26 April 2018 8:30am - 10:00am

Opportunity Meets Talent VIP Briefing

St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, SO14 5FP

An exclusive pre-event briefing for Business South Champions only

This is an exclusive VIP breakfast briefing as part of our Opportunity Meets Talent convention for Champions only.

Our speakers at this breakfast event include:

  • Trevor White, Operations Director, Kier Construction

  • Matt Phelps and Emma Yorwerth, Eastleigh College

Trevor will be talking about how Kier nurture and retain talent, while Matt and Emma will discuss the opportunities provided by Degree Apprenticeships and the T Level Qualification as well as an update on the Apprenticeship Levy.

Following breakfast, you are invited to take a look around the exhibition. Employers will be showcasing their organisations and breadth of career opportunities directly to talented students who are seeking employment. Educators will also be there displaying their career strengthening provision.

There are also a series of “Insight Into” seminar streams from 10:30 taking place throughout the day, which will provide the opportunity for all to learn about latest developments in the talent space. We expect in the region of 1500 further education and higher education students to attend the showcase exhibition throughout the day.

You will also have the opportunity to meet organisations exhibiting at the event, including: ABP Southampton, Carinval UK, Cobham, Lidl, Ordnance Survey, Red Funnel, Southampton Hoteliers Association, VIVID, Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP and more.

Find out more about Opportunity Meets Talent

Ticket prices:

Champion Ticket Price: £Free
Associate Ticket Price: £N/A
Non-Champion Ticket Price: £N/A *

*Payable by credit card at the time of booking.

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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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