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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.


Martin Guest, Miles Gibson, Andrew Marsden, CBRE; Sir Michael Lyons

Sir Michael Lyons speaks at CBRE's annual breakfast

Property developers, investors and funders attended CBRE's annual Outlook breakfast

Richard Beverley, Freeths; Lord Digby Jones; Lee Clifford, Freeths.

Lord Digby Jones tackles issues at law firm's event

Lord Digby Jones tackled a range of Birmingham business issues at an event staged by leading law firm Freeths in Birmingham.

Shelley Yeomans, Pinsent Mason; Charlotte Bell, Bell Cornwall; Rachel Chapman, Pinsent Mason, attend Bell Cornwall Recruitment's anniversary party at Opus.

Birmingham recruitment firm celebrates ninth anniversary

Bell Cornwall Recruitment celebrated nine years in business in the city with an anniversary party at Opus restaurant

Paul Fenner, Moore Stephens; Dr Louise Brooke Smith, Brooke-Smith Planning; Nigel Mason, RLB.

Construction industry is upbeat about investment

Contractors, developers, financiers and lawyers came together to discuss issues facing the construction sector in the third of a series of round table events

Stacey Barnfield, Downtown Birmingham; Lis Lewis-Jones, Liquid

Downtown Birmingham hosts breakfast event

Downtown Birmingham hosted the first Rise & Grind breakfast event at the Everyman Cinema

Dr Ellen McAdam, Director, Birmingham Museums Trust; Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair, Arts Council England; Councillor Ray Hassell, Lord Mayor of Birmingham; Steve Freer, Chair, Birmingham Museums Trust.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 130th birthday event

The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery marked the 130th anniversary of its opening with a special reception hosted by Birmingham Museums Trust

Barney Horn, Deloitte; James Batham, Eversheds; Andrew Higginson, Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc; Jim Quantrill, Barclays.

Morrisons boss speaks at the Midlands Retail Dinner

Deloitte, Eversheds and Barclays recently co-hosted their annual retail and consumer business dinner at Edgbaston Stadium

Michael Rowlinson, Michael Rowlinson Associates; Stuart Goodman, Lucion Environmental; Nick Blenkarn, Severn Partnership; John Cave, EH Smith; Stephen Trinder, Calford Seaden; Philip Harris, Wright Hassall.

Construction chiefs urged to turn on TAP for future success

Technology, approach and productivity were the main topics of a construction conference organised by leading law firm Wright Hassall

Katy Poulsom, Capital Birmingham; Brian Yip, Director, Wing Yip: Rebecca Swash, Captial Birmingham.

Wing Yip toasts the new year with media lunch

Wing Yip saw in the Year Of The Monkey by hosting a lunch attended by more than 30 people

Bob Ghosh, K4 Architects: Drew Roper, Yamination Studios; Jack Brabham and James Swinburne, Digbeth Dining Club; Mike Bradley, Campaign for Regional Broadcasting Midlands, at the launch of the Birmingham Post Power205.

In pictures: Birmingham Post's Power 250 launch

Professionals joined the Birmingham Post, Qatar Airlines and Lloyds Bank at the launch of the Power 250 Supplement

Speakers - Geoff Cousins, Geoff Cousins Associates; Philip Singleton, Andrew Guy, PGC; Marianne Skelcher, Skelcher Associates; Ken Olisa, IoD

Institute of Directors launches new professional development course

The Institute of Directors launched its new professional development course at the Library of Birmingham

Jon Croxford, Drummond Kerr, Philip Harrison, Partners, Meridian Private Client LLP

Law firm Meridian Private Client marks ten years

Meridian Private Client celebrated a decade in business with a reception at the Champagne Bar at Marco Pierre White's restaurant at The Cube

Michaela Selvester, Nathan Holden, Stuart Lester, all Freeths

Freeths celebrates new office with cocktail party

Law firm Freeths celebrated its move to new offices in Birmingham city centre with a cocktails and canapés event.

Derek Wells, Mark Turner, Paul Mourton, Lodders; Jason Dalby, Roxhill Developments; Nick East, Lodders.

Lodders hosts seminar at new Riverside venue

Residential and commercial property agents, developers and land agents attended law firm Lodders' 2015 Property Seminar.

Neil Back, Former England Rugby Player; Ian Parker, John Truelove; Michael Eagleton, Richard James Moore, KGA; Dan Gallagher, Stoford Developments.

Rugby World Cup winner at the unveiling of plans for £120m business park

Plans for ​Worcester Six, an exciting new £120 million business park, have been unveiled in front of more than 50 property experts.

Gora Uppal, Nish Thakrar and Omar Allibhoy at the official launch of the new flagship store of menswear company Steel & Jelly, in Grand Central Birmingham

Steel & Jelly go full steam ahead at Grand Central

Hundreds of guests attended the official launch of the new flagship store of menswear company Steel & Jelly in Grand Central in Birmingham

Jo Valat, Charlie Hollins, Abbie Randle, Lucy Childress

BPS professionals enjoy Body Shop networking event

Young professionals from BPS Birmingham Future met for a night of pampering and networking at a free event at The Body Shop

Gary Rouse, BDO; Richard Jones, Lambert Smith Hampton; David Pardoe, The Mailbox; Sophie Michael, BDO

BDO hosts annual trading update

BDO, Lambert Smith Hampton and Shoosmiths held its annual Retail Trading Update specifically tailored to the real estate sector

Phil Brown; Causeway; Henrietta Brealey, BCC; Paul Collins; Spica Technologies; Debra Hepburn, RBH Creative Communications; Ray O'Donoghue, Barclays; Alan Lusty, adi Group; Jodie Cook, JC Social Media

Barclays event in support of entrepreneurs

Barclays hosted an event at Innovation Birmingham looking at the skills gap and challenges facing businesses as they seek to grow

Ed Doolan and Ed James at Birmingham Press Club's luncheon held at the International Convention Centre

Honour for Ed Doolan at Press Club celebration

Ed Doolan was installed as an honorary life member of Birmingham Press Club at a luncheon marking the club's 150th anniversary

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