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Business Growth West Midlands (BGWM): launch event

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Coventry Building Society Arena, Judds Lane, Longford, Coventry CV6 6AQ
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West Midlands Combined Authority is launching Business Growth West Midlands (BGWM): comprehensive business support services to help your West Midlands business grow and succeed.

The launch event is taking place on Tuesday 12 September at Coventry Building Society Arena. It’s for West Midlands business leaders, entrepreneurs and business support providers.

There, the Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street will give the keynote address. He will show his commitment to promoting business growth in the region. He will explain where this new service fits into the economic development of the West Midlands.

The aim of the event is to raise awareness about the support packages available through BGWM, fostering economic development and empowering local businesses (including through WMCA business programmes, such as its decarbonisation programme).

You can gain valuable insights on navigating business growth, AI-driven digital transformation, financial management, funding options and building a skilled workforce.

The launch event will also offer networking opportunities to connect with business support providers, stakeholders, and fellow attendees.

Why attend the BGWM launch?

  • Hear about £100m of new support programmes and grants launching for West Midlands businesses
  • Find out how the new fully funded service can help businesses navigate the wide range of support available across the region
  • Network with business support professionals and fellow business leaders
  • Access free business support opportunities in the exhibition area
  • Have a free lunch.

Other inspirational and expert speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. You can follow @BizGrowthWM on Twitter or LinkedIn for speaker and programme updates.

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