Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition - Institute of Supply Chain Management
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Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition

20th October 2022 12-4pm

Join us for the IoSCM Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, this year celebrating our decade of providing qualifications and membership in the UK.

Taking place on Thursday 20th October 2022 at Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle we’re looking forward to a packed agenda of seminars, workshops, panel discussions, exhibitors and networking.

Thank you for your interest in the IoSCM 2022 Celebration Conference & Exhibition. Please complete the relevant form below to book your place, we look forward to seeing you at the event.




Zone 1 – Welcome


Members of the IoSCM Team are here to welcome you to the event, providing you with directions, access to the on-line event brochure and of course your delegate goody bag! The reception area is available throughout the event, with members of the team providing you with any guidance and information you may require.

Zone 2 – Conference Hall


Cuthbertson Suite

Enjoy a busy schedule of informative seminars and discussions throughout the afternoon, delivered by selected members of our expert network.

Presentation and Q&A

12:15 – 12:45
The experts from Croner highlight simple steps to improve equality, diversity & inclusion in the workplace

Topics to be covered;

  • Equal Opportunities in the Workplace
  • The 9 Protected characteristics in UK Law
  • Promoting Equality & Diversity
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusivity
  • What Policies you need

Steven Bates
With over 17 years’ experience in business Steven has proven expertise in Leadership, HR and Health & Safety.

Panel Discussion

1:00 – 1:45
Challenges & Solutions:
Managing the changing landscape of today’s supply chain

Martin Ellison, Elanders UK
Director Business Development

Kimberley Jayne, IoSCM
Head of Education, Quality & Learning Support

Anna Cantwell, Action Sustainability
Senior Consultant

Toby Bridges, NBT Group
Executive Chairman


2:00 – 2:45
Assured Cyber Protection is a global technology partner empowering organisations to protect their most valuable assets, people, and data from cyber-attacks enabling resilient and sustainable business.

Andrew Clark
Cyber Security Essentials

Presentation and Q&A

3:00 – 3:45
Leading through Uncertainty
It’s as crucial as ever to understand the importance of leadership when the future is uncertain. Join us for an insightful and inspiring talk from a senior military leader.

Lieutenant Colonel Andy Black, REME BEng(Hons) PGCE FInstLM VR. Army Head of Engagement for North East and Yorkshire

ZONE 3 – Workshop Zone


Newgate Suite

A range of workshops are available, carefully selected for your benefit. Places are limited and booking is essential, an opportunity to select a workshop will be sent to you via email.

Delivering Stress Express

12:15 – 13:15
No-nonsense Stress-Busting
The ‘No-nonsense Stress-Busting’ workshop will give you a unique spin on techniques and strategies to help tackle the stresses of life, work and dealing with difficult people.

Giving you 3 key takeaway techniques with immediate benefits, the stress-busting techniques can be used across a wide range of situations to handle what life or work throws at you.

  • Manage your stress triggers
  • Control your stress reactions
  • Release stressful energy

Gillian Fortune
The Feel Good Community

IoSCM Membership Benefits Q&A

IoSCM Logo

13:30 – 14:00
Discover more about Corporate and Individual Membership

Visit the Members HUB, find the most beneficial membership level for you, and receive guidance on your application.

Megan Slater IoSCM Head of Sales & Business Development

Emily Archer IoSCM Membership Advisor

Armed Forces Covenant and ERS Schemes

14:30 – 15:00
Learn how the Armed Forces Covenant and Employer Recognition Scheme can Help your Organisation.

The AFC represents a promise by the nation that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

The Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same.

Darren Rhodes BSc (Hons)
Regional Employer Engagement Director, NE RFCA (MOD)

ZONE 4 – Refreshment & Networking Zone


Cutherbertson Suite Foyer

An ideal opportunity to recharge your batteries or grab a cuppa before a seminar. Network, meet, relax and enjoy the company of fellow supply chain professionals.

