One of the most influential business organisations in the Northern Powerhouse, Downtown in Business, is heading to London.

Established in Liverpool in 2003 to provide leadership to the private sector, by articulating the views of its members to the public-sector agencies that govern the city; and to create modern networking environments that would attract entrepreneurs, business owners, decision makers, and high growth companies, Downtown in Business (DIB) has now taken its products and brand to Lancashire, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, London and Cheshire.

DIB has earned a reputation as one of the most influential, effective business organisations in the North of England and the West Midlands. Brokering connections and deals, shaping public sector agendas, organising the best attended events, hosting high profile gala dinners and attracting prominent speakers from the worlds of commerce and politics, DIB is the fastest growing business club outside of London, and is now in the capital for our members to enjoy.

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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.

Business of the Month

Piccolino located near to Liverpool Street Station, London, proudly boasts an open kitchen, cocktail bar, private mezzanine dining room available for hire, a terrace to the front of the restaurant and also a terrace on the square for the ultimate alfresco experience rain or shine!

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Venue of the Month

This December’s venue of the month is a restaurant set in the heart of London’s city which serves up excellent Italian food and has a drinks menu to die for, the Piccolino is a great choice.

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“We don’t network, we connect. We don’t lobby, we influence. We don’t hold events for the sake of it, they all have a purpose. Most importantly, Downtown members get a Return on Investment”

Frank McKennaChief Executive & Group Chairman, Downtown in Business