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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.

Jason Wouhra, Chair, IoD West Midlands; Guest Speakers, Carl Chinn MBE, Alan Mullock, Toyota GB; Dr Mark Stanford, Faculty of Engineering Wolverhampton University.

Historian speaks at Institute of Directors' dinner

Professor Carl Chinn MBE gave a talk at the Institute of Directors' Black Country Dinner at Dudley Zoological Gardens and Castle.

James Cubitt, Colliers International; Chris Darroch, Hermes Investment, Guest Speaker; Rob Groves, Argent, Guest Speaker.

Investment Property Forum - Paradise explained

The Investment Property Forum hosted a seminar to outline plans for the redevelopment of Paradise Circus.

Henrik Court, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce; Mushtaq Khan, Law Society.

Gas Street Social VIP launch

VIPS and businesses turned out in force last week to officially celebrate the opening of Birmingham's newest restaurant, Gas Street Social at the Mailbox.

A guest admires a statue at Birmingham Children's Hospital's Big Hoot preview evening at KPMG

Big Hoot preview evening at KPMG

Birmingham's business community attended an artistic preview evening at KPMG One Snowhill, of Birmingham Children's Hospital's The Big Hoot charity art exhibition.

Alex Carr, Steve Williams, Adam Ramshaw, LSH, Speakers.

A record year for industrial property demand

Property professionals from across the West Midlands met in Birmingham for the launch of Lambert Smith Hampton’s (LSH) Industrial and Logistics Market report.

Nick Mossop, Stephen Ballard, the Old Beams.

Exclusive event to celebrate the revamp of Worcestershire inn

The official re-opening of the Old Beams, a country inn situated just outside of Stourport-on-Severn in Worcestershire.

Andrew Porter, Sanlam; Mary Kaye, SGHM; Sarah Nash, SGHM; Sat Plaha, BDO.

Guinness for breakfast at St Patrick's event in Birmingham

SGH Martineau’s Private Capital Group held its annual St Patrick’s Day breakfast at its Birmingham office.

Alison Taylor, Chief Executive, CLDF; Angela McKiernan, Dr Pat McKiernan.

Gala dinner raises £90,000 for Birmingham children's charity

The Chefs' Gala Dinner raised over £90,000 for Birmingham-based charity Children's Liver Disease Foundation.

Back: Mike Hargreaves, Coltham Developments; Eddie Morse, EM Consultants; Tony Cox, Andersons Bar & Grill. Front: Stuart Franks, Coltham Developments; Dan Anderson, Andersons Bar & Grill; Jilly Cosgrove, Barques.

Birmingham's Alternative MIPIM event held at Anderson's Bar and Grill

More than 100 property professionals enjoyed a French-themed lunch at Birmingham's Alternative MIPIM event, held at Anderson's Bar and Grill.

David Hardman, Innovation Birmingham; Paul Maltby, Cabinet Office; Heike Schuster-James, Digital Birmingham; Jemma Insall, Cabinet Office.

Digital Birmingham event showcased city's innovations

Digital Birmingham held an Open Data event at the Innovation Birmingham Campus.

Rupert Sheldon, Palmer Capital; Victoria Smith, Opus Land; Nick Cooper, Palmer Capital; Richard Smith, Opus Land.

Opus Land celebrates a successful year

Birmingham's top commercial property agents gathered together at Bank Restaurant in Brindleyplace to celebrate a year of successes for Opus Land

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.

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