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This year’s Business Summit highlighted ways by which SMEs can help Heathrow continue to grow sustainably. With speeches from Heathrow’s senior representatives and larger suppliers showcasing procurement prospects, the Summit was a unique opportunity for local SMEs to find out how they can work with larger suppliers and Heathrow itself as it continues to recover.

Heathrow 2.0 Sustainability Strategy – Review of 2023

Review of the last 12 months in creating a thriving supply chain, aligned with Heathrow’s sustainable targets, supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK to do business with Heathrow.

Becky Coffin, Communities and Sustainability Director, Heathrow: 

Paul Doherty, Procurement Director, Heathrow: 

Getting Your Business Ready – Fit To Bid Guidance

Guidance on supporting SMEs in gaining work through Heathrow, including introduction of requirements and tendering process.

Chris Pearce, Head of Procurement – Portfolio and Supplier Management, Heathrow:

Kim Challis, Regional Managing Director – UK & Ireland, Apcoa: 

Discovering Your Next Opportunity with Heathrow Suppliers

Hear from Heathrow’s supply chain partners, providing insights of upcoming opportunities available to the SME community.

Marta Ayling, Head of Infrastructure Procurement, Heathrow (Chair):

Alan Maunder, Account Director, Mitie:

Daniel Jones, Client Director, AtkinsRéalis:

Nigel Cole, Director, Mace Group:

Rob Pengilley, Account Director, SITA:

Keynote Speaker – The Importance of SMEs for Heathrow

The importance of SMES to act as sub-suppliers for Heathrow and vis versa and how trade and cargo in the region is crucial for both direct and transit trade.

Alan Rides, CEO, West London Chambers:

What Does Your Journey Look Like with Heathrow and Its Suppliers

A panel discussion with key stakeholders focusing on the onboarding journey to working with Heathrow and its suppliers.

Isabelle Liu, Supply Chain Manager, Heathrow Airport:

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