New initiative to showcase Portishead

Outlook PortisheadA new initiative to showcase Portishead will be coming soon.

The Portishead Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with local event management company In Any Event UK, is to host Outlook Portishead.

The event will review the redevelopment of Portishead and the progress the town is making and where it is heading.

Colin Sextone, who is Chairman of Portishead and Bristol based Charles Cook & Company Solicitors, will be the headline speaker.

Colin is a high profile figure and was most recently Chairman; and previously Chief Executive of Bristol City Football Club.

The conference is aimed at business people and anybody with an interest in the development of Portishead- which is one of the fastest growing towns in the UK.

The redevelopment of Port Marine and the house-building programme there will see the town’s 22,000-strong population rise by a further 8,000 or so over the next few years.

The event will also feature a debate session where the audience will be able to ask a panel questions.

Alex Woodward, President of the Portishead Chamber, comments: “We’re keen to show the business community inside and outside of Portishead that it’s a great place to work.

“The event will showcase a diverse range of businesses and give them a platform to develop new business opportunities.

“Plus, it will enable everyone to get a good look at how the town continues to develop into one of the most prosperous and exciting places to live and work in the region.”

Outlook Portishead will take place on Thursday 2nd May in Portishead (venue TBC) and comprise of presentations from Colin Sextone (Chairman of Charles Cook & Company Solicitors), Karuna Tharmananthar (Deputy Director of Development & Environment) and local business experts.

Tickets for this exciting launch event cost £20+VAT and include refreshments, lunch and an information pack.

There are also sponsorship and exhibition stands available. For further information please contact Vickie Hancock, Managing Director – In Any Event UK, on: 01275 390 620 or