Annual Conference

The conference set out the LEP’s achievements to date, its revised Strategic Economic Plan for the county and how it is delivering the Government’s Industrial Strategy.

Businesses were encouraged to take part in the Government's Industrial Stratetgy consultation and find out how they can help accelerate growth by joining the LEP's business Envoy programme. 

The inaugural event marked seven years since the LEP was established. In that time it has secured over £320m Government and EU funding to support a raft of projects to improve transport networks, regenerate towns and invest in skills development and business support.

But Neil Hayes said despite its excellent track record to date there was still plenty more work do. Read the full press release

View the Conference presentations and read our Strategic Economic Plan Executive Summary, 2017-2030. 

Find out more about the Envoy Programme and how you and your organisation can help accelerate growth.