Black Country Business Festival – Repowering the Black Country – 07/10/2020
7 October 2020
University of Wolverhampton
The Black Country has been identified by the government as one of seven strategic industrial
clusters in the UK eligible to receive funding to accelerate the transition to net zero while creating
local jobs and economic opportunities.
This event will summarise the provisional plans to secure and deploy this funding, inviting
feedback and input from the Black Country business community, particularly manufacturers and
The target audience is owners and senior managers of manufacturing and other energy intense
businesses (e.g. hotels, leisure centres) across the Black Country. It is also relevant to landlords
and owners of industrial estates and business parks.