Talking 'Bout Innovation '23

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Talking ‘Bout Innovation 2023 has taken place.

Thursday 2nd
March 2023
at The Spine, Paddington Village

Talking 'Bout Innovation  '23

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Thursday 2nd
March 2023
at The Spine, Paddington Village

Change of Date

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to postpone the talking about innovation conference that was due to take place on Thursday 23rd June 2022.

THE NEW DATE IS THURSDAY 2ND MARCH 2023

For further information contact mili.dacosta@downtowninbusiness.com

A one Day National Innovation, Health & Tech Conference

Hosted by Downtown in Business in association with Knowledge Quarter Liverpool & Sciontec, on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at The Spine, Paddington Village, Liverpool.

Enquire about #TBI22

If you are interested in tickets for #TBI22, please fill in the form below, purchase tickets online or call 0151 556 1897

Pricing

Please use the form opposite to enquire about tickets.

DIB Members

  • Single Ticket £99.00 + VAT
  • 5 Tickets £449.00 + VAT
  • 10 Tickets £799.00 + VAT

Non-DIB Members

  • Single Ticket £150.00 + VAT
  • 5 Tickets £699.00 + VAT
  • 10 Tickets £1199.00 + VAT

keynote speakers

Steve Rotheram

Steven Philip Rotheram is a British Labour Party politician who is the Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region. He previously served as the MP for Liverpool Walton from 2010 to 2017.

Lord Andrew Adonis

Lord Adonis is a British Labour Party politician and journalist who served in government for five years in the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown administrations. In addition his political career, Lord Adonis became a weekly columnist for The New European in 2018.

Wes Streeting MP

Wes Streeting is the Labour Member of Parliament for Ilford North and Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. He has previously held the positions of Shadow Child Poverty Secretary, Shadow Minister for Schools and Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury. He has also sat on the House of Commons Treasury committee.

speakers

Ian Bullock

CEO, Royal College of Physicians

Iain Buchan

Chair in Public Health and Clinical Informatics, University of Liverpool

Steffan Speer

Technical Director, Morgan Sindall

Claire Eagle

UK Innovation Districts Manager, Connected Places Catapult

Colin Sinclair

Chief Executive Officer, KQ Liverpool & Sciontec Liverpool

Jessica Bowles

Director of Strategy, Bruntwood

Clare Guinness

Innovation District Director, Innovation City Belfast

Darren Ragheb

Strategic Programmes Manager, Centre for Process Innovation Limited

Claire Liddy

Director of Innovation, Alder Hey Children's Hospital

+ MANY MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED soon...

Event Sponsors

welcome

09:00 - 09:10

STEVE ROTHERAM, LCR CA METRO MAYOR

opening address

09:10 - 09:25

IAN BULLOCK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS

session one

09:30 - 10:25

innovation in infection & disease

refreshments

10:25 - 10:45

session two

10:50 - 11:45

sustainable manufacturing & modern methods of construction

session three

11:50 - 12:45

innovation districts & the built environment

Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

session four

13:50 - 14:45

materials chemistry & sustainable packaging

session five

14:50 - 15:45

supporting start-up innovation

keynote

15:50 - 16:30

LORD ANDREW ADONIS

event updates

Talking ‘Bout Innovation – New Date

With regret that Downtown in Business has had to postpone its Innovation conference that was scheduled for Thursday 23rd June 2022. The event will now take place on Thursday...

Talking ‘Bout Innovation

Hosted by Downtown in Business, Talking 'Bout Innovation 2022 will be an unmissable innovation festival with a range of quality speakers from across the UK.

Metro Mayor to Open Innovation Conference

Downtown in Business is delighted to announce The Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram will provide the keynote opening address for the inaugural ‘Talking ‘Bout Innovation’...

Talking ‘Bout Innovation

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Who should consider sponsorship of this event?

Companies who are looking to engage with leading businesses and business figures directly and effectively, and public sector leaders from across the city region. Sponsorship of a DIB awards dinner will raise awareness of your company brand and the work that you do with key influencers from across the city region.

We are happy to discuss bespoke elements to fit the needs of your business.

Conference Partner

£ 4950.00 + VAT
  • Branding during the conference and all post-event coverage
  • Host a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post-conference
  • Three delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference and conference gala dinner
  • List of delegates details

Panel Sponsor

£ 8995.00 + VAT
  • Branding on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-event coverage
  • Pre-recorded video to discuss your involvement in the conference and what your company does
  • Host a post-conference private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post-conference
  • Speaker opportunity on a conference panel with input into content and theme
  • Five delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference
  • Video interview on day of event
  • List of delegates
  • Two places at the DIB Parliamentary Reception in October 2022

Headline Sponsor

£ 12900.00 + VAT
  • Headline branidng on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-event coverage
  • Pre-recorded video to discuss your involvement in the conference and what your company does
  • Host a series of post-conference private lunches with up to 15 delegates from leading companies and a leading decision-maker in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Leeds
  • Speaker opportunity on a conference panel with input into content and theme
  • Ten delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference
  • Video interview on day of event
  • Host a national 'Virtual' Roundtable with an exclusive group of industry leaders and decision makers to be selected by the sponsor
  • List of delegates
  • Co-sponsor and two place at the DIB Parliamentary Reception in October 2022