The Platinum Groups

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce have two exclusive Platinum Group networks for committed leaders from strategically important businesses. The Groups cover a variety of industries so find out more below about The Platinum Group and The Platinum Group Service Sector.

The Platinum Group

The Platinum Group is a great network of committed senior leaders within the Black Country, from the high value manufacturing, automotive, construction, logistics, freight & distribution sector, who become actively involved in learning, influencing and networking.

  • Peer Group - Working in partnership with a qualified and an inspiring executive coach, The Platinum Peer Group allows CEO’s and Managing Directors to process issues and analyse each other’s strategy in 5 half day meetings per year, in a confidential peer to peer learning environment. Fellow members act as a trusted board of advisors testing your plans, your assumptions, your directions and hold you accountable for turning good intentions into great results. This excellent Peer Group Programme gives you the opportunity to meet with other like-minded senior leaders in a confidential peer to peer to learning environment.
  • Sharing Best Practice - Including The Sales Forum/The Legal Forum/The Finance Forum/The HR Forum and The Operations Forum, they meet regularly to share best practice and knowledge to support your Senior Managers in key areas including Human Resource, Quality Improvement, Business Improvement, Production, Operations, Lean Manufacturing and Error Prevention, plus other key business areas, such as environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
  • Build Strong Business Relationships – The Group meet to share knowledge, new ideas, experience and best practice.

Becoming involved in The Platinum Group is a unique way of demonstrating commitment to regeneration, increase the network of senior level contacts and share knowledge and expertise with like-minded business leaders, as well as working collectively to promote the region and tackle the challenges holding it back.

The Platinum Group members are:

A. F. Blakemore & Son Ltd, ASSA ABLOY, CSCM Ltd, Doosan Babcock Ltd, DPD, Elta Group Ltd, Express & Star (MNA Media), Hill and Smith Ltd, JC Payne (UK) Ltd, MOOG Aircraft Group, National Express, Phoenix Materials Testing Ltd, Quality Metal Products Ltd, Robinson Brothers Ltd, Rubery Owen Holdings Ltd, SI Group – UK Ltd, Tata Steel, Thomas Dudley Group, Truckman, Vacuum & Atmosphere Services, voestalpine Metsec plc, Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd, Welbilt (Halesowen) Ltd, Winster Limited, Zaun Ltd, and ZF Lemforder Ltd.


THE PLATINUM GROUP SERVICE SECTOR

The Platinum Group Service Sector is a network of strategically important businesses within the service industry representing sectors such as Business Loans, Food & Drink, Energy, Legal, Recruitment, Cleaning & Property Maintenance, Accountancy, Water Safety, Banking, Education Facilities, Housing Group, Leisure and Tourism.

Becoming involved with The Platinum Group Service Sector is a unique way of demonstrating commitment to the regeneration of the Black Country. It gives businesses the opportunity to increase their network of senior level contacts whilst sharing knowledge and expertise with like-minded business leaders, as well as work collectively to promote the region and tackle the challenges holding it back.

Working in partnership with a qualified and inspiring executive coach, The Platinum Peer Group allows CEO’s and Managing Directors to process issues and analyse each other’s strategy in 4 half day meetings each year, in a confidential peer to peer learning environment where fellow members act as your trusted board of advisors. They test your plans, your assumptions, your directions and hold you accountable for turning good intentions into great results.
This excellent Peer Group Programme gives you the opportunity to meet with other like-minded senior leaders in a confidential peer to peer to learning environment.

The Platinum Group Service Sector also supports your Senior Managers/Directors with Sharing Best Practice meetings, which are relevant to those managing operations in such areas as Human Resource, Quality Improvement, Business Improvement, Health & Safety, as well as other key business areas, such as environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Sharing Best Practice includes The Sales Forum/The Legal Forum/The Finance Forum/ The HR Forum and The Operations Forum, they meet regularly to share best practice and knowledge.

The Platinum Group Service Sector members are:

BCRS Business Loans Ltd, Coinadrink Ltd, Control Energy Costs Ltd, FBC Manby Bowdler Solicitors, Forces Recruitment Service (West Midlands), Lawrence Cleaning Ltd, MHA MacIntyre Hudson LLP, Nant Ltd, NatWest Bank plc, Reserve Forces & Cadets Association, SIPS Education, whg, and Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.


For more information please contact Gail Arnold, Head of The Platinum Group & The Chamber Patron Group, on 01902 912319 or 07810 377819. Alternatively, you can contact us via email by clicking here.