PROSPER MAGAZINE: ISSUE 02 | NEWS IN BRIEF
FREE MONTHLY NETWORKING EVENT EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY
Third Week Wednesday is a free networking event for individuals, business owners and anybody looking to do business in the Black Country taking place on the third Wednesday of each month at Casino 36 in Wolverhampton.
Open to businesses of all sizes and sectors, Third Week Wednesday runs from 10am to 12pm with attendees having the opportunity to make new connections, raise their profile, and meet potential clients and suppliers.
The event also coincides with #BlkCountryHour, the weekly twitter networking session and gives Third Week Wednesday attendees the added opportunity to reach more businesses. For more information please email or visit blackcountrychamber.co.uk to book your place at the next event.
BLACK COUNTRY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE JOINS THE UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON AS VISITING PROFESSOR
Delma Dwight, Director of Economic Intelligence at Black Country Consortium joins the University of Wolverhampton as Visiting Professor bringing over 24 years of experience to the Business School.
The role will see Delma working with the University to develop evidence-based policy delivering real impact to the Black Country communities and businesses.
She said, “It is a real honour to be taking up this role. The work of the team at the Intelligence Unit informs, supports and influences decision-making at all levels across the Black Country and I hope to work even closer with the University to ensure the strengthening of this evidence base to make real Impact.”
FIRST CAREERS EVENT FOR YEAR 6 PRIMARY KIDS LAUNCHED
The Black Country Skills Factory and Ryders Hayes School hosted the first in a series of innovative careers events as part of the new Careers 2030 project. The event saw over 60 Year 6 primary pupils hear from over 10 employees on public sector jobs of the future.
The Careers 2030 project, funded by The Careers & Enterprise Company, aims to build on the already successful Secondary School programmes delivered by the Black Country Skills Factory, the Black Country Careers Hub and the Enterprise Advisor Network. The Careers 2030 project will deliver 10 events covering 8 sectors across the academic year.