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Mornings Are Rubbish… September 23, 2008

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Arena & Convention Centre, Business Crime Direct, Events.
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Afternoons bring peace of mind!

Come along to our FREE combined Trade Waste / Computer Security event at BT Convention Centre, Liverpool on 29 October 2008

We listened and you told us that trade waste and computer security are two issues you are concerned about.  So on Wednesday 29 October 2008 we are organising a double event at the BT Convention Centre on the Kings Dock.

The morning session will tell you everything you need to know about waste and recycling with presentations from the Environment Agency and others and case studies of firms who have mastered the art of reducing the cost of waste and saving our environment.

09.00    Registration

10.00    Welcome and introduction by Chair of morning session
Jack Stopforth, Chief Executive, Liverpool Chamber of Commerce

10.05    Climate Change and Year of the Environment
Councillor Berni Turner, Executive Member for the Environment, Liverpool City Council

10.20    The North West Development Agency and the Environment Agency
The regional and national perspectives on business waste.

Questions and Answers

11.00 Coffee and Exhibition

11.30    Groundwork Merseyside (Enworks), Envirolink, Knowsley Business Environment Club and Encams
All the local help and advice you need to help the environment and make a profit.

Questions and Answers

12.45 Lunch and Exhibition.

In the afternoon, Merseyside Police High Tech Computer Crime Team, the City of London Fraud Squad, and Littlewoods Shop Direct should help keep your computers clean from nasty viruses and give you some tips on trading on the Internet.

14.00  High Tech Crime
Chaired by Steve Jackson,  North West Fraud Forum

14.15  Computer Security
Detective Sergeant Geoff Conway, Merseyside Police,
High Technology Crime Unit.

14.45 Coffee and Exhibition.

15.30 Fraud on the Internet
Detective Inspector Roy West, City of London Police,
Mike Wyeth, Head of Security, Littlewoods Shop Direct .

Questions and Answers.

16.00 Visit exhibitors.

17.00 Finish.

Throughout the day Merseyside recycling companies and computer specialists will exhibit their products in the exhibition area, which is also where you will find your free coffee and lunch. You will be able to speak to firms that recycle everything from your food waste to your paper to your old computers. Plus all the specialists who can keep your IT secure.

If you want the chance to exhibit your company at the conference, get in touch with Sue or Melissa on 0151 227 1234.

To book your place at this FREE event please email your name and company details to events@liverpoolchamber.org.uk

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Sir Terry Leahy To Speak At Chamber’s Business Convention January 8, 2008

Posted by liverpoolchamber in 2008, Arena & Convention Centre, British Chambers of Commerce, Capital of Culture 2008, Events, Liverpool, News.
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Sir Terry LeahyLiverpool-born entrepreneur, Sir Terry Leahy, Chief Executive of Tesco PLC is announced as keynote speaker at the Business Convention, opening at Liverpool’s newly built BT Convention Centre on 28th April.

Sir Terry is referred to as one of the most powerful people in Britain. He has been instrumental in transforming Tesco in less than a decade into the world’s third largest supermarket chain and UK market leader.

Sir Terry is joined by business troubleshooter, Lord Digby Jones, Minister of State for Trade and Investment with DBERR. Lord Jones served as Director-General of the CBI, for six years. During his appointment he took the British business message to 70 different countries. He met on a regular basis with political, business and media figures in the UK and around the world.

The annual Business Convention, hosted by the British Chambers of Commerce, is coming to Liverpool for the first time ever. Liverpool Chamber Chief Executive Jack Stopforth said: “One of our contributions to 2008 is bringing this national conference out of London for the first time in many years to showcase the city to a high profile business audience.

“The theme of the convention ‘from local creativity to global competitiveness’ is based upon Liverpool’s regeneration including the award of the European Capital of Culture 2008. Liverpool Chamber is honoured that Liverpool has been selected to host the convention and we aim to fill the hall, all 800 seats.”

As well as the main event, there will be pre-conference networking at the Tate Gallery Liverpool, a major business exhibition in the convention centre, break out sessions, masterclasses and a conference dinner at The Crowne Plaza, where Lord Digby Jones will be the guest of honour.

Sponsors Royal Bank of Scotland, BT and NWDA are already in place. In addition to BT’s announcement of a five year sponsorship deal of the Convention Centre, BT Chairman, Sir Michael Rake has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers at this event.

Visit the Business Convention website for more info.

There are a range of opportunities for companies wishing to take part including attending the conference, exhibiting or sponsorship. For more information on exhibiting and sponsorship call Maresa Molloy on 0151 227 1234 ex 2234 or email maresa.molloy@liverpoolchamber.org.uk.