New speakers announced for Invest North 2022

The virtual one day conference and networking dinner are approaching with this year’s line up of speakers who will share how the rhetoric about levelling up can be transformed into realistic economic growth, is growing.

Joining the confirmed speaker line up which includes Sir Howard Bernstein, former chief executive of Manchester City Council, Sarah Tomkins, director, Co-op Live, and Irene Graham OBE, CEO, Scale Up Institute are:

Harland, Buckby, Thorn and Yates will join other business and political leaders on 2 March for the event which is shaped around the five key themes of international, place, talent, funding and investment, and innovation.

Curated by and its headline sponsor Squire Patton Boggs, and supported by Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, TransPennine Express, Campaigner, Influential and becg, sessions will consider whether the future for inward investment is a collegiate Northern Powerhouse or city focus brands, the story and vision for the North, and how key sectors are helping create thousands of jobs in the region while shaping millions of lives globally.

With further speakers and the full programme scheduled to be announced in the coming weeks, book your tickets now to receive the special early bird price.

In addition to the packed one day conference, Invest North 2022 will also include a networking dinner on 3 March at the Radisson Edwardian in Manchester, where attendees will swap pixels for plates continue and develop the conversations from the conference and share views on the opportunities, challenges and even next steps for the North as the region continues to forge ahead a new destiny in the wake of challenges. Tickets for the networking dinner are available now and include a drink on arrive and a three course dinner.