Downtown in Business Events

Downtown in Business prides itself on hosting an eclectic mix of quality events that suit ambitious entrepreneurs and business leaders. Breakfast gatherings over coffee; lunches with top speakers; premier gala awards and exclusive, intimate ‘invitation only’ dinners are among the range of networking opportunities we offer to our members. The very best hotels, restaurants and conference spaces are where this exciting programme of activity is presented; some of the regions very best politicians and business leaders are among our speakers; ambitious, modern, high growth business owners and entrepreneurs make up our audiences. Here is a brief description of the regular events that Downtown organises in a commercial arena that gives you the very best platform to showcase your business.

THE BRIEFING ROOM

Leading politicians and decision makers regularly address Downtown members on key activity affecting economic development, commerce and the topical political debates and business issues of the day…

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BUSINESS GYM SESSIONS

Leading entrepreneurs, business owners and opinion formers present advice, tips and anecdotes relating to their business successes (and failures), and offer guidance, support and views on the existing business climate…

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LEADERS LUNCH

An entertaining and useful ninety-minute lunch at a top local restaurant or Hotel, with a leading contributor from the region. These popular quarterly gatherings are always a sell out! Quality contacts, a quality speaker…

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‘INVITATION ONLY’ DINNERS

Hosted by a member of the DIB executive team, these exclusive dinners are held in some of the top private dining rooms in the city. A leading politician, decision maker or entrepreneur leads a dynamic discussion over a three-course meal…

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POWER PANELS

With a direct feed into Local Authority policy, the Downtown Power Panel is an unmissable event for senior executives from key growth sectors who are looking to shape their region’s growth agenda…

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BUSINESS WEEK

An annual week of eclectic conversations and discussions on a variety of business and political topics, led by some of the regions’ top speakers. Each region enjoys its own exclusive week…

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DOWNTOWN IN LONDON

Downtown in Business has taken office space in London. The move to the UK’s capital is part of the organisations expansion plans – but does not signal the establishment of a Downtown London network…

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GALA AWARD DINNERS

Downtown hosts a range of gala award dinners across its five regions, celebrating the success of businesses and individuals from the world of commerce. Our awards events are recognised as unique, dynamic, exciting, fun…

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CONFERENCES

DIB hosts an annual conference in each Downtown region, with a ‘marketplace’ of exhibitors; a range of great speakers and an opportunity for 150 to come together to discuss, debate and connect.

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WE DON'T HOLD EVENTS FOR THE SAKE OF IT, THEY ALL HAVE A PURPOSE.

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