Tweets of the Week

Downtown in Business have collated some of our favourite tweets from the past seven days.

Here is what we liked this week!

Downtown friend, Jacey Norman pays her respects to Sir Ken Dodd.

Because the office you work in, is your #homefromhome


Last but not least, the incredible Women in Business Awards 2018, trending nationally in the United Kingdom. Thank you to our guests and sponsors for making it the most memorable #WIBA18 yet.

After another excellent Power Panel event @DIBTeleri made herself the most popular person in the @DIBLiv office.

We agree Tara, an amazing piece.

This week we celebrated International Women’s Day!

Downtown was lucky enough to be involved in a special event with former Saatchi & Saatchi chief executive, Kevin Roberts, hosted by DIB partners VSI.

Downtown Lancashire were delighted to welcome Geoff Driver to a devolution event this week.

Downtown Manchester hosted an exclusive event with Metro Mayors Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram earlier this week.

And Downtown Manchester welcomed Manchester City Council CEO Joanne Roney to a special evening event.

And the busy week a Downtown Manchester continued with a Manchester @ MIPIM event.

A great move by McDonalds? People can’t make their minds up.

We couldn’t agree more Michael, but it is hilarious.

The KFC crisis really was big news this week.

But KFC, did do some amazing community management in response.

Everyone at Downtown in Business would like to wish the amazing @Paulsbibby a happy retirement. All the best.

There was a special arrival in DIB HQ this week, and one Downtown staff member was particularly excited. Well done @DIBDesign_Jayne on a fantastic #TBBB

And we featured a special launch event in Liverpool with the inspirational @mfinnigani2i to celebrate.

Amazing news for Downtown sponsor Regenda.

Thanks for the tip Thom, we will have to check this out.

Brilliant, just brilliant.

It was a busy week for Downtown Birmingham in Business

Downtown’s Teleri Davies enjoyed the hospitality of Wreckfish Bistro and MSB Solicitors this week.

Liverpool BID Company launched the Public Art Strategy for Liverpool’s Commercial District this week.

Alex Roy reminds us that NASA did that whole space exploration thing first…

What a lovely story.


This week marked 100 years since women were given the vote.

It’s been a busy week for #DowntownEvents, starting off with ‘In Conversation with Sir Richard Leese’.

Next up was the first in a series of three power panels in association with High Performance Consultancy.

Downtown members were then treated to an insight into this year’s International Business Festival.

Downtown Lancashire in Business also had the honour of meeting Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.

Downtown Manchester hosted #Mancoolian18 last week. Here are some of our favourite tweets.

Downtown Birmingham’s @DIBMatthew sure gets around.

Downtown’s Events Co-Ordinator @DIB_Charlotte was delighted with @henrimurison‘s contribution to Downtown Powerhouse Progress event this week.

So was @DIB_Chris

Mayor of Greater Manchester @AndyBurnhamGM is confused by the media.

When a Big Bang Theory sketch goes too far…

Not all heroes wear capes.

Congratulations to DIB’s Matt. We know you will be an amazing Chairman for @TAGnetworkmids

Downtown Birmingham was delighted to host it’s first event of 2018 with the always impressive @mfinnigani2i

Downtown Liverpool hosted a special round table discussion with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss this week.

Downtown Liverpool and @PeelLivWaters hosted a special event about Cannes 2018 earlier this month.

Downtown Manchester hosted a fantastic event with Scott Fletcher this week.

Congratulations to @LukeMassie on making the #ForbesU30Europe list.

Farewell to former DIB employee Chris Witterick, you will be missed. Best of luck in your next adventure.

We need more Twitter users to be like Gazza.


Downtown kicked off its 2018 calendar of events.

Transport was a major topic of discussion this week.

No Words, Just sit back, watch and enjoy.

We have all been there PJ. Actually no, we haven’t. Best of luck with the fitness regime

A massive well done to @AfterDigitalUK and @C_Leaver for this campaign throughout January.

Paul McCartney certainly knows how to #MakeASongLessInteresting

And finally…

Andrew Adonis wrote a letter to the Prime Minister.

KFC UK did it’s best Donald Trump impression.

Well done Iceland after announcing plans to eradicate the gender pay gap by 2022.

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