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Sport and Culture: Fuelling Regeneration Success

Leeds City Region

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 15:00 to 15:45 (CET)

Sport and Culture: Fuelling Regeneration Success

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Leeds City Region has a proud sporting and cultural heritage, from being home to a plethora of medal winning Olympians and a Premier League football team to being the birthplace of renowned authors the Brontes, artists including Barbara Hepworth and David Hockney and actors such as Sir Patrick Stewart.

This session explores how our sporting success and cultural assets are helping to shape our region, from investment into new facilities such as the Brownlee Triathlon Centre and upgrades to iconic grounds such as Headingley through to the support provided by local government to developments including the museum of the year The Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield and the award winning Piece Hall in Halifax. This session will also focus on the next phase of opportunities which will further cement the region’s place as a location of choice for sport and culture led regeneration.

Chair:

  • Paula Dillon, Leeds Chamber of Commerce and Womble Bond Dickinson

The panel will include:

  • Merran McRae, Chief Executive, Wakefield Metropolitan District Council  
  • Dave Baldwin, Chair, Bradford Economic Partnership
  • Karl Battersby, Strategic Director Economy & Infrastructure, Kirklees Council 
  • Philip Lunn, Managing Director, Axiom 
  • Sharon Watson, Artistic Director, Phoenix Dance
  • Nicola Greenan, External Relations Director, East Street Arts
Do you have questions about Sport and Culture: Fuelling Regeneration Success? Contact Leeds City Region

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Leeds City Region stand; R7.A18
Palais de Festivals
1 Boulevard de la Croisette,
06400 Cannes, France
France

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 from 15:00 to 15:45 (CET)


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Leeds City Region

Leeds City Region is the largest contributor to the UK’s Northern Powerhouse. It is also home to the largest economy, largest population centre and largest workforce outside of London.

Recognised by UK Government and business leaders alike as a location primed for economic growth and with a suite of investment opportunities on the ground and in the pipeline, now is the time to talk to us about your next move to Leeds City Region.

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