The Tea Enthusiasts

Since 2004 The Tea Enthusiasts have gathered the finest ingredients from around the globe to bring you your best cup of tea. Sourcing their whole natural ingredients from the top tea gardens and are dedicated to providing their customers with high quality teas that support their holistic goals. Supplying directly to customers as well as supplying businesses of many sizes including Amazon, Beamish Museum, cafes, gift shops and delis. All this with fast, friendly and professional service, every time

Claxton Cakes

The amazing Claxton Cakes have been our supplier of choice for all IoSCM Celebrations, including the ‘Decade Cookies’ available to all delegates, they offer a wide range of products, from bespoke birthday cakes to wedding or special occasion cakes, cupcakes, tray bakes and cookies.

Durham Coffee

Situated in beautiful County Durham, a father-daughter roasting duo with a passion for coffee and a love for the North East. With a range of beans from around the world, they aim to showcase the diversity of flavour within the speciality coffee industry and hope to encourage people to connect to their wonderful region through our ethically sourced quality coffee.

Clearly Drinks

Clearly Drinks has become one of the UK’s leading specialist bottlers with well-loved brands bottling in the North East for over 130 years our own brand and many more well-loved brands including Perfectly Clear, Northumbria Spring. We’re Clearly about the water, Clearly about doing it the right way and Clearly proud to distribute a little bit of Northumberland goodness across the country and around the world.

ZONE 5 – Exhibition Stands


Main Exhibition Hall

A huge range of exhibitors are available throughout the event, encompassing organisations specialising in manufacturing, logistics, supply chain, packaging, employment and much more, enjoy perusing the information available and engaging with our diverse exhibitors.



Speak with a member of the IoSCM team to learn more about our aim to improve the industry by setting standards and promoting best practice through qualifications and our membership packages.

DLC Training

Specialising in distance learning, DLC Training provide Ofqual regulated qualifications in areas from Supply Chain, Leadership & Management, HR, Procurement, Accountancy and much more.

Assured Cyber Protection

A cyber security global technology partner empowering organisations to protect their most valuable assets, people, and data from even the most sophisticated cyber attacks.


The NERFCA Employer Engagement team offers assistance and advice to organisations, companies, Reservists and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers relating to Defence People-related employment matters.


Reliable, efficient applications applying best planning scenarios to give the best possible solutions, sofco Limited is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End planning solutions.


Enabling you to focus on the key elements of your organisation while the experts support you in practical terms, across the areas of HR, Health & Safety and Pay & Rewards schemes.


Housing people, helping people. A good home makes lots of other things possible, so we provide great homes and services that do just that.


Your global strategic partner for supply chain solutions, print and packaging. Elanders’ overarching goal is to be a leader in global solutions within supply chain management with a particular focus on advanced logistic solutions.

Durham Business Group

A non-profit organisation to support and champion businesses, and business people, in the North East of England.

AM Recruitment

AM RECRUITMENT is a specialist supplier of temporary and permanent personnel to UK and overseas companies in a wide variety of sectors.

Finchale Group

Finchale Group are an award-winning training provider, delivering various training programs to learners of all ages. They are a registered charity, specialising in supporting the armed forces and veterans community.

AAA Caring Caretaker

AAA Caring Caretaker offers a tailored value for money service, designed around you, for you. We provide cleaning services to commercial clients; including daily cleaning of large office spaces and multi-occupancy sites as well as ground maintenance.

Tees Print

We are a leading promotional gifts and print company with over 40 years experience. We offer a full in house service , exceptional valued range of branded solutions for some of the UK’s biggest companies and deliver branded gift packages direct to customers.


Heyllo! is becoming one of the fastest growing recruitment and training agencies in the North-East specialising in the manufacturing and engineering sectors.

Smart Outdoor

We are experts in digital OOH (out of home) advertising with decades of experience and we have a passion for pushing the boundaries of what is possible in this ever-changing industry.


Founded in 1970 Beamish is a unique open-air living, working museum. We have exhibits and attractions from early 1900’s for everyone to enjoy including working farms, traditional fairground rides and a tram taking you through the traditional cobbled streets.


FSB is a not-for-profit and the largest business support organisation, representing small to medium enterprises and sole traders across the UK. Members receive an exclusive package of great value business support services, and crucially, a powerful voice in government both at local and national levels. FSB aims to enable smaller businesses to achieve their ambitions.

