Thursday, 6 March 2014
Speaking to business leaders in London this evening
On my way to London for a big speaking engagement this evening.
Here is the press release -
Social entrepreneur Kevin Green will be speaking to business leaders in London this evening on 'Encouraging Entrepreneurship in Wales'.
Mr Green will be speaking at the Welsh Government's London HQ in Victoria Street at an event hosted by the Prince's Trust.
Mr Green said: "As a member of the Entrepreneurship Panel for Wales, I am delighted to be given the honour of addressing a select audience of London-based business leaders.
"I care passionately about Wales and encouraging entrepreneurship in Wales, so the topic of the talk is right up my street!"
Other speakers at tonight's event include Edwina Hart, the Welsh Government Minister for Economy, Science and Transport; Lesley Kirkpatrick, Director, Prince’s Trust Cymru, young ambassadors from Prince’s Trust Cymru and Cilla Davies, Chair, Prince’s Trust Cymru.
Mr Green will highlight the strong private sector engagement with Welsh Government in Wales through his role with the Entrepreneurship Panel.
He will explain how the 'Board Room' concept is helping to develop the Big Ideas Wales Challenge and he will talk about his work as a Welsh Government Role Model.
Mr Green will showcase Wales and Welsh business by explaining how there is dedicated support available through the Welsh Government, including Bursaries, High Potential Starts Programme, Business Wales and sector support.
He is also expected to call on his audience of business VIPs to get involved in Welsh business opportunities, including mentoring, Big Ideas Wales Challenge pledges, support for the Prince’s Trust and working with Welsh colleges and universities to support practical enterprise activities.
Mr Green added: "It promises to be a great evening to showcase the excellent work going on in Wales and there will be something of a 'call to arms' to the London business leaders to get involved."
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