1 October 2019 9:00am - 2:00pm

Business South Annual Conference

Hilton at The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, West End, SO30 3HX

Join Business South at our Annual Conference, we will provide an overview of achievements in 2019 and share our goals and aspirations for 2020 which include being responsible businesses and supporting 'Good Growth' strategies

This flagship event is all about working collaboratively for a better future. We will be discussing climate change, adopting green technology, engaging and developing community strategies and what the future opportunities are for growth in the Central South.

The influence of Business South is made possible due to the high calibre of you - our Champions and Regional Businesses. It is the collaboration between us that achieves a real difference for our region. So please join us to hear from industry leaders including Mark Round from IBM and Aldred Drummond from Fawley Waterside.

Our compere for the event with be David Allard. David is currently a Reporter, Presenter and Producer for BBC South Today, the regional TV news programme. Prior to training in broadcast journalism at Highbury College in Portsmouth, David ran his own copywriting and audio production business. As a producer for Cameo Productions, he worked with film companies including Sony, Universal and Buena Vista on UK radio campaigns.


Mark Round, Client Technical Leader - IBM

Aldred Drummond, Chief Executive - Fawley Waterside

Jan Edrich, Chief Executive & Principal - Eastleigh College

Julie Hall, Deputy Vice Chancellor - Solent University 



Ticket prices:

Champion Ticket Price: £80.00 Plus VAT
Non-Champion Ticket Price: £160.00 Plus VAT *

*Payable by credit card at the time of booking.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Leigh-Sara on 07506 742214 or

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Champion places will automatically be booked, followed by an invoice. Non Champions interest in the event will be registered and the Business South events team will be in contact.

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