A programme of in-person and online events to support business recovery and growth.
More events to be announced soon, please check back for details.
Business Breakfast – Wolverhampton: The next investment destination
Date: Tuesday 28 September 2021, 8am – 9.45am
Venue: Grand Station, Sun Street, Wolverhampton WV10 0BF
Who is it for? Ambitious businesses interested in the opportunities to invest, relocate and grow in City of Wolverhampton.
Hear from an impressive line-up of panel members who will discuss why the city’s status as an investment destination has been revolutionised through major developments, excellent transport links, a growing city living culture, new homes and the city’s ambitions to become a leader in sustainable development and circular economy. This event is led by Midlands Business Insider.
Wolverhampton: The Next Visitor Destination
Date: Wednesday 29 September, 12.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Online event
Who is it for? Operators and investors in the visitor economy sector; organisations supporting the cultural and events sector.
City of Wolverhampton’s ambitious plans to become the events and cultural capital of the Black Country and West Midlands will come into the spotlight at this digital event hosted by Movers and Shakers Property Networking Club. With a new five-year events strategy launched, British Art Show 9 hitting the city in 2022, Wolverhampton playing a key role in the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the city’s bid to become the next City of Culture - there’s a positive buzz in the air. All of this of course builds on the city’s fantastic visitor offer including theatre, racing, football, art and our historic venues. Hear from key speakers including Cllr Ian Brookfield, Leader, City of Wolverhampton Council; Neil Rami from West Midlands Growth Company; Erica Love, Director at Culture Central and Colin Chapple, Chief Operating Officer & Finance Director at AEG Presents who will discuss the city plans to relight after the pandemic, stimulate economic growth and increase city centre footfall.
Real Businesses Talking Business
Date: Thursday 30 September, 8am – 10am
Venue: Online event
Who is it for? Local businesses, traders and entrepreneurs.
This is a unique opportunity for you to quiz business leaders from Wolverhampton’s Economic Growth Board and Wolverhampton Business Champions on the secrets of their success, find out how they are coping in the current climate and how their ideas may assist you with your own business challenges. Hosted by local businesses, for local businesses, this open online Q&A session will facilitate lively debate and discussion on the hottest and most relevant business topics of the moment. There will also be an opportunity for you to engage with other local businesses that you would not normally have access to.
Nachural Summer Business Ball & Awards
Date: Friday 1 October 2021, 6pm – 1am
Venue: Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0PE
The Nachural Summer Business Ball and Awards programme recognises the achievements of individuals and companies from across the West Midlands region. This event is led by Nachural.