Business experts on what firms can learn from overcoming the pandemic crisis

A panel of experts is to discuss how local businesses can learn from the challenges they’ve faced during the pandemic.

A panel will discuss what businesses can learn from the overrcoming recent adversity
A panel will discuss what businesses can learn from the overrcoming recent adversity

Organised by Destination Chesterfield the event will take place via video conferncing on Wednesday, April 28.

There will be a chance for people to take part in a networking session from 8:30am to 9am, with the panel event running from 9am to 10am.

The discussion will look at the theme of building resilience and the different ways that local businesses have responded to the challenges they have faced this year.

Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) will provide a regional overview of how businesses are responding to the recovery process and the resilience they have shown.

Chloe Maudsley, Managing Director at Derbyshire Institute of Sport, will highlight the resilience needed to compete in Olympic sport.

She will be joined by Katie Toft, World Para Cyclists, who is from the High Peak. Katie has gained five World Championship titles in less than a year, one World Cup general classification, three National Championship titles, multiple medals at National Championship titles, sixnational records, four sports awards and sport aid athlete of the month.

To find out more visit the Destination Chesterfield website at:

Destination Chesterfield runs a number of marketing campaigns which are aimed at helping to improve the economy of Chesterfield by promoting it as a destination to inward investors and by supporting existing businesses.

The project was established in 2011, funded through support from the European Regional Development Fund, local businesses and Chesterfield Borough Council.