MAJOR EVENTS

Its Your..... Pembrokeshire

MONTHLY MEETUPS

Our monthly meetup is the easiest way for you to join in the conversation, make connections and share your opportunities with our cross-sector regional network.  If you are a 4theRegion member and would like the opportunity to speak at one of these meetings, please get in touch with Lydia Fasham: lydia@4theregion.org.uk

The Year of Opportunities

In 2024 we are holding monthly meetups online via Zoom on the third Thursday of each month, which are open to all – part of our mission to connect, share and collaborate around OPPORTUNITIES in South West Wales.

The Year of Opportunities

Opportunities

January 2024

Kicking off our Year of Opportunities with an open conversation about why South West Wales really is a region of opportunities for people and businesses.

Catch up on the Event Notes and Recording

Creative Monthly Meetup

Creative

February 2024

What are the opportunities in South West Wales’ creative sector?  In this discussion, businesses and organisations shared their perspective on why our creative economy is important, and what’s happening.

Catch up on the Event Notes and Recording

Construction

Thursday, March 21st
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in South West Wales’ Construction sector? We’ll be inviting participants to share positive reflections, projects, initiatives, organisations and opportunities within the construction sector in South West Wales.

Register via Eventbrite

Young People

April 2024

What are the opportunities for Young People in South West Wales? Bringing together youth-focussed organisations and projects from across Swansea, NPT, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, this meeting highlighted so many brilliant initiatives aiming to empower, inspire and equip young people for careers and life opportunities in our region.

Catch up on the Event Notes and Recording

Regional Food

Thursday, May 16th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in the local and sustainable food sector in South West Wales? From local food hubs, to community growing projects, food partnerships and local produce markets, there are plenty of different ways that people and businesses can be part of our region’s Good Food Movement.

Register via Eventbrite

Community Resilience

Thursday, June 20th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities to strengthen neighbourhood connections and create resilient and cohesive communities in South West Wales? Hear from people and groups who are trying to make a difference where they live, and explore how you / your business could get more involved in your own community.

Register via Eventbrite

Circular Economy

Thursday, July 18th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in South West Wales’ Circular Economy sector? We’ll be inviting participants to share positive reflections, projects, initiatives, organisations and opportunities within the circular economy in South West Wales.

Register via Eventbrite

Transport

Thursday, September 19th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in South West Wales’ transport sector? Hear from people and community transport groups who are trying to make a difference where they live, and explore how you / your business could get more involved in sustainable transport.

Register via Eventbrite

Buying Regional

Thursday, October 17th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in buying regional and local procurement in South West Wales?’ Hear from people and businesses who are trying to make a difference where they live, and explore how you / your business could get more involved in buying from the region.

Register via Eventbrite

Green Economy

Thursday, November 21st
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities in South West Wales’ Green Economy sector? We’ll be inviting participants to share positive reflections, projects, initiatives, organisations and opportunities within the green economy in South West Wales.

Register via Eventbrite

Giving Back

Thursday, December 19th
1PM – 2:30PM
Online via Zoom

What are the opportunities for people and businesses in South West Wales to give something back? Come along to this open discussion about why South West Wales really is a land of opportunity, and how we can work together to help people and businesses thrive in our region.

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MEMBERS EVENTS

EVENT REPORTS

Browse our past events to see our events report and emerging actions.

 

Creative & Digital Sector Forum September 2022

Creative & Digital Sector Forum September 2022

We really believe that the creative sector has a big role to play, in creating opportunities for young people, making the region a vibrant place to live, and pooling skills and talent for the benefit of local communities!

Green Recovery Conference

Green Recovery Conference

As the Swansea business community, and as a county, we get to decide: will we respond proactively, to build a flourishing future where our businesses, our communities and our natural environment can thrive?

Regional Food Conference 2021

Regional Food Conference 2021

Hosted over Zoom over two consecutive days, the Regional Food System Conference brought together over 100 people to discuss the issues and opportunities relating to our food system in South West Wales.

Swansea Start Up & Business Owners Forum

Swansea Start Up & Business Owners Forum

SWANSEA START UP & BUSINESS OWNERS FORUM 13th April 2021 This major conversation shared ideas and perspectives on how we can make sure Swansea is a an entrepreneurial city with a flourishing independent economy. Thank you to Swansea Council, Indycube, Urban...

Regional Transport Conference 2021

Regional Transport Conference 2021

MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER 9th & 10th February 2021 A Major Regional Conversation About Transport, brought to you by Swansea Environmental Forum and 4theRegion, sponsored by Natural Resources Wales and South West Wales Connected. Hosted over two consecutive days via...

4theRegion Members Conversation

4theRegion Members Conversation

4theRegion Members Conversation Thursday 19TH March 2020 4theRegion held an engaging online conversation exploring how we can enhance community resilience and how current events will impact our future.  Event report On Thursday 19th March, 4theRegion hosted an online...

Event Report – Community Rail Partnership

Event Report – Community Rail Partnership

South West Wales Community Rail Partnership Event Friday 24TH January 2020 Swansea Train Station On Friday 24th January, 4theRegion held a launch event for the community rail partnership. This is our write up of the event, intended to capture the key discussion points...

The Art of the Possible – Procurement Forum

The Art of the Possible – Procurement Forum

4theRegion in partnership with EFT Consult convened a forum at The Grand Hotel in Swansea with interest in local economic development. Our goal was to foster discussions centered around the importance of retaining regional spending and how this can be achieved within...

Roundtable Report – Swansea High Street Property

Roundtable Report – Swansea High Street Property

On Monday 11th November 2019 4theRegion convened a meeting of key property sector professionals with interests in high street and city centre property.  Our goal was to explore some of the challenges and opportunities relating to vacant space in the city, and share updates on what’s happening to property throughout the city.