Intermediary Network - Spring 2021: Looking Ahead Webinar

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Online - Webinar

Cost: FREE

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A webinar for service providers within D2N2; proving an opportunity to hear from key partners and gain insights into future priorities.

The D2N2 Growth Hub Intermediary Network is designed to support service providers to access a wealth of information, keep up to date with current funding and business support opportunities and participate in valuable networking. The network provides members with additional support to help their clients and add value to their services; helping you to support business growth for your existing clients and grow you client base.

A series of webinars is being developed to keep the network connected and provide regular information to service providers in D2N2.

The first session focusses on business insights, future activity and opportunities with a spotlight on creating positive change and investment readiness in D2N2.

We have lined up some exciting guest speakers from the D2N2 LEP - looking at future plans and priorities in D2N2, Insights into business from the ICAEW and Derby City Council to talk about future funding in D2N2.


  • Welcome & Session Overview

  • Intermediary Network Offer & Future Activity

  • D2N2 Growth Hub and Business Investment Fund Update

  • Guest Speaker: ICAEW ‘Member Insight’

  • An Update from the British Business Bank

  • Investment Readiness; creating positive change


  • D2N2 LEP

  • The ASCEND model in Derby

  • Panel Q&A

  • Lewis Stringer – British Business Bank

  • Sophie Dale–Black - ICAEW

  • Frank Horsley – D2N2 LEP / D2N2 Growth Hub

  • Gareth O’Donovan – Derby City Council

  • Robert Dixon – Nottingham City Council

  • Closing Remarks and Next Steps


As part of this webinar, businesses have the opportunity to put questions to the panel. These need to be submitted in advance. If you would like to submit a question, please complete the options in the registration form.

We look forward to seeing you on the day.

All event attendees are required to register to join the D2N2 Growth Hub Intermediary Network. By completing our booking form, you agree to joining the D2N2 Growth Hub Intermediary Network. This is a completely free of charge network, the Growth Hub will not share your details with any other third parties and you can cancel your membership at any time by emailing:

As an impartial business support organisation, the Growth Hub cannot refer our clients into individual commercial service providers.

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