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. Providing intelligence on the policies that matter to you the Briefing Room events take place on a quarterly basis and generally attract around 70-100 business leaders. A great opportunity of keeping in touch with public affairs and policy issues at a local, regional, national and international level, whilst connecting with business peers in your region. Briefing Room’s are hosted by Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna; Political commentator Jim Hancock; BBC correspondent Jacey Normand; and Urban Communications managing director Kevin Johnson.