Following the recent announcement that the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards are returning to Birmingham, the city has attracted another major sporting awards ceremony.
The 29th annual Commonwealth Sports Awards will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) on Broad Street on November 6.
Launched in 1980, the awards honour the achievements of sportsmen and women from across the Commonwealth.
Previous winners include Denise Lewis, Brian Lara, Lennox Lewis, Michael Owen, Joe Calzaghe, Chris Hoy and Paula Radcliffe.
Birmingham City Council leader councillor Mike Whitby will be joined by President of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Mike Fennell, and Al Hamilton MBE, founder of the Commonwealth Sports Awards Foundation, to formally announce November's event on June 7.