Previous Events

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 ...

City Nation Place UK – 14th May, Birmingham

In partnership with GREAT Britain, Visit Britain and the Department for International Trade, City Nation Place UK will bring national, city, and regional teams together to focus on how to develop and implement place branding and marketing strategies to drive more successful tourism and economic deve...

BID Foundation Annual Conference – 30th April, London

The BID Foundation represents over 80 towns and cities in the UK that are obliged to improve their local trading environment, for the benefit of their levy payers and for those that live or work there. BIDs are key mechanisms of local economic development and in our inaugural annual conference we wi...

LGA Annual Culture & Tourism Conference – 6th March 2019

February 2019   Founding Director John Till is delighted to be speaking at the Local Government Association Annual Culture and Tourism Conference in early March. This conference will celebrate how very different authorities have used different approaches to successfully regenerate thei...

MIPIM Cannes – 12th – 15th March 2019

At thinkingplace we’re getting ready for MIPIM as I’m sure you are, and planning who we’d like to meet with while we’re there. We are the leading ‘place specialist’ in the UK and use our experience, skills and insight with places to: *  bring businesses, HE/FE, community and publi...

Maximising the potential of the Future High Street Fund – Thur 21st Feb 2019

We are delighted to be sharing our insight at this highly topical event being held by the Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University which is in conjunction with other partner organisations as speakers on the day including The BID Foundation, Springboard and New River. ...