Eden Business Breakfast

Following Cumbria Chamber of Commerce’s successful joint business breakfast events with Eden District Council, it has recently been announced that these will continue with Westmorland and Furness Council.

The next business breakfast meeting is on Friday 9th June at the North Lakes Hotel, Penrith with a 7.30am start.

Representatives from Fibrus and Connecting Cumbria will join the meeting, where Director of Stakeholder GB for Fibrus, Dean Jooste, will discuss their plans for major broadband rollout in Cumbria, and the funding they have available.

Jonathan Harris, Programme Director, Connector Cumbria will discuss the aims of the Connecting Cumbria programme and the county-wide digital infrastructure strategy, which aims to improve both fixed line broadband and mobile infrastructure as well as exploring the benefits of 5G.

There will also be an update on the establishing of Westmorland and Furness Council since 1st April.

The agenda is:

  • 7.30am to 7.45am   –    Arrival and breakfast
  • 7.50am to 8am        –    Welcome and Introductions
  • 8am to 8.20am        –    Fibrus presentation
  • 8.20am  to 8.40am  –    Connecting Cumbria presentation
  • 8.40am to 9.30am   –    Q&As, new authority update and round table discussion

Get in touch via this email if you’d like to book your place lesleyr@cumbriachamber.co.uk