Business boost event for Blaby enterprises

BusinessBusinesses in Blaby District are invited to attend a free breakfast meeting in May to share ideas for boosting the local economy.

They will also have the opportunity to hear about the latest funding opportunities and business news from Blaby District Council and partner organisations.

Blaby District Council is hosting the “Blaby District Means Business” event for local companies on Tuesday 20 May at Santander, Carlton Park in Leicester.

The meeting starts at 7.30am with the promise of a free tasty breakfast on arrival followed by a brief speaker programme with topics on growth and priorities for economic development, the new business support package for high growth small and medium sized businesses, plus an update on the delivery of the high-speed fibre broadband project from Leicestershire County Council.

Rob Back, Group Manager for Planning, Economic Development and Housing Strategy at Blaby District Council, said:

“The Council is running these events for the benefit of local businesses. Aside from being an excellent opportunity to network, businesses can learn first-hand what support is available from Blaby District Council and partner organisations to help them achieve strong growth.

“Small to medium sized enterprises are encouraged to book up to hear news of funding and support programmes that may benefit them.”

The programme includes speakers from Leicestershire County Council and Growth Accelerator, plus the chance to network with local business people.

Book early to reserve your place by contacting Tom McGowan, Economic Development Officer at Blaby District Council on 0116 272 7765 or email

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