Thursday, December 1 2022

A major economic conference for business people in Coventry and Warwickshire will examine the difficult climate facing businesses in the region, while looking to the future with optimism.

The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce’s annual conference will take place at CBS Arena on Friday, November 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is expected to attract hundreds of delegates.

The event, sponsored by Prime Accountants Group, will be chaired by Chamber Chief Executive Corin Crane and will include keynote addresses from key figures in business and politics, as well as panels on economic challenges and reconstruction. business confidence.

The keynote will come from the inspirational Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, who was homeless on the streets of South Wales aged 15 before starting a career in the fire service at the 18 years old.

She then studied at the Open University, then at Cardiff University, where she obtained a doctorate in psychology.

While rising through the ranks in the fire service, Dr. Cohen-Hatton continued his academic work and his research on decision making in high pressure situations in the emergency department won awards and influenced the world politics.

She has written a bestselling book, is an ambassador for The Big Issue and has also appeared on Desert Island Discs.

Corin Crane said: “I look forward to my first annual business conference as CEO of this wonderful chamber of commerce.

“The team here always do an amazing job of bringing the event together and it is known throughout the Chamber network as an excellent conference that brings together business people and decision makers from across the region.

“Once again, we are grateful to our sponsor Prime Accountants Group, who remain a great supporter of the conference and the Chamber in general.

“We have also found a truly inspirational speaker in Dr. Sabrina Cohen-Hatton, who will share her amazing story with us.”

He added: “These are difficult times for everyone – for us as individuals and for businesses in the region who are facing rising costs, recruitment challenges and supply chain issues. .

“It’s times like these that it’s more important to come together and share ideas and experiences and, as a business community, to emerge even stronger.

“We therefore look forward to welcoming as many members and non-members alike to what promises to be another insightful and inspiring conference.”

For more information or to book a place at the Chamber’s annual conference, go to https://www.cw-chamber.co.uk/events/annual-business-economic-conference-2022/

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