Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The Swansea Bay Business club are inviting businesses to their Queen’s Awards for Enterprise presentation this Thursday 20 May.

Hosted by Chambers Wales and chaired by President Alan Brayley of Swansea Bay Business Club. We will be welcoming Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for West Glamorgan, Louise Fleet JP,  Chloe Palser from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and a member of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise team who will make a presentation on  the Awards and the application process.

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories:

  • International Trade
  • Innovation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Promoting Opportunity through social mobility.

These awards are open to applications from businesses of all sizes throughout the UK in every sector.

For more information and how to enter, click here.

We’re delighted to be headline sponsors again for the 2021, Cardiff Business Awards.

In 2021, the seventh Cardiff Business Awards will continue to celebrate the best businesses in Cardiff and the vast potential that exists within the capital city of Wales, in what a year that has been so challenging for our business community.

An official launch will be taking place very soon, where information can be found on this year’s ceremony, how to nominate and how become a sponsor.

For more information, please visit: Cardiff Business Awards

Catch up on our past events:

Resilience, Renewal and Reach: Understanding Cardiff Capital Region’s agenda for investment and growth

The Cardiff Capital Region has a robust investment proposition providing an excellent platform for sustainable growth and have continued to actively evolve and adjust their offer to address the short- term market challenges presented by COVID and Brexit.

On the 17th March, 2021, the webinar brought together a panel of experts to outline the current opportunities for investors, property developers, local business and public sector stakeholders.

The panel included:

  • Cllr Huw Thomas: Leader, Cardiff Council
  • Michael Charlton: Director Investment, Department of International Trade
  • Chris Sutton: Investment Panel Member, Cardiff Capital Region City Deal
  • Mark O’Connell: CEO, OCO Global
  • Dr Joachim Arnold: Advisor to Siemens and expert in attraction of high value projects

To watch the recording of this event, click here.

Examining the UK’s Regional Recovery – Cardiff Capital Region

In March 2021, MIPIM World ran a series of webinars examining how the UK’s regions are attracting investment and positioning themselves for the future. On the 10th March, 2021, Cardiff and the Capital Region we the focus of a topical debate, which focussed on

  • BREXIT
  • Cardiff and the City Region’s growth and recovery
  • Investment pipelines
  • Growth sectors

The panel included:

  • Cllr Huw Thomas: Leader, Cardiff Council
  • Cllr Jane Mudd,Leader, Newport Council
  • Chris Potts,Director, SavillsPotts,Director, Savills
  • Sarah Williams-Gardener,CEO, FinTech Wales
  • Chair: Mitchell Labiak, Chief Investigations Reporter, Property Week

To watch the recording of this event, click here.