Leading regional business showcase coming to STEAMhouse

The Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) is bringing an exciting business showcase, enabling regional organisations to create new opportunities and gain free support, to Birmingham City University (BCU)’s STEAMhouse innovation centre in November.

Posted 02 November 2022

The new STEAMhouse building, which will house the upcoming GBSLEP AGM.

A unique event for businesses and professionals

The Better Your Business showcase will take place at STEAMhouse on Thursday 17 November from 10am to 4pm.

The unique event will feature keynote speakers, masterclasses led by industry experts and a range of opportunities to network with attendees and exhibitors.

GBSLEP will also be offering business support sessions, covering prevalent topics such as:

  •         Access to finance
  •         Digital marketing
  •         Google ranking
  •         Search engine optimisation

As well as being open to businesses within the GBSLEP area, young people are also invited to attend a session with major employers in the region in order to discuss the opportunities and challenges young people face as they enter the workplace.

There are a host of speakers set to offer their expertise, including award-winning chef Glynn Purnell, marketing consultant Ian Lockwood and strategist Paul Ince. Also set to speak is journalist and broadcaster Marverine Cole, who is also a Visiting Lecturer in Journalism and Media at BCU.

Enjoy stunning facilities and innovative projects

Attendees will also get to enjoy the recently launched STEAMhouse facilities, taking in the production space, business incubator and artists’ studio.

Businesses can also enjoy some of the exciting, forward-thinking student projects coming from our Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment.

The Better Your Business showcase is preceded by the GBSLEP’s annual general meeting (AGM), which is also taking place at STEAMhouse.

The AGM is a public event for businesses, local authorities, and higher and further education bodies as well as voluntary, community and delivery partners.

The event is free to attend.