Lancashire Development Update

Place North West Date: - 12:00
Organiser: Place North West
Location: Crow Wood Hotel & Spa, Holme Rd, Burnley, BB12 0RT

With an economy valued at more than £23bn and a population of 1.4m, Lancashire is a county to watch. This event is all about looping you into all you need to know about Preston and Central Lancashire, Blackpool and Fylde Coast, Blackburn, Burnley and East Lancashire and more.

Active players from across the patch will dig into the county’s major developments, destination marketing, planning landscapes, funding availability and the people and policies that are shaping the area.

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8am Arrival, breakfast + networking

9am Welcome, presentation + panel discussion: Devolution and the Lancashire Vision

Angie Ridgwell, chief executive, Lancashire County Council
Nick James, director of planning, LUC
John Chesworth, chair, Preston Partnership & Preston Towns Fund Board
Debbie Francis, chair, Lancashire Enterprise Partnership
David Cox, director, David Cox Architects

10.15am Networking break

10.45am Presentation + panel discussion: Growth Hotspots

Alban Cassidy, director, Cassidy + Ashton
Kate Ingram, head of economy & growth, Burnley Council
Alan Cavill, director of communications & regeneration, Blackpool Council
Karen Hirst, managing director, Maple Grove Developments
Emily Armstrong, asset & development manager, FI Real Estate Management

12pm Close with lunch and further networking

Tickets cost £68+VAT. There will be a mix of presentations and panels. Breakfast and lunch are included, providing plenty of opportunities for business development.

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This event is sponsored by LUC, Blackpool Council and FI Real Estate Management

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