Birmingham Economic Review Launch 2018

Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre
Friday 12 October 2018 (07:30-09:30)

The Birmingham Economic Review 2018 is written by the University of Birmingham City-REDI in partnership with the GBCC. It will provide a comprehensive insight into the ideas, people, infrastructure, business environment and places within Birmingham. It will be framed around these five pillars of the Industrial Strategy and support business decision making regarding investment and opportunities in the city-region.

The event will feature an overview of the main findings of the report, followed by a high profile panel of business, policy and political leaders providing their views on the city-region and the findings of the research. They will then participate in a Q&A discussion with the audience.


Chair: Saqib Bhatti, Honorary Chairman of the ABCC and Vice President (President Elect) of the GBCC

Professor Simon Collinson, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement, Director of the City-REDI, Professor of International Business and Innovation, University of Birmingham

Louise Stigant, Managing Director, Mondelez UK

Dawn Baxendale, Chief Executive, Birmingham City Council

Further speakers to be confirmed