The Business Convention
27 Apr 2009
British Chambers of Commerce conference. Held at the ICC, Birmingham

Business success is seen as the only way to pull the UK out of recession but with manufacturing output down by 6.2% in the last quarter how and when is the recovery going to happen? This event brought together leading business figures, politicians and economists to discuss the crisis and how it can be overcome.

Programme
David Frost
The road to recovery

Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke QC MP
Keynote address

Baroness Vadera
Keynote address

Neville Reyner CBE DL
The President's welcome

Alan Dickinson
Financing the recovery

Will Hutton
A new approach?

Christopher Banks CBE
Investing in skills in an economic downturn

Nick Clegg MP
Keynote address

Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL
Business Keynote

Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE
interview with Martha Kearney