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Green Growth in the Western Gateway – A Powerhouse Conference

January 20, 2022 -8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Free

The UK economy is changing. During the course of this inaugural conference, we will explore how the Western Gateway can level up communities, deliver enterprise, growth and decarbonise our economy to reach net zero.

The Western Gateway partnership crosses borders, champions our businesses and brings together communities to create opportunities for inclusive sustainable growth.

Home to world leading industrial sectors, a skilled workforce and highly competitive research and innovation organisations, the Western Gateway is competing internationally to attract investment. Our skilled workforce combined with our natural assets means the area is uniquely placed to deliver the decarbonised energy ecosystem we need to tackle climate change.

During the course of the day, leaders from across industry, innovation, and government will share their thoughts on how the Western Gateway can be at the forefront of the UK effort to build back better after the pandemic. It is also your opportunity to have a say in how the partnership’s should move forward on delivering against these priorities.

Sponsored by Deloitte, the day will include:

  • Insights from thought leaders on how the Western Gateway can make change happen
  • Discussions with local leaders about how the Western Gateway is innovating to Level Up the area and opportunities to get involved
  • Perspectives on the potential for the area to become a Global Green Energy Super Cluster
  • Sessions on how to access to the finance needed to translate ideas into impact.

More details to come once speakers are confirmed.

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The event is free to attend but you must register via Eventbrite. 

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About Western Gateway

The Western Gateway is the economic powerhouse for South Wales and the West of England stretching from Swansea to Swindon and Wiltshire and including the core cities, Cardiff and Bristol. As a pan-regional economic powerhouse, we bring together business, academia and government across the Severn from across borders to tackle shared challenges and deliver for the UK.

Organiser

Western Gateway

Venue

ICC Wales
Coldra Woods
Newport, NP18 1HQ
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