Policy paper

BIS manufacturing summit 2014

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Summarises the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills fourth manufacturing summit, held on 19 June 2014.

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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:

  • skills
  • energy
  • supply chains
  • influencing young people

See also the summary of the third BIS manufacturing summit 2013.