The Birmingham Young Professional of the Year Awards will be in their 12th year next year and are continuing to go from strength to strength.

The awards, held at the ICC, take place in May each year and attract over 750 professionals from the Birmingham business community.

Organised by a voluntary committee of 10 young professionals, the 2012 committee will be chaired by eNL Legal Recruitment Operations Director, Rebecca Mawdsley.

Rebecca and her team (Ian Cooke - ACCA, Claudia Santillo  - Santillo Consulting, Claire Burrows – Cobbetts, Sam Dowling – Rewired, Liz Green – Encore Communications, James Knott – Catalyst Corporate Finance, Sookie Shuen – Tomorrow People and Mike Colledge – Big Cat Group) will take responsibility for sponsorship, nominations, judging, ticket sales and event management.

Candidates compete across six different categories:

  • Communications
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Financial Services
  • HR, Recruitment & Training
  • Legal
  • Property & Construction