8 Outdoor - Junior Team of the Year

As the UK’s fastest growing out-of-home media owner, 8 Outdoor is really excited to be sponsoring the Birmingham Sports Awards for 2018.
We are proud to work with a number of sports businesses in the area, putting the power of out-of-home advertising into their hands, and hope to meet many more at the event this year.
Birmingham’s sporting community continues to thrive and the awards are a wonderful way to celebrate that success.
Good luck to all the nominees and here’s to another great year.

- Richard Farmer, Business Manager

Birmingham City University - Professional Sportsman of the Year

The announcement of Birmingham as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games will see the city as the focal point for one of the world’s biggest sporting events. It is also an exciting time for sport at Birmingham City University which has just opened a £41m facility housing state of the art sport science facilities as well as some recreational sports facilities. BCU’s aim is to engage every student through sport and physical activity. We are proud to sponsor the Professional Sportsman of the Year award.

- Mark Jeffreys, Director of Sport and Physical Activity

Huub - Professional Young Sportsperson of the Year

Liberty Industries Group - Lifetime Achievement Award

An active and proud member of the Birmingham community, Liberty Industries Group are delighted to be a category sponsor at this year’s Birmingham Sports Awards, supporting the Lifetime Achievement Award.

We are thrilled to be helping to acknowledge and reward an individual who has dedicated a great number of years to their discipline.

Citizens of Birmingham are extremely lucky to live in a city which is home to a vast array of venues showcasing many exciting sports. Whether it be football at one of the premier Midlands football stadiums, cricket at Edgbaston Cricket Ground or lawn tennis at the Priory, Birmingham has it all. Sporting events that take place at these venues, only inspire and encourage others to follow suit and pursue an active lifestyle.

Championing those that are making their stamp on the sporting community of the city, we are thrilled to be able to attend the awards and honour those that are making a real impact on sport.

- Dr Douglas Dawson, CEO

PMGC - Manager/Coach of the Year

PMGC is once again delighted to be part of the Birmingham Sports Awards and in particular to sponsor the 2018 Manager/Coach of the Year Award.

This year's event will mark the fourth year of PMGC’s association with the Birmingham Sports Awards and is delighted to continue its involvement with an event which deservedly highlights and rewards the county's sporting achievements.

PMGC is committed to helping the community sports sector in Birmingham thrive. The same can be said for business across Birmingham. We work with the most talented people that are pushing and continuously evolving technology boundaries to support local businesses.

Good luck to all the nominees from PMGC.

- Shez Cheema, CEO

Thomas International - Amateur Sportsman of the Year

Thomas International is a leading provider of psychometric tools and solutions, working with individuals and teams from over 18 major sports, on both a local and national level.

The cornerstone of any successful sports person is the ability to understand themselves, their behavioural preferences, how they communicate and how they are motivated. An important piece of the work Thomas does is utilising the power of psychology in sport to effectively develop high performing athletes, teams and coaches.

We are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Amateur Sportsman of the Year’ category at the 2018 Birmingham Sports Awards and look forward to celebrating and recognising the sporting stars of Birmingham and their unique achievements.

- Amir Qureshi, CEO