Visit to Amazon, Coalville for logistics and distribution businesses

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  • Location Amazon BHX2, Beveridge Lane, Coalville, LE67 1FG

Hear about technology applications and legislative trends that will influence sector businesses.

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Find out about major infrastructure developments in the region including those currently underway and those that are under consultation.  

You will also get the chance to hear about funding and support from The iNet.

This event is kindly hosted by Amazon's Coalville Fulfilment Centre


08:30   Arrival, registration, teas and coffees

09:00   Welcome from East Midlands Chamber 

  • Amazon UK Services Ltd - Welcome and overview of operations - Gary Norton, Coalville Fulfilment Centre Site Leader
  • Details of the funded support available - this includes a mixture of fully funded access to expertise and cooperation with university research centres and institutes and part-funding (grant) towards external costs of innovation projects - The iNet, Loughborough University
  • Update of current and future activity from Midlands Connect who explore, develop and recommend transport projects which will provide the biggest possible economic and social benefits for the Midlands and the rest of the UK -  Simon Statham, Director of Technical Programmes, Midlands Connect
  • Update on progress of HS2 phase 2b, plus supply chain engagement opportunities inc Q&A - Robin Lapish, Supply Chain Manager, Rolling Stock. HS2 Ltd

10:35   Close - Opportunity to take a tour of the facilities

To book your place:

Please see the East Midlands Chamber website for more details

East Midlands Chamber is delivering this event on behalf of the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project. This project is part-funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University.  SING will make it easier for SMEs to accelerate their development and implementation of new products, processes and services, as well as working with UK research institutes.