DIB was joined by a number of the UK’s leading Night-Time economy personalities for an in-depth discussion on the nightlife industry and how it has been affected by the COVID pandemic.
The leader of Lancashire County Council CC Geoff Driver and the director of economic development and planning Stephen Young joined DIB to discuss the implications of the county going into tier-3 and their vision for Lancashire’s recovery plan post-pandemic.
In this exclusive interview with Downtown boss Frank McKenna, Wes Streeting MP, talks about his new brief and his vision for the future of education – whilst explaining the opposition’s approach to the Covid-19 crisis.
Wirral South MP and shadow minister for sport Alison McGovern joined DIB to talk about the latest negotiations between Treasury officials and Merseyside MPs, why the city region is in a much stronger place than it was back in the 1980s – and the business of football.
DIB boss Frank McKenna, spoke to the Leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese about the Tier 2 restrictions placed on the region.
Leeds City Council Chief Executive, Tom Riordan joined Downtown CEO, Frank McKenna in the Downtown Den to tell us how he thinks the Northern Powerhouse should respond to the post-Covid-19 world.
Downtown Cheshire was joined by the chair of the Cheshire Local Enterprise Partnership Clare Hayward and the chief executive of Warrington Borough Council Steve Broomhead.
Downtown London Chairman, Simon Danczuk spoke with Paul Hodgins, Director at Shared Transport company, Ginger.
The Head of Regional Affairs at Manchester Metropolitan University, Michael Taylor visited the Downtown Den for a chat with Downtown CEO, Frank McKenna.
In conversation with DIB boss Frank McKenna, Capital & Centric boss, Tim Heatley discusses the BBC series, Manctopia, his business journey, the future of the property and construction sector and how he feels the Covid-19 crisis will impact on towns and cities.