Winning event for businesses

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MORE than 80 businesses attended a meeting where they came face-to-face with members of the Great Britain Olympic team.

The Chesterfield Champion event was at the B2 Net Stadium, and guests included table tennis player Liam Pitchford and swimmer Martin Mansell, nine times a Paralympic medallist. Businesses heard about the economic impact to the region of the 2012 Olympics with more than 25 per cent coming to Derbyshire of £460m of games-related contracts won in the East Midlands.