May 13, 2021

Downtown nominated for National Award for first large business event since March 2020, Livercool 2020!

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Downtown in Business has been nominated for Best COVID-Safe Non Music Event at the Event Production show for Livercool 2020. The Event Production Show will be taking place on 26th May and other nominees include The Luna Cinema, #WeMakeEvents campaign, Bongo’s Bingo and Sacha Lord. Past winners for the awards also include Culture Liverpool for Liverpool’s Dream, Isle of Wight Festival, Event Genius and Ticket Arena.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

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Downtowns own Sales Executive, KJ Clarke shares her own experiences to highlight the importance of Mental Health Awareness Week.

PM should reach out to Andy Street and other Metro Mayors

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The chief executive of Downtown in Business, Frank McKenna, has said that Boris Johnson should invite West Midlands metro mayor Andy Street to sit on any COVID- recovery taskforce that is being established by the government.

A week in America | 14 May 2021

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This week in America the primaries and run-offs to the 2021 elections are already well underway. Martin Liptrot discusses the parallels and differences between the U.S and UK in its Mayors.

Burnham and Rayner on manoeuvres

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After last week’s big round of elections will there ever be a Labour government again?Frank and Jim give their differing views in this week’s blogs and Jim looks at the detailed results in the North West

This is Networking: Be Proactive

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Downtown Birmingham Chair, Kim Leary discusses the importance of networking and the best way to utilise a networking session for your business.