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Asian Business Community

Asian Business Community - your dost in business Our aim is to empower, inform and encourage entrepreneurs from the Asian business community in their journey to business success. We provide an online community for Asian business owners, allowing networking opportunities,information and advice on business matters, as well as current affairs from the Asian business community worldwide.

AWM (Advantage West Midlands)

AWM (Advantage West Midlands)

Advantage West Midlands is the Regional Development Agency (RDA) for the West Midlands that was established by the Government in 1999 to transform England's regions through sustainable economic development.

In order to achieve their aims the AWM work with a range of public sector partners, voluntary and community organisations and the private sector, to develop strategies and support projects that will help transform the West Midlands' economy.

(BABA) The Birmingham Asian Business Association

The Birmingham Asian Business Association

Baba is an independent company limited by guarantee .It maintains regular links with the Government Office for the West Midlands, Enterprise Link, Business in the Community, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Institute of Asian Businesses and several other organisations. It also represents Asian business community at various forums and boards.
(old site, new site is under construction)


BCABA (Black Country Asian Business Association)

BCABA (Black Country Asian Business Association)

The BCABA acts as a consultative advisory group that helps and supports Asian business.

It therefore support initiatives such as the ongoing business use of premises, land availability, international trade, e-business and training, and offer an opportunity to network and share experiences.


Birmingham International Airport


Birmingham Airport Guide has been developed to provide a handy reference for those travelling to, from or through Birmingham Airport, as well as those looking for historical information and facts. Birmingham airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and disabled travellers. In addition, a full range of 1st class airport services are offered. Birmingham airport has two terminals and serves over 40 different airlines and offers thousands of direct and indirect services.

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B26 3QJ,

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0870 733 5511

Black Country Chamber

Black Country Chamber

The Black Country Chamber was formed in March 2001 from an amalgamation of three long-established Black Country Chambers of Commerce - Dudley & Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton, together with Business Link Black Country. It is a membership organisation, offering a range of business support services and networking opportunities designed to meet the needs of owners and managers.

Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Established in Worcester in 1832, the Chamber of Commerce has been the voice of business in the two counties ever since, actively promoting trade, lobbying for members' interests and facilitating training and workforce development.

Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce

The Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce is an independent voice of businesses in Coventry & Warwickshire, promoting their interest at local, regional and national levels and provides its members with regular updates on legislation, business opportunities and contacts.


Cric Information

Cricinfo is the world's leading cricket website, ranked number one in all of its major markets. The site was founded in 1993, and its continuing success is built on the combination of live ball-by-ball coverage of all Test and one-day international matches, news and features written by some of the world's best cricket writers, and in-depth statistics on every one of the 3,000 international and 45,000 first class cricketers to have played the game.


The Ethnic Minority Business Forum

The Ethnic Minority Business Forum

The EMBF 's remit is to provide independent advice to Government in relation to SME policy and practice as they relate to ethnic minority business. They are also there to listen to the views and needs of ethnic minority business communities and convey them to Government and policy makers.


Midlands Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)


Midlands Enterprise Europe Network offers support and advice to businesses across Europe and helps them make the most of the opportunities in the European Union. The services provided are specifically designed for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) but are also available to all businesses, research centres and Universities across Europe.
The Midlands Enterprise Europe Network is made up of close to 600 partner organisations in more than 40 countries, promoting competitiveness and innovation at the local level in Europe and beyond.
Whether you need information on EU legislation, help finding a business partner, want to benefit from innovation networks in your region or need information on funding opportunities, this is the place to start.

The EEN Team can be contacted on 0121 455 0268.

IBPN (Indo British Partnership Network)

IBPN (Indo British Partnership Network)

Created in 2005, the IBPN main objectives are to increase bilateral trade and investment between India and the UK. Its origins date back to 1993 when the creation of the Indo-British Partnership Initiative by the then British and Indian Prime Ministers was agreed. It is backed by both governments and chaired by leading industry figures.

