Birmingham 2022 appoints Martin Green CBE as Chief Creative Officer

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee has appointed Martin Green CBE as its Chief Creative Officer, a role that will give him ultimate responsibility for the official opening and closing ceremonies and the wider cultural programme for the Games. The announcement comes exactly one year on from Gold Coast 2018’s Closing Ceremony which incorporated…

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Birmingham 2022 Team select location for new headquarters

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (the OC) has confirmed today (12 April) that its new headquarters will be in Brindley Place. The team, which is organising the region’s biggest ever sport and cultural event, is expected to move into One Brindley Place, in Birmingham city centre, in a couple of weeks and has…

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Four new appointments complete Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board

The latest meeting of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee board took place earlier today (21 January 2019) and four new members were welcomed by Chair of the Board, John Crabtree. Non-Executive Directors, Ellie Simmonds OBE, Lyndsey Jackson and Nick Timothy have all been appointed to the board by Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State…

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Hundreds attend business briefing for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

More than 500 people from local businesses attended a Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games briefing at the ICC today (27 November), to hear about how they could benefit from the largest sporting and cultural event ever to be held in the West Midlands region. The event, which was hosted by Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth triple…

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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Board meet for the first time

Preparations for Birmingham’s largest ever sport and cultural event are gathering pace following the first meeting of the newly-appointed Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Board. John Crabtree, Chair of the Organising Committee, welcomed the new board members, who will together oversee the planning and staging of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held…

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