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MEET YOUR GLOBAL NETWORK 100+ EVENTS : JUNE-JULY 2014, LIVERPOOL UK

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COME TOGETHER TRADE TOGETHER BUILD PARTNERSHIPS MEET YOUR GLOBAL NETWORK ONE HUNDRED EVENTS TWO MONTHS CREATING GLOBAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES “If 2012 showed us anything, it showed we can achieve great things in this country – go for gold, put on a show that will dazzle the world. That’s what we did in 2012, and I know that’s what we will do in 2014. “I am absolutely delighted to give my full support to the International Festival for Business. I think it’s an excellent idea and the Government will be behind you every step of the way.” Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron MP

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THE VISION For businesses across the world that want to trade with or invest in the UK, reach new horizons, want results and want them now. The International Festival for Business (IFB) aims to accelerate economic growth with an ambitious programme of global business events running throughout June and July 2014.

VALUABLE PRACTICAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

The result of an exciting convergence of innovative thinking, government policy and will to win, IFB 2014 will connect the smartest entrepreneurial minds and best business opportunities in the world. This bold and iconic event was launched on 3rd January 2013 by UK Prime Minister David Cameron. IFB 2014 will play a key role in promoting two way trade and investment. The Festival enjoys the Prime Minister’s personal endorsement and the active involvement of his office and global networks. IFB 2014 will deliver •

An unprecedented economic opportunity

More than 100 events throughout June and July 2014

An engaged business audience of 250,000 business professionals from over 125 countries

Global representation

A catalyst to double UK exports by 2020

At every level the Festival will attract an audience of pioneers from the UK and across the world. Businesses that want to go faster, reach new horizons – and want results.

An international showcase for your business

A source of new suppliers

Connections to new markets

New partners and business networks

Support for product development and innovation

Identify new sources of finance

Global Reach A truly global event, IFB 2014 will have international reach and significance. The event will connect UK business growth into international markets, the smartest entrepreneurial minds and best business opportunities in the world.

Growth By increasing foreign direct investment and international trade, IFB 2014 is central to the Government’s ambition to accelerate and maximise economic growth in the UK. IFB 2014 will share the UK’s agility, innovation, creativity and appetite for business.

Pioneering IFB 2014 will attract pioneering entrepreneurs – the brightest minds and companies from the UK and across the world. The Festival will be a melting pot of new ideas where UK businesses can connect with like-minded individuals on a global scale and be inspired.

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Our expertise in helping businesses trade in the Middle East will enable us to showcase the vast opportunities that the region has to offer to UK companies

DUBAI

MATTHEW SMITH DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE MIDDLE EAST ASSOCIATION

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FESTIVAL THEMES IFB 2014 will focus on a number of key business sectors and themes, clustering unmissable opportunities, whether you’re a new business or blue-chip. We’ve provided a breakdown of themes with relevant contacts.

MARITIME, LOGISTICS & ENERGY WEEK COMMENCING: 9 JUNE 2014

The transformation of the UK ports industry in recent decades has created a thriving and highly competitive industry, which is developing world-class facilities using leading edge technology Theme lead: Jim Teasdale, Mersey Maritime Email: jim.teasdale@merseymaritime.co.uk

HIGHER & FURTHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH WEEK COMMENCING: 16 JUNE 2014

The UK has an outstanding reputation for excellence in higher education and research. The UK is a global leader in developing partnerships between education and business to match the skills that industry needs with the education and training we provide. Theme lead: Jill Forrest, University of Liverpool Email: jill.forrest@liv.ac.uk

CITIES, ENTERPRISE & URBAN BUSINESS WEEK COMMENCING: 16 JUNE 2014

Cities are engines of growth and they will be critical to the global economic recovery. Examining the challenges that city and business leaders face when creating cities, regions and countries that work, trade and innovate successfully. Theme lead: Bernice Law, Liverpool Vision Email: blaw@liverpoolvision.co.uk

MANUFACTURING, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY WEEK COMMENCING: 23 JUNE 2014

As the birthplace of the industrial revolution, the UK has been synonymous with pioneering inventions. The thematic programme will showcase the strength and diversity of science and technology that continues to flourish today. Theme lead: Tim Sibthorpe, Maestro Email: t.sibthorpe@ljmu.ac.uk

KNOWLEDGE,PROFESSIONAL & FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK COMMENCING: 30 JUNE 2014 The UK is the world’s leading international financial and professional services centre with an unrivalled concentration of capital and capabilities. This theme will position the UK as the world’s partner and location of choice for financial and professional services. Theme lead: Maria Norfolk, Liverpool Vision Email: mnorfolk@liverpoolvision.co.uk

LOW CARBON & RENEWABLES WEEK COMMENCING: 14 JUly 2014

In every sector of the economy, UK businesses are developing and deploying world-class solutions to energy and resource efficiency. International markets recognise that the UK has a world leading combination of intelligence, innovation and capability in low carbon. Theme lead: Mark Knowles, Liverpool LEP Email: mark.knowles@liverpoollep.org

KNOWLEDGE, CREATIVE & DIGITAL WEEK COMMENCING: 14 JUly 2014 The UK has one of the largest and most diverse creative and digital sectors in the world and is home to renowned businesses in advertising, music, fashion, TV, film, design, digital technology, software development and gaming. Theme lead: Dave Parrish, T-shirts and Suits Email: david@davidparrish.com

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UK India Business Council actively supports UK companies in their journey into India AND IFB 2014 will provide an excellent forum for discussion and engagement in International Trade

INDIA

RICHARD HEALD CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF UK INDIA BUSINESS COUNCIL

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS The Festival programme is constantly evolving, but here is a sample of the exciting range of events you can look forward to experiencing during IFB 2014. 5-6 June 2014

20 June 2014

BRITISH BUSINESS EMBASSY Showcasing the best of British business over two days, the British Business Embassy was a hugely successful part of Britain’s 2012 Olympic business legacy. Officially endorsed by the UK Prime Minister and delivered by UKTI, the event will help businesses to develop vital connections with established and emerging international markets including China, India and the US.

