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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.


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

Nominations for BYPY17 are now closed!


BYPY celebrates the talent across six key sectors:

– Finance

– HR, Recruitment & Training

– Legal

– Marketing & Communications

– Property and Construction

– Technology

To apply, you must be aged 35 or under on 18 May 2017, 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.


Nominations close – Friday 3rd March 5pm

Judging day – Thursday 30th March

BYPY 2017 Awards – Thursday 18th May

BYPY17 nominations are now closed!

The Aspiring Talent Award

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!

Nominations for the Aspiring Talent Award 2017 have now closed!

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. Nominations for the Inspiring Leader Award 2017 have now closed!