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Neath Port Talbot Council hosts 'Supporting Businesses in the Region' event at Margam Park Orangery

Neath Port Talbot Council is inviting local businesses to attend the upcoming 'Supporting Businesses in Neath Port Talbot and the Region' event, scheduled to take place at The Orangery, Margam Park, Port Talbot on Tuesday, April 9th, from 13:45 to 17:00.

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This event presents a unique opportunity for businesses to explore avenues for innovation, diversification, and growth, as well as to connect with key stakeholders and resources essential for their development.


Attendees can expect the following highlights:

  • Information on funding opportunities: Gain insights into funding opportunities available to support your business and fuel its growth. 
  • Meet Swansea Bay City Deal and UK Shared Prosperity Fund Projects: Engage directly with representatives from Swansea Bay City Deal and UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) projects to explore collaborative opportunities.
  • Showcase of Successful Projects: Discover firsthand projects across various sectors that have received UKSPF funding, highlighting success stories and best practices.
  • Insights from Local Businesses: Hear from successful businesses that have flourished within the Neath Port Talbot area, offering valuable insights and lessons learned.
  • Networking Platform: Forge new connections and partnerships with fellow businesses and projects within Neath Port Talbot.


Councillor Jeremy Hurley, Neath Port Talbot Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change & Economic Growth, said: "We are thrilled to host the 'Supporting Businesses in Neath Port Talbot and the Region' event, which underscores our commitment to fostering a vibrant business community."


“This event presents a unique opportunity for local businesses to access information on funding, forge meaningful connections, and gain valuable insights from other local businesses."


“We look forward to welcoming businesses from across the region and working together to drive economic development and innovation in Neath Port Talbot."


The event agenda includes informative sessions and networking opportunities, including:

13:45 - 14:00: Arrival

14:00 - 14:15: Opening Remarks from Karen Jones, Chief Executive, Neath Port Talbot Council, and Nicola Pearce, Director of Environment & Regeneration, Neath Port Talbot Council 

14:15 – 14:25: Presentation by Dr. Jon Burnes: Portfolio Director, Swansea Bay City Deal 

14:25 - 14:35: Funding and Support Available from NPTCBC: Adil Piromohamed

14:35 - 14:45: Insights from Innovate UK UKRI: Dr. Louise Jones, Head of Translational Research

14:45 - 15:00: Local Business Spotlight: Rototherm

15:00 - 17:00: Networking Session

17:00: Conclusion


To secure your place at the event, please book via this link: 


For more information, please contact Heidi Harries at

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