JBP’s Bristol Connected event hits all the right notes
22 April 2015, News
A 70-strong business audience from across Bristol attended the Bristol Connected event on April 23rd, hosted by JBP. The Bristol Post’s bi-monthly business networking event was held at Bristol’s iconic music venue Colston Hall, where guests enjoyed a number of speeches over a buffet lunch in the Hall’s terrace bar.
JBP’s head of parliamentary affairs and director of the London office, James Turgoose, shared his insights into the upcoming general election, picking out Bristol West and Bristol North West as key seats locally to watch.
CEO of Bristol Music Trust, Louise Mitchell gave an update on Colston Hall’s £45 million transformation plans, revealing to the audience that it has already raised a third of its £45m needed in just eight months and setting out the next phase of the fundraising campaign, which is being supported by JBP.
Another JBP client, Fusion Processing, provided the third speech of the event. Managing Director Jim Hutchinson told guests how his company’s cyclist alert system, CycleEye, is being rolled out on a number of First buses in Bristol and is attracting interest from all over the world.