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West Midlands Powerhouse breakfast debate

Alpha Tower, Queensway, Suffolk Street
Thursday 17th September 2015 (07:30-10:00)
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On the morning of 17 September, Professor Simon Collinson, Dean of Birmingham Business School, will be opening a debate to discuss devolution to the West Midlands Powerhouse.

The panel for this debate will include:

  • Sir Albert Bore, Leader Birmingham City Council
  • Paul Thandi, Chief Executive, NEC        
  • Paul Faulkner, Chief Executive, Birmingham Chamber         
  • Stewart Towe, Chair, Black Country LEP         
  • Nail Rami, Chief Executive, Marketing Birmingham        
  • Martín Reeves, Chief Executive, Coventry City Council         
  • Professor Vicky Pryce, Economist

This event will precede the inaugural City-Region Economic and Development Institute (City-REDI) workshop to explore the topic Beyond Policy Silos: Regional Transformation, Growth and Competitiveness and will take place at Alpha Tower, Suffolk Street, Queensway, Birmingham, B1 1TT - a 10 minute walk from New Street Station.

If you would like to attend the breakfast session prior to the workshop please book your place with Insider Media at

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