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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.


Steven Potter, RLB; Phil Pollard, BSD Design; Louise Brooke-Smith, Brooke Smith Planning; Bob Ghosh, K4-Architects.

Planning firm hosts popular annual reception

Brooke Smith Planning held its annual summer reception at its Edgbaston offices

Victoria Masso, Meraki Sound; Sandra Benbow, Aston University.

Guests enjoy summer party at Innovation Birmingham

Over 200 people attended Innovation Birmingham’s annual Summer Tech BBQ

Councillor Carl Rice, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Lady Mayoress.

Celebration as Zen Metro restaurant is launched

This summer the Colmore Business District was buzzing from the launch of the new Zen Metro on Cornwall Street

Andrew Mitchell MP, Paul Faulkner, Chief Executive, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce; Charlotte Hodivala, Mayor of Sutton Coldfield.

Sutton Coldfield Chamber marks first anniversary

Sutton Coldfield Chamber has “exceeded expectations” in its first 12 months

Paul Drechsler CBE, CBI President; Pauline Biddle, Deloitte; António Simões, CEO, HSBC Bank Plc; Richard Butler, CBI West Midlands.

Deloitte hosts drinks reception for Midlands business leaders

Business advisory firm Deloitte held a pre-dinner drinks reception, attended by more than 50 of the most influential people within the Midlands business community

Malcolm Davidson, WSP; Krystal Knights, Stace; Tim Pugh, Laing ORourke; Jonathan Lipscombe, Stace.

Summer drinks celebration at Hotel Du Vin

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff hosted their annual summer drinks party at Hotel Du Vin

Jo Smith, Birmingham Museums; Sue Beardsmore, Chair of Heritage Lottery Fund West Midlands Committee, Andrew Fowles, Birmingham Museums

BMAG transforms Gas Hall for free summer exhibition

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s summer exhibition, Inspire 16, will run until September 17 at the Gas Hall

Adam Barton, Rebecca Davis, Aron Jheeta, Emily Allen, Ben Cook, Abbie Thomas-Brown, David Glenwright, Natalie Whitehouse, Carol Cole and Jodie Cook.

JC Social Media celebrates five years in business

Agency run by former BYPY winner marks landmark birthday

Alex Chance, Hana Smiddy, Sebb Stratta, Chris Edkins, Sharlene Benn and Mike Roberts of Take Flight Aviation.

Birmingham Press Club makes flying visit to Wellesbourne

​Birmingham Press Club visited Take Flight Aviation at Wellesbourne Airfield, near Stratford-upon-Avon, for an evening social event

Laura Bignall, James Bowker, Luke Pearson and Alison Hammond at the​ first ever Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards.

Birmingham Food Drink and Hospitality Awards

The hospitality industry were out in force to celebrate the​ first ever Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards

Danielle Boyce, Rachelle Tuft, Kalvinder Kaur, Charlotte Buckell, Joanna Rocks, Laura Wainwright, Temp of the Year Winners, at Katie Bard's 12th annual Temp of the Year awards.

Temp of the Year Awards 2016 were held at Bar Opus

Charlotte Buckell was named Temp of the Year 2016 at recruitment firm Katie Bard’s 12th annual awards

John Wright Operations Director; Odu Bamgbose, General Manager; and Andy Aldrich, Owner, at the launch of Viva Brazil in Bennetts Hill.

Brazilian steak house opens in Birmingham

Viva Brazil opened in the grade II listed building, 7 Bennetts Hill, following a dramatic transformation into an authentic Brazilian steak house

Rob Day, Jon Wilbourne, Jan Thompson, Kerwoods; Ian Parker, Richard Caley, Stephen Priest, Kerwoods.

Kerwood Solicitors welcomed clients to their annual barbecue

Redditch law firm Kerwood Solicitors held their annual barbecue at Redditch Golf Club

Richard Lane, Sarah Perry, Robert Lee, Wright Hassall.

Wright Hassall's quiz night boosts charities

Nearly £5,000 was raised for charities and good causes at Wright Hassall's quiz night

Ed Gamble, CBRE; Mark Johnson, MK2; Lucy Hansell, Estilo; Simon Marks, Arcadis; Jilly Cosgrove, Barques.

University Challenge spoof raises £35,000

West Midlands property experts raised £35,000 for disadvantaged children by taking part in a spoof of University Challenge

Ryan James, Jim Hancox, Sofia Voutianitis, Andy Pearson, James Hodson and Karen Baker at the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity's corporate ​​networking event.

Business leaders gather at Air Ambulance networking lunch

Leaders from over 120 businesses attended Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s corporate ​​networking event held recently at Edgbaston Stadium

Richard Stockland, Richard Heggie, Paul Hussey, all Barclays, at Barclays' launch of the new Eagle Lab at iCentrum.

Barclays unveils its space for new and growing businesses

Barclays hosted the official launch of its West Midlands Eagle Lab at iCentrum in Birmingham

Liz Peace, Richard Parker, Katie Trout, Andrew Carter, Damian LLoyd, all guest speakers.

IPF and ULI join forces for devolution debate

Investment Property Forum teamed up with the Urban Land Institute to host a presentation on regional devolution

Emma Wilkinson, Mandy Rees, Dianne Elsworth, Jennie Walker, all Models; Beth Goodrham, Personal Stylist, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' second Seasonal Style event.

Botanical Gardens' fashion event is a stylish success

Birmingham Botanical Gardens showcased the best of this summer's fashion and beauty essentials at their second Seasonal Style event

Tony Elvin, Mark Rose and Jonathan Carter attend Hotel du Vin's summer menu launch event.

Hotel du Vin shows off its new summer menu

The team at Hotel du Vin held a sophisticated little soiree to show off their new summer menu

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