Get Marketing Birmingham

Leader of Birmingham, Councillor Albert Bore says: “we should have a design competition to create a phrase to replace ‘2nd City'”.

Let’s oblige (or hit refresh for more of our ideas):

Author: Jon Bounds

Jon was voted the ‘14th Most Influential Person in the West Midlands’ in 2008. Subsequently he has not been placed. He’s been a football referee, venetian blind maker, cellar man, and a losing Labour council candidate: “No, no chance. A complete no-hoper” said a spoilt ballot. Jon wrote and directed the first ever piece of drama performed on Twitter when he persuaded a cast including MPs and journalists to give over their timelines to perform Twitpanto. But all that is behind him.

9 thoughts on “Get Marketing Birmingham”

  1. Birmingham. Britain’s best kept secret. Please don’t come here, we don’t like it when it’s busy, bab.

  2. Why does anybody think that made up phrases make a difference? And why the ball aching tired old idea of a competition? Forget fatuous phrases and lets just get on with being a self confident great place! I don’t believe Manchester or Liverpool or anywhere else relies on a phrase. Apart from Madchester I can’t remember a phrase associated with a city that makes me think better of it. It’s the place itself, stupid.

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