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OIAM Charity Business Lunch – Building for Success Bradford 2019

11th April 2019. One In A Million would like to thank everyone who attended our 5th annual Charity Business Lunch - Building for Success Bradford 2019, sponsored by Business Enterprise Fund for the third year running.

Business Enterprise Fund Chief Executive Stephen Waud opened the afternoon’s proceedings, which was well supported by 145 guests from the Bradford Business Community.

Guests enjoyed a fabulous two course lunch served in the Princess Ballroom at The Midland Hotel, followed by some positive updates on how Bradford is Building for Success in 2019.

First to the stage was David Baldwin, Chairman of the Bradford Economic Partnership/CEO of Burnley FC, and governor at OIAM Free School (pictured above).

Ian Ward, spoke about his role as Chairman of the Bradford Improvement District and General Manager of The Broadway Bradford (pictured above).

Nick Garthwaite, (pictured above), President of Bradford Chamber of Commerce, Managing Director of Christeyns UK Ltd, gave an update on how Bradford Manufacturing Week is connecting young people from our District into the world of work.

Will Holman, (pictured above), Bank of England, Deputy Agent for Yorkshire & Humberside treated guests to an informative and engaging talk on how the Yorkshire region is prospering and bucking some national trends when it comes to growth and the future outlook. It was Wills final speaking appearance before moving onto pastures new, and we wish him well for the future.

We would like to thank everyone who attended, our guest speakers, main sponsors Business Enterprise Fund, Barclays, The Midland Hotel, Ernest Cummins, Complete IT Systems, JCT600 and Frame Smart Ltd for supporting the afternoon and helping make it a great success for the children and young people of Bradford.