Peace opens Midlands Pavilion for ‘world class’ region

Sir John Peace
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Sir John Peace, the chairman on the Midlands Engine, officially opened the Midlands Pavilion this morning, saying that the region is “leading the way” on inward investment.

To a packed room, Peace said that the Midlands Engine is “all about ambition” and that the scope of opportunity in the region is “world class”.

He added: “We want to demonstrate to the global investment community that the Midlands is connected and energised. There is a wave of innovative work underway across all parts of the region, which will attract investment, improve our infrastructure and deliver job opportunities.

“By bringing our private and public sector partners to MIPIM, we become a team that collectively tells the unique story of this region to an international audience. This will enable us to deliver on our aims – to grow trade and investment, increase innovation and enterprise, and promote the Midlands as a great place to live, visit, learn and work.”