UPCOMING EVENT - Powering Regional Prosperity ...The Direction of Travel

Friday, 21st September 2018 | 08:15am - 10:30am | Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham

Speakers and Event Details

Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, makes a welcome return to explain the Welsh Government’s economic strategy “Prosperity for All” of particular interest, as we approach Brexit and the challenges and opportunities for Wrexham and the region. Tourism is one of the four foundation sectors identified within the Welsh economic strategy and we are also delighted to be joined by regional travel expert and entrepreneur Don Bircham Managing Director of Hays Travel North West.

Ken was appointed Cabinet Secretary of Economy and Transport in November 2017, previous roles include Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism and Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology.

Ken Skates AM

Cabinet Secretary of Economy and Transport, Welsh Government
Don’s the Managing Director of Hays Travel North West, his career in travel started over 40 years in his home town of Kilmarnock. He now has stores in 35 locations across North Wales and the North West. Don is also a shareholder in The Fat Boar restaurant group and was previously a Director and Chief Executive of Wrexham Football Club.

Don Bircham

Managing Director, Hays Travel

Events

Please find below information on previous events held by us.

Date Topic Speakers Venue
22nd November 2018 Christmas Dinner John Martin - Comedian
Ian Bancoft - Chief Executive of Wrexham County Borough Council
Ramada Plaza
21st September 2018 The Direction of Travel Ken Skates AM - Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Transport, Welsh Government
Don Bircham - Managing Director, Hays Travel North West
Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glydwr University
3rd July 2018 The Art of Business Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas - Welsh Government Minister for Culture, Tourism & Sport
David Pountney - Artistic Director, Welsh National Opera
Terry Waite - President, Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod
Ramada Plaza
19th April 2018 Banking on the High Street Chris Davies - Formerly CEO Disney, Staples and Ambassador for NSPCC
Giles Thorley - Chief Executive, Development Bank of Wales
Ramada Plaza
14th February 2018 Tax Strategy for Business in Wales Dr. Andy Fraser - Head of Tax Strategy, Policy and Engagement at the Welsh Government
Sam Cairns - Head of Operational Delivery at the Welsh Revenue Authority
Ramada Plaza
23rd November 2017 Happy Christmas - Nadolig Llawen Alun Cairns MP - Secretary of State for Wales
Gary Marshall - Comedian
Ramada Plaza
26th October 2017 MoneyPenny Tour and Pub Talk Pheobe Stone - LGT Vestra Investment Manager
Richard Williams - Financial Planning Ltd
Paul Ffoulkes - Barclays
Medwyn Edwards - Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management
Moneypenny, Wrexham
14th September 2017 Powering Regional Prosperity - Ethical Entrepreneurship... Responsible Business Christoper Nott OBE - The Prince's Ambassador for Wales
Jim Jones - North Wales Tourism
Ramada Plaza
14th July 2017 Powering Regional Prosperity - "Wrexham Matters" - Major Announcements for the region. An audience with Ken Skates AM Ken Skates AM - Welsh Government Ramada Plaza
8th June 2017 Powering Regional Prosperity - Growing the Welsh Economy Lesley Griffiths AM - Welsh Government
John Mercer - NFU Cymru
Paul Reeves - Malpas Tractors
Catrin Finch Centre
6th April 2017 Powering Regional Prosperity - Tax Times Mark Drakeford AM - Welsh Government
Rachel Clacher - MoneyPenny
Phil Brown - Sea Shanty Restaurant
Ramada Plaza
24th November 2016 Christmas Gathering Jon Morgan - Disability Sports Wales
Pippa Middleton - Disability Sports Wales
Sabrina Fortune - Paralympic Bronze Medalist
Spencer Harris - Wrexham AFC
Ramada Plaza
8th September 2016 Powering Regional Prosperity - A Secure Future... in North Wales Guto Bebb MP - UK Government
Russ Trent - HM Prison Berwyn
Winston Roddick Q.C. - Barrister
Coleg Cambria
7th July 2016 Powering Regional Properity - Financial Services Ken Skates AM - Welsh Government
