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Birmingham Made Me is the Midland’s most important annual celebration of the design-led manufacturing capabilities and achievements originating in the region.

Birmingham, the UK’s biggest regional city, plays host to an eight-month long programme of activities and interactive events aimed at young people and those interested in the the region’s world-famous skills in innovation, design, invention and manufacturing.

Lead by Birmingham City University and the Idea Birmingham team, Birmingham Made Me provides a Schools Programme  from February 2015 that leads into the region’s annual expo in June.

At the heart of Birmingham Made Me is the acclaimed Design EXPO in which spans the city and highlights the centres of excellence and achievements. The event gathers world-class businesses, speakers and thought leaders from the automotive, engineering, design, fashion, construction, digital and new media industries. A combination of events, demonstrations, performances and displays, the Expo showcases the region’s innovations and successes with an emphasis on region’s skills and its emerging talent.

To participate in the Birmingham Made Me Design Expo or any other part of the campaign, including the Student Jobs Fair or the Schools Programme, simply contact Birmingham City University or follow the links above.

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