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ANNUAL CHAMBER AWARDS & CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED AS REGION REBOOTS, REBUILDS AND REBOUNDS

This year, the Black Country Chamber of Commerce has been running its biggest and most ambitious campaign in its history, Black Country 2.0 as a response to the economic challenges businesses are tackling because of Brexit, COVID-19 and a radically altered trading landscape.  

 

On November 11th, the Chamber will be holding its first-ever conference examining the economic prospects for regional firms and celebrating the success of local companies and individuals as part of the Black Country 2.0 campaign. 

With levelling-up, supply chain issues, remote working, post-pandemic skills shortages, sustainability, and other factors high on the agenda, the Conference will be the flagship event of Black Country 2.0 and feature a range of speakers exploring themes and topics which matter to businesses today.  

  

A full line-up will be announced in due course.  

  

The Conference will take place in accordance with the latest COVID-19 secure guidelines and will welcome a limited physical audience at Wolverhampton Racecourse and will be broadcast live online.  

  

11th November 2021 

Black Country Economic Business Conference  

10:00 – 16:00 - Wolverhampton Racecourse & Virtual

Members: Free  / Non-Members: Free

Black Country Economic Business Conference - Black Country Chamber of Commerce 

17:30 – 18:45

Wolverhampton Racecourse & Virtual 

 Members: Free  / Non-Members: Free  

Throughout the pandemic businesses across the Black Country have been demonstrating resilience as they have attempted to reboot, rebuild, and rebound.   

 

To recognise and celebrate the ingenuity, determination, and successes of our region’s businesses; the Black Country Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an Awards Reception.  

  

The reception will take place in accordance with the latest COVID-19 secure guidelines and will welcome a limited physical audience at Wolverhampton Racecourse and will be broadcast live online.   

 

If you are interested in attending the event, please visit the website or contact 

events@blackcountrychamber.co.uk for more information.

To Enter the Awards  

The 2021 Awards are open to both members and non-members of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce across 11 categories:  

LARGE BUSINESS  

Eligible for businesses from every sector that employ more than 50 full-time people. 

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SPONSORED BY

NANT LTD

SMALL BUSINESS   

Eligible for businesses from every sector that employ fewer than 50 full-time people. 

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SPONSORED BY MIDLANDS ENGINE INVESTMENT FUND

INTERNATIONAL TRADE BUSINESS  

Eligible for businesses making products or services in the Black Country and selling them around the world. 

START-UP BUSINESS 

Eligible for businesses that have been trading for less than two years. 

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SPONSORED BY HIGGS LLP

MANUFACTURING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR  

Eligible for manufacturing businesses across the region. 

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SPONSORED BY CKCA

SERVICE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR  

Eligible for businesses of all sectors who provide a service. 

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR  

Eligible for Directors, CEOs, MDs and Business Leaders Non-Executive Director of the Year Eligible for Non-Executive Directors and trustees.  

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR  

Eligible for Non-Executive Directors and trustees  

KINDNESS IN THE COMMUNITY

Eligible for all businesses of all sizes and sectors. Exceptional Employee or Team Eligible for employees or teams working for any business and in any sector. 

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SPONSORED BY UNITY TRUST BANK

EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYEE OR TEAM

Eligible for employees or teams working for any business and in any sector. 

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SPONSORED BY WILDSIDE ACTIVITY CENTRE

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS SUPPORT TO THE ARMED FORCES  

Eligible for businesses working with the Armed Forces community as a supporter of Armed Forces personnel, employing those leaving the Armed Forces or through their work with the Armed Forces Covenant. 

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PROSPER MAGAZINE: AUGUST 2021

BLACK COUNTRY 2.0