A former Treasury official who went on and helped to put together devolution deals in Manchester and the West Midlands was the guest speaker at the latest Downtown in Business Lancashire event on Wednesday 21st September 2022.
Downtown in Business hosted two events in Birmngham on Wednesday 14th September 2022. The remarkable Commonwealth Games that were held in the West Midlands throughout the summer were the main subject of the discussion.
Downtown in Business is delighted to have teamed up with the Institute of Government & Public Policy to allow all DIB members and stakeholders an exclusive opportunity to access IGPP’s Northern Powerhouse event that will take place online on Thursday 6th October 2022.
Angela Barnicle, Chief Officer Assets Management and Regeneration at Leeds City Council, will join Downtown in Business for an exclusive event on Wednesday 28th September., sharing her thoughts on growth sectors and investment opportunities in Leeds, and her thoughts on the ‘Levelling Up’ agenda and what it means for West Yorkshire and beyond.
On Thursday 29th September, the City of Wolverhampton Council will be hosting a FREE event to discuss, what levelling up means to the city’s businesses and stakeholders, how the city is investing in its people’s jobs and skills and the Wolverhampton Investment Prospectus amongst other topics.
Over 240 of Manchester’s leading business personalities gathered at the Lowry Hotel for the City of Manchester Business Awards 2022 hosted by Downtown in Business and this year sponsored by Franking Sense®. Winners included Bruntwood SciTech, Natalie Atkinson from FC United and Maria Murphy from Roland Dransfield PR.