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Southend Business Partnership: Breakfast briefing

July 11 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am


The morning will have on offer a free, light breakfast, networking opportunities and a round of business updates from local businesses and providers. Currently keynote speakers will include:-

  • James Sinclair, entrepreneur and CEO of Partyman Group, will be featuring his development of the legendary brand of Rossi since its acquisition in 2021.
  • Nick Parr, Theatre Director at Southend Theatres, will share details of the upcoming programme at the Cliffs Pavilion and the Palace Theatre as well as showcasing the event spaces and corporate entertaining opportunities available to local businesses. Nick hopes to have an update for us on the much-anticipated refurbishment of the Cliffs and the longer-term aspirations for the Palace.
  • Liz Storey, Managing Director of South Essex Advanced Technical Skills (SEATS), will provide an insight into an innovative new private sector training organisation which has been established by some of the region’s largest firms (i.e., Ford, DP World, Southend Airport etc.) to bring a new HE provider into South Essex to increase the delivery of higher-level technical degree apprenticeships in the area. Ford UK’s engagement will also be featured.
  • Following on from recent Local Election and upcoming General Election we are optimistic of political representation at our event.

Event details:

  • 7:30 am Registration and refreshments open
  • 7:30 to 8:30am Networking
  • 8:30 to10:00am SBP briefing with keynote speakers
  • 10:00 to 10:30am Networking and close

These meetings are a great opportunity to meet with other local businesses to network, to gather information that could support your business growth and to have the opportunity to express your thoughts on what Southend needs in order to enable businesses to thrive.

If you are not yet a SBP member and wish to receive the monthly SBP newsletter and quarterly briefing invite please subscribe to the Free SBP membership at: www.public.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKSOUTHENDBC/signup/32490

If you require any further information please contact economicd@southend.gov.uk.


Southend on Sea City Council
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Maritime Room, Cliffs Pavilion
Station Road
Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 7RA
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