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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
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General | 10th June 2021

Incorporatewear to supply Games uniform

Incorporatewear Ltd has been appointed by Birmingham 2022 as Official Workforce Uniform Provider, responsible for designing, producing and supplying the uniform to the entire Games workforce, followin...
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Incorporatewear to supply Games uniform10/06/2021
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General | 8th June 2021

"Fantastic progress" on Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Minister for Sport and Tourism Nigel Huddleston MP visited the Centre to check on progress
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"Fantastic progress" on Sandwell Aquatics Centre08/06/2021
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General | 1st June 2021

Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open

The search to find more than 13,000 volunteers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has begun
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Volunteering opportunities for Birmingham 2022 now open01/06/2021
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General | 17th May 2021

Birmingham 2022 appoints CSM Live as Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage

The Organising Committee has announced that CSM Live, the branding and live experience division of CSM Sport and Entertainment, has been appointed as the Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Sign...
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Birmingham 2022 appoints CSM Live as Official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage17/05/2021
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General | 14th May 2021

Birmingham 2022 joins forces with PwC in new sponsor deal

PwC UK has today been unveiled as the latest addition to the family of sponsors that have shown their ongoing support to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Birmingham 2022 joins forces with PwC in new sponsor deal14/05/2021
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General | 1st April 2021

Open call for creative proposals for Birmingham 2022 Festival

The Birmingham 2022 Festival is excited to receive proposals from artists and cultural organisations based in Birmingham and the West Midlands in response to one of three specific creative briefs.
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Open call for creative proposals for Birmingham 2022 Festival01/04/2021
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General | 22nd March 2021

Official mascot of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Perry is Birmingham 2022’s official mascot! The best of Brum, second to none, our latest icon is an extra special, multi-coloured bull!
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Official mascot of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games22/03/2021
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General | 18th March 2021

Birmingham 2022 legacy plan released

New national plan outlines Commonwealth Games Firsts for a healthier, greener, more prosperous West Midlands and UK.
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Birmingham 2022 legacy plan released18/03/2021
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General | 15th March 2021

Severn Trent to help deliver first ever carbon-neutral Games

With 500 days to go, Birmingham 2022 has joined forces with Severn Trent to help deliver the first ever carbon-neutral Commonwealth Games.
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Severn Trent to help deliver first ever carbon-neutral Games15/03/2021
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General | 10th March 2021

£1m for mass participation dance programme

The Birmingham 2022 Cultural Festival has received a £1 million funding award from Spirit of 2012, the London 2012 legacy charity.
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£1m for mass participation dance programme10/03/2021
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General | 5th March 2021

£5 million of catering contracts offered

Birmingham 2022 has begun the search to find suppliers who can deliver nearly £5 million worth of catering services at Games time.
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£5 million of catering contracts offered05/03/2021
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General | 12th February 2021

First Midlands apprentices welcomed

The first eleven apprentices have been settling into their new roles which will see them play a key part in helping to organise the biggest event ever to be held in the West Midlands.
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First Midlands apprentices welcomed12/02/2021
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General | 10th February 2021

Dive tower completed at Sandwell Aquatics Centre

Another significant milestone has been reached at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Smethwick after the dive tower, which will be used for the diving competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Game...
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Dive tower completed at Sandwell Aquatics Centre10/02/2021
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General | 5th February 2021

Official Merchandise to be developed by Midlands firm

Midlands-based Cube International will develop official range of Birmingham 2022 and Commonwealth Sport merchandise.
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Official Merchandise to be developed by Midlands firm05/02/2021
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General | 28th January 2021

£6m funding for Birmingham Commonwealth Games cultural festival

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded £6 million of funding by Arts Council England and the National Lottery Heritage Fund, for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games cultural festival.
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£6m funding for Birmingham Commonwealth Games cultural festival28/01/2021
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General | 25th January 2021

Procurement opportunity for the Queen's Baton

To support the delivery of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Organising Committee is looking for a number of suppliers for a wide range of services in the run up to the Games.
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Procurement opportunity for the Queen's Baton25/01/2021
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General | 12th January 2021

Birmingham 2022: 'A light at the end of the tunnel'

England cricket star Amy Jones says bringing the Commonwealth Games to her home city in 2022 will give everyone something to look forward to after lockdown.
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Birmingham 2022: 'A light at the end of the tunnel'12/01/2021
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General | 21st December 2020

Birmingham 2022: Our 2020 Rewind

It is undeniable that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone but we are grateful that despite the complexities that Covid-19 has brought, we’ve been able to make significant progress in organis...
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Birmingham 2022: Our 2020 Rewind21/12/2020
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General | 15th December 2020

"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium

Athletes and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games project partners are set to visit the Alexander Stadium site today, to inspect progress on its redevelopment ahead of the Games.
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"Hugely encouraging" progress at Birmingham 2022 Alexander Stadium15/12/2020
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General | 30th November 2020

Gi Group is proud to be the Official Recruiter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 is proud to be partnering with Gi Group Apprenticeships, who will be delivering all apprenticeships in the run up to the Commonwealth Games.
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Gi Group is proud to be the Official Recruiter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games30/11/2020
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General | 30th November 2020

Birmingham 2022 Announces Official Network Technology Integrator

Birmingham 2022 is pleased to announce that North, one of the UK’s leading integrated technology specialists, has been appointed as Official Network Technology Integrator for the Birmingham 2022 Commo...
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Birmingham 2022 Announces Official Network Technology Integrator30/11/2020
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General | 19th November 2020

United by Birmingham 2022 welcomes 50th project

The United By Birmingham 2022 community programme has welcomed a further seven organisations, with 50 projects being accepted onto the scheme since it was launched in March.
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United by Birmingham 2022 welcomes 50th project19/11/2020
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General | 9th November 2020

Don't miss out on opportunity email alerts: Complete your Communication Preferences

If you want to receive email notifications about opportunities and events from us you must tell us
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Don't miss out on opportunity email alerts: Complete your Communication Preferences09/11/2020
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General | 22nd October 2020

BBC confirmed as UK broadcaster

The BBC has signed up to be the Domestic Broadcast Rights Holder for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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BBC confirmed as UK broadcaster22/10/2020
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General | 16th October 2020

Daily Sport Schedule Announced!

Tickets may not be on sale yet, but you can now start planning your trip to Birmingham 2022 following the release of the daily competition schedule!
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Daily Sport Schedule Announced!16/10/2020
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General | 15th October 2020

NVT Group appointed as Birmingham 2022 official IT Services Provider

One of the UK’s top IT firms has been awarded a major contract to deliver the IT services that will help stage the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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NVT Group appointed as Birmingham 2022 official IT Services Provider15/10/2020
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General | 14th October 2020

Search begins for Hometown Heroes

Birmingham 2022 is asking you to nominate those who deserve to be recognised for making a difference to their communities by dedicating their lives to grassroots sport.
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Search begins for Hometown Heroes14/10/2020
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General | 6th October 2020

Council announces £2m boost for city’s grassroots cultural activity for Commonwealth Games

Proposals for a programme to engage 200,000 community participants in Birmingham 2022 culture-related activities is set for approval by the city council’s Cabinet on (13 October).
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Council announces £2m boost for city’s grassroots cultural activity for Commonwealth Games06/10/2020