Coventry & Warwickshire Showcase
The Coventry & Warwickshire Showcase was held on Tuesday 16th June, 2015 at Warwick Business School at The Shard in London.
It was organised to highlight the business and investment opportunities in the area to around 150 leading national figures from industry sectors – including development and investment – and is part of its mission to spread the word about the exciting developments in the area.
Dr Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover
Andrew Carter, Deputy CEO, Centre for Cities
News night panel:
- Jonathan Browning, Chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership
- Donna Kendall, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Developments, Business Transformations), Coventry University
- Ken Sloan, Registrar and Chief Operating Officer, University of Warwick
- Nick Eastwood, Deputy Chairman
George Gillespie, CEO, MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association)
Ian Harrabin, MD, Complex Development Project
Nick Harper, Studio Director, Exient
Liv Garfield, CEO, Severn Trent
Martin Yardley, CEO, Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Some of the feedback from the event:
What people said...
Impressive line-up of guest speakers.
The scale of ambition of Coventry and Warwickshire was way ahead of other regions.
Ambition is backed by an impressive track record.
Coventry and Warwickshire is backed by a team of great "can do" people.
Showing a Coventry and Warwickshire that many don't know. Innovation, quality engineering, epitomised by JLR. #cwshard
Many now wanting to visit Coventry and Warwickshire and it being described as a “Happening” place with great support from the public sector.
Did you know Leamington Spa is hub for UK's £1.7bn videogames industry? Neither did I. #cwshard