EBC Group announced as lead sponsor of FinditintheBlackCountry's Meet the Buyer event with Midland Metro Alliance


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In Summary

General | 10th April 2018
The Halesowen-based IT firm has sponsored the upcoming procurement event which will offer dozens of local firms the chance to work on the Black Country tram extension

In Detail

FinditintheBlackCountry is pleased to announce EBC Group as official partner of its latest meet the buyer event offering countless supply chain opportunities to work on the planned Black Country tram extension. 

The event at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill, Dudley will see local firms benefit from the planned project which will cover a variety of works packages from engineering to landscaping, cleaning and lighting and many more for the 11.5km tram route. Midland Metro Alliance wants 80% of procurement to be with local businesses, meaning the economic benefit of the congestion-busting scheme is felt before the line has even carried its first passengers.

EBC Group is an award-winning managed service provider of IT services and solutions, telecommunications, print solutions and document management services. As an integrated provider of managed services the team plans, implements and supports clients IT and technology, enabling them to run their business smoothly and securely.

Having provided managed IT services for over 28 years, the company has grown from strength to strength, now covering three geographical locations and offering private cloud solutions from a privately owned data centre housed at its head office in Halesowen, near Birmingham and fully replicated at the Northampton office.

Its expertise within the the IT sector was recognised in November 2017, when it won ‘UK Managed Service Provider of the Year’ at the national SVC (Server, Cloud, Virtualisation) awards. Joined by a host of other businesses from across the UK, the prestigious ceremony held at the Hilton London Paddington celebrated the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors.

The team has also recently announced that it has been shortlisted as one of the top providers in the annual CloudTango list of UK Managed Service Providers 2018, as well as ranking in the Tango100 list of global MSP's. The lists, which primarily focuses on businesses delivering managed IT and cloud based services, recognises the top performing Managed Service Providers (MSP) and their services. The annual awards are calculated on customer reviews, testimonials and endorsements, and uniquely base rankings on client experiences.

Group Managing Director of EBC Group, Richard Lane comments ‘EBC Group are proud to have ranked so highly in the Tango100, as well at the UK CloudTango awards. Working closely with our clients is always top priority, ensuring we provide them with the best services and support available. To be awarded based on our client feedback is a great testament to the work EBC Group continues to deliver.’

Richard and the rest of the team from EBC Group will be at the forefront of the main exhibition at FinditintheBlackCountry's upcoming 'Meet the Buyer' event with Midland Metro Alliance on Tuesday 17 April 2018. Local firms are being urged to book to attend to meet buyers who are looking to forge lasting relationships with suppliers and contractors to help deliver the exciting tram extension from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill. Booking is still open >>