Members of the GM Business Board (LEP) and the representatives from the Bee Net Zero partnership will be taking part in the Green Tech Conference 2023 in Greater Manchester on Thursday 16 March to celebrate the region’s green innovations.  

Greater Manchester is committed to becoming the world’s first zero-carbon region by 2038. That huge ambition brings with it exciting opportunities for innovation, upskilling and economic growth.

Bee Net Zero partner pro- manchester’s Green Tech Conference will welcome a wide range of companies developing innovative new technologies to lower emissions, reduce our carbon footprint and improve our environment.

The conference explores how public and private sector organisations across Greater Manchester are leading the charge in developing low-carbon solutions for us all and how we, collectively, are going to reach the 2038 target.

Throughout the morning innovators, professional advisors, policymakers and training providers from across the region will present their ideas and initiatives to show how everyone in Greater Manchester can benefit from these developments.

Held at Circle Square, Oxford Road on Thursday 16 March 2023 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. In-person tickets cost £60 for pro-manchester members and £75 for non-members. Virtual tickets cost £30 for pro-manchester members and £50 for non-members.

Speakers at the Green Tech Conference will include;

  • Steve Connor, GM Business Board (LEP) Green Lead and Co-Founder and CEO of Creative Concern, Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE, GM Business Board (LEP) member and CEO of Manchester Innovation Activities Hub (MIAH)
  • Amer Gaffar Director Of The Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Alex Edwards Sustainability Director at Bruntwood
  • Amy House Director of Green Economy at GC Business Growth Hub
  • Daniel Dickinson Development Lead at the Energy Innovation Agency

Representatives from Mott Macdonald, Thermatic, Appleyard Lees, Enspec , FutureBay Limited and Innovate UK EDGE will also be joining panel sessions and speaking at the event.

The conference is sponsored by Appleyard Lees, Bruntwood Sci Tech, Spencer Churchill, Manchester Metropolitan University, Business Cloud, Siemens and The Bee Net Zero partnership.

Learn more about the Green Tech Conference and register here.

The Bee Net Zero partnership aims to make Manchester the easiest place in the UK for businesses to make the transition to net-zero.

By bringing together a collective of partners with a diverse range of offerings including Transport to Greater Manchester, Electricity North West, Green Economy, The GC Business Growth Hub and more, the partnership offers a complete approach to helping businesses on all aspects of the net-zero journey.

The free and impartial advice service can guide businesses of all sizes, in all sectors, to take the steps they need to lower carbon emissions and energy costs.

The advice targets businesses at any stage of the journey, whether they’re just getting started and need to set targets or have begun taking action but need guidance to solve energy challenges or to engage employees.

Learn more about Bee Net Zero here.