In a joint launch at the Park Plaza Hotel, Cardiff on 15th April 2013 Gorwel and FSB Wales revealed the results of the FSB commissioned report: Forward Planning: A Report on the Future Options for Planning in Wales. This was Gorwel’s first report and speeches were given by Gorwel’s president David Melding AM and by Janet Jones, Welsh Policy Unit Chair for the Federation of Small Businesses. There were some twenty-five people in attendance from the fields of academia, politics, planning, public affairs and business. After the speeches the reports two authors Steve Belzak and Professor Russell Deacon took questions and observations from the audience members . Full details of the report can be found on this website under ‘Publications’.