Macclesfield Forum presentations to download

September 26, 2019
Delegates gather at the EDA's Macclesfield Forum

Over 80 member and affiliate delegates joined us in Macclesfield at the third EDA Regional Business Forum of the year yesterday, Wednesday 25 September 2019, for networking and topical presentations. You’ll find all the presentations below for you to download.

Join us in London in November

If you missed Macclesfield, there is a further Forum this year in London on Wednesday 13 November and you can register online. Don’t forget, there is no cost to attend Forums for EDA members and affiliates, as it’s all part of your benefits.

Welcoming new affiliated member, Deligo

Shelley O’Carroll, National Key Accounts Manager, at Deligo was welcomed as a new EDA affiliated member by EDA President, Chris Gibson.


To view the presentations simply click on the links below to launch a PDF of the presentations:

Connected Lighting – Your chance to ‘Shine’: the huge commercial needs for connected lighting in the SME sector

Presenter: Gary Barnett, Product Marketing Manager – Systems and Controls, Signify


eCommerce: our friend or foe?

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Presenter: George Brickwood, eCommerce Director UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric Ltd


Leaving the EU: Implications of Brexit for the electro-technical sector

Presenter: Terence Bonniface, Assistant Director, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

EDA Update

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Margaret Fitzsimons, CEO
Anne Vessey, Head of Marketing & Communications
Rose Jerez-O’Flaherty, Education and Training Programme Coordinator

Rexel UK’s Zoe White shares her story

Former apprentice Zoe White (below), recruited through the EDA Apprenticeship Service, is studying the EDA Product Knowledge Modules. In her very first public speaking opportunity, Zoe shared her thoughts on the positive difference the EDA training has made to her role in internal sales in Rexel’s FM National Contact Centre.

Zoe’s Manager, Marc Roberts, lent his support to the EDA’s training initiatives too, sharing is plans for team development.