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Change Makers Live 2023

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Watch the video review from DIB’s inaugural Change Makers Live conference. Featuring Wes Streeting MP, Dr Natalie Kenny, Chrissie Wolfe, Stephen Young, Jen Fenner, Jessica Bowles and Howard Lewis.

If Carlsberg did conferences…

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Downtown in Business will host its inaugural ‘Change Makers Live’ national conference on Thursday 2nd March in Liverpool. The event will be exploring innovative solutions to the challenges facing the UK and global economy in the twenty-first century, with a range of speakers from the private and public sectors.

DIB plans 2023 events bonanza

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Three national business conferences, eight gala awards dinners, and an exclusive event at property festival MIPIM will be among the highlights of the Downtown in Business events programme in 2023, as the private sector organisation celebrates its twentieth anniversary.

In Conversation with Emma Degg

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On Thursday 2nd February 2023, DIB will host an exclusive roundtable lunch with Chief Executive of the North West Business Leadership Team, Emma Degg.

Leaders Lunch with Andrew Clarke

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Andrew Clarke, Head of Public Affairs at Manchester Airport will join DIB Managing Director, Chris McKenna, and business leaders from across the region to discuss transport, Manchester Airport, net zero, the HS2 development and more.

Leaders Lunch with Bill Esterson MP

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Downtown in Business will be joined by Shadow Business Minister and Labour MP, Bill Esterson, for an exclusive Leaders’ Lunch on Thursday 23rd February 2022 in Chester.

In Conversation with Martin Farrington

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Downtown in Business will be joined by Director of City Development at Leeds City Council, Martin Farrington, for an exclusive roundtable lunch on Thursday 26th January 2023.

Birmingham HS2 Forum

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Following our HS2 Parliamentary Reception and forum with Manchester Council Leaders in 2022, Downtown in Business will host our next HS2 focused event on Monday 23rd January 2023.

In Conversation with Becca Heron

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Becca Heron, the Strategic Director of Growth and Development for Manchester City Council, will be joining Downtown in Business for an exclusive roundtable lunch on Wednesday 1st February 2023.

The Livercool22 Video

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Watch the highlights and interviews with some of the leading business personalities from across the Liverpool City Region at the 2022 Livercool awards.

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