The MMA in partnership with West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub, has been short-listed as a finalist in the Innovation category next month’s West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards.
After attracting more than 200 entries from some of the biggest firms in UK construction, the awards will see business leaders, construction peers and innovators from across the sector gather at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham to celebrate the very best industry projects.
The collaboration of MMA the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub on the BIDsmarter app has been recognised for its innovative way of working to develop the region’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Paula Gray, Head of Procurement for the MMA, said:
“We are very proud that our constant focus on supporting the SMEs of the West Midlands region is being recognised by our industry peers. It is a key objective of the MMA, the West Midlands Combined Authority and the Black Country Growth Hub to ensure that local businesses benefit not only from increased turnover, but through access to additional business support like this app, resulting in future employment opportunities to local people.”