There are a number of headline events coming up in the MTA year highlighted in this week’s Friday Brief, not least your last chance to sign up for the MTA’s Annual Forecast Seminar on 8 November at the International Digital Laboratory on the University of Warwick’s Campus, just outside Coventry. The Forecast Seminar delivered by world renowned consultancy Oxford Economics will provide valuable insight into sector trends and an unrivalled resource for business planning with an emphasis on the manufacturing technologies sector. There will also be a special presentation on prospects for the automotive sector in the UK and globally from LMC, the leading motor industry forecasting organisation.
There is news of signing up for the MTA’s AGM and Lunch to be held at The Commonwealth Club in London on 5 December. Later in the day Members are invited to the MTA’s Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons where the guest speaker will be The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. Details of how to book your place at this Reception are also in this week’s Friday Brief together with the first calling notice for entries for the MTA’s Annual Manufacturing Awards.
A special meet the buyer event is being organised by the UKTI to highlight opportunities for large and small businesses to supply the UK’s Large Research establishments. Details are also included of The Skills Show 2013 between 15-17 November at the NEC where employers can meet some of the UK’s most talented young people and see them in action !
Have a good weekend.