Driving Global Innovation - Sector Strengths

Once known as the ‘workshop of the world’, Birmingham and the West Midlands has always been proud of its reputation as a place where things are created, and big ideas sparked. Today, the West Midlands’ diverse range of thriving sectors and entrepreneurial spirit continue to drive global innovation and change.

Birmingham and the West Midlands offers access to world-leading innovation hubs and academic connections, this means you can connect with our universities, industry experts and the world’s brightest minds.

When you host your conference here, you can tap into the strengths of our world leading industry sectors, allowing for greater connections to key industry experts and fostering collaboration opportunities with academia, research, government and business and to inspire knowledge-sharing, trade partnerships, education, investment and long lasting legacies.