IoD Commonwealth Business Conference

Dinner tickets only

Sponsored by University College Birmingham

Are you ready for the Commonwealth Games 2022? Join the IoD for an exclusive Business Conference with an inspirational line-up of speakers at The Grand Hotel.

The IoD is celebrating England's third time hosting the Commonwealth Games (28th July-8th August 2022) with a full-day business conference followed by a celebration dinner.

Join us on the 19th July in the evening for a spectacular three-course dinner and hear from former athlete Roger Black MBE, who for fourteen years represented Great Britain at the highest level of athletics. Dinner and speaker to be followed by various entertainment including award-winning British Indian pianist and composer, Rekesh Chauhan. 

Speakers

Roger Black MBE

For fourteen years Roger represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individual 400 metre runner and as a member of the 4x400 metre relay team, winning fifteen major Championship medals including European, Commonwealth, and World Championship Gold medals and Silver and Bronze Olympic medals.

His greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metre Silver medal in 1996 and he is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, successfully overcoming several serious injuries and set backs throughout his career.

Sponsors

University College Birmingham

Based in the heart of the UK’s second biggest city, University College Birmingham is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training.
They specialise in vocational courses in both the higher education and further education sectors and continue to grow their portfolio of apprenticeships.

From January 2022, a wide range of their undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, as well as some higher level apprenticeships, will be accredited and awarded by the University of Warwick, a prestigious Russell Group university ranked 6th in the UK by The Guardian 2022 league table. Their reputation for excellence means the University is popular with international students, who join from more than 60 countries.

They are committed to providing the best facilities for all their students and have invested £140 million in their campuses to enhance the student experience and ensure students have the very best, practical environments for their training.

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