Business events

Thurrock business conference

Established in 2011, Thurrock business conferences offer you the chance to contribute to shaping the economic activity in Thurrock.

The conferences form part of our work together with the Thurrock Business Board to:

  • improve networking opportunities for local businesses
  • give local businesses a chance to have their say on what matters to them
  • showcase the vast opportunities available within Thurrock now and in the coming years

Thurrock Business Conference 2018

The most recent business conference was held on Thursday, 25 January 2018, from 7:30am to 10am, at the Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU.

The eighth Thurrock Business Conference was an opportunity to discover the free support available to small and medium-sized businesses across Thurrock. Updates were given by the Regeneration team at Thurrock Council, including progress of the borough's growth hubs and changes coming to Thurrock over the year ahead.

This event was fully funded and free to attend. The agenda was:

  • 07:30 - Registration and refreshments
  • 08:00 - Opening speeches and presentations
  • 08:50 - Question and answer session
  • 09:00 - Open networking and business market session
  • 10:00 - Event closes

Thurrock Business Conference, Autumn 2016

Our most recent conference took place on Tuesday 15 November 2016, at Park Inn By Radisson Thurrock. It focused on:

Previous conferences

The spring 2016 business conference was held on Tuesday 24 May 2016, at Orsett Hall Hotel, Orsett. It focused on transport and logistics, education and construction.