Construction is one of the largest sectors in the UK and significantly underpins the UK economy. In 2017, it contributed £113 billion to the UK economy and employed 10% of the UK workforce.

The sector is not, however, without challenges, including skilled workforce shortages, low-profit margins and low uptake of innovation and digital solutions. Could you help support the sector in making the changes required for this sector to flourish?

Is construction a sector you currently work in or have considered as a potential way to grow your business? Join us and leading Sector experts to discover if there are opportunities for you to grow or diversify your business…

During the workshop, you will find out more about:

  • How Supply Chain North East can help you grow or diversify your business;
  • Changes in the construction sector – challenges and opportunities;
  • Procurement process in the sector.

DATE: 09th July, 2019

VENUE: RTC North, Loftus House, Colima Avenue, Sunderland Enterprise Park, Sunderland, SR5 3XB


08.00 - Registration and networking
08.30 - Introduction to Workshop and SCNE (Supply Chain North East)
08.45 - Changes in the Sector – challenges and opportunities
09.45 - Workshop

  • How well placed currently are attendees to respond to opportunities in Construction?
  • What further information is needed to determine if growth/diversification in the sector is an option?

10.15 - Plenary discussion and next steps
10.30 - Close

Please book your FREE place by visiting the Supply Chain North East website


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