Chris Nott - Welsh Government
Paul Barlow - DTCC
Ramada Plaza
13th June 2016 Debate on the European Referendum Neil Ashbridge - Bank of England Coleg Cambria
12th May 2016 Powering Regional Prosperity - Food... Glorious Food... The Recipe for Success John Newton-Jones - Snowdonia Cheese
Rufus Carter - Patchwork Pate
Paul Hildreth - Barlett School of Planning, University College London
Ramada Plaza
4th February 2016 Powering Regional Prosperity - The Climate for Business... in North East Wales Jane Hutt AM - Welsh Government
Carl Sargeant AM - Welsh Government
Alan McCall - Nu Instruments
Ramada Plaza
26th November 2015 Christmas Gathering Brian McEnery - ACCA Ramada Plaza
23rd October 2015 Powering Regional Prosperity TRH Carwyn Jones AM - First Minister for Wales
Councillor Gary Millar - Liverpool City Council
David Jones OBE - Deeside Enterprise Zone
Ramada Plaza
9th June 2015 Pensions and Ferraris... get onto the right road !! Richard Costain - Newlyn Financial Management
Medwyn Edwards - Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management
Ramada Plaza
15th May 2015 The Importance of Tourism in the North Wales Economy and the challenges and opportunities Manon Antoniazzi - Welsh Government
Ken Skates AM - Welsh Government
Laurel Smith - National Trust
Joe Bickerton - WCBC
Ramada Plaza
22nd April 2015 Capital Allowances in Commercial Property and The Legal and Tax Implications on Disposal David Nutt - Colne Capital Allowances
Peter Butler - GHP Legal
Gwyn Edwards - Godrey Edwards
Wrexham FC Ground
24th March 2015 Neil Ashbridge, Graham Upton and The Cyber Man Neil Ashbridge - Bank of England
Professor Graham Upton - Glyndwr University
Henry Platten - eTreble9
Catrin Finch Centre
25th November 2014 An evening with Lord Elis-Thomas PC AM Lord Elis-Thomas Ramada Plaza
23rd October 2014 The Economy - The Recovery Construction and Housing - "Wrexham means Business" Neil Ashbridge - Bank of England
Brbara Richmond - Redrow
Ian Lucas MP
Ramada Plaza
24th September 2014 "The Business of Age" Mike Parsons - Entrepreneur
Mario Kreft - Care Forum Wales
Richard Costain - Newlyn Financial Management
Medwyn Edwards - Hadlow Edwards Wealth Management
Ramada Plaza
16th July 2014 Making Wrexham a strong resilient & responsible economy - public services supporting business now & in the future David Jones - Coleg Cambria
Peter Scott - WCBC
Ramada Plaza
28th March 2014 Dame Clara Furse DBE Bank of England Financial Policy Committee Dame Clara Furse DBE - Bank of England
Neil Ashbridge - Bank of England
Ian Lucas MP
Glyndwr University
25th March 2014 5th Anniversary Dinner Martyn Jones - President of ICAEW
John Savage - Nightingale House
John Timpson - Timpsons
Ramada Plaza
27th November 2013 Christmas Drinks Alan Jones & Robin Jones - Village Bakery
Jason Bostock - Cable Services
John Oliver - Glyndwr Innovations
Mark Hughes - Jolly Good Van Hire
Ramada Plaza
8th November 2013 Business in North East Wales Lesley Griffiths AM - Assembly Member for Wrexham & Minister for Local Government and Government Business
David Jones - Chair of Deeside Enterprise Zone
Professor Michael Scott - Vice Chancellor of Glyndwr University
Askar Sheibani - Comtek's Group Founder
Hillbury House
23rd October 2013 Professional Training Event: Probate and Taxes on Death Gwyn Edwards - Godfrey Edwards
John Marshall - GHP Legal
Hillbury House
11th June 2013 No Title Trefor Jones CBE CVO - The Silk Commision
Professor Dylan Jones-Evans BSc (Hons), MSc, Ph.D, FRSA - University of Wales
Ramada Plaza
24th April 2013 No Title David Jones - Deeside College
Sir Jon Shortridge KCB - Glyndwr University
Neil Ashbridge - Bank of England
Stephen Waring - GreenThumb
Ramada Plaza
7th March 2013 No Title Edwina Hart AM - Welsh Government
Robin Jones - Village Baklery
Catrin Finch Centre
5th February 2013 Employment Law Tudor Williams - Tudor Williams & Co Ramada Plaza
20th November 2012 Nest Corporation Adrian Sims - Nest Corporation Hillbury House
7th November 2012 Audit Training Peter Herbert - The Smart Training Group N/A
23rd October 2012 Bank of England Charlie Richard Bean - Bank of England Ramada Plaza