Please join us on Friday 28 February at Hilton Cardiff for our business breakfast to celebrate St David’s Day. Arrive at 7.30am for your bucks fizz reception and entertainment from Only Men Aloud, followed by the best Welsh Breakfast in town and keynote address from our guest speaker Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region City Deal.

Bringing together ACCA members, strategic partners and a full cross section of all sectors of business, education and government in Wales it is a networking event not to be missed and a wonderful way to start the day!


  • 7.30am - Bucks Fizz Reception and Entertainment from Only Men Aloud
  • 7.45am - Guests Seated, Welcome & Breakfast Served
  • 8.40am - Guest Speaker: Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region City Deal
  • 9.00am - Thanks & Close
  • 9.15am - Ends

Supporting the Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

Guest speaker

Kellie Beirne, Chief Executive Cardiff Capital Region City Deal

Kellie Beirne was appointed as Chief Executive of Cardiff Capital Region City Deal in mid-2018. The City Deal is a £1.28 billion GVA-growth and jobs programme, involving ten South Wales local authorities. She moved from a post as Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Enterprise Officer at Monmouthshire County Council , where she gained a reputation for bringing innovation and innovative ways of working, often private-sector-derived, into the world of public service delivery.

She has previously been Director of Innovation and Enterprise and Chief Officer, Regeneration and Culture at Monmouthshire Council. Before that, she undertook roles in a South Wales Housing Association and in local authority Housing policy.

Kellie is Chair of the Innovation Advisory Council for Wales and a member of the Science Advisory Panel for Wales.

Each year there is a waiting list for this event so please book at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

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Kindly sponsored by USW and Menzies