Matt Phelps

Growing your own

February 2024
12:50pm - 13:10pm
£20 per person or £15 for Connect Business Club members/exhibitors (code required)
Seminar Room

Event Overview

Working together and in partnership with your local college can have many benefits for your business. City of Portsmouth College educates approximately 8000 people every year. We have the broadest range of courses in the local area,  at all levels, for all ages and delivered in different modes. We want to strengthen our relationships with our local businesses, so that you can have a say in what and how we deliver our courses, support you with your own talent development and help you to fill your skills gaps. Together, we can help improve the prosperity and success of the City, for our people, our communities and our businesses.

Speaker Bio

Matt Phelps, Deputy CEO and Deputy Principal Curriculum& Quality, City of Portsmouth College

Matt joined the College in April 2022 following a 20-year career in the further education sector, including senior roles at Eastleigh College and Abingdon & Witney College.

Throughout his career, he has worked closely with local, regional and national stakeholders to drive learner number growth, financial health and quality improvement.

He has acted as a non-executive director for several commercial organisations, as a trustee for a multi academy trust and he’s an active board member on several advisory panels that influence and shape educational policy regionally.

When & Where


Matt Phelps

for speed networking

at the

Business Expo taking place on



February 2024



12:50pm - 13:10pm

in the seminar room. The expo is completely free to attend and you can simply turn up for this session.

Please note that you do not need tickets for the seminars or speed networking sessions. You only need to register to attend the main event. All other activities are on a first come, first served basis.

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Keynote Speaker

Speed Networking

Matt Phelps

Matt Phelps

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