Event for businesses to get involved in changing the way people travel  - The Coventry Observer

Event for businesses to get involved in changing the way people travel 

A FREE EVENT which gives local businesses an opportunity to become involved in changing the way people travel is available this month.

Supply Chains for the Future of Light Vehicle Manufacturing has been organised by C and W Business Solutions, alongside partners The West Midlands Growth Company and the Finditin Network.

It is an online session between 10.30am and 12pm on July, 10 is designed to help SMEs across the region to develop an understanding of the emergency technology required for light vehicle manufacturing.

The event will be compered by Nicholas Owen, who is part of The Supply Chain Transition Programme which is a new scheme being delivered by the West Midlands Combined Authority and Business Growth West Midlands.

Angus Brummit-Brown, senior project manager at Coventry Very Light Rail, will be attending the event to highlight how the project is using the latest automotive expertise developed in Coventry and will transform Coventry city transport.

Craig Humphrey, CEO of Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub Group, said: “We want to help businesses develop their understanding of a growing area of the economy, learn about current and future procurement requirements and access opportunities to become a supplier of the future for light vehicle manufacturing.

“This event has been organised to attract SMEs who are currently operating in or have the potential to operate within Very Light Rail and the Electric Light Vehicles supply chain as well as potential customers and buyers.

“It is perfect for SMEs who are already supplying related sectors in the region or those who have the ability to diversify within the automotive or advanced manufacturing and engineering supply chains to embrace these emerging technologies and new markets.

“This event will give West Midlands’ businesses the knowledge, tools and contacts they need to become suppliers of the future for light vehicle manufacturing in this exciting, emerging sector.”


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