Hear from Carlisle City Council, Eden Council, Kingmoor Park Enterprise Zone, Lake District National Park, and many more, at the second in the Place North West Development Series, examining key projects and areas of growth in Cumbria.
This half-day conference, due to take place on the 27 February at Low Wood Bay Resort in Windermere, will bring together a range of speakers from both the public and private sectors, to discuss what is driving the economy in Cumbria, the industries shaping the future of the region, and the large-scale plans guiding them.
The event is sponsored by Lovell, Curtins and Transport for the North.
Companies who have already registered to attend include GVA, Faithful + Gould, Eric Wright Group, Baker Mallett, Tyler Grange, Cassidy + Ashton, Abbott Associates, Wates Construction, and more.
Speakers so far include:
Jane Meek, director of economic development, Carlisle City Council
Dr Robin Hooper, chief executive, Eden Council
Jonathan Spruce, interim director of strategy, Transport for the North
Steve Ratcliffe, director of sustainable development, Lake District National Park
Stuart Klosinski, project manager, Furness Economic Development Forum
Tony Goddard, director and former chief executive of Kingmoor Park
Dominic Smith, senior planner, Lichfields
Chaired by Jessica Middleton-Pugh, editor, Place North West
There will also be senior representation from South Lakeland Council, and further speakers from the private sector to be announced in the coming weeks.
The event will consist of a mix of presentations and panels, beginning with breakfast from 8am and closing with lunch at 12pm.
Tickets cost £50+VAT.