Thursday 15th June 2023



Thursday 9th June 2022 at The Park Regis Hotel

Celebrating the best in Birmingham

The City of Birmingham Business Awards (COBBA) was established by Downtown Birmingham in 2017 to acknowledge and celebrate companies and entrepreneurs that have made a successful and significant contribution to economic growth in the city region.

With only limited tickets available for this exclusive ceremony at the Park Regis Hotel, the sell-out event attracts entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, and decision makers.

#COBBA23. Will you be there?

If you are interested in attending #COBBA23 contact for further information.

  • Member Ticket £125.00 + VAT
  • Non-Member Ticket £175.00 + VAT
  • Member Table of Ten £950.00 + VAT
  • Non-Member Table of Ten £1400.00 + VAT
If you are interested in joining us for COBBA22 please select an option to allow us to deal with your enquiry in the most efficient manner possible.

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Headline Sponsor

Bruntwood has over 40 years of experience in creating spaces for business success in Birmingham city centre, with four properties supporting businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Who should consider sponsorship of this event?

Companies who are looking to engage with leading businesses and business figures directly and effectively, and public sector leaders from across the city region. Sponsorship of a DIB awards dinner will raise awareness of your company brand and the work that you do with key influencers from across the city region.

We are happy to discuss bespoke elements to fit the needs of your business.

Award Sponsorship

Sponsorship of an individual award at the event
£ 2250.00 + VAT
  • A table of ten at the awards dinner.
  • Presentation of a DIB award.
  • Branding on awards webpage on DIB website.
  • Two tickets for the pre-event nominees party.
  • Branding on the evening of the event, logo branding in the awards brochure; logo shown on video reel throughout the gala awards dinner.
  • Opportunity to feature in a video interview during the event.

Drinks Sponsorship

Sponsorship of the drinks reception at the event
£ 4500.00 + VAT
  • All benefits of Award Sponsorship +
  • Additional ticket for the pre-event nominees party.
  • Table located in prime location.
  • Branding on all pre-post publicity materials.
  • Prominent branding throughout event.
  • Advert in awards brochure.
  • Banner stand in Drinks Reception area.
  • Pre-recorded video discussing the event sponsorship.
  • A place at 'winners private dinner' following the event.

Headline Sponsorship

Headline sponsorship of the event.
£ 7500.00 + VAT
  • All benefits of Drinks Sponsorship +
  • Presentation of main award category.
  • Headline branding at the event.
  • Strategically positioned banner stands within the venue.
  • Host venue for pre-event nominees party.
  • Post event interview to review event.
  • Host a 'winners private dinner' following the event.


Who has been nominated for #COBBA22?

Anita Champaneri, Delicious PR
Camile Gill, Digital Glue
Elizabeth Mee, Woodshires
Harriet Giles, Dishoom
Jessica Brabant, Park Regis Hotel
Laura Orrell, The Grand Hotel Birmingham
Leila Smith, Promise PR & Creative

Adrian Blount, Azets
Dan Kendrick, Big Property Finance
Ian Harrison, Growhouse
Jamil Shabir, Bootcamp Media
Mitesh Parmer, Wellspace Architects
Phil Oldershaw, Pose Events
Ryan Doyle, Park Regis Hotel
Sat Bhandal, Crystal Specialist Finance

Birmingham Contemporary Art Gallery
Boxxed UP
Eastside Rooms
Pi SQ Ltd
POSE Events
Promise PR & Creative
The Grand Hotel Birmingham

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity
Birmingham Dogs Home
Land Aid
Love Brum
The Hospice Charity Partnership

Alex Tross, Centrick
Jamil Shabir, Bootcamp Media
Javan Bramhall, Digital Glue
Justin Varney, Director of Public Health Birmingham
Peter Kienast, The Grand Hotel Birmingham

Angel Gaskell, HDY Agency
Greta Geoghagen, Digital Glue
Laura Orrell, The Grand Hotel Birmingham
Leila Smith, Promise PR & Creative
Nicola Fleet-Milne, Fleetmilne
Yetunde Dania, Trowers & Hamlins

Harrison Clark Rickerbys
Knights plc
Shakespeare Martineau
Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP
Talbots Law
The Wilkes Partnership

BIG Property Finance
Crystal Specialist Finance
Finance 4 Business
Lucent Financial Planning
Voilo Ltd

Bootcamp Media
Delicious PR
Digital Glue
HDY Agency
Lightbox Digital
Promise PR & Creative

Lulu Wild
Park Regis Hotel
The Grand Hotel Birmingham

Digital Glue
Gleeson Recruitment
Promise PR & Creative

Align Architecture
Associated Architects
DB3 Architecture
K4 Architects
WellSpace Architects

Centrick Property
Cordia Blackswan
Elevate Property Group
Greenvilla Homes
Hortons’ Estate Limited
Russell WHBO

Jamil Shabir, Bootcamp Media
Javan Bramhall, Digital Glue
Paul Clifford, Azets
Phil Innes, Loki Wines
Tim Andrews, Hollywood Monster

B & M Waste Services Ltd.
Love Logs
Touchwood Solihull


The venue will be Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham, 160 Broad St, B15 1DT.

It will be 6pm arrival.

6pm-7:30pm – Drinks Reception
8pm – Food to be served
9:30pm – Award ceremony to start
10:45pm – Carriages

Lounge suits/Cocktail dresses

There will be a pre set menu selcted for on the day. Please advise DIB of any dietary requirements at least seven days prior to the event.

There is secure onsite parking available at St Martins Place, adjacent to Park Regis.

£125 – Member individual ticket
£145 – Non-Member individual ticket
£950 – Member table
£1400 – Non-Member table

You can buy tickets here.

There will be a cash bar in the Sky Gallery, where the drinks reception will be taking place.

Yes, this will be attached to your confirmation email, along with your tickets. Please send your pre-order form directly to Park Regis Hotel.