Business Success on a Plate

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Tindal Street Press was announced as the winner of a new award for creative and cultural organizations and companies in Birmingham, on Friday 29 October. The award was accepted by Alan Mahar, Publishing Director, at a Victorian circus-themed awards party at Fazeley Studios, Digbeth.

Alan commented: ‘In a week when Arts Council cuts were announced, it was most encouraging to receive such public recognition in Birmingham for our successful business activity.’

The Birmingham-based fiction publisher won the category Business Things, designed for professional and business related project nominations. Tindal Street attracted the highest number of votes from a strong list that included the Created in Birmingham Shop, Digital Birmingham, Marketing Birmingham, Animation Forum and Producers Forum.

The Invisible City project champions creative and cultural achievements in Birmingham with the goal of promoting these projects, people and events to new and wider audiences, and is a Creative Birmingham initiative has been organized by the consortium Creative Republic.

The Media Circus was the culminating event in the Invisible City project that revealed the winners in each of six categories and launched a commemorative book, ‘to celebrate and promote the creative industries in Birmingham in 2010’. Category winners received a ‘silver’ plate inscribed, ‘Making Birmingham’s creative industries tick’.