Connecting buyers and suppliers
Date: Wednesday 5 November 2014
Venue: Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel, Bath Road, Hounslow, TW6 2AQ
Heathrow connects the UK to the world. The Business Summit was conceived to help connect SMEs with new business opportunities, both through their own supply chain and their partners at the airport and throughout the world.Heathrow is committed to using its position as a national asset for the particular benefit of SMEs around the country. As the UK’s international hub airport, Heathrow connects many businesses up and down the UK to crucial growth markets around the world. The Heathrow Business Summit, has for 17 years connected SMEs to new business opportunities with each other, the airport and through the airport to the world.The Heathrow Business Summit is a unique opportunity for procurement managers from Heathrow’s 320-strong business supply chain to connect and trade face to face with national and regional small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).As much as £600bn of trading takes place through Heathrow’s airline networks each year. Heathrow’s commitment is to support SMEs to take advantage of the connections that businesses established at Heathrow can help them forge.Over 250 SMEs will have the opportunity to attend the Heathrow Business Summit to showcase their potential to build relations.
- Since Heathrow Business Summit began, an estimated £90 million of new deals have been won by local businesses, as a result of the partnerships formed at the summit.
- SMEs are the lifeblood of the UK economy, accounting for over 99% of all businesses and employing over 13 million.
- Heathrow itself generates over £1.8milllion.
- Heathrow is the UK’s only hub airport providing links to the 30 top world cities ranked by GDP. Without it the UK would have direct air services to just ten of them.
HEATHROW’S COMMITMENT HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Spaces are limited, so early booking is essential to guarantee your participation.
Tel: 01823 362800