Central South, the GLOBAL GATEWAY

Central South is a business-led consortium committed to promoting investment in the Central South region.

The consortium is made up of businesses and local authorities from across the region, brought together by the South’s leading business engagement organisation Business South. We are proud to be working together to promote all that the region has to offer, ensure that we are future ready and regenerating sustainably to protect the environment.

In the future, we will be organising a series of meetings, events and podcasts, which are likely be of interest to your business. 

Our vision is to grow and strengthen the economy of the Central South through:

  • Connecting business leaders
  • Articulating the business voice
  • Lobbying and influencing for positive change
  • Promoting the region to attract more investment, development and the brightest talent
  • Supporting Start Ups and young business to survive and thrive
  • Developing sector specific Action Groups


Our aim is for the Central South region to be recognised nationally and internationally, as a preferred location of choice, able to attract and retain talent, and drive increased opportunities for investment and business.

To find out more about the Central South consortium and whether it’s of interest to your business, you can follow @BizSouth or #centralsouthuk or contact Leigh-Sara Timberlake, Group CEO – Business South on leigh@businesssouth.org

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Business South

Solent Business Centre
343 Millbrook Road West
SO15 0HW

Telephone / email

Tel: 02380 518223
Tel: 0844 332 0131

Email: info@businesssouth.org