Institute of Asian Businesses

Institute of Asian Business

The Institute of Asian Businesses (IAB) promotes awareness of, and facilitates solutions to, the business needs of its members and the wider Asian business community.


International Trade Promotion Center

The International Trade Promotion Centre based at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, provides innovative solutions that enable UK companies and overseas visitors to trade shows to communicate and collaborate more effectively.
Market Access Database
The Market Access Database is an important operational tool of the European Union's Market Access Strategy, supporting a continuous three-way exchange of information between the EU institutions, Member States and European business. The Market Access Strategy is a key pillar of the EU's Trade Policy which aims to reduce the obstacles faced by European exporters of goods and services. The Market Access Database is a free, interactive, easy to use service providing:

Information about Market Access conditions in non-EU countries.
A systematic way for the European Commission to follow up complaints from businesses about barriers to trade in non-EU countries. A means of ensuring that our trading partners are abiding by their international commitments.

Better input for defining the EU's trade policy objectives on further trade liberalisation in the framework of the World Trade Organisation (e.g. Doha Development Agenda) and new free trade agreements between the EU and preferential partners (e.g. EU - MERCOSUR).

Midlands World Trade Forum

Midlands World Trade Forum

The aim of the Midlands World Trade Forum (MWTF)

"To help companies develop their export performance, by providing a forum through which they can assist each other, access relevant support services, and make their views known on issues affecting international trade".

The Midlands World Trade Forum is sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland and are supported by UK Trade & Investment - the Government organisation that supports both companies in the UK trading internationally and overseas enterprises seeking to locate in the UK.


NEC Group

Group representing the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), National Indoor Arena (NIA) International Convention Centre (ICC) and Symphony Hall.

North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The Chamber of Commerce & Industry has existed in North Staffordshire since 1813. Its prime aim is to protect local business interests, help to reduce costs and encourage inter-trading via its network activities.


Passport to Export (UKTI SME Development Program)

Passport to Export is a revolutionising government initiative designed to provide small and medium companies a support and advice package to open the doors to global markets and allow them to become successful exporters.

Southern Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Southern Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry

The main duties and responsibilities of the Southern Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce & Industry are representation on behalf of members at local, regional and national government level, deliver a professional quality range of services to members, provide updated information on government legislation affecting business including Employment Law, Health & Safety and the Environment, improving the IT skills within membership to enable businesses to trade effectively within both domestic and world-wide markets and utilise the purchasing power of a viable large membership organisation.


Technology Mall 

Technology Mall is a virtual trade fair for R&D providers and SMEs in all industries of mechanical engineering. It is an exciting initiative supported by the European Union aimed at the manufacturing and machine tool sector, which could potentially lead to transnational business opportunities in European and South Asian markets.

West Midlands Collaborative Commerce Marketplace

WMCCM's results for Small to Medium Enterprises in the West Midlands can be seen in our Case Studies.
WMCCM Services & Objectives are:
Access New Business Opportunities. based on what you can do, not just what you do now! Select opportunities from tenders fed into the system.
Form New Partnerships. to help address new opportunities. Use our unique competency profiling technique and functionality to create new capability and undertake more higher value jobs.
Sustain that Business. create on-line secure project spaces to support collaboration and delivery.


West Midlands in Europe

West Midlands in Europe is a cross-sectoral partnership representing the interests of the West Midlands region in Europe. With a high profile office in Brussels, over 90 partners and extensive contacts, West Midlands in Europe is well placed to ensure the West Midlands region plays an active role and makes the most of opportunities in Europe.

UK India Business Council

The UK India Business Council is born of a proud heritage, and, in its delivery of bilateral trade opportunities, it will draw on the experience and success of the two organisations from which it has evolved.

UK Passport Agency

The United Kingdom Passport Service (UKPS) website is here to help you. We want to make applying for a passport as simple and straightforward as possible.

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