South West RDA names The Event Business for economic summit

Regional development agency calls on Oxfordshire firm for public sector conference

Oxfordshire agency the Event Business has been appointed by the South West Regional Development Agency to run its next conference, taking place in Bristol next February.

Around 100 public sector delegates are set to attend the one-day event at the Thistle Bristol, with a theme of operating successfully during the economic downturn.

The announcement follows the Event Business being appointed to the regional development agency's three-strong event management roster in the summer following a seven-way pitch.

The conference will be the second event the agency has run for the organisation, following its handling of the South West RDA Business Stakeholder Conference and Annual Public Meeting last month.

"We were appointed because we illustrated fantastic ROI and creativity and as a niche agency could provide a highly personalised and tailored service," said the Event Business director Cressida Taylor. "This event will be an effective forum for the region as a whole to discuss and initialise ways of working together to take the region through this difficult period."

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