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Cambridge & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference

December 6 @ 0800hrs - 1730hrs

Cambridge & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference | Event

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough’s Future Starts Here

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough currently has a population of 1.3 million people, which is estimated to grow to 1.5 million by 2031.

The region hosts a number of globally significant business clusters, world class research capacity linked to universities, a number of thriving market towns, and is the UK’s leader in agriculture, food and drink. The area boasts 700,000 jobs, 60,000 enterprises and generates £30 billion per annum.

There is a significant of activity in terms of infrastructure and development and from atop the Gog Magog Hills on one of those glorious East Anglian big sky days, you can just about spot the cranes going up on a daily basis in the city of Cambridge below.

They are poking through everywhere across the region where new buildings are rising by the month. There’s more to come. To the north-west of the city, the University of Cambridge is working on a significant £1bn development including new research facilities, 3,000 new homes, space for 2,000 post-graduate students, new schools and a nursery, shops and surgeries.

Together with another £1+bn being pumped into the city by the Government for a new railway station, new houses and roads and Peterborough growing at a significant rate there is more money is going into Cambridgeshire than at any time since the Victorian age and with a new Mayor in place at the Combined Authority and with a very active LEP there is lots going on

Conference highlights

  • Join the conversation on regional economic growth
  • Do more business and make deals on the day, expand into new sectors
  • Gain insights from public sector and Blue Chip company leaders
  • Network with the best and remove the usual barriers to meeting premium clients, VIPs and brands
  • Access opportunities unique to this event and delegate group
  • Increase your understanding of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough business landscape
  • Raise your profile and enhance your brand; be seen at this year’s must-attend event

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Sessions and speakers

An outstanding line-up of keynotes and sessions is already confirmed, with more to come. Speakers include:

James Palmer
Mayor; Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority CONFIRMED
Antoinette Jackson
Chief Executive; Cambridge City Council CONFIRMED
Andy Hill
Chief Executive;
Hill Residential
Jeanette Walker
Cambridge Science Park CONFIRMED 


See the FULL programme HERE

See ALL speakers HERE

Conference themes

Increase your understanding of five key Cambridgeshire & Peterborough business topics. Have your say on the region’s economic roadmap in conference debate sessions.

  • Why a combined authority?
  • Improving transport
  • Delivering housing
  • Developing skills
  • Growing the economy

For full details please visit: cambridgeshireandpeterborougheconomicgrowthconference.com

Cambridge & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference | Details


December 6
0800hrs - 1730hrs
£60 - £150
Event Category:


Guildhall, Cambridge


Under 25's Ticket - Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference£60.006th December 2017; Guildhall Cambridge; 0800hrs-1730hrs

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Public Sector Cost - Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference£125.006th December 2017; Guildhall Cambridge; 0800hrs-1730hrs

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All Other Ticket - Cambridgeshire & Peterbororugh Economic Growth Conference£150.006th December 2017; Guildhall Cambridge; 0800hrs-1730hrs

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