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Trustmarque Group announces Fusion: A Technology and Innovation Expo and Symposium

31 May 2024 Time to read:  minutes

The Trustmarque Group is set to welcome senior executives from global technology powerhouses, finance, healthcare and third sector, as well as a sporting legend at the upcoming Trustmarque Fusion summit, a Technology and Innovation Expo and Symposium. Taking place on Wednesday 12 June, 10:00 – 16:00 at The Vox in Birmingham, customers are invited to hear firsthand the transformative potential of cutting-edge technology: 

“We are thrilled to present Trustmarque Fusion, a platform where innovation meets collaboration,” said Simon Williams, Chief Executive Officer of the Trustmarque Group. “This summit promises to be an unforgettable day of discovery and inspiration as we explore leadership and efficiency, and it transformative impact on businesses and society.”

Underpinned by the theme of ‘Leadership and Efficiency’, the event will bring together customers from across the UK to immerse themselves in a dynamic showcase of cutting-edge technologies, revolutionary innovations, and thought-provoking discussions with talks from Microsoft, Cisco and IBM. Topics include hybrid cloud, Gen AI/Co-Pilot, optimisation, testing and assurance as well as social value in action.

View the full agenda on the events page.

  • Fusion: A Technology and Innovation Expo and Symposium  
  • Wednesday, June 12, 10:00  – 16:00 at The Vox in Birmingham (registration from 09:00)

Confirmed speakers include: Sam Warburton – Former British Lions Captain and Welsh Rugby Player, keynote speaker

Hear from Sam Warburton about his career as a leader in rugby and how he captained and led the Welsh team to Six Nations Victory. 


Lord Colin Moynihan, Chairman, Amey UK Limited and Former Olympic Chief

Lord Moynihan will give insight into Amey’s Vision 2030 with a focus on how automation and digital technology have powered the highways sector.

10:30 – 11:00 – Leadership panel: ‘Driving Efficiency with Disruptive Innovation and Leadership’


Eleri Gibbon, Director of Service Partners at Microsoft

As a leader within Microsoft’s Global Partner Solutions (GPS) organisation and part of the extended leadership team for Microsoft UK, Eleri will offer insight into how Microsoft balances investing in disruptive innovations versus improving existing products and services to drive efficiency and social impact.

10:30 – 11:00 – Leadership panel: ‘Driving Efficiency with Disruptive Innovation and Leadership’


14:00 – 14:20 – Social Value panel: ‘Social Value in Technology – whose value is it anyway?’


Marie Abery, Corporate Accounts Director at Microsoft  

With a Microsoft career spanning two decades, Marie will discuss integrating AI and Co-Pilot into management practices while maintaining the critical role of human oversight and decision-making.

11:00 – 11:20- Innovation track one: CoPilot not Autopilot


Rebecca Howard, Head of Supplier Relationship Management at Coventry Building Society   

Rebecca designed and delivered the Society’s sustainable procurement program achieving a corporate sustainable procurement policy, supplier code of conduct, CIPS Ethics accreditation and the ISO20400 sustainable procurement standard in 2023.

14:00 – 14:20 – Social Value panel: ‘Social Value in Technology – whose value is it anyway?’


Richard Dickins, Managing Director, Social Value Business

As a specialist consultancy providing advice and guidance on social value, Richard will discuss how measuring what is important to people, beyond profit is key. But whose value is it anyway?  

14:00 – 14:20 – Social Value panel: ‘Social Value in Technology – whose value is it anyway?’


Georgina O’Toole, Chief Analyst & Partner, Tech Market View 

A partner at Tech Market View, Georgina will chair a panel focussed on public sector cloud adoption, including the barriers that NHS Trusts have faced.

11: 20 – 11:40 – Cloud Agility in a Hybrid World


Attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to engage with leading experts, visionaries, and industry pioneers who are shaping the future of technology across various sectors, including Trustmarque Group experts such as:

  • Simon Williams, Chief Executive Officer
  • Lisa Maines, Managing Director, Livingstone 
  • Wez Worland, Chief Delivery Officer 
  • Charlotte Henigan, Microsoft Programme Director
  • Mark Treweeke, Cloud Practice Director
  • And many more to be confirmed…

Sign up details

To secure a complimentary ticket to this cutting-edge symposium, guests are encouraged to RSVP as soon as possible. Space is limited, and early registration is highly recommended.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit the event page.

We look forward to welcoming you to Trustmarque Fusion, where technology and innovation converge for a day of unparalleled insights and connections.


Notes to editors

About the Trustmarque Group

The Trustmarque Group is a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, empowering organisations to navigate the complexities of the digital landscape and achieve transformative outcomes. Headquartered in York, with offices in London and Scotland, they hold the highest levels of accreditations with the world’s most valued technology partners, including Microsoft. 

Highlights of the Expo and Symposium include:  

  • Keynote Presentations: Gain insights from Sam Warburton and his illustrious rugby career, learning how leadership and efficiency are intetwined. 
  • Hear from global powerhouses on the latest trends and advancements in technology and innovation, featuring representatives from Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, and many more. 
  • Interactive Exhibits: Explore hands-on demonstrations of groundbreaking technologies that are reshaping industries and bringing the human element to IT. 
  • Networking opportunities: “Connect with fellow peers, industry leaders, and innovators to exchange ideas and forge valuable partnerships. 
  • Panel discussions: Participate in engaging discussions on pressing topics such as cybersecurity, optimisation, and the future of work with Microsoft Co-Pilot.

Contact: Julia Bluckert. Head of Strategic Communications, Trustmarque

[email protected] 

01904 934436


Register your place at Fusion 2024 Sign up here

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