18 November 2015 13:00
Inaugural Innovation Club hits Pool Innovation Centre this December
Plymouth University and Cornwall Chamber are to welcome businesses large or small to the first ever Innovation Club on 3 December 2015.
This brand new event will discuss and debate all things innovation, with a particular focus on innovation as one of the fundamental drivers of business success.
Taking place at Pool Innovation Centre, on Thursday 3 December, from 8.30am - 10.00am, delegates will hear innovation stories from successful local businesses and how they overcame challenges they may also be facing.
There will be opportunity to pick up hints and tips on how to make your business more innovative and successful, and to network with a community of like minded people to share solutions, ideas and explore potential collaboration.
Innovation Club is a club for all businesses – large or small. Members will be able to share stories and experiences with those that may have faced the same challenges.
The first event welcomes a number of key speakers who will be sharing their knowledge on the day:
- Mark Duddridge – Chairman of Samworth Brothers, former Managing Director of Ginisters. Mark will talk about productivity and innovation relating to staff skills and wellbeing.
- Simon Tregoning - Chairman and owner of the Classic Cottages Group. Simon will talk about innovation within the service sector. In particular Simon will talk about innovation around the opportunities provided by the Internet, employing a MD and growing a group of companies.
- Craig Girvan - Director of Headforwards Solutions Ltd. Craig will talk about how Headforwards has created a new type of software outsourcing, making the most of Cornwall's natural environment and attracting international clients.