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TVBC September @Home Event: Teesworks and Tees Port Freeport #CyberFest sandwich

24th September 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 pm



There are exciting times ahead for Teesside with the development of the UK’s largest industrial zone, Teesworks, already underway and the ongoing work on our bid to become one of the UK’s freeports.

The event will welcome speakers Frans Calje, CEO of PD Ports and Graham Robb, Senior Partner of Recognition PR to give more insight about the plans and opportunities this industrial revolution will bring to the area. 

Tees Valley Business Club also bring Dynamo’s #CyberFest to the Tees Valley as presenters David Johnson of Communicate Technology PLC, David Parkinson of Sapphire and Martin Wilson of NEBRC outline the very important part cyber security and secure connectivity has to play in protecting the future Teesside industrial zone.

Running order for the evening is as follows:

06.00pm Welcome and introduction from Jane Reynolds MBE, Chair, TVBC
06.15pm – Plans for Teesside’s Freeport – Frans Calje, PD Ports
06.30pm – Thinking about secure supply chains – David Parkinson, Sapphire
06.45pm – Introduction to NEBRC – Martin Wilson
06.55pm – Connecting Businesses Securely – David Johnson, Communicate Technology PLC
07.10pm – Teesworks – Graham Robb, Recognition PR
07.25pm – Regional update – Ben Houchen, Tees Valley Mayor
07.40pm – Q&A, summary and networking
08.30pm – Close

Member invitations will be issued by direct email.

Guest booking: We enable six guests to attend each of our events. If you have not attended one of our events in the past, and would like to come to an event to find out if the club is something you would like to be part of, please get in touch info@teesvalleybusinessclub.co.uk for further information.

All places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.




24th September 2020
8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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