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General | 8th May 2022

Birmingham 2022 Festival Announces Yale as Official Sponsor for Key to the City

Birmingham 2022 Festival and Fierce have announced Yale as the official sponsor of Key to the City and that the location of the ‘Key Exchange Ceremony’ site will be Birmingham New Street Station.
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Birmingham 2022 Festival Announces Yale as Official Sponsor for Key to the City08/05/2022
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General | 4th May 2022

Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 has unveiled the official medals which will be awarded to athletes at the Commonwealth Games this summer.
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Birmingham 2022 unveils medals for the Commonwealth Games04/05/2022
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General | 23rd April 2022

St George’s Day celebration hosted by council for Team England in Birmingham

A giant St George flag, adorning the side of Birmingham’s Town Hall building and measuring 52.25m wide by 8.2m high, was the centrepiece of a special celebration staged in the city today (23 April).
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St George’s Day celebration hosted by council for Team England in Birmingham23/04/2022
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General | 21st April 2022

Army deliver successful Alexander Stadium test event

British Army athletes helped put a redeveloped venue for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games through its paces yesterday (20 April).
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Army deliver successful Alexander Stadium test event21/04/2022
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General | 20th April 2022

Birmingham 2022 celebrates 100 days to go

With 100 days to go until the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games begin, Paralympic swimmers and an Olympic diver tested out the facilities at the newly completed Sandwell Aquatics Centre.
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Birmingham 2022 celebrates 100 days to go20/04/2022
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General | 20th April 2022

Batonbearers confirmed to ‘Take It On’ and carry Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England

Thousands of inspirational people selected to carry the Queen’s Baton as it visits every region of England this summer
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Batonbearers confirmed to ‘Take It On’ and carry Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England20/04/2022
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General | 20th April 2022

Information for local businesses

As the region ‘Gets Set for the Games’, now is the perfect time to start planning so that you’re ready too.
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Information for local businesses20/04/2022
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General | 11th April 2022

Birmingham 2022 unveils official uniform for Commonwealth Collective volunteers

Birmingham 2022 unveils the official uniform which will be worn by 14,000 volunteers and the Games workforce
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Birmingham 2022 unveils official uniform for Commonwealth Collective volunteers11/04/2022
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General | 17th March 2022

National Lottery funding to boost employment opportunities for young people

The National Lottery Community Fund and Sport England’s Lottery Sports Fund set to boost opportunities for young people across the West Midlands in 2022 and beyond
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National Lottery funding to boost employment opportunities for young people17/03/2022
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General | 14th March 2022

Commonwealth Day celebrated at the Alexander Stadium as our countdown continues

To celebrate Commonwealth Day, former, current and future stars of athletics in Birmingham tried out the track at the newly transformed Alexander Stadium
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Commonwealth Day celebrated at the Alexander Stadium as our countdown continues14/03/2022
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General | 11th March 2022

Communities get creative for the Birmingham 2022 Festival

Over 100 community groups across Birmingham are to stage their own festival events and projects as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival thanks to funding from Birmingham City Council.
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Communities get creative for the Birmingham 2022 Festival11/03/2022
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General | 9th March 2022

E.ON becomes official partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

E.ON has been unveiled as an official partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
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E.ON becomes official partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games09/03/2022
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General | 8th March 2022

Birmingham 2022 Festival reveals a celebration of creativity

The Birmingham 2022 Festival has announced its six-month long cultural programme taking place across Birmingham and the West Midlands.
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Birmingham 2022 Festival reveals a celebration of creativity08/03/2022
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General | 4th March 2022

Severn Trent and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games team up with Solihull Council with the ambition to create a carbon neutral legacy

The first trees have been planted in Solihull as part of Severn Trent’s initiative to create 2022-acres of Commonwealth Forest across the Midlands.
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Severn Trent and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games team up with Solihull Council with the ambition to create a carbon neutral legacy04/03/2022
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General | 3rd March 2022

The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay reaches halfway point

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay has now completed half of its journey to all 72 nations and territories in the Commonwealth.
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The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay reaches halfway point03/03/2022
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General | 24th February 2022

Birmingham 2022 celebrates the launch of 'Bring The Power' to inspire young people

