Liverpool Vision outlines its ambitions

Simon Donohue

Liverpool Vision has published its annual review and outlined its ambitions.

The organisation claims to have helped to create 615 jobs and attracted £30m of investment in the year to March 2013.

Liverpool Vision also says it helped to secure the International Festival for Business 2014 and took a role developing and launching the City Centre Strategic Investment Framework which will guide the next stage of the city centre's transformation over the next 15 years.

The annual review also provides details of Liverpool Vision's goals for the next three years, including the creation of 5,400 jobs, the creation of 540 businesses and attracting £500m of investment to the city.

Liverpool Vision's strategic ambitions are:

  • To have Liverpool recognised as a global capital of entrepreneurship and growth
  • To ensure Liverpool is an international investment location
  • To make Liverpool the number one visitor and culture destination in England, after London
  • To ensure Liverpool city centre continues to thrive
  • To help North Liverpool fulfil its potential

Max Steinberg, chief executive of Liverpool Vision, said: "We know that there is still much to be done to improve the quality of Liverpool's physical and business environment, to help emerging high value sectors realise their potential, to promote innovation and competitiveness and support business in creating jobs and wealth, as well as to continue the progress being made in the North and South of the city."

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