CITY OF BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS AWARDS 2022

Thursday 9th June 2022 at The Park Regis Hotel

CITY OF BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS AWARDS 2022

Thursday 9th June 2022 at The Park Regis Hotel

COBBA22 CROWNS THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS

Downtown in Business Birmingham crowned some of the leading entrepreneurs from across the Birmingham City Region at the City of Birmingham Business Awards 2022, this year sponsored by leading property firm, Bruntwood Works.

Over 300 leading business personalities gathered at The Park Regis Hotel to celebrate the achievements of the city’s incredible entrepreneurs.

The awards, hosted by Heart Radio broadcaster and Founding Partner of HDY Agency, Ed James, celebrates the finest businesses, the established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and the men and women who make the most valuable contribution to the growth of the Birmingham City Region economy.

The big winners on the day included Tara Tomes from East Village, Sarah Dowzell from Natural HR, and Ed James from HDY Agency who took home the Business Hero of the Year, Chair’s Award and CEO Award respectively.

Commenting on the awards, Downtown CEO and Group Chairman, Frank McKenna said; “After an incredibly tough few years, it is fantastic to see the amount of entrepreneurs in the city region who are all doing incredible things for the city.

“Birmingham has an abundance of male and female entrepreneurs as shown by the quality of not only the winners today, but all the nominees. And none highlight the drive and determination shown by these incredible businesses and their people more than today’s headline sponsors Bruntwood Works.

“Bruntwoods Works is all about creating thriving cities and supporting inclusive growth for businesses across various regions.”

“A huge congratulations to all of todays winners on their well-deserved awards and a big thank you to all of our sponsors and event partners who helped to put on another fantastic Downtown event.”

For more information about upcoming Downtown events and how you can get involved with DIB please contact kj.clarke@downtowninbusiness.com

The WINNERS

Newcomer
of the Year 2022

The Grand Hotel Birmingham

Financial Services Firm
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Lulu Wild

Azets

Legal Firm
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: William James Recruitment

Talbots Law

Creative and Digital Agency of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: BioGrad

Bootcamp Media

Female Networker
of the Year 2022

Leila Smith, Promise PR and Creative

Male Networker
of the Year 2022

Ryan Doyle, Switch Hospitality Management and Park Regis Birmingham

Employer
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: oneHR

Dishoom

Architect
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Staycity ApartHotels

DB3 Architecture

Property Firm
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Bruntwood

Cordia Blackswan

Charity
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Bank Restaurant & Bar

LoveBrum

Sustainability Business
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Suburban Inns

B&M Waste Management

Hospitality Venue
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Mr & Mrs Grey

Lulu Wild

Man
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Brock Carmichael

Alex Tross, Centrick

Woman
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: Park Regis Birmingham

Angel Gaskell, HDY Agency

Business Hero
of the Year 2022

Sponsored by: LoveBrum

Tara Tomes, East Village

Chair's Award 2022

Sarah Dowzell, Natural HR

CEO'S Award 2022

Ed James, HDY Agency

Headline Sponsor for #COBBA22 was

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