Survive and thrive : Access to finance Oldham & Rochdale

The Business Growth Hub and the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) are partnering with local authorities across Greater Manchester to launch a series of free Survive and Thrive business breakfasts. The breakfasts have been designed to help manufacturers understand the business support that is available to them. Manufacturing employs nearly one in ten residents in Greater Manchester and around 38,000 people are working in the sector, which generates £1.9billion of GVA per year.
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When Feb 27, 2013
from 07:45 AM to 10:00 AM
Where Rochdale Golf Club, Edenfield Road, Bagslate, Rochdale, OL11 5YR
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Contact Phone 0161 359 3050
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The Business Growth Hub in partnership with the Rochdale & Oldham Local Authority would like to invite you to "Survive and Thrive - Access to Finance" business breakfasts. If you're an ambitious business owner or management team in manufacturing or supporting sectors and are looking to find information and support about accessing finance to grow your business this event is aimed at advising you on funding options available. Content will include an overview of the availability of finance and types of finance products including debt, equity, grants, banking products and alternative sources of finance.

Attendees will gain expert advice to help prepare to raise finance and will also hear first hand experiences from entrepreneurs that have been through recent finance raising experiences.


7.45am - Registration & Breakfast
8.15am - Welcome : Sue Barnard, Business Growth Hub
8.20am - Access to Finance NW service overview
8:40am - The North West Fund - £150m+ Investment Fund
9.00am - Richard Hagen - Managing Director of Crystal Doors
9.15am - Close – John Hudson - Chief Executive - Rochdale Development Agency
9.30am - Networking

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