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    SMMT’s Meet the Funder, Solihull, West Midlands

    Start date: 21/11/2012
    Cost: Free

    Register FREE for the Meet the Funder event, 21 November 2012, Register here.

    The NAA will be at the SMMT’s first Meet the Funder event, on 21 November at Cranmore Park Conference Centre, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF (4LE for satnavs)

    This industry event is designed to support all automotive firms looking for financial support and advice and brings together a wide range of funders, financial advisers and regional support organisations. This will be a great opportunity to hear from key industry stakeholders, discuss your requirements with a number of providers and network with industry colleagues from both OEMs and supply chain organisations.

    The NAA will be present so please come along and discuss any funding requirements with us.


    8.30 – 9.30am – Registration, coffee and breakfast rolls
    9.30 – 10.30am – Presentations as follows

    • Welcome and Introductions – Paul Everitt, Chief Executive, SMMT
    • Attracting investment into the UK motor industry – Mark Orton, Partner, KPMG
    • Funder perspective – Irene Graham, Managing Director, British Bankers Association
    • Arrangements for the day -Yung Tran, Head of Member Services, SMMT

    10.45am – 5pm – One-to-one meetings, networking with lunch

    Expected Funders

    Blue Sky Corporate Finance
    Business Growth Fund
    Clydesdale Bank
    FW Capital
    Lloyds TSB
    Panoramic Growth Equity
    Pemberton Capital
    Royal Bank of Scotland
    Santander Corporate Banking
    Yorkshire Bank

    There is no charge for this event.

    If you are interested in attending, please complete the registration form available here:

    Alternatively, please contact Nikki Huggett on

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham