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We are pleased to announce that Distinctly Birmingham will be supporting Waterfront’s Transport-Led Development in the Midlands 2017, which takes place in Birmingham on the 14th November. Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s […]

  Venue: British Expertise, 10 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0DH On behalf of UK Trade & Investment, we are pleased to host this Asian Development Bank (ADB) Procurement & Business Opportunities Seminar, conducted by Walter Poick, Director of Procurement Divison 2, Asian Development Bank, Manila. […]

What is it? The Better project is an ambitious project to stimulate regional innovation through better e-governance services.  Better e-governance helps councils to improve public services while cutting costs.  E-governance can also be used to stimulate the local or regional innovation chain. Birmingham City Council is […]

Interreg Europe Project Manager for Urban M, Laura Veart, explains how Birmingham is leading the way and benefiting from a host of maker space knowledge from across Europe. Urban M focuses on supporting local public authorities to make changes in their policies around collaborative maker spaces – collaborative workspaces […]

It is not only the destination that is important, but the journey In the midst of the relentless momentum of the project life cycle, the peer review experience has offered a wonderful opportunity to pause and reflect upon the policy challenge that we have set […]

On Monday 12th May the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Yvonne Mosquito hosted Mr Robert W. Johnson, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The main purpose of the visit was to attend the premiere screening of a documentary film, Six Triple Eight, which commemorates the […]

Why is the Urban M project of interest to you/ to your organisation?   In my role as Interim Head of Employment and Skills, I am always keen to support projects which address one of our city’s most important challenges:  the low skill level in […]

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

The Birmingham Commonwealth Association (BCA) was founded in March 2014 by Birmingham City Council to promote the city’s global competitiveness and influence.   The BCA, now a registered company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Shergill, CEO of  Brit Asia TV, Broad St, Birmingham […]

Since the launch of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) on the occasion of World Food Day 2015 at Expo Milano, the collaboration continues between the FAO and the members of the MUFPP, which includes the city of Birmingham and other 166 across the world. […]