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BYPY Awards

Birmingham Young Professional of the Year, or BYPY as it is affectionately known, is a highly prestigious awards ceremony that recognises and rewards the most talented individuals within Birmingham’s business community.
BYPY is now in its 17th year of celebrating the best professional talent in the city and is Birmingham Future’s flagship event.
Having grown remarkably, and with an attendance of around 1000 professionals anticipated in 2017 for a glittering black tie awards ceremony, BYPY is simply the most significant celebration of talent and success on Birmingham’s business calendar.

Candidates compete across six different categories

Award Categories

HR, Recruitment & Training
Marketing & Communications
Property & Construction

The overall winner will be chosen from the winners of these six categories, and take home the prestigious title of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year.

We also recognise our city region’s aspiring talent and honour our inspiring leader,

Aspiring Talent

Aspiring Talent recognises exceptional individuals aged between 16 and 24 who are currently in full-time Higher/Further Education or training and looking to embark upon a professional services career within Birmingham.

Are you 16 – 24 years old, looking to embark on a professional career in Birmingham? Could you be the next winner of the Aspiring Talent Award? There’s only one way to find out, download your nomination form here and submit by Monday 13th March at 10am.

Inspiring Leader

The Inspiring Leader award is designed to recognise exemplary figures within the professional community whose effect can be measured by their impact upon others; be it employees, colleagues or clients. Someone who has inspired and mentored the region’s young professionals over the years, who leads change and takes people with them, and who demonstrates a strong commitment to the success of Birmingham Future and the city of Birmingham generally.

If you think you know our potential winner for 2017, please contact Scarlett Armstong-Sly: to find out more on how to nominate. Nominations for Inspiring Leader close on Thursday 30th March at 5pm.

Why nominate

Become part of the BYPY legacy by nominating someone; give them the opportunity that they deserve. It doesn’t take much, but it will mean a great deal to them to see the belief that you have in them and their ability to achieve great things. The investment you make in that individual today will enable you to share in their future success.

BYPY17 nominations are now closed!




Want to attend? Find out all about tickets here!