Join us at the launch of Business Growth West Midlands

Andy Street

Join Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and an expert panel of speakers, at the launch of Business Growth West Midlands.

Hosted by the Director of Communications and External Affairs at Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership and former BBC journalist Satnam Rana-Grindley, business leaders, entrepreneurs and business support providers at set to come together on September 12 at the Coventry Building Society Arena, to hear about the new fully funded service, looking to support the region’s businesses with £107m of packages and grants.

Laura Shoaf, Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) and Andy Street will both provide the keynote address, discussing their commitment to promoting business growth in the region and where this new service fits into the economic development of the West Midlands.

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Speakers include:

Justice Williams MBE – Co-Founder & Editor in Chief at Black Business Magazine, Speaker and Personal Brand Expert

Kameese Davis – CEO & Founder of Nylah’s Natural

Dr Jamie Elliott – Delivery Manager, Business Operational Portfolios – WMCA

Dan Carins – Policy Manager (Business) Economy, Skills and Communities – WMCA

Jarvey Moss – CEO at Saible in Birmingham

Nat McAulay – CEO at JCM Contracts in Halesowen

Yiannis Maos MBE – CEO of TechWM

Dr Chris Meah – Founder/CEO of School of Code

Davies Okeowo – Account Manager GBSLEP Growth Hub

Tracy Sherratt – British Business Bank

Rupert Lyle – Midven, WMCA Co-Investment Fund

Jim Shirley – Funding Hero, Scale-up programme

David Gaughan – Head of Employer Services, Productivity & Skills of WMCA

Csaba Berenyi – Spongehammer (SME)

Sam Little – LJM Homecare (SME)

Laolu Dada – Niyo Enterprise (SME)

Eyad Hanash – Embark Learning (SME)

Tony Gursevak – Brit Asia (SME)


Why join us?

  • Learn how Business Growth West Midlands can help you and your company secure funding and free business advice opportunities.

  • And network with support professionals and fellow business leaders to see how you can overcome your business challenges.

When is it?

Tuesday 12 September 2023, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Join for all or part of the day. Listen to our keynote speakers and panel discussions, or concentrate on networking in our exhibition area.

Free car parking and free lunch for all attendees.

Where is it?

Coventry Building Society Arena | Judds Lane | Coventry | CV6 6AQ

What is Business Growth West Midlands?

Visit the website to find out more

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