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2023 Investment Prospectus

Inclusive Communities and Growth

We are working with our partners to ensure that all residents can benefit from growth and investment, creating vibrant, inclusive communities.

The West Midlands is on the global and national stage, having invested in major cultural and sporting events. We are also home to cultural and heritage hotspots, including Stratford-upon-Avon which has an average of 6 million visitors per year.

Coventry City of Culture 2021 attracted a live and online audience of over 1 million and has improved cultural assets, sustainability, tourism, and heritage for the city. The event showcased inclusion and diversity through programmes and events encouraging activism, civic participation, and digital innovation.

130 million visitors a year to the West Midlands