bate on 0845 8724256 or email christinebate@blackcountrychamber.co.uk

Microsoft Office Specialist Programme
3rd June
One day
Wolverhampton
£100

First Aid at Work Requalification
3rd June
Two days
Kidderminster
£115

Essential Guide to Letters of Credit
12th June
One day
Walsall
£195 (course + VAT; discount for Chamber members).

More information can be found here