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'Going Green' Business Market Place

Host: The University of Derby
Venue: The Derby Conference Centre, Derby
Date: Thursday 17th January, 2019
Time: 3.30pm until 6.30pm
Cost: Free to local businesses

This event offers the opportunity to meet with forward thinking businesses who are reducing costs and attracting new customers by going green. Learn about sustainable technologies, green business thinking and the wealth of support from local experts that can help improve your operations, build your skills and grow your business.

Good for profit - Great for the environment.

What’s on offer?

  • Network with likeminded people wanting to make their businesses more sustainable, more efficient, resilient and ready to grab the opportunities of the booming green economy.
  • Browse our Marketplace of stall holders showcasing their goods and services including local businesses and partners involved in the Low Carbon Project.
  • Short talks on environmental accreditation, marketing and sustainable procurement and funding. Running order to be announced soon.
  • Engage with renewable energy experts from the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering.

Complimentary refreshments will be available during the event.

Who should attend?

Local businesses and SMEs in the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) including those already working sustainably and wanting to share ideas and build on their knowledge; and those who are interested in making the crucial first steps towards creating a greener business.

You are invited to drop in at any time during the event.

Tickets are free, but are limited so book your place early.  Tickets available through Eventbrite.



Are there minimum requirements to enter the event?

You must be a business located in the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire).

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free Parking is available on site.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: Tel: 01332 592794 or 591040

About the Event Organiser

The D2EE Low Carbon Project is a collaboration between the University of Derby, Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils. The partnership provides a suite of services to help SMEs in the D2N2 (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) area to make carbon savings, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support the shift towards a low carbon economy. The project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to deliver free support for eligible SMEs in the D2N2 area.


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