Legendary Places and Spring Conference – Regeneration Events 2017
Thanks to everybody that came along to the Legendary Places conference. The two day conference was hosted by Northwich BID at Vale Royal Abbey and sponsored by PinPointer, Elephant WiFi and Blachere Illumination.
The focus of the event was to gather BID’s, Councils, town practitioners, businesses and passionate people together to looking at the work of our inspirational Local Legends and the essential need to engage and work in partnership with existing local stakeholder groups.
Keynote speakers and Presentations:
Jerry Schurder: Head of Business Rates, Gerald Eve: The impact of rate revaluation on BIDs and businesses in other places
Jez Hall, Director of Shared Future CIC and coordinator of PB Partners: Participation and Place-Making: Thriving Communities through Participatory Budgeting.
Simon Quin: Director of the Institute of Place Management. Responding to Disruptive Change – What the research is telling us, incl Q&A
Andrew Cooper: Chief Executive of Leeds BID: BIDs – The importance of Trust & Transparency
Robin Osterley: CEO of Retail Charity Association
Alison Bowcott-McGrath: MD of PinPointer: Generating Income whilst bringing space alive
We would like to thank our sponsors for the Legendary Places Conference
Blachere: As a major global player in the marketplace, Blachère has the resources and infrastructure to deliver projects of the highest quality. You can rely on Blachère to deliver on its promises and make things happen for you year after year. We deliver the whole package: from creative design to installation and storage, we create and deliver complete illumination concepts with an unrivalled service.
PinPointer: Putting brands in the right places…the very best place they can be to attract the customers they want. PinPointer are leaders in ‘Location DNA’, a new way to make outdoor promotions more effective than ever. Not only do they know the UK’s top promotional locations, they mine the data around them to deliver the demographic, footfall and customer insights that let brands build profits from places.
Northwich BID: Our vision for Northwich is to create a destination of choice for residents, visitors, employees, shoppers & service users and to make Northwich a location where business and the community can thrive.
The BID aims to position Northwich as a vibrant, exciting and successful retail and cultural area where people of all ages choose to visit and spend in our shops, on our professional business services, in our restaurants, leisure outlets and visitor attractions.