Previous Business Support Projects

The West Midlands SME Internationalisation Programme

WMCC is also a partner to the current European Regional Development Fund project, in partnership with Coventry University Enterprises Ltd. The project supports SMEs to enter new international markets or develop new routes to international markets.

AWM West Midlands Strategic Engagement Programme

This project strategically targeted key decision makers in over 600 businesses across the West Midlands to engage them with regional economic policy and business support services. We identified the requirements of each individual business and provided access to support, building long term relationships.

AMW International Cluster Support Programme

With an objective to promote cooperative action by companies in order to secure international contracts, our actions included:

  • organising market research groups
  • jointly designing a product or service

The programme saw companies achieve a significant increase in turnover, with over 1,500 businesses benefiting from support.

BIS Business Growth Voucher Delivery

the Growth Vouchers was delivered to help businesses access the advice they need to help them grow. Small businesses were allocated vouchers to spend on strategic advice from suppliers in the private sector, matched with their own funds.