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Winning BYPY is an opportunity that has no limits and puts you in the spotlight of the city region’s business community.

Winning BYPY is only the start; you become a key part of an organisation that is geared towards helping define your vision for the future and has a network that spans some of the most influential circles in business.

BYPY may be a title to some but for those who hold it, it represents the chance to build a legacy.

The overall winner will be chosen from the winners of the six categories below, and take home the prestigious title of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year. The winner will also receive a fully-funded Executive MBA scholarship from Aston Business School worth £20,100.


Applicants for BYPY can be nominated by a peer or applied for by the individual themselves. All applicants will be considered equally.

Nomination forms can be found below-

BYPY 2020 – Nomination Forms

BYPY 2020 – Aspiring Talent Forms

BYPY 2020 – Inspiring Leader Entry Form

Once your form is complete please email to 

To book a table complete the online application from here: BYPY Table booking form



BYPY celebrates talent across six key sectors:

– Finance

– HR, Recruitment & Training

– Legal

– Marketing, Communications, and Events

– Property and Construction

– Technology & Innovation

To apply, you must be aged 35 or under and be available on the dates noted below for judging day, as well as the awards ceremony itself.

Applicants do not need to be a member of BPS to apply for these awards.

The Aspiring Talent Award

Are you 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! The Aspiring Talent Awards recognizes exceptional individuals who are currently in full-time Higher/Further Education or training and looking to embark upon a professional services career within Birmingham.

The Inspiring Leader Award

The Inspiring Leader Award recognises exemplary figures within the professional community whose effect can be measured by their impact upon others!


Nomination Closing Date – TBC

Judging Day and Finalists Announcement – TBC

Meet The Finalists – TBC

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