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Companies Given Exclusive Web Network of West Midlands Businesses

Originally Published - 23 May 2000

A new exclusive web based business network for the west Midlands, developed by Warwick Manufacturing Group with the CBI, will be launched in London on Thursday 25th May during the evening reception at the Hilton London St Ermin's Hotel. This will be followed by regional presentations.

The address for the site will be and can be viewed immediately after the launch.

The web site is a business directory, which is publicly available, but for each company that registers their details in the directory, they obtain access into an exclusive members (private area) which offers:

  • Library of On-line Business Resource
  • Map of Regional Business Support.
  • Events Diary and online booking.
  • Business Forum - Tutorials, discussions and on-line learning.
  • E-Commerce. Buying, selling and operating using Internet technologies.

go4gain will be a regional portal for the world to gain access to West Midlands businesses and to promote the diversity and extent of its companies. It will have a search capability to find individual companies - by name and activity - and for groups of companies in particular industrial sectors and supply chains. This will significantly enhance their world-wide exposure and complement company's own web sites. It is funded from sponsorship from leading companies in the region and from the European Regional Development Fund.

For further details contact:

Ian McCarthy 024 76 573136

Further information about the above press release and all other media services at the University of Warwick can be obtained from:

Peter Dunn, Press Officer
Public Affairs Office
Senate House
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
West Midlands
Tel: 024 76 523708