In this session, leading live event professionals explore how the industry can collectively work better to cope with broad challenges around geopolitics, economics and customer confidence. They discuss how the Government can more fully recognise and reflects the industry’s huge contribution to the economy and the public’s wellbeing.

The panellists:

Chair: Access All Areas content director Christopher Barrett 

Artichoke artistic director/CEO Helen Marriage 

LIVE CEO Jon Collins 

Boomtown operations director Judy Bec

Greater Manchester night time economy adviser Sacha Lord