Down-toon is launched

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The chief executive of Newcastle City Council Pam Smith was the keynote speaker at the launch of Downtown in Business Newcastle. She was joined by the chief executive of Liverpool John Lennon Airport John Irving, who was previously the Finance Director of Newcastle United Football Club, and 50 business leaders from across the city.

DIB celebrates Eighteenth anniversary

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Eighteen years ago, Downtown in Business hosted its very first event. The ‘Livercool’ awards at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the city’s famous waterfront.

Level with us… Don’t Lie

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This week Jim calls for more plain speaking from the government and looks at the grim prospects facing our pubs and restaurants.

DIB featured in Sunday Times

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Downtown in Business has been highlighted as one of the UK’s leading business organisations by the Sunday Times business team.

Downtown Monthly // Issue 009 // October 2019

In the latest edition of Downtown monthly, we recap #COBBA19 and have speacial features from Chairman of Downtown London, Simon Danczuk, Jim Hancock and Managing Director of High Performance Consultancy, Victoria Brown.

Downtown Boss sceptical about PM Powerhouse promises

The chief executive of one of the leading business organisations in the north of England, Downtown in Business, has expressed his scepticism about spending commitments made by new prime minister Boris Johnson in respect of the Northern Powerhouse.