“ I made the right contacts with the right people, with all the buyers and other local SMEs, saving me months of research ”
Supported by Santander:
On hand to share best practice were diesel and natural gas engine and related technology specialists Cummins Inc, one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers, Grundfos and leading providers of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, JDR Cables
Delegates also heard from Terry Hogg, Commercialisaion Manager from ORE Catapult and Chris Simpson, Lead International Trade Adviser from UK Trade & Investment about the great amount of support available to SMEs.
BITC’s Area Director England East, Liz Needleman, said: “Access the Buyer is part of Business in the Community’s wider work on enterprise, which looks to build sustainable communities by supporting SMEs to grow and create jobs across the UK. We were delighted to work with Cummins, Grundfos and JDR Cables on this event, and gain insight on how SMEs can access large business supply chain opportunities.”
Photos from the event are available to view and download on Flickr.