Goldie Sayers to headline at #WIBA19

Olympic medallist Goldie Sayers will be the keynote speaker at the forthcoming Women in Business Awards hosted by Downtown in Business in association with the Restaurant Bar & Grill and Lexus Liverpool.

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Victory for Tyred campaign

The campaign to ban old tyres from public transport vehicles secured a major victory this week as Transport ministers Jesse Norman and Chris Grayling confirmed that a consultation exercise with the industry will begin with a view to banning the use of tyres that are more than ten years old.

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Downtown meets the LCRCA team

Downtown in Business Liverpool hosted ‘Meet the Team’, a unique forum event designed to introduce the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority team to Downtown members, and openly discuss investment opportunities within the city.

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Sacha upbeat about night-time economy

Downtown Manchester hosted an exclusive dinner with Greater Manchester’s first ‘night tsar’ Sacha Lord. Sacha attended the Malmaison wearing his night-time economy hat where he spoke openly about some of the challenges Greater Manchester has which included transport, safety for night time workers and the success of the first ‘Safety Zone’ to name a few.

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Talkin’ Bout Regeneration

Dougal Paver, managing director of Merrion Strategy discusses the recent “talking ’bout regeneration” dinner hosted by Downtown Liverpool on Tuesday 12th February 2019.

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Northern Powerhouse Progress Lunch with Henri Murison

Downtown in Business Cheshire recently hosted a special event at Opera Bar & Grill in Chester. The event entitled ‘Northern Powerhouse Progress’ was lead by Director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, Henri Murison, who discussed infrastructure, skills & productivity, and innovation.

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In Conversation with Neil Rami

The head of the West Midlands Growth Company Neil Rami joined business leaders from Birmingham this week to discuss the regions new industrial strategy, the international property festival MIPIM and the Commonwealth Games.

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Downtown Construction Club takes on The London Plan

Downtown in Business London hosted the first Downtown Business Construction Club private dinner for 2019 at the Malmaison.

Guests were treated to an in-depth conversation by Kieron Hodgson of Iceni Group, talking about the difficulties and achievements they have experienced while working on the ‘London Plan’.

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