The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership has now
formally closed as a registered limited company.

To stay updated on the latest economic developments throughout the region, we encourage you to visit the South East Midlands Growth Hub. The SEM Growth Hub also provides free business advice and guidance to all businesses, manages funding and grant programmes and has an extensive resource library where businesses can find additional support.

Visit the South East Midlands Growth Hub here

You can still continue to browse the SEMLEP website, and contact
all employees using their existing email addresses.

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SEMLEP 2018 AGM presses on strength of connected corridor

9 November 2018

Connected businesses, universities and government is the power of the Oxford-MK-Cambridge Growth Corridor, was a key message from SEMLEP’s AGM reception event this month.

Joined by guest speakers, Professor Sir Peter Gregson FREng, Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor at Cranfield University, Rachel Mallows, Managing Director at The Mallow’s Company and Roz Bird, Commercial Director at Silverstone Park, over 100 guests from local businesses and communities came together to talk about the innovation and technology, distinct capabilities and economic growth driven by increasingly strong collaboration between clusters in the SEMLEP area.

Hosted at Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire on 8 November, Chair Dr Ann Limb CBE DL reflected on 2018 in “a year that has reinforced our organisation’s foundations, put our partnership at the forefront of major national growth agendas and, set us up for an even stronger future.”

During the AGM, Ann thanked a number of Board members for their commitment to the partnership, who have resigned from their SEMLEP role this year, Cllr Heather Smith, Cllr Neil Blake, Alex Burns, Stephen Davies, Peter Horrocks, Martin Sutherland and Tom Wells. Tom was presented, in SEMLEP tradition, with an engraved bowl in recognition of his service on the Board.

The AGM confirmed four appointments to the SEMLEP Board for 2018, Dr Julie Mills, Cllr Martin Griffiths, Cllr Barry Wood and Professor Sir Peter Gregson.

At the event, SEMLEP launched the annual review 2018 highlights brochure, that details the LEP’s investments in 20/17/18 and outlines key achievements in it’s work to grow business, people and places for the future prosperity of our local communities and businesses. 

The South East Midlands LEP is a partnership between business, academia and civic leaders. SEMLEP has a key role in deciding economic growth priorities and steering investments for the future growth and prosperity for the South East Midlands. 

 

AGM 2018

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