Birmingham 2022 aims to reach one million children and young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands as it celebrates the launch of its Youth Programme
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Birmingham 2022 celebrates the launch of 'Bring The Power' to inspire young people24/02/2022
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General | 23rd February 2022

Celebration time! Community groups awarded funding to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Funds totalling £300,000 have been given to 65 projects in 36 wards during the 1st round of awards for a city council programme designed to help people celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Celebration time! Community groups awarded funding to help embrace Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games23/02/2022
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General | 31st January 2022

REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 2022

Businesses across the West Midlands have a golden opportunity to meet some of the contractors looking to engage with local businesses in delivering their contracts for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth...
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REAL opportunities for local SMEs in the final sprint up to Birmingham 202231/01/2022
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General | 12th January 2022

The search begins to find volunteers to take part in Birmingham 2022

The organisers of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have begun the search to find the volunteer cast, athlete hosts, and existing choirs who will bring this summer’s Opening and Closing Ceremonies to...
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The search begins to find volunteers to take part in Birmingham 202212/01/2022
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General | 11th January 2022

Search is on for 2,022 inspirational people to carry the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has today launched a search to find 2,022 Batonbearers for the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in England.
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Search is on for 2,022 inspirational people to carry the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton around England11/01/2022
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General | 6th January 2022

Sport Relief announced as official charity partner for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Sport Relief has today been announced as an official charity partner of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, marking an exciting new future for the brand.
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Sport Relief announced as official charity partner for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games06/01/2022
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General | 17th December 2021

New sponsors join our Birmingham 2022 sponsor family

Two new providers and a new supplier join the sponsor family to offer expertise and experience
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New sponsors join our Birmingham 2022 sponsor family17/12/2021
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General | 9th December 2021

Organisations invited to apply to become part of Stronger Communities scheme

A search has been launched for organisations that can help support a range of activities being developed by Birmingham City Council and Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC).
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Organisations invited to apply to become part of Stronger Communities scheme09/12/2021
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General | 8th December 2021

Commonwealth Sport Pride Network launched to positively champion LGBTQ+ inclusion

The Commonwealth Sport Pride Network has today been launched to positively champion and enable LGBTQ+ inclusion at the Commonwealth Games and across the Commonwealth Sport Movement.
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Commonwealth Sport Pride Network launched to positively champion LGBTQ+ inclusion08/12/2021
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General | 26th November 2021

Newly confirmed funding brings £12m Birmingham 2022 Festival to life

Running from March to September 2022 as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Birmingham 2022 Festival will feature hundreds of creative commissions across the region, benefitting hundre...
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Newly confirmed funding brings £12m Birmingham 2022 Festival to life26/11/2021
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General | 26th November 2021

Birmingham 2022 launches first Official Retail Store

First retail store for Birmingham 2022 launches at Bullring, New Street
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Birmingham 2022 launches first Official Retail Store26/11/2021
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General | 18th November 2021

Generations: on the search for families from Birmingham and the Black Country!

One of the recently announced projects that will take place during the Birmingham 2022 Festival, GENERATIONS, is on the look out for four and five generation families.
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Generations: on the search for families from Birmingham and the Black Country!18/11/2021
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General | 18th November 2021

Birmingham 2022 announces world-class training venues for eleven different sports

Official training venues confirmed for eleven different sports
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Birmingham 2022 announces world-class training venues for eleven different sports18/11/2021
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General | 12th November 2021

Impressive progress made on Sandwell Aquatics Centre

The brand new venue for Birmingham 2022 is taking shape with more progress made in the last few months
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Impressive progress made on Sandwell Aquatics Centre12/11/2021
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General | 3rd November 2021

Birmingham 2022 sign new sponsors for the Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has welcomed an additional five new providers to a growing list of sponsors to provide services, systems and equipment to deliver a safe and successful Games.
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Birmingham 2022 sign new sponsors for the Commonwealth Games03/11/2021
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General | 27th October 2021

Birmingham 2022 road event courses announced

The latest and final venues for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have been confirmed today, with Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre revealed as the official finish area for the Marathon.
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Birmingham 2022 road event courses announced27/10/2021
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General | 15th October 2021

Official Venue Network Infrastructure Supporter

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the global technology solution company, has been appointed the Official Venue Network Infrastructure Supporter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Official Venue Network Infrastructure Supporter15/10/2021
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General | 7th October 2021

