Preston Partnership Events
We are pleased to announce the 2019 quarterly events programme for Preston Partnership.
Added value events
Preston Partnership Quarterly Meeting 2020
- Date: February 2020
- Venue: TBC
An Update on UCLan's £200 Million Masterplan
Partners attended a special value event on 12 November 2019 hosted at Preston Partnership member Uclan’s impressive new Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC). Business leaders joined with members of the Forum for the Built Environment (fbe) Lancashire at this joint meeting to find out more about UCLan’s transformational Preston Campus development plans, tour the award winning new EIC and see at first-hand how UCLan are investing their money.
Stoneygate Masterplan Launch
Preston Partnership Members were invited to an added value event in June for the launch of the masterplan for the Stoneygate area of the city centre. Covering around 25 hectares, Stoneygate collectively represents one of the largest regeneration opportunities in Preston city centre.
Preston, Encounter this
The Harris Museum was a fitting venue for this breakfast meeting in September about Culture and the economy. Businesses heard Debbie Lander from Marketing Lancashire reveal the exciting County Of Culture Bid and learn about the impact on the economy of culture and leisure.
Preston, Where are we now?
Hosted by Preston City Council the first Preston Partnership event took place in March at the iconic Harris museum. There were a number of speakers setting the scene and providing updates on key schemes happening in and around the city. Following the event there was an opportunity for questions and then networking.
Preston, Looking in
Key note speaker, Andrew Carter from Centre for Cities presented to a full room of local businesses and organisations on Preston and the city's current standing, its strengths, opportunities and weaknesses with benchmarking against similar cities across the UK. This was followed by a panel discussion featuring; Gillian Grey, Lancashire Post, Adrian Phillips, Preston City Council, Rob Binns, Cotton Court, David Cox, David Cox Architects and Andrew Carter.