Culture 2021
The decision to name Coventry as UK City of Culture 2021 is a massive boost to the area’s tourism and culture sector.
Coventry City of
There were over 4,000 booked tickets with nearly 25 per cent of attendees visiting Coventry and Warwickshire from outside of the region.
First Business Festival hailed
huge success
Between 20th November and 1st December, over 100 events took place – 17 of which were completely sold out.
Science and innovation could be a driving force behind the continuing economic renaissance of the West Midlands, a new report published has concluded.
A Science & Innovation Audit
for the West Midlands
A new business district
Friargate is an ambitious £100 million new business destination bringing prime new office space, hotels, homes, shops, restaurants and public space – all next to Coventry railway station and a five minute walk from the city centre.
for Coventry
rural Warwickshire
A new £2 million grant fund to grow businesses and create jobs in rural Warwickshire has been launched.
£2m grant fund for
Grow Your Skills
View the presentations from CWLEP's 'Apprenticeships for SMEs' event on support for smaller companies in utilising government funds for training and apprenticeships.
World Class R & D
An abundance of world class Research & Development facilities working hand in hand with business, breaking new ground in advanced manufacturing and creating a skilled workforce for today and tomorrow


Global giants, innovation excellence and 'can do' partnerships make Coventry & Warwickshire an inspired choice for any business to grow
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Access to a work-ready, skilled labour force alongside research and innovation is key to business growth and a strategic priority for CWLEP
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We are the centre of the UK and a centre for knowledge and our enviable location gives access to over 500 million consumers across Europe
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Business Support from CWLEP Growth Hub

The CWLEP Growth Hub is a single gateway to navigating the best private and public sector business support available. 

Whether you want to raise capital, increase your workforce, ramp up production or identify export or supply chain opportunities, you can access tailored, commercially focused and joined-up advice that’s free, impartial and delivered with one goal in mind: growing your bottom line.

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Coventry & Warwickshire Champions

Our Champions are proactive advocates for the area who want to help influence how Coventry & Warwickshire is perceived and portrayed, and make sure we are talked about in the right places and by the right people.

The Coventry & Warwickshire Champions scheme unites businesses, organisations and individuals across the area in a powerful network to help develop and promote Coventry and Warwickshire and raise its profile. 

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