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Fifty young professionals make the shortlist

Fifty young professionals will be going for glory in the sixth annual awards of Future Faces, part of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce group.

The shortlist has been revealed for the ten sector categories ahead of the awards ceremony, which is taking place online on Friday, August 28. The overall Future Face of Greater Birmingham is to be selected from the winners of the sector categories – with the winner receiving a fully-funded MBA from Aston University.

The Future Faces Ambassador award winner will also be revealed, with the recipient earning a place on Common Purpose’s Emerging Leaders programme.  

Judging for this year awards was conducted by award-winning business coach Justice Williams MBE, Aston University’s Mark Smith, Louise Teboul of Common Purpose, Nathan Dennis from Legacy Consultants, SF Recruitment chief executive Saira Demmer and last year’s Future Face of Greater Birmingham Daniel Alcorn.

Chair of the judging panel was Asian Business Chamber of Commerce director Anjum Khan, who said: “Every year when these awards come around, we never fail to be amazed by the quality and variety of the entries.

“It’s a true a testament to some of the wonderful things young people are doing across the region – whether it be in creative industries, professional services, technology, marketing, the public and third sectors, apprenticeships or through entrepreneurial spirit.

“The judges were very impressed by the standard this year and we now look forward to the big night when the award-winners are revealed.”

To read the shortlist and for more information on booking a place at the awards and sponsorship opportunities click here.

Pictured: Last year's Future Face of Greater Birmingham, Daniel Alcorn

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