Be More Birmingham – A Creative Regional Event

By February 6, 2019Uncategorized

You are invited to Be More Birmingham, an unmissable event celebrating the city region’s creativity. Birmingham is at the bull’s eye of the creative sector,spanning film & TV, tech & digital and games. Join Creative England in a celebration of creative revolution, as we shine a light on this vibrant, youthful and diverse city region. Be More Birmingham will bring together SMEs, policy makers, broadcasters and talent within the creative industries for a day filled with high-profile keynotes and discussions.

Be More Birmingham will be hosted by BBC1’s Midlands Today presenter Elizabeth Glinka, with keynotes from the mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street. There will also be an In Conversation with Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight. Overall, Be More Birmingham will celebrate Birmingham’s creative past whilst looking ahead to its exciting future.

Speakers for this event include:

Andy Street – Mayor of the West Midlands

Steven Knight – Writer and Director

Caroline Norbury MBE – CEO Creative England

Jenny Tooth OBE – CEO UK Business Angela Association

Joe Godwin – Director BBC Midlands and BBC Academy

Faye Pressly – Chief Operating Officer – Vanti

Oliver Clarke – Studio Director Lockwood Leamington

Mehjabeen Patrick – Chief Finance Officer Creative England

Michael Gubbins – Senior Project Manager

Host: Elizabeth Glinka – BBC 1 Presenter, Midlands Today

Alison Grade, CEO Producers’ Forum


Be More Birmingham will be held at The Bond Company, Digbeth on Wed, 20 March 2019, 13:00 – 19:00 GMT.

This is a free event. To register, click here.


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