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Regional Business Forum, Macclesfield

25th September 2019 9:30 AM - 25th September 2019 2:00 PM


Register below for your delegate place

Join us at Mottram Hall on Wednesday 25 September 2019. Registration and refreshments opens at 9.30am, followed by a programme of topical presentations which will be published soon.

Venue: Mottram Hall Hotel, Wilmslow Rd, Wilmslow, Macclesfield SK10 4QT

Mottram Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire

Car Parking: There is plenty of free parking on site.


9.30am – 9.50am:    Registration & Coffee

9.50am – 10.00am:  Welcome & introductions from EDA Board Member, Glyn Prestwood

10.00am – 10.30am: Connected Lighting – Your Chance to ‘Shine’: the huge commercial need for connected lighting in the SME sector
                                      Presenter: Gary Barnett, Product Marketing Manager – Systems and Controls, Signify (Philips Lighting)

10.30am – 11.00am:  eCommerce – Our Friend or Foe?
Presenter:                   George Brickwood, eCommerce Director UK&I – Home & Distribution Division, Schneider Electric Ltd

11.00am – 11.20am:  Refreshment break

11.20am – 11.50am:  Leaving the EU: Implications of Brexit for the Electro-Technical Sector
Presenter:                  Terence Boniface, Assistant Director, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

11.50am – 12.30pm:  EDA Update
Presenters:                 Margaret Fitzsimons and EDA Team

12.30pm – 1.30pm:   Round Table Discussions and Feedback

13.30pm – 14.00pm: Final Questions

14.00pm – onwards: Buffet Lunch and continued networking

Growing your business

Each Forum is designed to add value to your business, whether you are an EDA member wholesaler or affiliated manufacturer.

There’s no additional cost to attend as it’s all part of your EDA benefits package but you must register. Simply fill in the online form below to secure your place.