Good Business Forum

Time: 15:00 - 17:00

Date: 11/07/2023

Division: GBCC

Venue: Millennium Point

General Price:

All prices exclude VAT

Member Price: Free

Future Faces Members: £15.00

Non-Member Price: £50.00

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Profit with purpose, Environmental & Social Governance (ESG), Social Value, CSR. From climate change to attracting and retaining a new more socially minded generation of employees - recent events have brought exploring and articulating businesses’ wider role in society up many board and exec agendas.  

This quarterly forum for GBCC members explores how businesses are tackling this subject and why: the tangible business benefits to doing so. Each event sees a panel of; a business case study, a professional advisor and a representative from the public or third sector sharing their insights and perspectives before a series of roundtable discussions. 

Attend For: 

      • Insight into approaches to ESG, CSR and Social value
      • Opportunities to learn from and share with your peers
      • Broaden your network of likeminded businesses
      • Practical tips that you can apply in your organisation

Aimed At: 

      • Board members, leaders and managers looking to learn about and/or share their insights on this agenda
      • Individuals interested in informing their organisation’s approach to this agenda

Feedback from our 2022 series showed 86% of delegates learned something new at a Good Business Forum that they could directly apply in their organisation or role and 93% made new contacts.


Abbie Vlahakis – CEO, Millennium Point

Millennium Point is an award winning events venue, destination and charitable trust in Birmingham City Centre. Abbie Vlahakis is CEO of Millennium Point Charitable Trust – a Birmingham-based charity which invests £5m each year to support the growth of STEM education in the West Midlands. She leads the Millennium Point team, ensuring best practice across both the property company and charitable trust. Commercial activity that takes place in the building feeds back into the Millennium Point Charitable Trust which then donates to, invests in, and facilitates STEM-related projects, events, and initiatives in the West Midlands. 

Rebekah Taitt, Regional Development Director - Midlands, Lloyds Bank

With over a decade in the Financial Banking Industry, Rebekah has built her career across several client facing sectors. Her former role was supporting SME Corporate Businesses as a Relationship Director. Today Rebekah works for Lloyds Bank, appointed as the Midlands Regional Development Director, with the goal of creating a more sustainable and inclusive future for people and businesses specifically in the Midlands. Rebekah is also a proud member of the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Council, appointed early this year.  

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