Manchester to host Northern Powerhouse event

Top politicians and business people will take the stage at a conference on the Northern Powerhouse.

The event will showcase the commercial potential of the north of England in the global market. It will take place between 25 and 26 February 2016 at Manchester Central.

Speakers lined up for the event include Lord Prescott, Ed Cox, Director of IPPR North, Nicola Walker, Business Environment Director of CBI, and Piers Linney from Dragon’s Den and Co-CEO of Outsourcery.

They will be joined by a panel of leading industry experts including bosses from UKTI, ASDA, HS2 and Lambert Smith Hampton.

The UK Northern Powerhouse International Conference & Exhibition is being backed by leading chief executives from all the major cities across the region, and is designed to help firms increase business by showcasing prospects for collaborative working and emerging market opportunities influenced by the government’s devolved powers to regional authorities.




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