Politicians and companies from Lichfield and Tamworth gather for business summit

Companies from across Lichfield and Tamworth have come together for a business summit.

The Your Business, Your Voice was held at Drayton Manor’s Tower Suite.

It was organised by Lichfield District Council and Tamworth Borough Council and was designed to bring businesses and politicians closer together.

Among the speakers were MPs Chris Pincher and Michael Fabricant and local councillors.
launch the wide-ranging business survey for Lichfield and Tamworth.

Politicians and business leaders at the Drayton Manor summit

Politicians and business leaders at the Drayton Manor summit

More than 100 delegates attended the event, which also saw the launch of a local business survey.

Councillor Ian Pritchard, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet member for economic growth said: “This inaugural business summit offered the chance to meet with business leaders to find out how we can better work together to encourage growth.

“Building strong relationships with businesses across the Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough areas is vital.

“One of our key ambitions is to support businesses to ensure prosperity for our communities.”

The new survey is open to every business in the area and the results will help structure support for companies.

Cllr Pritchard added: “It doesn’t matter how big or small your company is, we want to hear your views.”

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