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Collectively, the Business Solution Centres (BSCs) play host to or promote over 160 local business and networking events each year, with the majority being free for you and your staff to attend. Events cover a range of areas from business start-up seminars and networking opportunities through to topical workshops including sources of funding, pensions, cyber security and digital marketing.
Information on Intellectual Property and signposting to sources of assistance with development of new products. The University of Wolverhampton offers a comprehensive range of mechanical engineering and design services that can support SMEs within the Black Country that are undertaking new product development. This practical session will provide businesses with information on Intellectual Property and signpost attendees to sources of assistance with the development of new products.Find out more
As part of the Black Country Business Festival our popular Black Country Chamber Expo is to be held in the Atrium of GTG Training Academy & Conference Centre (West Midlands)where we will bring together over 60 exhibitors and more than 500 delegates from across the region. Furthermore, attendance as a delegate is free for both members and non-members of the Chamber, enabling you to gain optimum exposure for your business!Find out more
Come and meet the experts! Finding and securing funds to take your business forward can feel like a daunting task. Complicated application forms and processes leave many people feeling confused and worried about getting the money they need to achieve their business plans.Find out more
The University of Wolverhampton’s third annual Refurb BIM event will focus on how the use of digital technologies can bring brownfield sites back into use. The event will consider how digital can improve the planning and implementation of refurbishment of existing buildings and construction of new build on brownfield sites. The event is aimed at remediation and construction companies, land and property developers, landowners including local authorities.Find out more
SME opportunities to help develop and implement a new green policy at Wolverhampton Racecourse. This event is aimed at SMEs that may have a technology or service which can help to support specific environmental issues Wolverhampton Racecourse currently face, or are interested in possible waste products for their own business. We are looking for SMEs to present their ideas to Wolverhampton Racecourse on how to solve these common environmental issues across their business. We are looking primarily for waste management companies or those developing environmental technologies as alternatives for the disposal and or recycling of plastic and paper cups, paper napkins, food waste and horse manure.Find out more
Due to the highly skilled nature of the sector there has always been difficulty in developing and attracting new talent to the industry, this workshop will help to provide companies with realistic training options for their staff, as well as learning how best to attract new talent to their workforce.Find out more
The Second Black Country 2022 Business Forum features presenters from the Birmingham 2022 organising committee. The Forum brings together regional businesses in order to explore and understand the opportunities the Commonwealth Games is bringing the West Midlands. In March over 70 companies came to WBA FC to the first Forum.Find out more
The RPCS course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become a safe and professional Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) pilot.
This is a two and a half day theory element course, operated in partnership with RUSTA. The price includes examination, Ops Manual ratification and Flight Evaluation.
This workshop event aims to raise awareness of environmental sustainability in the brewing and distilling industry. It will highlight how resources such as water, grain and yeast can be utilised efficiently, thereby maximising profits and reducing environmental impact.Find out more
The next Transport Policy Group will take place on Tuesday 18th June. This session will see Highways England Divisional Director, Iftikhar Mir, present on current regional infrastructure projects affecting Chamber members. The session will also see an update from Road Haulage Association Area Manager Simon Priest on relevant issues for hauliers including Brexit preparedness and the truck cartel lawsuit. Colin Leighfield, Transport Group Chair, will also update on the Chamber’s discussion with the National Infrastructure Commission on Heathrow expansion and the future of ‘hub airports’.Find out more