A new hangar has been officially opened at Birmingham Airport by Monarch airline.
The giant 110,000 square-foot facility is capable of housing up to 10 narrow body aircraft, and is the only hangar in the UK capable of maintaining the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
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Ahead of the conference, calls are growing for Midlands regions to have their own devolved powers to match those on offer to Scotland.
After a cool start, Sunday looks set to be a dry and bright day, with sunny spells.
Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.