The West Midlands Growth Company (WMGC) will help to create new jobs, expand existing businesses and attract new businesses and investment to the region, aligned to the ambitions set out in the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Strategic Economic Plan.
Formerly Marketing Birmingham, the company was established in April 2017. It continues to operate leisure and business tourism programmes Visit and Meet Birmingham, inward investment programme Business Birmingham and its partnership programme.
The WMGC has been established in partnership with Local Enterprise Partnerships, local authorities, Growth Hubs, universities and a wide range of businesses across the private sector. It focuses its core activities across Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Coventry and Warwickshire and the Black Country, with the potential and scope to deliver services in a wider Midlands context.
The WMGC is owned by the WMCA and its Constituent Members, with governance that heavily involves the private sector in the majority. Its core WMCA and local authority funding will be used to attract significant additional funding from the private sector and other sources, such as future Devolution Deals.
Choosing to work with the West Midlands Growth Company’s Marketing Birmingham partnership scheme will create real opportunities for your business.
Working with partners, the West Midlands Growth Company is attracting record levels of investment into the area. You can get involved in this work by becoming a Commercial Partner and join the ranks of the West Midlands’ most committed and rewarded supporters.
Telephone Number: 0121 202 5022
Business Birmingham is the city’s award winning inward investment programme, the link to attracting or growing a company’s presence in the region. We are the access point to Birmingham’s business networks and to the numerous benefits from the city’s strong enterprise culture. We strive to work with investing companies as a strategic partner to create relevant business solutions.
Birmingham is home to world-class companies, major R&D facilities, innovative entrepreneurs, renowned universities and one of the youngest populations in Europe, Greater Birmingham is a dynamic, thriving and business-focused region.
We’re well connected and centrally located in the UK, and with a highly skilled talent pool, the region provides the scale and size to service the largest of business functions.
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Telephone: +44 (0)121 202 5022
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