Top speakers lined up for Innovation event

Support and funding opportunities for businesses looking to export will be the topic of the next breakfast summit hosted by Leeds Beckett University and The Yorkshire Post.

Date: 3rd May 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Launch of a new Leeds Beckett University and Yorkshire Post Newspapers partnership within the Digital Hub, Leeds.

The next Innovation Network event, to be held at The Yorkshire Post offices on June 7, will offer attendees tips and tools on how to grow your business through exportation.

It will feature a number of expert speakers, including Andrew Marran, the university’s business development manager; Andrew Joy, director of international banking at Santander; Ian Harris, chief executive of Search Laboratory; Nozar Alikhanizadeh, managing director of Kavendor and Eve Husband, international trade advisor at Department of International Trade.

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The Leeds Beckett University Innovatiois a series of breakfast events in partnership with The Yorkshire Post. In addition to hearing from expert speakers, the Innovation Network offers a great opportunity for knowledge exchange and to gain new business contacts. Events are free to attend and are targeted at businesses, policy makers and anyone interested in innovation, technology and future trends.

280916 Delegates at the Innovation Network event on Cyber Security at the Yorkshire Post Offices in Leeds.

Fran Parkinson, Operations Manager Enterprise & Innovation Hub, said: “Businesses considering export will learn from leading international trade experts about the opportunities, benefits and challenges of trading overseas.

“Our innovation network events delivered in partnership with The Yorkshire Post are free to attend and focus on innovation, business growth and trends.”

The event starts at 8.30am. Visit http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/eiahub/events/innovation-network--making-export-easy/ for more information.

280916 Delegates at the Innovation Network event on Cyber Security at the Yorkshire Post Offices in Leeds.