UK Glass Industry Conference 2009 - Sharing Best Practice

October sees the return of the biennial Glass Industry Conference to be held on 15th and 16th at the Novotel Manchester Centre.

This prestigious event encompasses speakers, workshops and networking opportunities for all members of the UK glass industry; whether that be automotive glazing, container glass, fenestration, scientific or tableware. The industry’s key stakeholders will be there.

The UK glass sector has suffered this year through the economic downturn. If you are struggling to emerge from the recession then you may need to look at what could be holding you back, or maybe you just want to fine tune what you already have?

What ever your needs are then come along to The Glass Industry Conference – Sharing Best Practice

The workshops include:

  • Beat the Recession with Service Excellence – Cath Booth-Thomas from Satis Optima
  • Cultural Awareness for Employers of Foreign Nationals – Ruth Linden and Liz Littler from The Regional Language Network
  • Benefits of Training from a shop floor perspective – Owen Dale from Glass Training Ltd
  • New Industry Qualifications – Mick Clayton from Glass Qualifications Authority and Lisa Williamson from Proskills
  • Ensuring Return on Investment in Training – Gary Platt from EEF
  • Waste Management and Environmental Management Systems – Chris Holcroft from British Glass Training

With speakers Julian McInerney from the Vocational College and Dr Alan Hearsum, a longstanding supporter of the UK Glass sector.

Don’t forget TRAINING will help you and your company to become the best and only the best will emerge from this recession! If you haven’t already booked your place at the conference then please do so NOW as there are limited spaces available.

For more details:

Telephone: 0114 2270071


About us:

Glass Training Limited is a not-for-profit industry training organisation for the glass and related sector. We work to encourage skills and cultivate the sharing of best practice by forging relationships with the stakeholders in our industry.

We have the capability to provide cost-effective National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) relevant to all glass sectors, such as Automotive Glazing, Glass Processing or Fenestration Installation. We are also able to deliver business development NVQs such as Team Leading or Management. In-house training initiatives such as Manual Handling or Health and Safety courses are also available.

Great emphasis is now being placed on companies, both by the Government and the unions, to invest in the continued learning of their workforce as a way of improving standards and competitiveness. Using our for the glass and related sector. We work to encourage skills and cultivate the sharing of best practice by forging relationships with stakeholders in our industry. Using our two decades of experience within this glass sector, we have an understanding of the issues companies face and we work with you to provide solutions.

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