Profiting in a complex, resource constrained world is the subject matter for the inaugural South West Marketing and Sustainability Conference 2012, which takes place on 6 November at Dartington Hall, Totnes Devon.
The conference will provide a day of thought-provoking and informative keynote, workshop and plenary sessions.
Key note speakers:
Speakers include; Business In The Community environmental sustainability director, Dr Alan Knight OBE, Jeremy Waitt, Vice President of Ecoisland Partnership CIC and Claire Beard, Sustainability Manager of Red Hotels Ltd. They will explain what sustainable business means to those working at the forefront of the agenda.
With the global population set to increase by nearly 30% over the next 40 years, Alan Knight will explore the ‘nine billion challenge’ whilst Jeremy Waitt will share how the Isle of Wight community is harnessing the power of corporate business and marketing to deliver their vision of island sustainability and energy independence from the mainland.
To inspire you to tackle issues within your organisation or business there are two workshops to attend. CIMs sustainability ambassador, Carole Bond of sustainability consultancy Carbon Data Resources and Richard O’Connell, director at Bandvulc Tyres will explain how Bandvulc is influencing change of their customers’ relationships with their products and he will encourage delegates to think how changing their business model can create more sustainable commercial opportunities. Whilst EDF Energy will be discussing marketing lessons learnt from London 2012.
A question and answer session, chaired by Mark Duddridge, chair of the BITC Devon and Cornwall leadership team, will give delegates the opportunity to interact with a range of successful sustainable business people including; Matt Hocking, Director at Leap Design Consultancy and Simon Craft-Stanley; Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Dartington Hall amongst others.
Registration from 09:30; the event starts at 10:00 and finishes at 17:00. This is a CPD category 7 event. If you are non-EU resident, please call the events team to make your booking.