Growing a business in 2019 and beyond
Gloucestershire College in association with Punchline Magazine are delighted to be hosting three exciting guest speakers to inspire local businesses in the Forest of Dean this March.
Guests will hear from:
- Adam Starkey, CEO of Green Gourmet and Vice Chair of the GFirst LEP who will be discussing how business will evolve, and how we all need to be prepared for it
- Laura Hurcombe, Business Planning Manager at SPP Pumps who will discuss growing and retaining talent with apprenticeships
- Nick Howell, will speak about how one of the UK's leading soft drinks manufacturers work. What a recent investment means for their Royal Forest Factory in Coleford and the importance of apprentices in their workforce.
Guests will have the opportunity to network with other local businesses whilst enjoying a delicious full English breakfast in the College’s superb new restaurant, The View.
There will also be the opportunity to meet the Gloucestershire College Business Hub team on a one-to-one basis to get advice on training and apprenticeships, including funding that may be available to upskill your staff members.
9:00 Arrivals and Breakfast
9:45 Welcome, Andy Bates (GC)
9.50 Introduction, Mark Owen (Punchline)
9.55 Adam Starkey, CEO of Green Gourmet and Vice Chair of the GFirst LEP
10.15 Laura Hurcombe, Business Planning Manager at SPP Pumps
10:35 Nick Howell, Engineering Improvement Manager at Lucozade Ribena
10.50 Advice sessions with the GC Business Hub team