Bus company Stagecoach Merseyside, Chester and South Lancashire (MCSL) has announced a 2020 sponsorship deal with the fastest growing business organisation in the country, Downtown in Business.

The transport giant will be working in partnership with DIB to raise awareness of its corporate product offers to the business community and to deepen it’s engage with the public and private sectors across Merseyside and Lancashire.

Stagecoach MCSL Managing Director  Rob Jones said:

“The transport agenda is increasingly important and has a huge role to play in a number of key strategic issues which are shaping the future of our region, including the Northern Powerhouse and devolution initiatives, the climate emergency, and the development of sustainable, connected communities.

“As a key public transport provider, Stagecoach is engaged in shaping this agenda and ensuring we work closely with our stakeholders, partners, and regional influencers to create positive change and enable better connectivity across the region.

“Working closely with our corporate partners and supporting regional businesses by providing an efficient, affordable, and convenient travel option is a priority. As such, we’re pleased to be partnering with Downtown in Business, an organisation which has an unrivalled network of decision-makers and business leaders in the Liverpool City Region and Lancashire, to connect with companies across the North West and ensure we’re working collaboratively to shape the discussions about the future of transport in region.”

Downtown boss Frank McKenna added:

“We are delighted to add Stagecoach MCSL to our already impressive list of sponsors in the transport sector. We have developed strong partnerships with Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Mersey Rail over the past couple of years, so it is great that we can now have a holistic debate and discussion through the Downtown network about the transport challenges and solutions moving forward.

“I know that Rob and his team are committed to working closely with stakeholders to enhance transport provisions across the region and I am delighted that they have chosen Downtown as the forum were they can promote and share  that vision most effectively.”