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Fleet News Business Forum: 'The best event we have ever attended'

THE Fleet News Business Forum in the north received a big ‘thumbs-up’ from suppliers and fleet managers.

Oulton Hall near Leeds hosted the event, at which decision-makers enjoyed short, intense one-to-ones with fleet product and service providers.

The event has previously been held in Brighton and the move to Yorkshire attracted a new audience. Suppliers reported useful meetings and many attendees said they did the equivalent of six months’ work in just over a day and a half.

The event combines business meetings and practical workshops with informal networking. A visit to the Royal Armouries in Leeds for a formal dinner added a dash of excitement and glamour.

 

 

  • Some of the quotes we got from attendees:

    Delegates –

    ‘Thank you very much for inviting me and ensuring that I had an enjoyable and productive time’ Patrick Barnes, The Barnes Group

  • ‘An excellent venue, good discussion and networking opportunities,’
    Mitch Elliott, Lincolnshire County Council

     

  • ‘I found the forum an excellent idea exchange opportunity…enabled some valuable bench-marking with best practise.’
    Martin Faulkner, MOD

     

  • ‘I would recommend this forum to any other senior fleet manager. Well done FN and thank you.’
    Paul Fitzgerald, Johnson Controls
  • Suppliers –

    ‘The best event we have ever attended.’
    Energy Saving Trust

    ‘An excellent opportunity to meet with a wide range of potential clients within a relaxed and well organised event.’
    IAM Fleet

    ‘The quality and quantity of attendees was better this year.’
    ACFO

    ‘Considered the event to be well organised and productive.’
    Hitachi Capital

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