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inCharnwood LogoIn a bid to attract new companies into Charnwood, the Council has launched a new initiative with the aim of creating a stronger local economy and provide more jobs for the local area.

inCharnwood has been developed to market the area to businesses, and is being used as the foundation for an inward investment prospectus, which will showcase the benefits of doing business here in Charnwood.

The prospectus outlines information about commercial development sites, skills and innovation, connectivity, quality of life and the local economy. It contains a number of ‘endorsements’ from local businesses as to why our borough is a great place in which to do business.

Businesses that would like a copy of the prospectus can contact the team on 01509 634534 or message the team on Twitter @inCharnwood.

A digital copy of the prospectus is available below.

Innovation inCharnwood showcase

Innovation inCharnwood showcase

Anyone interested in business innovation or economic growth is invited to celebrate business innovation in Leicestershire at a free showcase event.

The Innovation inCharnwood Showcase event will be held on Monday, October 30 from 2-5pm at Loughborough Town Hall.

The showcase has been organised by Loughborough Advanced Technology and Innovation (LATi), in partnership with inCharnwood.

The showcase is part of the Leicester Business Festival 2017, which runs from October 23 to November 3 and celebrates the best of business from across the region.

The theme of the event is ‘how to innovate and win’ and will highlight the world-class innovation and diversity of businesses in the borough.

More than 50 organisations from a wide range of sectors will be exhibiting at the event, including sports science, advanced manufacturing, low carbon, education and creative industries.

Local innovators, scientists, engineers and creatives will be speaking at the showcase, including:

  • Richard Brewer of 3M United Kingdom PLC on developing breakthrough medical devices
  • Chris Ruddock of Incus Performance on enhancing top flight athlete’s performance
  • Steven Brand of Sentle on disrupting the CRM marketplace
  • Oli Folkerd of Event Engineering on creating mind-blowing brand experiences
  • Dan Ninan of Intelligent Energy on powering a sustainable future

The showcase provides a new, unique opportunity for organisations and individuals to highlight their own work, network and share knowledge.

Businesses that wish to exhibit that the showcase can apply via the LATi website.

You can book a place at the event through the Leicester Business Festival Website

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