Policy events & meetings


Understanding Exporting – 15 February – Bradford Chamber offices

To help those thinking about or already exporting, this full-day course will be addressed by international trade experts with years of experience.  International trade concepts and procedures are explained in simple everyday terms and delegates leave equipped with a good understanding and knowledge of current best practice.

More information here.


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Bradford Property Lunch – 16 February – at Midland Hotel

How severe is the employment land shortage in Bradford?  What is West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) doing to ensure manufacturers can sustain their business? When will the delay to Bradford’s core strategy end?

WYCA’s Colin Blackburn will speak at this event, while senior Bradford Council officers will be on hand to provide additional information.

Details here.

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VisitYorkYork Property Forum – 6 March – Grand Hotel, York

This ‘think tank’ for property issues affecting the district helps strengthen the Chamber’s representation activities.

Details here.



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BroadwayCentreBradford Business Lunch – 8 March – Great Victoria Hotel

How has Broadway changed Bradford?  Is it meeting visitors’ expectations? What more needs to happen in the city centre to help change the face of Bradford?

Come and listen to Ian Ward’s thoughts about the Broadway Centre, one year on from opening.  Ian left a similar position in Liverpool to run the Broadway Centre and has an interesting analysis on the two cities’ growth trajectories.

Booking details here.

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Bradford Property Forum – 14 March – venue TBC

Bradford Property Forum is a specialist interest group and ‘think tank’ for property issues affecting Bradford and the wider district, as well as strengthening its lobbying and representational activity on behalf of the sector.

New chairman Allan Booth (pictured, centre) is all geared to hit the ground running, and a full programme of events will be unveiled in due course.


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Recruitment best practiceLeeds Networking Lunch – 15 March – Clarion, Queen St

Susie Cawood, Head of Events, will talk about the benefits of networking and provide tips to make you a more effective networker.

– Make networking work for you
– Why networking works
– Your elevator pitch and how to network

Find out more.

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For more on any of these events (and others), go to our events page here, or call the events team on 01274 772777 / 0113 247 0000 / 01904 567838

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