Community Partners were at London Luton Airport today to launch the Airport’s ‘Meet the Buyer’ event, due to take place on 18th October 2012.

As a key economic driver in the region, the Airport and its partners aim to give local suppliers the opportunity to showcase their services to Airport related companies.  The event is hosted in conjunction with Luton Borough Council, The Bedfordshire and Luton Chamber of Commerce, Central Bedfordshire Council, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce, Milton Keynes & North Bucks Chamber of Commerce, University of Bedfordshire and the Federation of Small Businesses.

Buyers from a range of companies based at the Airport have already confirmed attendance including;

Aelia

easyJet

Enterprise rent-a-car

Express By Holiday Inn

International Currency Exchange

ISS Facility Services

London Luton Airport Operations Ltd

Menzies Aviation

Ocean Sky

The Change Group

Sian Pearce, Airport Community Relations Executive said, “The ‘Meet the Buyer’ event encapsulates London Luton Airport’s commitment to work closely with local business networks, the local authorities and sub-regional partners, to enhance the profile of local suppliers.  The Airport is working with its business partners across the Airport site to understand their business needs, in order to deliver an event which provides opportunities to build lasting relationships and networks.  The event will play an important role in encouraging the procurement of goods and services on a more local basis, helping local businesses and employment levels.

Local companies who wish to attend the event are now able to register their interest by visiting www.londonlutonmeetthebuyer.com