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BPBA 2016 shortlist revealed for 12 categories

See who has made the short list for this year's business awards

New faces on Birmingham Press Club's board (from left) Marc Reeves, chairman Llewela Bailey, Clive Reeves and Anita Sharma-James

Birmingham Press Club welcomes new directors on board

PR agency director and chamber of commerce chief among names to bring their expertise to the board of the world’s oldest press club

From left: Warwickshire CCC's digital media producer Sean Miller, Class Creative co-founders Chris Pyatt and Jonathan Tiernan and Warwickshire CCC's commercial director Gareth Roberts

Warwickshire CCC makes class appointment

Birmingham website design agency will be the club's official digital partner for the next three years

Winners from the 2016 Future Faces Awards (from left) Andrew Ward, Beth Farminer, Raj Patel, Sophie Drake and Vincent Fabre

Bright future for Deutsche Bank after triple win

Beth Farminer crowned overall Future Face of Greater Birmingham at second annual award ceremony run by chamber of commerce

From left: Sophie Thomas, Coral Luck, Sophie Lowe and Liam McCarthy from Ricemedia

Ricemedia expands Jewellery Quarter team

Digital agency has also secured a string of new client wins including renowned household vacuum cleaner brand Vax

Channel 4's London headquarters

Channel 4 could come to Birmingham in plan to boost economy

Ministers are considering telling Channel 4 to move to Birmingham or the north of England

Team at East Village (from left): junior account executive Jenna McDonald, founder Tara Tomes and account executives Nicole Gauntlett and Hattie DSouza

New client wins for East Village

City centre PR and communications agency adds events and bar launches to its activities and recruits a new account executive

RBH is working Resorts World at the NEC

Resorts World recruits RBH for marketing push

Agency signed up by entertainment and retail venue to lead PR, advertising and digital media campaigns

Reuben Colley's painting captures a wet Odeon cinema in New Street

Celebrated artist unveils new collection inspired by modern Birmingham

Artist renowned for his gritty images of life in Birmingham captures wintry scenes of city centre

The team at Kaido (from left): Chief technology officer Mick Westman, founder Rich Westman, sales and marketing Ben Buckley and lead developer Karl Barber

Tech firm Kaido accepted onto Microsoft programme

Birmingham-based digital health company will work with experts from global tech giant to help it bring a new product to market

New team members at Grayling, account manager Laura Rogers (left) and account executive Chloe Baker

Grayling expands Birmingham team

Two new faces join city centre office of global PR and communications group

RNF Digital Innovation boxing clever with new app project

Agency wins brief to develop new launch website and app for high-end boxing gym to open in the capital

Nick Robinson

Radio 4 host Nick Robinson to speak at Birmingham charity dinner

Journalists' Charity's annual dinner will welcome BBC broadcaster to speak about his life and career meeting the world's most powerful figures

'Birmingham Figure' in John Bright Street is undergoing a clean up

Birmingham city centre artwork undergoes revamp

Work in John Bright Street is part of project to spruce up area which has welcomed several new bars and restaurants in recent years  

Team from Lion Picture Framing Supplies which is taking part in 2016 Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge

Hundreds of runners ready for Great Birmingham Run Business Challenge

More than 300 businesspeople have signed up with their companies to take part in annual Business Challenge competition

From left: Hollywood Monster's new managing director Simon McKenzie and client development director Andrew McKenzie with co-founders John and Tim Andrews

Hollywood Monster MD steps down to pursue new projects

Tim Andrews is replaced by sales director Simon McKenzie has company looks forward to new era

Adrian Goldberg from the BBC will chair an event discussing the work of IPSO

Press watchdog IPSO to host special Birmingham event

Chance to meet new regulator of UK's printed media as city centre debate and Q&A held to mark second anniversary of launch

Steve Price, creative director, Superdream

Creative director joins Superdream

Worcestershire PR and advertising agency appoints industry veteran Steve Price to target new markets and clients

Jonathan Keeling, head of partnerships at Crowdcube (left) and Cliff Dennett, head of business development at Innovation Birmingham

Innovation Birmingham teams up with Crowdcube

New partnership will see start-up companies at the campus benefit from new deal with crowdfunding platform

From left: Mark Dakeyne and Gary Cooksey, directors of Emms Gilmore Liberson, with Jilly Cosgrove, director of Barques

Barques wins brief from Emms Gilmore Liberson

Jewellery Quarter digital and PR agency to help law firm raise its profile

Videos & Photos

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

Planning firm hosts popular annual reception

Watch: The bin designed to withstand a terrorist blast

British and Chinese flags flying over MG, Longbridge

Car assembly axed at Longbridge despite rising MG sales in the UK

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
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Business Reporter
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Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
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Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor