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Agm final version 041214 print

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Agm final version 041214 print

  1. 1. 270,000 sq. m. retail
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  3. 3. INWARD INVESTMENT MORE JOBS AND PROJECTS FROM FDI THAN ANY OTHER REGION GBSLEP 6,000 JOBS TOP MERCER UK CITY FOR QUALITY OF LIFE BIRMINGHAM PROVIDED OVER 50% OF REGIONAL JOBS 2013/14 £2.6 BILLION CAPITAL 2013/14 TOP FIVE CITIES FOR FDI STRATEGY BUSINESSES SUPPORTED FIVE HUNDRED 37 PROJECTS 2815 JOBS TARGETS EXCEEDED 2013/14 BY 87% EMPLOYMENT INVESTMENT SECURED
  4. 4. “We needed a location that would work with us and help us to grow. Birmingham offered all of this” Geoff Childs Managing Director - Extraenergy “We are delighted to be establishing the centre in Birmingham which has a significant and high-quality legal community” Susan Bright Regional Managing Partner – Hogan Lovells “Birmingham’s mix of professional tenants and companies has created a natural micro-hub for the financial services sector” Richard McCarthy Managing Director – Deutsche Bank Birmingham “We are very confident we will find the right people in Birmingham area. We are also looking to develop talent and create a graduate scheme” Chris Tolley HR Director - Hydraforce
  5. 5. “This unique opportunity has allowed our company to mix with the elite in our field” Chris Ferrar - Machined Component Systems “As an SME, the support provided to us was invaluable” Chris Sharrat - Lodent “The support we received both before and during the exhibition was excellent” Mark Arnold - Thomas Fattorini
  6. 6. 2014
  7. 7. BPFS Advanced Engineering Life Sciences Environmental ITEC Food & Drink
  8. 8. VISITOR ECONOMY INTERNATIONAL VISITORS UP 32% 34 MILLION VISITORS UP 12% SINCE 2006 BEST UK DESTINATION GROUP LEISURE AWARDS 2014 30,000 BED SPACES AND GROWING 32 PLACES HIGHER ICCA RANKING HIGHEST HOTEL OCCUPANCY RATE ON RECORD SEPTEMBER 82% MOST POPULAR CONFERENCE AND EVENT DESTINATION OUTSIDE LONDON £11 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT FROM BCB EVENT WINS
  9. 9. 1274 + TOTAL MEDIA HITS 1201 + TOTAL MEDIA HITS
  10. 10. 4 NEW HOTELS 4 DEVELOPER LAUNCHES 2 CONFERENCE NEW VENUES 7 BUSINESS EXPANSIONS 30 NEW BUSINESSES LOCATING 20 CULTURAL CELEBRATIONS 2 INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS 2 NEW RETAIL CENTRES 2 ENTERTAINMENT VENUES 2 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS 2 SPORTING CELEBRATIONS

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