06/Jun  Launch Event: Birmingham Made Me Design Expo

Join Birmingham Made Me Chair, Marek Reichman; John Cridland, Director General, CBI; Sir Albert Bore and many more as they discuss Designing Entrepreneurial Economies and celebrate the launch of Birmingham Made Me 2013. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 06 June

07/Jun  Seminar: Smartening Up – Brand Leadership and Reputation

This session focuses on creating ‘Smart Cities’; developing strong brand leadership and reputation. Speakers include Kurt Jacobs, Editor at Midlands Insider and many more. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 07 June

10/Jun  Seminar: Back to the Future – Our Heritage Brands

Meet global brand leaders and experts including Transport for London, Morgan Motor Company and share their knowledge of design heritage, innovation, the future of digital design and the value this can bring to companies. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 10 June

11/Jun  Seminar: Grander Designs – The Design Council: Innovation and Economic Growth

John Mathers, Chief Executive, The Design Council and our programme of expert speakers share their views and knowledge on the importance of Design Innovation to businesses in today’s competitive markets. For more information click here.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 11 June

12/Jun  Seminar: Moving On Up – Transport and Living Futures

This session will examine the links between sustainable development in transport, quality of life within communities and economic growth. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 12 June

13/Jun  Seminar: The Art of Living – Digital Healthcare Futures

Join industry experts to learn about the future of healthcare and how digital innovation is aiding the healthcare industry. The session examines some of the current innovations being developed within our Birmingham universities and health institutions. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 13 June

14/Jun  Seminar: Home is where the Art is – Exceptional Ordinary Housing

Join Neil Edgington, Developer, The Cube, Glenn Howells, Chief Executive, Glenn Howells Architects and other profesionals as they share their expert knowledge on designing sustainable, urban residential housing. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 14 June

14/Jun  Digital Media Technology Showcase for students and staff in post 16 education

14/JUN Digital Media Technology Showcase for students and staff in post 16 education. Three tours are available: 10:00, 11:00 and 13:00 (the 10:00 and 11:00 tours include the option of a tour of Conservatoire for students interested in our sound orientated courses). As part of Birmingham Made Me the School of Digital Media Technology is […]

17/Jun  Seminar: Fashioning the Future –Lifestyle and Retail

Join various fashion, lifestyle and retail experts from Birmingham, including Harvey Nichols store manager and Mailbox’s retail manager as they share their experience and knowledge of designing and delivering the best retail and customer experience. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 17 June

18/Jun  Seminar: Orienteering –Doing Business with China

This event will provide real and practical insight into the opportunities and challenges facing smaller companies entering China with presentations by businesses with direct and continuing experience. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Exporting to and Collaborating with China

19/Jun  Seminar: Point2Point – Discovering Digital and New Media

Join industry experts to get some insight into digital and new media, as they discuss the ongoing Big Data debate, New Library work and present various interactive theatre performances.
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Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 19 June

19/Jun  Producers Forum in association with Rebel Uncut and Creative Shift

Producers Forum in association with Rebel Uncut and Creative Shift  present “Punk Film” (Suitable for Ages 18+) Embracing the new wave of indie film making. The Producers Forum invite you to explore , debate and rant about the new wave of film making. From old school to new school , DIY to mainstream, traditional to […]

20/Jun  Seminar: Design & Motion – Automotive and Advanced Engineering

Marek Reichman, Design Director of Aston Martin and other industry experts discuss how value is added through the design and development of automotive production, manufacturing and engineering. For more information click here.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 20 June

21/Jun  Seminar: Sum of the Parts –Education and Business

Collaborations between education and business can add value, not only for the organisations involved but for regional economies by building greater levels of cross sectoral, cross discipline and cross regional dialogue. Click here for more information.

Eventbrite - Birmingham Made Me EXPO - 21 June

12/Oct  Into the Light: Sir Michael Balcon and Birmingham

  Join us for a free day of screenings and discussion with Lord David Puttnam, Sir Albert Bore and Tamasin Day-Lewis, as we celebrate the life and legacy of Sir Michael Balcon, the Birmingham-born film producer who led Ealing Studios during its most successful era. This event ‘Into The Light’ is ideal for film professionals and enthusiasts, and […]

16/Oct  Idea Birmingham presents Vicky Pryce: ‘The price we pay for sending women to jail’

Economist Vicky Pryce to reveal the price we pay for sending women to jail at Idea Birmingham event, 16th October, Parkside City Centre Campus, 6-8pm   We are pleased to welcome top economist, Vicky Pryce, back as a former guest speaker and keen supporter of our think and do tank, Idea Birmingham.  I hope you […]

31/Oct  CityTalks presents: RJ Ellory ‘We Are Birmingham’

Best-selling author RJ Ellory will reveal Birmingham’s forgotten history at a new public lecture series launched by Birmingham City University on October 31st. As BBC2 puts the spotlight on part Birmingham’s past in the hit TV drama Peaky Blinders, the best-selling crime writer RJ Ellory has unearthed many more fascinating stories about the city’s heritage […]

20/Nov  ‘Blowing the Whistle on Collaboration’