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  • A flawless event at Edgbaston saw Birmingham Awards salute the city region’s stars.

    Our Ambassador and photographer Jas Sansi who has captured the event since it’s inception in 2014 reports on what made it so successful.  Neither cold weather, Black Friday weekend traffic nor the construction projects that stress test the roads in Brum prevented 450 guests arriving at Edgbaston for the Birmingham Awards 2018. And what a fantastic […]

  • Dan Kelly

    Dan Kelly is a name synonymous with Birmingham. He’s spent the best part of two decades on air in the city with Capital FM, Galaxy and Choice FM. When not on air you’ll find him hosting or DJ’ing at events around the city, there’s not many venues left in Brum Dan hasn’t worked in at […]

  • Gemma Hill

    Gemma Hill is firmly established at Heart FM, working alongside Ed James as his on air ‘partner in crime’. Hosting one of the Midlands most successful breakfast radio shows, Gemma keeps isteners entertained each morning with her brilliant sense of humour. A lover of fitness, Gemma stepped out of her comfort zone last year to […]

  • Kate Canty

    Kate is the Clerk to the Lord-Lieutenant for the West Midlands.  The role is wide reaching as the West Midlands Lieutenancy is involved in over 500 events per annum, working with the 7 local authorities within the combined authority, voluntary and business organisations. The Lieutenancy also promotes the Queens Award for Voluntary Service, Queens Award […]

  • The Birmingham Award’s 2018 Shortlist Announced – Voting is now open!

    The much-anticipated shortlist for the Birmingham Awards 2018 has been announced and the votes are now open. To vote for your favourite, please visit: After receiving over 500 applications, we are finally excited to announce the shortlist of finalists up for the most prestigious awards Birmingham has to offer. This year’s applications have been […]

  • Paul Faulkner

    Paul Faulkner is the chief executive of Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Previously, he was chief executive of Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest football clubs.  Birmingham Chambers of Commerce is a membership-based business support organisation, a kind of central portal or hub to steer businesses towards greater opportunities, development and success. Locally, Paul is an Associate […]

  • John Loveday

    John is an Edu-preneur having scaled Spearhead eLearning to one of the UK’s most successful start up enterprises which is currently going through an acquisition. John recently founded education app Toppa, backed by some of Birmingham’s most talented entrepreneurs that are aiming to change the way the world learns business skills. John has won multiple […]

  • Announcing our latest sponsor Bootcamp Media

    The Birmingham Awards are excited to announce our latest sponsor for the upcoming awards event, Bootcamp Media. Bootcamp Media is a creative digital design & marketing agency based in Birmingham’s vibrant Jewellery Quarter. Bootcamp Media supplies services of web design and development, web/mobile applications, professional ecommerce online shopping systems, website hosting, search engine promotion (SEO), […]

  • Nominations Open for 4th Birmingham Awards!

    It’s back!  The most anticipated event of the year, now in its 4th year Birmingham Awards is ready for your nominations  If you or someone you know deserves one of these coveted awards, then be sure to get your nomination in before 24th September 2018! The Birmingham Awards has become the city’s go to event when it […]

  • The third Birmingham Awards a rousing success!

    What a brilliant, fun and prestigious night! Last evening saw the third Birmingham Awards take place at the Edgbaston Stadium. With over 450 people in attendance we brought together the very best individuals and organisations our glorious city has to offer for a night of honour, recognition and celebrating being proud and being brum. #BProud […]