Downtown News

Business leader backs powerhouse Commonwealth bid

The chief executive of Downtown in Business, Frank McKenna, has backed plans for a Liverpool – led Commonwealth Games bid – supported by Manchester. Following the news that Durban had lost the right to host the 2022 games, the UK is seen by many as the most likely destination for ...

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Downtown to open London office

The move to the UK's capital is part of the organisations expansion plans – but does not signal the establishment of a Downtown London network. Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna explained: “The new space will enable us to organise events in the capital with some of the key national decision ...

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Downtown Wants A Bank of Liverpool Downtown in Business and boutique finance company Currency Matters brought together city mayor Joe Anderson and thirty business leaders this week to launch a debate about the establishment of a Bank of Liverpool. Welcoming the initiative mayor Anderson said: “We need to encourage innovation and investment to create growth ...

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Guest blog: Five reasons to visit Red Door's new floor - 'The Study'

Words: Teleri Davies (@DIBTeleri) Since opening in the city, Red Door, Berry St has been one of my 'go to' venues in Liverpool. With its welcoming bar area that’s often bustling with live music and its impressive terrace spot. Red Door pretty much has your night out covered. Recently, the ...

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Members News

Looking for the Liver-Beerds

The women and beer group, Dea Latis, is holding a beer and food tasting evening at The Old Blind School on Hardman Street on Thursday 13th April from 7.30pm. Led by the award-winning Beer Sommelier and beer training expert, Annabel Smith, guests will enjoy fascinating insight

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The ACC Liverpool group appoints new chair of the board

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed former Liverpool Football Club chief executive Ian Ayre as its new chair of the board. The organisation, home to BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena, Exhibition Centre Liverpool and ticketing agency TicketQuarter, confirmed that he will take over

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Countdown begins to Easter weekend festival fun

As spring starts to bloom, excitement is growing for the Liverpool Food, Drink and Lifestyle Spring Festival, which is set to take place in Sefton Park over the Bank Holiday Weekend (15th and 16th April).  Showcasing some of the region’s most diverse independent lifestyle

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