LGiU and CITB: National series of Construction Summits

file0001521404803LGiU and CITB, the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction sector, are hosting a national series of construction summits in ten different LEP (Local Enterprise Partnerships) regions across the country throughout 2014. The summits bring together council representatives, local construction firms and training providers to look at the role of the construction industry in the LEPs, to examine how best to support skills and training to deliver local economic growth.

The summits seek to understand local skills needs and address what suitable solutions might look like and examine the important role local government can play in supporting the construction sector and local skills needs.

Below are the details for all ten events. There is no charge to attend any of the events but they are by invitation only. Contact constructionsummit@lgiu.org.uk for more information.

Swindon and Wiltshire
1 April, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Dale Heenan, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Sustainability, Swindon Borough Council
Swindon Town Hall

Black Country
7 April, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Roger Lawrence, Leader of Wolverhampton City Council
Wolverhampton Town Hall

Heart of the South West 
28 May, 10.00am – 1.00pm
Co-hosted by Cllr John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council
Exchange House, Taunton

17 June, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Stephen Brady, Leader of Hull City Council
Hull City Hall

Coast to Capital
26 June, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Jason Kitcat, Leader of Brighton and Hove City Council
The Brighton Centre

Coventry and Warwickshire
14 July, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Ann Lucas, Leader of Coventry City Council
The Simulation Centre, Coventry University

16 October, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Simon Letts, Leader of Southampton City Council
Civic Centre, Southampton City Council

South East
22 October, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Roy Whitehead, Leader of Chelmsford City Council
Council Chamber, Chelmsford Town Hall

New Anglia
21 November, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Brenda Arthur, Leader of Norwich City Council
Dragon Hall, Norwich

10 December, 9.00am – 12noon
Co-hosted by Cllr Jim Harker, Leader of Northamptonshire County Council
Venue TBC