Cleaner, Greener, Safer, Healthier Summit, Yorkshire, Spring 2009
Following on from "Yorkshire in the City", clean coal will be a prime topic for discussion, along with Yorkshire specific sustainability, environment & innovation projects and investment opportunities.
Hosted by The Yorkshire Society under the Patronage of His Royal Highness The Duke of York. Speakers scheduled to include senior government representatives from China and around the world. The Keynote speech will be made by The Rt Hon John Prescott MP, former Deputy Prime Minister. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Yorkshire in the City
June 19 2008
at Guildhall London EC2
The event is now full although we do have a limited number of dinner places, allocation upon arrival - please enquire here. Admittance not permitted without pre-registration. Seminar spaces are now full and there is a waiting list - click here to be added to the waiting list.
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Hosted by the Yorkshire Society, sponsored by Yorkshire Forward and UK Coal, strategic China market liaison by the 48 Group Club, supported by the China-Britain Business Council, UK Trade & Investment, Rosenblatt Solicitors, Olympus UK, Emirates Airline, Loong Palace Hotel Beijing, The Charlesworth Group, Worthington Brown, Connect China, Constructing Futures, March Publishing and International Trade Focus magazine.
This event will demonstrate that Yorkshire has quality businesses, universities and innovative ideas to offer China, particularly in the sustainability, environmental and new energy sectors at the seminar programme prior to the Guildhall dinner, which will be opened by The Rt Hon John Prescott MP, former Deputy Prime Minister. Speakers will include John Lloyd, CEO of UK Coal, Professor Li Shirong Deputy Director, Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, Jan-Peter Onstwedder, Project Director, London Accord, Noel Waters, Manager of Smith & Nephew, Shanghai and senior government officers from both countries, including Malcolm Wicks MP, Minister of State for Energy.
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The seminar programme will be followed by a networking drinks reception at 18.30, followed by a dinner in the Guildhall at 7 pm. Speakers at the dinner include Mr Zhang Lirong, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China and The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, MP, Minister for Yorkshire and Minister for Transport. The Keynote speech will be made by The Rt Hon John Prescott MP, former Deputy Prime Minister who will also present the Yorkshire Society Lifetime Achievement Awards which are sponsored by Emirates Airline in conjunction with the Loong Palace Five Star Deluxe Hotel in Beijing and Olympus UK.
The cost of a table is £1,850 for 10 places, which includes seminar, champagne reception, dinner and wine (or individual places can be booked for £195 each). Seminar places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis and can be reserved when you book online.
The Guildhall seminar and dinner are the first steps in building long term relationships between Yorkshire and Chinese businesses in order to develop mutual trade opportunities. In the spring 2009, a major event will be held in Yorkshire to showcase its expertise to visiting Chinese delegations. This event will include on-site visits to businesses interested in demonstrating quality manufacturing, cities which have benefited from clean air and clean water initiatives, universities with research and development facilities and the Academy for Sustainable Communities in Leeds. Yorkshire Tourist Board will be involved in planning cultural visits.
Full details are available on the Yorkshire Society website: www.yorkshiresociety.org.uk
Champagne reception at the Guildhall Art Gallery 6.30pm followed by dinner at the Guildhall 7pm until 10pm.
This dinner aims to be firmly established as one of the most significant annual events in the business calendar and to bring together international businesses, investors and professionals.
Speakers include senior representative from the Embassy of the People's Republic of China and The Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, MP, Minister for Yorkshire and Minister for Transport.
The Keynote speech will be made by The Rt Hon John Prescott MP, former Deputy Prime Minister.
The dinner will attract key business people, professionals and their guests from London and the regions, as well as specially invited international guests who are looking for business opportunities in Yorkshire.
The cost of a table is £1,850 for 10 places, or £195 for individual places, which includes the seminars, champagne reception, dinner and wine.
Awards for Outstanding Contribution and Lifetime Achievement will be presented by The Rt Hon John Prescott MP, former Deputy Prime Minister. Awards have been sponsored by Emirates Airline, Loong Palace Hotel, Beijing and Olympus UK, include a trip to China, donated by Emirates Airline in conjunction with the Loong Palace Hotel, Beijing, and the latest digital camera, donated by Olympus UK.
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