A step change in our profile


The Midlands UK is a collaboration between the public and private sector, who worked together to showcase over £14bn worth of investment opportunities at MIPIM 2017.

Destination partners joining forces from the area comprised:

  • Birmingham City Council, Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
  • The Black Country
  • Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP
  • Marketing Derby, Derbyshire Economic Partnership, Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
  • Greater Lincolnshire LEP
  • Leicester City Council and Leicester & Leicestershire LEP
  • Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire
  • Telford & The Marches
  • Worcestershire LEP

This joint endeavour was endorsed by 50 private sector partners and the UK Government’s Department for International Trade who expects the Midlands economy will grow by £34billion by 2030. This delegation emphasised the Midlands UK region’s enterprising ethos and showcased the Midlands Engine initiative, which driven by the belief that by working together, the region will achieve greater economic growth.

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