Chamber President Trudi Spratt & Board Member Philip Byers attended the South West Growth Summit 2017 at Sandy Park home of the Exeter Chiefs RFC.
Business Leaders, local government and MPs from all over the region were in attendance to support the #backthesouthwest campaign. The day offered keynote speakers and two specialist discussion panels on Environment & Place and Digital.
The event was well supported by NorthDevon including the following people attending:
- Barnstaple & District Chamber of Commerce Ltd: Trudi Spratt & Philip Byers
- MP for North Devon: Peter Heaton-Jones
- MP for Torridge: Geoffery Cox
- North Devon Council: Mike Mansell, Pat Barker & Ellen Vernon
- Petroc Official Site: Diane Diamond, Bill Blythe & Richard Hands
- Stuart Brocklehurst, Applegate Marketplace & ND Board Member for Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership
Igniting future growth & opportunities is the theme for the #backthesouthwest campaign. Asking organisations to get behind the development of the Great South West initiative, developing a regional voice is crucial to promoting the great opportunities and huge potential of the region.
The video below shows some of the attendees for the day talking about why it is so important.
To find out more visit greatsouthwest.org.uk, and to show your support click on Pledge your support for the South West on the home page.