Commonwealth Day Conference
Monday 13th March - 9.30am - 2pm - Alderley Park Conference Centre, Congleton Road, Alderley Edge, SK10 4TG
Celebrate the diverse network of values, characteristics and interests that the Commonwealth of Nations has to offer and to realise the benefits for business within Cheshire and beyond.
With speakers ranging from large, multi national corporations to entrepreneurs that have learnt the value of international trade, you are sure to enhance your own export journey into the Commonwealth.
Panel members will also be available to answer your questions and queries.
For more information about the Cheshire Commonwealth Association, please visit our website.
09:30 - 10:00
COFFEE / NETWORKING / REGISTRATION
10:00 - 10:10
Opening Remarks – David Briggs CVO, M.B.E., KStJ CCA Patron
10:10 - 10:20
Welcome - Lady Redmond, M.B.E. - Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire, CCA President
10:20 - 10:30
Alderley Park Speaker - intro to the venue
10:30 - 10:40
‘UK Trade Agreements’ - Tricia Francis, Department for International Trade
10:40 - 11:00
Speaker: Richard Cowin Consul General
11:00 - 11:15
Driveworks - Maria Sarkar, Owner and VP
11:15 - 11:45
11:45 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:15
‘Trading with the Commonwealth’ - Playdale Playgrounds CEO Barry Leahey MBE
12:15 - 12:25
Kirstie Simpson, Deputy Dean & Associate Professor, University of Chester
12:25 - 12:55
Export Champions Panel
12:55 - 13:00
Closing Remarks - David Briggs
13:00 - 14:00