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G Park Blue Planet, North Staffordshire

G Park Blue Planet, North Staffordshire

We develop partnerships - ensuring energy and resources are targeted toward addressing regional priorities

Our Region

Great Western Arcade, Birmingham

Take a closer look at the unique West Midlands Region.

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A Decade in Review


Catch up with progress on Advantage West Midlands’ successful projects over the past decade.

Our Performance


In 2007 we were awarded a 4 out of 4 (performing strongly) rating by the NAO.  Find out more about our performance.


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Helping business

Supporting new and existing businesses to make the economy of the West Midlands stronger and more productive.

Improving places

Attracting and enabling economic growth through ensuring high quality environment and infrastructure.

Supporting people

Recognising and supporting the contribution that the people of the West Midlands make to sustainable economic growth and increased prosperity in our region.

Powerful voice

Vital to the long term economic prosperity of the West Midlands Region is a powerful voice and a positive image.

Case studies

Business Link

Business Link West Midlands

We took over responsibility for the region's Business Link service in April 2005. From the outset our goal was to improve the quality and relevance of the service by getting more investment and resources to the front line.


Manufacturing Technology Centre

The focus of the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), based at Ansty Park in Coventry, is to facilitate step changes in manufacturing performance.

Low carbon vehicles

Low Carbon Opportunities

To build a stronger and more diverse West Midlands economy, Advantage West Midlands is supporting a broad range of measures to help businesses innovate and enter new growth markets.