A former candidate on BBC’s The Apprentice will be joining Myriam Madden, president of he Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, when the organisation hosts its annual ball in Birmingham this weekend.
Jo Cameron, a former BBC Apprentice contestant who has since enjoyed a career as a successful businesswoman, will be the keynote speaker at the event on Friday November 20 at the McDonald Burlington Hotel in New Street.
Ms Cameron, founder of the Achievers Academy for Women and a contestant on series two of the The Apprentice, will speak about the business benefits of diversity in leadership and how companies can increase the number of women employed at senior levels.
She will also offer a behind the scenes insight into her time on The Apprentice.
A CIMA spokesman said: “The guest of honour at the ball will be CIMA president Myriam Madden, who will be travelling from Edinburgh to Birmingham for the night of celebration.
“Attendees from West Midlands’ varied business sectors will enjoy an evening of dinner dancing and networking, followed by a visit to the German Christmas Market the next day.”
CIMA, founded in 1919, is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants, with more than 218,000 members in 177 countries.