Meet the Contractors Delivering Birmingham 2022

On Thursday 3rd February 2022, the West Midlands Growth Hubs are excited to announce that five of the contractors appointed to deliver the Games, will present further opportunities for local suppliers and SMEs.

To maximise the chances of more regional businesses leaving their mark on Birmingham 2022, the Growth Hubs are hosting an online supplier event, and urging local firms to register for FREE to hear about current and upcoming procurement opportunities and discover how they can bid for contracts with these suppliers.

In the run up to the momentous Commonwealth Games in July 2022, there are still plenty of local opportunities for the supply of materials, goods and services. From trades and construction, through to procurement connected to these awarded contracts, this is a golden opportunity for SMEs.

Book a place now to hear from and meet:

Keynote Speaker: David Grady, CFO at Birmingham 2022 Organising Committee

Arena Events Group - Delivery of Venue Structures, Seating and Infrastructure

Arena is an international event solutions company providing bespoke and innovative solutions for a variety of sporting, commercial and cultural occasions around the world. Specialising in temporary event environments and large-scale event project management.

Birmingham Ceremonies Ltd - Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Birmingham Ceremonies Limited (BCL) is the production company that has been appointed by the Organising Committee for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, to produce and deliver the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Birmingham Ceremonies Limited is a new joint venture, formed by GBA (Gary Beestone Associates) and Done+Dusted.

Outdoor Digital Production - A collaboration between ADI.tv and Outdoor Places Unusual Spaces (OPUS) for the Festival Live Sites

ODP has expertise in live production, innovative event technology and cultural programming, to create an inclusive Live Sites programme across Birmingham that will inspire and amaze spectators during the Games, fusing cultural, sporting and digital elements.

Opportunities available with these contractors include:

Plant Rental (forklifts, MEWP etc), Accommodation, IT Services (photocopiers/printers), Security Providers, Local crew companies, Small tools/equipment suppliers, Safety/H&S equipment rental, Office equipment, Couriers/Taxi service, Local Tradesmen – Painters/Joiners etc, Commercial Printing/Printers, Small/Specialised event supply companies – Scaffold/Tent/staging etc.

Operations:

Containers/Portacabins, Trackway; Vehicle, Pedestrian, Containers, Portacabins, Structures (marquees/tents), Toilets, Fencing, barrier, vehicle, pedestrian and perimeter, Structural works & repairs of existing fencing, Drainage, Potable water, Plumbing for toilets, FOP roads and pavements ground protection - Tarmac and levelling, Additional Security Staff for Rehearsal Venue, Storage Containers, Shuttles and transport between venues.

Technical:

General Construction & Fitout, including carpentry, electrics, fire safety systems & hvac, Plant & Cranes, Batteries, Timber wholesalers, Metal fabricators and suppliers, Electrical suppliers, Tool hire, Tapes and Consumables, Signage & Branding (e.g vinyl, fomex etc), Other sheet materials suppliers (polycarbonates, twinwall etc, IT equipment supply, Manual handling equipment, PPE, Working at height equipment suppliers and staff, Paint shops (powder coating and spraying) as well as paint supply.

Production: Photography and video services.

Site Infrastructure: Power, Fencing, Plant, Trackway.

Personnel: Students with a Production/Technology skillset or desire to learn.

To attend this event, please register below. Please note that your business must be located in one of these West Midlands Growth Hub areas:

  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Greater Birmingham & Solihull
  • Black Country
  • Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire
  • Worcestershire
  • The Marches

Please book your place below. Please note if you are a Findit member you can use your Findit login details. If you're new to the network please register for free first above.

Click here to register for the event