On 19 June over 200 delegates gathered at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton, Wirral for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) fourth manufacturing summit. The Deputy Prime Minister and Business Secretary Vince Cable gave the main speeches. Michael Fallon took part in the panel discussion and closed the day.
The event again provided stakeholders across the manufacturing industry with the opportunity to engage with ministers and take part in a programme concentrating on some of the sector’s main challenges and issues including:
- supply chains
- influencing young people
See also the summary of the third BIS manufacturing summit 2013.