Regional Prospects Series in India & the Wider Region

Connectivity: Investment & Export Prospects

20 March 2014 - The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, B71 4LF

The West Midlands Economic Forum in conjunction with UK Trade & Investment, Birmingham Airport & Air India are hosting the Regional Prospects Series, a business breakfast event.
Thursday 20th March, The Hawthorns, 07:00-09:00

With the increased connectivity, via the new air routes to India, trade with the West Midlands (already equivalent to £280mln) is set to expand robustly. WMEF forecasts that export growth to India could increase by as much as 20% over 2014 and 2015. To find out more on how you could be a part of this, come along to the WMEF Regional Prospects India & Wider Region.

07:00 - Registration and Refreshments
07:25 - Welcome and Introduction Chair - Marion Doherty, UKTI
07:30 - Indian Economic Overview Prof. Pawan Budhwar, Aston University
07:40 - Panel Discussion
Vishwanath Panyam, Air India
Adrian Wright, West Bromwich Albion FC
Ninder Johal, BCLEP
Jaspaul Bains, RationalFX
08:30 - Q&A Session
09:00 - Prompt Close
followed by informal networking until 09:30

Attendance to the business breakfast is complimentary, but participants must register in advance, via email:

Download full agenda here: Regional_Prospects_Series_-_India__The_Wider_Region_-_Thursday_20th_March_.pdf


Delegate Registration (Per Person)
This event is free, but delegates must register in advance to: (non vatable)

Further Information

Contact Paul Forrest,
West Midlands Economic Forum at