Leader of Birmingham City Council, Ian Ward

Prime Minister Theresa May
Chinese Embassy Ambassador Liu Xiaoming 
Andy Street, West Midlands Metro Mayor
Director of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council - Minister Qiu Yuanping
Lord Digby Jones
Right Honourable Gordon Brown MP, Former Prime Minister
Lord Paddy Ashdown, Former Leader of Liberal Democrats
Glynn Purnell, celebrity chef
Jasper Carrott, Comedian
Harry from Yang Sing Manchester and Bernard from Kai Mayfair
Jenny Loynton, Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands
Director of Beijing Overseas Chinese Affairs Office - Mr Liu Chunfeng
Mayor of Beijing - Chen Jining
Councillor Lu Haitian, Chinese Embassy
Mr Wing Yip OBE
Lord Mike Whitby and Jeffrey Yap
Right Honourable Hillary Benn MP
Radio WM Sonny and Shay