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Downtown In Business to Host Special Dinner Event ‘In Conversation With Simon Lawrence’

Downtown In Business will host another of our popular 'In Conversation with...' events, featuring Simon Lawrence of Lancashire County Council. Taking place on the 27th of June, the event will bring together business leaders and professionals from across Lancashire to discuss the future of the region.

Downtown In Business is delighted to announce the next event in our popular ‘In Conversation with…’ series, featuring Simon Lawrence, Director of Growth and Regeneration at Lancashire County Council. The Dinner event, taking place on the 27th of June, at Stanley House Hotel and Spa in Lancashire from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, aims to bring together business leaders and professionals from various sectors across Lancashire to discuss the future of the region.

The event will be proudly sponsored by our friends at Morgan Sindall, a leading construction and regeneration group committed to driving positive change and growth in the Lancashire region.

This fascinating event will focus on addressing the changes and challenges facing the Lancashire region in recent years, particularly in terms of growth, regeneration, and development. Simon Lawrence, with his extensive experience in local government and regeneration projects, is well-equipped to lead the discussion on navigating these challenges and driving positive change in the region.

Throughout his career, Simon has played pivotal roles in various projects and initiatives aimed at fostering growth and development in the region. His leadership role as Head of the Growth Unit and Major Programme at Lancashire County Council, where he coordinates infrastructure delivery and supported growth schemes, underscores his expertise in driving impactful change.

Drawing on his many experiences, including roles in Leicestershire County Council, Simon will provide unique insights into his current vision for the future of the Lancashire region. Attendees can expect to gain valuable perspectives on promoting regeneration projects, fostering growth, and supporting different sectors within the Lancashire economy.

Simon’s academic background, including a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in Public Leadership and Management from the University of Warwick Business School, further enriches his expertise in driving effective change and development strategies in the property sector and in terms of regeneration.

The event promises attendees the opportunity to hear insights from an industry expert, network with key figures in the Lancashire region, and gain valuable knowledge to fortify their businesses against economic change and develop strategies for the future.

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact Alice Evans at

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions about the future of Lancashire with industry experts and key stakeholders. Join Downtown for an insightful and empowering event with Simon Lawrence.

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