British Business Bank director joins Invest Midlands range

Sophie Dale Blackdirector within the UK network of the British Business Bank, has joined the list of speakers for our next Investing in the Midlands online conference.

Sophie leads a team of senior managers working with key organizations in the Midlands and North of England to help the Bank understand and overcome the challenges small businesses face in their journey to access finance.

Paul Faulkner, Ben Dorks and Ardian Mula

She will participate in an exclusive session entitled: Funding and investing in fast growing Midlands businesses and will appear alongside other high profile business figures on the panel, including Ardian Mula, CEO of Foodhub, Ben Dorks CEO of Ideagen and Paul Faulkner, Chief of Staff at RCL Associates.

This year Investing in the Midlands The event will take place on Friday March 25 and is organized by TheBusinessDesk.com and its becg sponsors, the University of Birmingham, Millennium Point and Phoenix Group.

We can now reveal to you exclusively this year busy agendawhich features high profile speakers and panelists discussing everything from decentralization to funding, and from the war for talent to cities of the future in the Midlands.

The one-day conference will be packed with original insights, analysis and research that will make it an inspirational and informative event not to be missed for anyone investing, working or innovating in the Midlands.

To get your tickets for this not-to-be-missed event, please click here.

A full list of speakers is available here.

For the first time, the conference is complemented by the Invest Midlands Dinner at Millennium Point in Birmingham on March 16, with a guest list including our speakers and some of the biggest names in Midlands business. Guest speakers at the event include Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham and Councilor Ben Bradley MP, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council.

Moreover, anyone who buy a ticket for our dinner on March 16 will receive a free seat at the online conference.

Turn pixels into plaques and start the conversation in person with some of the Midlands’ leading business figures at Millennium Point next month.