Join us at Base Leeds City Region!


On 11 September 2012, Leeds City Region and Bradford University will host Base Leeds City Region - an event dedicated to the development of a low carbon built environment and infrastructure. Leeds City Region businesses can attend this exclusive event for free.

The Leeds City Region Partnership will be involved in a number of sessions throughout the day, promoting opportunities to support low carbon businesses:

Growing Places Fund Round 2 launch

Neil McLean, Chair of the Leeds City Region LEP Board, will host a breakfast briefing to launch this £26m fund, which provides loans of between £250,000 and £5 million. Join us to find out how it could help deliver your low carbon projects. Neil will be joined by Joanne Pollard, Leeds City Region Green Economy Panel Member; Ben Rimmington, Director of the Leeds City Region LEP; and a specialist funding team from the Leeds City Region Secretariat.

Keynote conferences speeches

Keynote speeches include Neil McLean, LEP Board Chair, on the opportunities for business in a low carbon Leeds City Region, and Ben Rimmington, LEP Director, on the future of low carbon funding.

Breakout sessions

Join speakers from across the LEP on a variety of topics including:

  • housing retrofit morning session (Tony Reeves, Chief Executive of Bradford Council);
  • energy opportunities morning session (Richard Goodfellow, Leeds City Region Green Economy Panel);
  • smart cities afternoon session (Colin Blackburn, Leeds City Region Secretariat);
  • and energy funding afternoon session (Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council)
Leeds City Region exhibition stand

Come and meet us at the stand, pick up a copy of the Leeds City Region green economy agenda and talk to us about our plans for the future.

Book your place today

As guests of the Leeds City Region LEP there is no charge for you to attend Base Leeds City Region. If you have not already registered, please click here and enter code SUPP-LCR.