Forum for Inclusive Leaders - Mind The Pay Gap

Date: Monday, 30 March 2020 - 10:15am to 1:00pm

You are invited to join the ’Forum for Inclusive Leaders’ for a session on the pay gap. A topic on every large employers agenda as we get ready to publish this years results on the gender pay gap and as the debate grows on publishing race and disability pay gaps. This will be an opportunity to hear from Professor Binna Kandola on the key issues that are causing the pay gap and the solutions that are helping employers to tackle it.  He will be joined by a panel of experts who will share the challenges that their organisations face and how they are responding to them.


Supportive Employer INC - Breaking Down Barriers

Date: Friday, 18 October 2019 - 8:00am to 10:30am

The 3rd in a series of supportive employer workshops focuses on breaking down barriers. During previous employer engagement, businesses have spoken of their original misconceptions when considering work opportunities for young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Our supportive employer network are keen to demonstrate to other employers the great skills that lie within this untapped, valuable workforce.

Organiser: Warwickshire County Council

Being Well Festival

Date: Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

BEING WELL FESTIVAL is all about celebrating how to have happier, healthier lives.

In today's society, being over-worked and under-rested seems to be the status quo and this new event will show you the best ways to re-coup, re-balance, and re-centre your world.


Join us at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Thursday 24 October 2019 and and be entertained by the likes of:

Organiser: Being Well

CW Champions, 18th September 2019

Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Our next CW Champions event will be on Wednesday, 18th September 2019 at The Oculus, University of Warwick, University Road, CV4 7AL.

Our keynote speakers are:

Ian Reid – CEO of Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, will discuss plans with two years to go before the Games.

Jill Easterbrook – Coventrian and CEO of Boden on her role as the head of an international fashion brand and her high profile career in retail.

Organiser: CW Champions

Tomorrow’s technology in Coventry today- CityFibre

Date: Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Coventry is proud of its industrial heritage and its reputation as the birthplace of the motorcar. What few people are aware of is the role that Coventry is playing in developing the technologies of tomorrow. At this event we will look at revolutionary technologies that are already here or will be going live over the next few months.

From transforming communications, learning and health to how we move around the city (or even interact with it) - at this event you'll find out how Coventry is, once again, leading the way.

Organiser: CityFibre

Next Generation Champions

Date: Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

We are pleased to announce a new addition to our Champions event programme: Next Generation Champions

This event will take place on Thursday, 20th June, from 5:30-7:00pm at the Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry.

We invite you to bring along a young graduate or junior recruit for this panel event.

Our panel of speakers includes:

Chloe Hollingsworth, Founder of Bottle Blonde Studio who made a jacket for Lady Gaga

Sarah-Jane Perry, British number 1 and number 6 in the world GB Squash player from Kenilworth

Organiser: CW Champions

CW Champions, 22nd May 2019

Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30am

Our next CW Champions Event is Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 at The Cloud Pavilion, Dallas Burston Polo Club, Stoneythorpe Estate, Southam, CV47 2DL. 

Our keynote speakers are:
Helen Peters – CEO of Shakespeare’s England and CWLEP board member on the economic impact of tourism and leisure to our economy
Steve Lindsey – CEO of Lontra, on the company’s £65 million investment in Coventry and Warwickshire
Marc Truman – CEO of Arc Vehicle Ltd, which had designed the Vector -  the world’s most premium electric motorcycle

Organiser: CW Champions

West Mids Police and Crime Commissioner: Business Roundtable

Date: Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

The WMPCC is running a business roundtable at Aston Villa on 10 April.

Business in the Community believes in building healthy communities with business at their heart.

About the roundtable:

We are convening HR practitioners, recruitment managers and CR professionals from both large and small businesses to explore practical ways in which the business community can support and employ people with an offending background.

You will have the opportunity to learn and discuss:

Organiser: Business in the Community

Intersect by Vortex Creates

Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Coventry is City of Culture. As we approach 2021 what does this mean for Businesses and Creative Industries in Coventry and Warwickshire, and how might we use this time as an opportunity to make new connections across sectors for mutual benefit and prosperity that live past 2021.

Organiser: Vortex Creates