Monday 17 February 2020

East Midlands Infrastructure Summit: Driving Growth - Investing in our Infrastructure

Following a series of significant announcements on infrastructure investment in the East Midlands, East Midlands Councils and East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) would like to invite you to attend a special Summit to discuss the future of the region’s transport projects and how local business growth can be maximised through their delivery.

Bringing together leading businesses and politicians, this event will offer attendees the opportunity to help shape the development of strategic transport projects and investment, to inform our work with Government in securing this investment and to learn more about the potential impact of new projects, including plans for HS2 in the region.

Summit Agenda

Our Vision: Investing in East Midlands Infrastructure

  • Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP (Loughborough), Chair of Treasury Select Committee
  • Sir John Peace, Chairman of Midlands Engine
  • Sir Peter Soulsby, City Mayor, Leicester City Council

Panel Discussion and Q & A to include; Richard Blackmore, CBI Regional Director, East Midlands; Michelle Craven-Faulkner, Vice Chair, Rail Forum East Midlands; Scott Knowles, Chief Executive, East Midlands Chamber

Our Priorities: Transport projects, unlocking local growth

  • Lilian Greenwood MP (Nottingham South), Chair of the Transport Select Committee
  • Cllr Kay Cutts MBE, Leader, Nottinghamshire County Council

Panel Discussion and Q & A to include; Howard Ebison, Commercial Director, East Midlands Airport; Jake Kelly, Managing Director, East Midlands Trains; Gwyn Stubbings, Planning Director, IDI Gazeley

Delivering our Priorities

Andrew Pritchard, Director of Planning and Infrastructure, East Midlands Councils, introducing the East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy

Panel Discussion and Q & A to include; Cllr Roger Blaney, Leader, Newark and Sherwood District Council; Ian Morgan, Chair, Wellglade Group; Mike Ashworth, Strategic Director of Economy, Transport and Communities, Derbyshire County Council


Who should attend?

This event is by invitation only.

Date and Time

Monday 27th November, 10.00am-3.00pm (Registration from 9.30am for a prompt 10.00am start)


City Hall, Leicester City Council, LE1 1FZ

How to Book and further information

Please email

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