Archives for December 2014

Get set for ‘Meet the Hospital Bidders’ event

A huge free networking event is taking place at the Bethel Convention Centre in West Bromwich this Thursday (9 October). Opened by Lord Digby Jones, it will shine a national spotlight on West Midlands manufacturers – showing how our region’s supply chain is capable of providing everything needed to design, build and run a 21st-century hospital.

The all-day show is being jointly organised by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Birmingham City Council. Their mutual aim is to forge strong links between the region’s supply chain and health sector consortia who design, build and run healthcare facilities.

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BIM for a boom: why West Midlands SMEs shouldn’t ignore Building Information Modelling

The government has said that all construction projects must use Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) by 2016. West Midlands businesses are encouraged to attend a big networking event this autumn to learn more …

On Thursday 9 October hundreds of delegates from West Midlands businesses will converge on the Bethel Convention Centre in West Bromwich for ‘Meet the hospital bidders’.

The all-day networking show is being jointly organised by Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Birmingham City Council. They want to champion the region’s talented supply chain to bidders for the development of the £353m Midland Metropolitan hospital in Smethwick.

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