Discover Electric

Discover Electric: Free electric car event

Friday 24 May 9am to 2pm, Parkside, Chart Way, Horsham RH12 1RL

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Whether you're a passionate car enthusiast, an environmental advocate, or simply intrigued by electric vehicles and their infrastructure, there will be something for you at this free to attend event.

Click on the link above to see the full agenda for the day and to register your place. Registrations can also be made on the day.

What to expect:

  • Hands-on test drives of a variety of electric vehicles
  • Engaging in discussions with subject matter experts
  • Deep dive into the EV ecosystem
  • Networking opportunities with suppliers and installers specialising in electric vehicles and associated charging infrastructure, including charge point operators, installers, and renewable energy experts.
Discover Electric

Who should attend:

  • Car and light commercial vehicle users transitioning to EVs/hybrids
  • Car park operators seeking to integrate EV charging infrastructure
  • Landlords and tenants interested in incorporating renewable power sources
  • Stakeholders eager to gain insights into Horsham District's and neighbouring areas' authorities strategies
  • Representatives from local dealerships available to discuss options and showcase electric and hybrid vehicles
  • Exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies and business support in the area from charging operators/installers, renewable energy suppliers, and local trade organisations.
  • Anyone interested in electric vehicles!

Speakers will include:

  • Chair - Helen Peacock - Head of Sustainability and Green Spaces at Horsham District Council
  • Martin Offiah MBE - former professional rugby player and brand and sustainability ambassador for Connected Kerb
  • Dr Chris Patemen-Jones - CEO at Connect Kerb
  • Megan Stonestreet - Surrey A3 Electric Vehicle Grant Scheme
  • Abby McDougall - Energy Saving Trust
  • Colette Blackburn – Horsham District Council Cabinet Member for Climate Action and Nature Recovery
  • Andy Ekinsmyth -  Head of Transport & Network Operations at West Sussex County Council

The event is being funded by as part of DEFRA’s Air Quality Grant.