Invest Midlands 2022: The future of our cities

Anthony Breach, Sajeeda Rose, Tom Sumpster

This year’s Invest Midlands event will take place on Friday March 25 and is being curated by and its sponsors becg, the University of Birmingham, Millennium Point and Phoenix Group.

We can now exclusively reveal this year’s packed agenda, which features high-profile speakers and panellists discussing everything from devolution to funding, and the war for talent to the Midlands towns and cities of the future.

Today, we take a look at the first session of the day: The future of our cities.

Cities are always evolving and the pandemic has had its own impact, creating significant disruption that has made room for a real debate about how we want to shape our cities for the next generation.

Our panel includes:
– Tom Sumpster, head of private debt origination at Phoenix Asset Management, Phoenix Group
– Sajeeda Rose, corporate director for growth and city development, Nottingham City Council
– Anthony Breach, senior analyst, Centre for Cities

The full-day conference will be packed with insight, analysis and original research that will make it an inspiring and informative event that can’t be missed by anyone investing, working or innovating in the Midlands.

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To grab your tickets for this not-to-be-missed event, please click here.

A full list of speakers is available here.

For the first time the conference is being complemented by the Invest Midlands dinner at Millennium Point in Birmingham on March 16, with a guest list featuring our speakers and some of the biggest names in Midlands business. Guest speakers at this event include Adam Tickell, vice-chancellor at the University of Birmingham – with more to be announced soon.  What’s more, anyone who buys a ticket for our dinner on March 16 will receive a free place at the online conference.

Turn pixels into plates and kick-off the conversation in person with some of the Midlands’ leading business figures at Millennium Point next month.