Speakers Announced for taster sessions:


Patrick Maynard, Fred Thomas and Sian Dowell (Team TALE, Haven Gateway Partnership)

Demonstrating the TALE data diagnostic tool and advising on how to make a successful grant application for up to £60k for a project that uses data analytics

Lucy-Emma Harris (Project Manager ATL, Director Tilbury on the Thames Trust)

Introducing Attention to Logistics, training programme developed with Port of Tilbury

Professor Vania Sena (Essex Business School, University of Essex)

Discovering the unknown unknowns: a journey into data, strategy and growth

Dr. Janice Pittis (ERDF Partnerships Lead, former Director of Research & Enterprise Office)

How OPEN DATA can benefit business

Jacqui Stimpson (Business Navigator, BEST Growth Hub)

Sharing the latest news on support to grow your business, free advice and funding opportunities

The Taster Sessions will focus on practical advice and recommendations on better data use opportunities. The event is hosted by Alison Hall Commercial & Marketing Manager for the Port of Tilbury and led by Lisa Brazier, Programme Director TALE/Haven Gateway Partnership


Hosted by the Port of Tilbury, we are delighted to invite you to attend a morning showcasing TALE, the new funding programme for SMEs that uses data analytics to benefit the logistics or transport systems in a business.

Starting at 9am the free event will include taster sessions to help you consider how data relates to your business and how it could bring efficiencies such as saving time and money as well as offering opportunities to grow.

A full list of speakers will be announced shortly, including expertise on have to make practical uses of data to improve Business Intelligence, and the latest technology being used to benefit SMEs.  There will also be plenty of networking opportunities as well as a marketplace where you can find out more about support available through TALE, partner organisations and business support schemes.

While this event is open to any company with a commercial logistics function, across the Port supply chain as well as sectors such as manufacturing, distribution and freight transport, most support and grants are available to support small and medium sized businesses.

This free event is held at TRAAC Building, Ferry Road, Tilbury RM18 7NJ, highlighted in our bird's eye view:

To register your attendance reply email events@haven-gateway.org

Download out latest event information:

Transport & Logistics Event