The Global Manufacturing Festival is for businesses operating in the high technology, high quality, export led manufacturing supply chains. The Festival and Trade Show focuses on the critical challenges facing the UK manufacturing sector in order to help businesses compete and thrive into the future.
Businesses that purchase a ticket for the convention and trade show at Sheffield City Hall on March 22 will be able to take a partner organisation from across the UK or internationally free of charge.
The Global Manufacturing Festival is organised by the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Marketing. It will focus on the critical issues which enable businesses to compete and thrive in the future, including creating products, competing on technology and building trade with new markets … READ ON
Jeremy Browne MP, minister of state at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, is the latest guest speaker to be announced for the Global Manufacturing Festival.
He will speak to more than 400 delegates at the festival’s convention and trade show which will take place in Sheffield on March 22.
Lee Hopley, chief economist at EEF, has also been added to the list of speakers which already includes Ric Parker from Rolls-Royce, Dr. Alan McLelland from NAMTEC, Alan Cumming of EDF Energy, Andrew Peters from Siemens Drive Technologies, Sir Chris O’Donnell former CEO of Smith & Nephew and Professor Keith Ridgway CBE Executive Dean of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Institute … READ ON
A series of Supplier Days, where local manufacturers can discuss their products with key buyers from the burgeoning nuclear energy sector, are being planned for the Nuclear AMRC, which is set to be opened at the Advanced Manufacturing Park.
In March 2011 The Global Manufacturing Festival: Sheffield made a hit with industry representatives, policy drivers and industry service providers alike. Across eight major events the weeklong festival welcomed almost 2000 visitors from organisation’s large and small, uniting them as a community which recognises the excellence of UK manufacturing and which is committed to seeing it rise further … READ ON
Other speakers confirmed include Prof Ric Parker of Rolls-Royce, Dr. Alan McLelland from NAMTEC, Alan Cumming of EDF Energy, Andrew Peters from Siemens Drive Technologies, Sir Chris O’Donnell former CEO of Smith & Nephew, and Prof Keith Ridgway CBE, executive dean of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Institute … READ ON
A local apprentice is being featured in the publicity for the prestigious Global Manufacturing Festival being held in Sheffield next month. Sam Biddleston of Sprotbrough, who is training at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) off Sheffield Parkway, will be the face of the Festival this year.
The AMRC was established in 2001 as a £15 million collaboration between the University of Sheffield and aerospace giant Boeing, with support from Yorkshire Forward and the European Regional Development Fund … READ ON