Queen's Baton Sets off from Birmingham Airport

Today, The Queen’s Baton Relay will start its epic journey across the globe as the Baton departs from Birmingham Airport and heads to Cyprus – the first stop on the 140,000-kilometre relay (which is t...
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Queen's Baton Sets off from Birmingham Airport07/10/2021
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General | 28th September 2021

Welcoming the official overlay supporter

B2022 is excited to announce that it has appointed events infrastructure specialists GL events UK as the Official Overlay Supporter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Welcoming the official overlay supporter28/09/2021
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General | 22nd September 2021

Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success

The main ticket ballot is now open and applications will close at 8pm on 30 September. A ticket ballot is the fairest way to allocate tickets. Applications are made and the system allocates tickets at...
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Top tips for Birmingham 2022 ballot success22/09/2021
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General | 13th September 2021

Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins

The main ticket ballot for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is now live
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Birmingham 2022 main ticket ballot begins13/09/2021
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General | 27th August 2021

Ceremonies Creative Team Announced

Birmingham 2022 is excited to reveal the creative team that will deliver the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Ceremonies Creative Team Announced27/08/2021
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General | 26th August 2021

Tickets for the Games

The West Midlands Ticket Ballot closed on 30 July 2021. The Main Ballot, which will take place 8–30 September 2021, will be open to everyone.
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Tickets for the Games26/08/2021
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General | 25th August 2021

Canon announced as Official Imaging Supporter

Birmingham 2022 is excited to welcome Canon, a global provider of imaging technologies and services, to the Birmingham 2022 family as Official Imaging Supporter.
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Canon announced as Official Imaging Supporter25/08/2021
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General | 18th August 2021

Official Modular Energy Solutions Supporter

Birmingham 2022 appoints Aggreko as Official Modular Energy Solutions Supporter for the Commonwealth Games
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Official Modular Energy Solutions Supporter18/08/2021
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General | 11th August 2021

Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions

The Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme is offering Birmingham and West Midlands artists/cultural organisations the opportunity to submit a proposal for commissions of up to £25,000 to create public ar...
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Opportunities for sports-related creative commissions11/08/2021
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General | 29th July 2021

Official promotional event services provider

DRPG, a global creative communications group based in Worcestershire, has been appointed as the Official Promotional Event Services Provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Official promotional event services provider29/07/2021
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General | 28th July 2021

Celebrating one year to go

People from across Birmingham and beyond are invited to a huge sports festival we’re hosting today at Centenary Square, to celebrate exactly one year to go until Birmingham 2022 begins.
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Celebrating one year to go28/07/2021
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General | 26th July 2021

Official workforce management systems provider announced

We are excited to announce that Rosterfy, one of the world’s leading volunteer and workforce scheduling software companies, has been appointed as the Official Workforce Management Systems Provider for...
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Official workforce management systems provider announced26/07/2021
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General | 15th July 2021

Official event logistics provider confirmed

We’re excited to have appointed Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies that offers highly specialised solutions for worldwide industries, as the Official Event Logistics Provider...
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Official event logistics provider confirmed15/07/2021
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General | 14th July 2021

Birmingham 2022 ticket ballot now open for the West Midlands

People who live in the West Midlands region can now apply for tickets to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in an exclusive ballot.
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Birmingham 2022 ticket ballot now open for the West Midlands14/07/2021
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General | 7th July 2021

RGS appointed as official provider

Birmingham 2022 is excited to announce that RGS (UK) Ltd, part of the RGS Events Group, has been appointed as official provider of Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment for Birmingham 2022.
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RGS appointed as official provider07/07/2021
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General | 5th July 2021

Be the first to apply for tickets

Businesses and residents of the West Midlands can apply for an early release of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games tickets next week!
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Be the first to apply for tickets05/07/2021
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General | 21st June 2021

Applications open for creative city grants

Up to 150 community groups across Birmingham can apply to benefit from £2m of funding in partnership with Birmingham City Council
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Applications open for creative city grants21/06/2021
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General | 15th June 2021

Event & ticket details revealed

The full event schedule for Birmingham 2022 has been released, allowing sports fans to see the detail of exactly which events will be held in each of the 286 sessions that will feature at next summer’...
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Event & ticket details revealed15/06/2021