Watch events from Business Week 2021

A programme of in-person and online events to support business recovery and growth.

All our events have finished but you can still view some of them online. Take a look below.


Launch of Canalside South - Webinar

Avison Young are pleased to announce the launch of Canalside South, a significant residential regeneration opportunity located in the heart of Wolverhampton City Centre. The 17.1 acre development site is being offered for sale as part of a wider vision for this area of the city, promoting an unique opportunity for a development to obtain planning and deliver a scheme of significant quality and scale. Mark Birks, Principal of Avison Young will be hosting a formal webinar launch of the site with the key stakeholders to illustrate and explain the aspirations of what this type of opportunity can do to increase the residential housing offer of Wolverhampton against the backdrop of unprecedented commercial growth and infrastructure commitment across the region. Mark will be joined by Richard Lawrence, Director of Regeneration at City of Wolverhampton Council; Neil Rami, Chief Executive, West Midlands Growth Company; Richard Preston, Partnerships and External Relationships Manager, Canal & River Trust.


Business Breakfast – Wolverhampton: The next investment destination

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.


Real Businesses Talking Business

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.