Previous Events

City Nation Place UK – 11th November 2020

We’re excited to be partnering with City Nation Place for the upcoming UK conference on the 11th November. Join us online to connect with place branding, destination marketing, and economic development teams from across the UK to discuss the key challenges facing us as we look towards recover...

Places beyond pots: don’t just chase the cash!

    At a time of a multiplicity of funding pots including Towns Fund, Future High Streets Fund, Getting Building Fund and more, it’s still important to keep the strategic focus on being place led to avoid white elephants. Whilst it’s great to have access to g...

Recover, maybe even reset, but keep it real!

  As we look to recover and reset it will be critical to focus on why our places are distinct and special, the assets we already have and how we make the most of them. Now more than ever we must be authentic in what we say and focus on, it simply isn’t credible for e...

Pandemic, People and Places: shaping our places as we learn to live and work with Coronavirus

    This one off webinar event had thinkingplace Director John Till 'in conversation' with Martin Reeves, Chief Executive of Coventry City Council and Gold Command for Covid-19 response and recovery for the Council and West Midlands Regional Metropolitan Chiefs incl...

Reset and Recovery will rely on your Place Pillars: Business and Education – webinar

In our second webinar thinkingplace were delighted to bring together in conversation some of the leading business and educational organisations to discuss the importance of all partners coming together to support the place.. This webinar shone a light on the importance of all the partners in a ...

Creating a Confident & Collaborative Place: Recovery & Reset after Coronavirus

It’s a worrying time for all our places with a focus on trying to keep people safe and to preserve livelihoods. Now our thoughts have to start to turn to the future.   How do we harness the good things that have come out of a crisis to rebuild our economies and communities?   ...

Solace Regional workshop – Birmingham – Thur 5th March 2020

After the successful workshops already held in the South East, Yorkshire/Humber region, North East, North West and South West we are delighted to be bringing our 'Creating Purposeful Places' workshop to Manchester on Thursday 5th March 2020 from 1.00pm to 3.30pm hosted at the Bevan Brittan Offices...

Solace Regional workshop – Manchester – Mon 24th Feb 2020

After the successful workshops already held in the South East, Yorkshire/Humber region, North East and South West we are delighted to be bringing our 'Creating Purposeful Places' workshop to Manchester on Monday 24th February 2020 from 11.00am to 3.00pm hosted at UA92, Brian Statham Way (the c...

Solace Regional workshop – South West – 24th Sept

After the successful workshops already held in the South East, Yorkshire/Humber region and North East, we are delighted to be bringing our 'Creating Purposeful Places' workshop to Bristol on Tuesday 24th September 2019 hosted at Lloyds in Bristol. Open to both Solace members and non members, ...

Solace – Regional workshop North East – 24th July

After the successful workshops already held in the South East and Yorkshire/Humber region, we are delighted to be bringing our 'Creating Purposeful Places' workshop to South Shields on Wednesday 24th July. Open to both Solace members and non members, the programme for the day is as follow ...