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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.

International Ladies day speakers: Helen Fraser CBE, The Girls Day School Trust; Ian Allen, Cure Leukaemia; Pauline Biddle, Deloitte.

Annual Women's Day lunch raises £3,500 for charity

Deloitte held the annual Birmingham charity lunch to mark this year's International Women's Day.

Shilpi Akbar, Stacey Barnfield, Cllr Penny Holbrook and Andy George at the B1 Jobs App Launch at The Lighthouse in Aston.

Launch of B1 app for young job-seekers in Birmingham

A unique recruitment and training app was officially launched at the Lighthouse Young People’s Centre in Aston.

Simon Greenfield, Colour Cubed; Ryan Southall, Chantrey Vellacott; Hamish Shilliday, Birmingham St Mary's Hospice.

Halesowen firm host quiz night for Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

Colour Cubed attracted 17 teams to a successful quiz night that the Halesowen-based firm hosted in support of Birmingham St Mary's Hospice.

Tim Munn, Senior Director, CBRE Global Investors; Phil Tily, Guest Speaker, Head of UK & Ireland Client Services, IPD; Tim Hurdiss, Larkstoke Properties, at the Investment Property Forum meeting hosted by CBRE.

Investment Property Forum hears Birmingham is now a commercial investment hot-spot

The Investment Property Databank (IPD) finding was presented at an IPF meeting hosted by CBRE.

The Right Revd David Urquhart, Cllr Mike Leddy, Cllr Ian Ward, Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury; Steve Bavington, Chaplaincyplus; and Catherine Ogle, at the 10th anniversary Birmingham Prayer Breakfast.

500 attend Birmingham Prayer Breakfast

The 10th anniversary Birmingham Prayer Breakfast, hosted by ChaplaincyPlus and Birmingham Cathedral, took place at the ICC.

Suk Aulak, Chantrey Vellacott; Ian Jones, Skipton Business Finance; Andy King, Aston Reinvestment Trust, at Chantrey Vellacott's networking event at the High Field in Edgbaston.

Chantrey Vellacott's first networking event sizzles

Chantrey Vellacott held its first networking event of the year at the High Field in Edgbaston.

Winnie Nip, Hayley Warren, Sophie Neal, Rachel Nicole, Bella Coco, local bloggers, at The Balcony's first birthday celebrations.

Selfridges restaurant The Balcony celebrates first birthday

T​he Balcony in Selfridges, The Bullring, recently hosted a first birthday party after achieving excellent results in its first year of trading.

Elliot Sheasby, Eventmasters; Jason Leonard, Guest Speaker; Phil Pemble, Wooden Spoon; Denise Sheasby, Eventmasters; John Bentley, Guest Speaker; Tim Stimpson, Master of Ceremonies.

Rugby star guest of honour at Midlands Sportsman's Luncheon

Legendary rugby star Jason Leonard was guest of honour at the 25th anniversary of the Midlands Sportsman's Luncheon at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel.

Councillor Shafique Shah, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Louise Francis, Business Development Manager, Fidelis Contract Cleaning Services, Jane Sutton, Ambassador, The Great Midlands Fun Run.

Birmingham charity aiming for yet another runaway success

The League of Friends For The John Taylor Hospice held a reception to recruit over 400 entrants for a local fun run.

Professor Adrian Furnham, Juliette Summerfield, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock and Jamil Qureshi at the Aston Business School Transformation For Growth Positive Psychology in SME's event at Birmingham's Botanical Gardens.

West Midlands SMEs urged to change mindset

Aston Business School's free "Positive Psychology in SMEs" event was hosted at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Lee Cartwright, David Preston, Mazars; Paul Turk and Gary Riley, HSBC, at Mazars' annual drinks reception in Birmingham.

International flavour to Mazars' meet-up

International connections was the theme of Mazars' annual drinks reception for intermediaries and professional contacts in the Birmingham and West Midlands office in Church Street.

Peter Shearer, Aston Business School; Leigh Purnell, Petalite; and Laurence Handley, Aston University, at the launch of Aston Business Network.

Launch of Aston Business Network

Aston Business School launched its new monthly networking event, Aston Business Network.

Peter White, Barry Leadbetter, Martyn Liberson, Monty Don, Guest Speaker and Patron; Philippa Pickavance, Kate Hartigan, Caroline Clutton-Brock and Anders Jones, Trustees, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.

Monty Don guest at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball

Monty Don joined Trustees and 350 of their guests to raise a staggering £18,000 at Birmingham Botanical Gardens' inaugural Trustees' Ball.

John Painter and Phil Taylor at the Resource Efficiency Forum.

Support for businesses using renewable energy

Law firm mfg Solicitors and Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce recently held the first of their Resource Efficiency Forums.

Birmingham Post Rich List 2015 lunch held at the Hyatt Hotel on Birmingham's Broad Street.

Birmingham Post Rich List lunch

Business people got the opportunity to grill Ian Strachan, the compiler of the Birmingham Post Rich List, at the launch at the Hyatt Regency.

Robin Lovell, Fergus Hicks, David Tonks, Simon Lloyd, Jon Leedham and Ben Clarke at the DTZ Networking and Property Research Presentation at Austin Court, Birmingham.

DTZ hosts Outlook 2015 event

Global real estate services firm DTZ welcomed more than 130 property professionals to Austin Court in Birmingham city centre to hear the latest research findings of its Outlook 2015 research.

Gareth Jones, John Cooke, Michelle Rayner, Lara Morgan and Steve Meadows at Innovation Birmingham's Inspire Keynote Event.

Entrepreneur speaks at Innovation Birmingham's Inspire Keynote Event

Innovation Birmingham held the second event in its Inspire Keynote Event series.

Helen Benussi, Benussi & Co; Tammy Paleari, Eversheds; Cecelia Russell, Barclays, at Barclays' Beat the January Blues networking event in Snow Hill.

Barclays host networking event at Snow Hill

Barclays hosted a Beat the January Blues networking event at its offices in Snow Hill.

Sanjay Anand MBE, Madhus; Major Samuel Edgar, The Salvation Army; Shabana Mahmood MP, Councillor John Lines.

Birmingham restaurant owner celebrates milestone by waiting on homeless people

Birmingham restaurant Itihaas celebrated its ten year anniversary by inviting 25 of the city's most vulnerable people to dine on a menu of authentic Indian cuisine

Sally Peplow, DJ Derek and Den Woods at the Bright Old Things launch at Selfridges, Birmingham.

UK's oldest DJ helps celebrate Selfridges' Bright Old Things event

The UK's oldest record spinner, DJ Derek, hit the decks at the launch of Selfridges' first creative campaign for 2015, Bright Old Things.

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