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Leader welcomes German Ambassador

Leader welcomes German Ambassador

WHAT: Birmingham City Council Leader Mike Whitby meeting German Ambassador to the UK Georg Boomgaarden to discuss German investment in Birmingham.

WHERE: Frankfurt Christmas Market (Victoria Square)

WHEN: Thursday November 12

TIME: 4pm

Birmingham City Council Leader Mike Whitby will meet German Ambassador to the UK Georg Boomgaarden on Thursday (Nov 12) to discuss German investment in Birmingham.

Herr Boomgaarden is visiting Birmingham for the official opening of the ninth annual Frankfurt Christmas Market – the largest German Christmas market in the world outside Germany and Austria.

The Ambassador will take the opportunity to discuss recent and future German business investment in Birmingham and the wider West Midlands region.

The pair will tour the market – worth over £67million to the Birmingham economy last year – before going onto discuss the potential for future inward investment from Germany.

Click on the link below for the news release in full.

http://birminghamnewsroom.com/leader-welcomes-german-ambassador/leader-welcomes-german-ambassador/

For further information contact Geoff Coleman on 0121 303 3501.

  • Category: Local Services
  • Reference number: 525-GC
  • Issue date: 11 November 2009