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Kirklees Business Hub Live: WOVEN Festival

When? Friday 14th June 2019 15:30 - 17:30

Where? Textile Centre of Excellence 5 Red Doles Ln Huddersfield HD2 1YE


3.30pm Arrival, Refreshments, Networking

4pm Welcome / Intro / Woven Festival

4.10am Digital Innovation in the Textile Industry Panel

Bill Macbeth OBE, Textile Centre of Excellence. Main Topic: Digital Innovation in the Textile Industry.

Gill Watson, LEP Growth Adviser, Kirklees Council.

Vicky Wren, Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) Project.


5.25pm Thank Yous

5.30pm WOVEN Drinks Reception and Continued Conversation

Who should attend this event?

  • Manufacturers that are looking to increase their capacity for Digital Innovation.
  • Manufacturers that want to learn more about product and process innovation
  • To gain insights into a study of the digital innovation of Huddersfield's textile industry.
  • Businesses looking for access to support, funding, grants and other opportunities with innovation

This event is limited to 60 tickets. Once sold out please contact to be placed on the reserve list.

Free parking on site. With over 100 spaces including disabled parking.

About Textile Centre of Excellence


WOVEN festival is the celebration of Kirklees’ textile industry from the past, present and future, happening this summer from Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th June.

Our Business Hub Advocates will also be there to give advice and answer your questions about the support services available to businesses including; grants, finance, HR, IT and business planning.

The Kirklees Business Hub Live series is organised in partnership with the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, the University of Huddersfield, Kirklees Business Hub and Kirklees College.

For more information on the event series please call 01484 221000 and ask for the Business Hub

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Our Patrons

Halifax & District Chamber of Commerce Huddersfield & District Chamber of Commerce Wakefield & District Chamber of Commerce