A new business expo for Coventry and Warwickshire, which will celebrate the best in business, innovation and Coventry’s recent UK City of Culture win, has been launched.The Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce will host the #CWROCKS Business Expo on Friday 9th March 2018, with the inaugural event taking place at the Ricoh Arena, and Wright Hassall will be exhibiting on the day.

Hundreds of business visitors from across the Midlands are expected to attend the event, with the Business Expo providing a platform for exhibitors to showcase innovative products and services.

The tagline for the event is ‘Discover, Learn and Engage’, with a range of new features introduced from the Chamber’s traditional Business Expos.

#CWROCKS will feature the Learning Lab, with a line-up of exciting sessions providing business insight and knowledge around the challenges affecting business regionally, nationally and around the world.

The Learning Lab will open at 10.15am by welcoming a triumphant David Burbidge, Chair of the City of Culture Trust, to the stage to explain how businesses can engage with the recent win.

#CWROCKS has also partnered with Google who will be bringing their Digital Garage to the Expo to help businesses to build a sustainable digital marketing plan for their company.

The ‘Rockstar Prize Draw’ rewards delegates for paying a visit to at least 15 stands with the chance to win an amazing selection of prizes donated by exhibitors.

Chris Nagle, Events and Marketing Manager at the Chamber, said: “We are looking to build on the success of our Business and Trade Expo with #CWROCKS, bringing something new to the region.

“It’s fantastic to be able to host our first CW Rocks Expo at the Ricoh Arena, it’s a premier venue and is perfect for exhibitors and visitors great transport links and exceptional exhibiting space.

“#CWROCKS is all about delivering an excellent visitor experience and the addition of the Learning Lab is very exciting, we have some brilliant sessions planned, providing great insight into business opportunities in our region and internationally.

“Coventry and Warwickshire is known for innovating and pushing boundaries, this new Business Expo will provide the perfect platform to show everything that is great about business here.

To find out more about #CWROCKS Business Expo and to book your FREE visitor place visit www.cwexpo.co.uk or call 024 7665 4321