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Post People

Post People is a round-up of images and video from individual business events held in the Birmingham area. Events include dinners, parties, budget briefings, birthday celebrations, launches, talks, fundraisers and other commercial, social and networking functions in the region.

Steve Brandwood, Pritpal Sagoo.

Primitivo marks 18th birthday

City centre bar and restaurant Primitivo held a special party to mark its 18th year.

Graham Hampson-Silk, Cure Leukaemia; Llewela Bailey, Guest Speaker, prominent media and communications; Jemma Gibbard, Deloitte; Jane Whitlock, Deloitte.

Broadcaster at charity event to mark International Women's Day

Llewela Bailey was the guest speaker at a Birmingham charity lunch to mark this year's International Women's Day.

Stuart Franks, Coltham Developments; Dan Anderson, Anderson's Bar & Grill; Mike Hargreaves, Coltham Developments; Jilly Cosgrove, Barques Design; Eddie Morse, EMC Consultancy; Simon Marsh, Anderson's Bar & Grill.

Alternative MIPIM event in Birmingham

The Alternative MIPIM event in Birmingham saw more than 100 leading figures from the commercial property sector networking over a long leisurely French-themed meal

Alex Carr, LSH; Gemma Butler, LSH; Graham Hardie, Aberdeen Asset Management.

Property professionals at industrial report launch

Property professionals came together for the launch of Lambert Smith Hampton's (LSH) annual Industrial and Logistics Market Report.

Paul Willoghby, Jon Snow and Steve Dann.

Media world gathers for charity lunch

Hundreds from the Midlands media world gathered to hear broadcaster Jon Snow at Villa Park for the Journalists' Charity's Annual Celebrity Lunch.

Dame Julia King, Vice Chancellor; Mike Wright, Jaguar Land Rover; Prof. David Bailey, Aston Business School.

Experts discuss issues affecting manufacturing

Businesses from across the region gathered to hear from two leading experts on manufacturing and the automotive industry at Aston University.

Jim Quantrill, Tom Joule, Jennifer Rawlings, Simon Ward.

Joules chief shares his vision for the business

Tom Joule, founder and CEO of British lifestyle family clothing brand, Joules shared his vision for the business, discussed its roots, brand and culture.

Liwen Clifford, Languages at Lunch; Sam Pinney, Net-Expat; Jo Haslehurst, Deloitte; Angela Keane, Net-Expat.

Advisory firm leads session on Chinese business culture

Business advisory firm Deloitte heralded the arrival of the Chinese New Year with the latest in its series of Doing Business in China events.

Nick Goodwin, Harcourt Chambers, Liz McGrath and The Honourable Mr Justice Jonathan Baker.

Queen's Counsel appointment

St Philips Chambers was the setting for a recent celebration of the appointment of Liz McGrath to the rank of Queen's Counsel.

Roger Buckley, BDO; Martin Pritchard, Fine Agrochemicals Ltd; Steve Ward, BDO.

BDO hosts annual budget briefing

BDO hosted its annual 'On Top of Tax Budget Briefing' at its Birmingham Colmore Row offices.

Danny Hoang, Israel Lozano, Diego Ordonez, Greg Crump and Lewis Woodcock.

Wing Yip Oriental Cookery Young Chef of the Year 2014

Wing Yip Oriental Cookery Young Chef of the Year 2014 at University College Birmingham.

Professor George Martin, Sir John Egan, both Coventry University; Jeannine Mortlock, Acua Solutions; Mark Wray, Technology Strategy Board.

Leading constructors gather to launch fund

Leading construction firms from across the UK assembled at Coventry University’s Simulation Centre for the launch of a major new fund.

John Phillips, IoD Regional Director; Ian Priest, IoD Branch Chairman, The Black Country; Peter Suddock, CEO Dudley Zoological Gardens and Castle; Jason Wouhra, IoD Chairman; Simon Warren, Chief Executive Wolverhampton City Council; Trevor Leeks, Operations Director Jaguar.

Institute of Directors West Midlands' Black Country dinner

Three inspiring speakers followed a co-ordinated theme centred on re-energising the local Black Country economy.

Richard Davies, Innovation Birmingham, Dr Adrian Murphy, International Synergies, Dr David Hardman, Innovation Birmingham, Kate Martin, Climate KIC, Zsolt Gemesi, Climate-KIC, Jon Broomfield, Innovation Birmingham, Matthew Rhodes, Encraft and Richard Bubb, Symeco.

Hundreds attend innovation centre's Climate-KIC launch

Innovation Birmingham's West Midlands Regional Innovation Centre was launched on Thursday, March 6.

Cllr Mike Leddy, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Jeff Lynne and Jasper Carrott, at the Library of Birmingham for Jeff Lynne's Broad Street Walk of Stars ceremony.

Stars turn out for ELO founder

ELO founder and frontman Jeff Lynne was awarded a star on the Broad Street Walk of Stars at a ceremony at the Library of Birmingham.

Rob Valentine, Bruntwood, Graeme Chaplin, Bank of England, Alex Bishop, Shoosmiths and Kelvin Craddock, JLL.

BPS' fifth annual Bank of England presentation

More than 60 delegates attended the fifth annual Bank of England presentation of the BPS Birmingham Future and Leaders.

Neil Maybury; Stacey Barnfield and Peter Cannon.

Post editor at business dinner

Stacey Barnfield, Birmingham Post editor, was guest speaker at a recent Birmingham Business Focus (BBF) dinner.

Ed James, Heart FM, Francesca Baller, Birmingham Airport, Michelle Dowse, Bournville College, Paula Kelsey, Cloud 9 Event Management and David Lavender, Birmingham Airport

Midlands Media Awards launch

Personalities from regional television, radio and print were guests at an Editors Lunch held to mark the official launch of this year’s Midlands Media Awards.

Glynn Purnell, Tom Kerridge and David Colcombe.

Top chefs join forces to promote city's culinary reputation

Tom Kerridge joined forces with local chefs Glynn Purnell and David Colcombe to create a special dinner in Birmingham.

Sir Albert Bore, Jeffrey Yap, Councillor Mike Leddy, Lord Mayor; WaiLo Li, Ken Tong.

Chinatown's New Year celebrations

Birmingham's Southside district welcomed 20,000 visitors to its annual Chinese New Year celebrations.

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Regional Head of Business
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Cillian O’ Brien
Business Reporter
Jon Griffin
Business Reporter
Alison Jones
Features writer
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor