About Advanced Manufacturing Sector Skills Meetup

Are skills shortages stopping your Manufacturing business from reaching its full potential? Join Tees Valley Business’s Skills for Growth team and Teesside University for a FREE sector skills meetup for the Tees Valley and get the latest skills insights to help you futureproof and grow your business.

Why Join?

You’ll hear from leading industry voices from the likes of Tees Components and TMD Friction UK Ltd on how they are tackling skills gaps and preparing for the future.

Hear from the Skills for Growth team and get expert insights and latest information on manufacturing skills gaps in the Tees Valley, now and in the future, so that you can plan ahead.

You’ll also discover how to tap into the funding and consultancy support available locally to help you get the right people, skills and tools in place to help your business grow.

Plus, have the opportunity add your voice to the conversation and share your experiences on how skills shortages are affecting productivity or preventing growth in your business and help us shape future skills provision in the Tees Valley that works for you.


Who You’ll Hear From:

  • Sharon Lane, Managing Director for Tees Components
  • Tom Russel, UK Operations Manager for TMD Friction UK Ltd
  • Tees Valley Business’s Skills for Growth team and Teesside University researchers


Who Should Join?

If you work within the Advanced Manufacturing sector and are based in the Tees Valley (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-on-Tees), this meetup is for you!

Location: Materials Processing Institute, Eston Road, Middlesbrough, TS6 6US

About Skills for Growth

Led by Tees Valley Business, Skills for Growth is a fully funded resource for Tees Valley SMEs, supported by the European Social Fund. It offers free and impartial advice and guidance to support employers to upskill their existing workforce by identifying their current and future skills gaps and training needs, and by acting as a brokerage service to the training provider network.

Working in partnership with Teesside University, the project is also taking a proactive research approach to help shape and inform future training and development provision for SME’s across the Tees Valley and sharing this information via a series of business sector events, including this one.

To find out more, click here.

Event Overview

Event Organiser:

Tees Valley Business & Teesside University Business School

Event Dates:

Wednesday 29th June 2022

Event Duration:

13:00 – 16:30

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