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BCLM Shortlisted for 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award'

WMTA Finalists

18 December 2019

The shortlist for 2020’s inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards has been announced, with 43 finalists vying for prizes in 15 categories.

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for “Large Visitor Attraction of the Year” for 2020!

The winners will be announced at a special ceremony on 26 February 2020.

Supported by the West Midlands Growth Company, which aims to attract visitors and events to the region, the awards will celebrate the venues that have helped to bring a record 131 million visitors to the area in 2018 – a 2.6% increase on the previous year. The West Midlands’ tourism industry is now worth £12.6 billion, a rise of 6.7%. The sector supports more than 135,000 jobs.

About West Midlands Growth Company

The West Midlands Growth Company helps the region make its mark nationally and internationally. Its primary purpose is to attract investment, jobs, visitors and businesses to the West Midlands.

It is committed to promoting the area as a leading place to invest, do business and visit, working in partnership with Local Enterprise Partnerships, Councils, Growth Hubs, Universities, Chambers of Commerce and hundreds of local businesses.

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