Enterprise Made Simple

Here at Enterprise Made Simple, we help motivated individuals start, build and grow their businesses.


Supply Chain North East is a multi-million-pound programme aimed at helping North East businesses grow, diversify and unlock new market opportunities. Supply Chain North East include four key partners, RTC North, Generator, North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) and North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), joining forces to work with over 800 businesses.

Shout Loud Social

Should Loud Social is a digital marketing agency based at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens on the outskirts of Durham City.

ZONE 6 – Green Zone


La Rivage Suite

This area of the exhibition showcases organisations with CSR, enviornmental, social and green issues at the forefront of what they do. Carefully selected to inform and advise you of current initiatives and ideas we’re sure you will leave the Green Zone informed and enthusiastic!

Visit The Sustain Chain today

The Sustain Chain

Learn about the toolkit packed with resources and how The Sustain Chain accreditations & awards are addressing the environment and economic impact of the supply chain industry on our planet

Pennine Energy

As a Signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we are building links to support those wishing to develop careers in the energy environment after leaving the Armed Services.

Catapult Digital

Supporting industries with advanced digital technologies to drive business innovation and growth.

TFocus Energy

TFocus Energy was formed to do things differently from the norm, in an unregulated market we want to ensure organisations can seek honest in respect of their utility provision to allow them to effectively “get on with their prime business”


Fronius Perfect Charging is your process expert and cost-optimisation partner for the charging of traction batteries in the intralogistics sector.

We Are North

NORTH, a content performance & digital PR agency. We create next level content and consistently land the big links brands need to maximise SEO performance and our creative campaigns have landed coverage in the big publications including Metro, Huffington Post, LADBible, Yahoo!, and Hello! magazine

ZONE 7 – Virtual Zone


Online Exhibitors

It’s a priority for us that the IoSCM Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition is engaging and exciting for both our in person delegates and those members, learners and interested parties who live internationally. Therefore all our exhibitors will have an on-line exhibition area where they will share information and provide the opportunity to contact and discuss any requirements. Some exhibitors are solely virtual due to our exhibition hall quickly reaching capacity, we welcome them here in the Virtual Zone.

SFEDI Awards

The first dedicated Awarding Organisation specialising in business enterprise and business support Sfedi Awards are recognised amongst the leading organisations with a focus on enterprise.

Forces Transition Group

The FTG provides top quality service leaver audiences for Businesses to enhance their recruitment pitfalls. This includes Course and Service Providers to allow CPD Alignment to Future Job Roles.


Salicru offers its products and services to the industrial, electronic, computer, street lighting, telecommunications, energy efficiency and renewable energy markets.

Medcover UK

Medcover Uk deliver detailed in-depth training programmes to ensure all delegates complete a range of First Aid, Mental Health and Health & Safety OFQUAL regulated assessments by trainers highly experienced in their field.


Your multidisiplined graphic design partner. Working with clients of all sizes from small business start ups right through to large international companies on a variety of projects, enabling you to keep your outsourced design work under one roof


Murtek lead the field in the provision of IT support, management and consultancy. The team work closely with your organisation to assess your needs & requirements to ensure safe and secure networks

Walking With The Wounded

Walking With The Wounded ‘WWTW’ deliver employment, mental health, care coordination and volunteering programmes in collaboration with the NHS to get those who served, and their families, whether mentally, socially or physically wounded, back on their feet and making a positive contribution once more. Why? Because those who served, deserve.


Lucid technology solutions were established in the 1980s and we are one of the longest serving technology companies in the Northeast with offices in Norton, Newton Aycliffe and Gateshead. We are a fully integrated technology company supplying our customers with IT support, hardware, software, cyber security, software, telecoms, CCTV and door access.

Climate Action

We help businesses take climate action, reach net zero, and become resilient with no-nonsense, plain-speaking initiatives and support your CSR and ESG goals.

Create and Share

Create and Share: A collection of 5 gifting and subscription brands, each brand provides a different gifting experience to surprise and delight customers, prospects, friends and colleagues.

Thank you for your interest in the IoSCM 2022 Celebration Conference & Exhibition. Please complete the relevant form below to book your place, we look forward to seeing you at the event.




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