ACCELERATE ‘14 Building on the success of ACCELERATE2013, an outstanding lineup of speakers from the world of business, media, culture, politics and sport will take part in this leading enterprise conference. The one-day event will provide a unique accelerator for growth, motivating and connecting high potential businesses to become the world-beating organisations that will lead the UK’s economic fight-back.

10-12 June 2014 UNDERSEA DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY (UDT) The annual UDT conference is the flagship event for the global undersea defence and security community, bringing together international thought leaders and key military figures. This two day defence technology conference and exhibition has previously been hosted in London and Hamburg and attracts more than 1,000 international delegates to advance their undersea defence and security business strategies. 17-19 JUNE 2014 United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG ) Liverpool is proud to welcome the Executive Bureau of United Cities and Local Governments, a leading international organisation that counts more than 1,000 cities across 95 countries and 112 national local government associations amongst its members. Members of the Executive Bureau will participate in the Global Leaders’ Summit, bringing the benefit of their wide experience across the full scope of the event agenda. 18 June 2014 GLOBAL CITY LEADERS’ SUMMIT The Global City Leaders’ Summit 2014 is one of the highlights of the IFB 2014 and an extremely significant international event in its own right. More than two hundred city leaders from around the world will come together in Liverpool on 18 June to examine their common challenge: how to generate sustainable economic growth in an age of austerity. (see page 16)

26-29 June 2014 WORLD CORPORATE GAMES Featuring the ultimate mix of sport, business and tourism, the World Corporate Games has placed unrivalled games opportunities in the hands of many of the world’s most successful companies. The four day event will attract more than 8,000 delegates from blue-chip companies and international industry bodies. The event aids the realisation of how sports and games can revolutionise business. 1 JuLY 2014 FEDERATION OF SMALL BUSINESSES (FSB) NATIONAL COUNCIL The Federation of Small Business’ National Council event will be the most significant small business event of 2014. The event continues the Federation’s work to promote the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms, creating a lively forum for FSB members. FSB is the UK’s largest small business lobby group, representing more than 200,000 small businesses across 33 regions of the UK. 2-3 JuLY 2014 UK PROPERTY FORUM The UK Property Forum will provide a national and international platform for property developers, investors, agents, architects and end users to consider the latest industry trends and network on a global platform. The property industry comes together at this summit event at a critical time in the recovery of the UK and international property market.

IFB 2014 provides opportunities for businesses to plan and deliver

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FURTHER FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS...World Merit Sony world photography 7-8 JuLY 2014 BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE ANNUAL EXPORT CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION British Chambers of Commerce and British Overseas Chambers, with local partner Liverpool Chamber, will celebrate the role all businesses play in delivering export growth. The new event will encourage trade, share best practice and build relationships, ensuring support is available for businesses which are thinking of trading abroad for the first time or growing existing markets. 15-17 JuLY 2014 DREAM FACTORY Dream Factory is a brand new three day event, combining movie premieres, expert master-classes and a gala dinner, particularly promoting the leading international elements of the film industry in the North of England. The event, produced by Stuart Ford producer of ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’, will profile the region to international film makers as an outstanding location and production centre. 15-17 JuLY 2014 SOUND CITY DIGITAL Sound City Digital will take an in-depth look at the game-changing impact that the digital revolution is having on the global music industry. 16 JuLY 2014 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OF SPORT CONGRESS An event where the diverse global sports sector meets business, commerce and leading academics and analysts to identify the latest trends in sports, economics, branding and media; take advantage of global networking opportunities, and get the latest insights from leading figures in sports and business. 21-22 JuLY 2014 MADE IN THE UK

The UK’s largest manufacturing awards and a celebration of manufacturers and manufacturing in the UK. MADE will reward the work of the UK’s manufacturers at a gala awards night and highlight their achievements. * All dates correct at time of going to press but may be subject to change. Visit IFB2014.com for latest information

Mondrian Exhibition

Regeneration Europe

Music Producers Forum Games Development Forum Mersey

River Festival All Our Futures Like Minds UK Business Angels Association UK WAREHOUSING CONFERENCE

Liverpool Biennial MADE IN THE UK

Marine Energy for City Regions UKTI events...

AND SO MUCH MORE TO COME

their own events. Get involved by emailing info@ifb2014.com

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IFB 2014 HUB A central focal point during the IFB 2014 for all visitors, exhibitors, organisers, delegates, media and sponsors to gather and optimise their visit to Liverpool City Region and the International Festival for Business in a professional and visually stunning setting. Liverpool’s stunning waterfront is where the HUB will welcome you, becoming the heart of the Festival, giving you the opportunity to meet your global network and make the most of IFB 2014.

Welcome and information point providing delegates with information about IFB 2014, the Liverpool City Region and a host of other useful visitor information.

Multi lingual services helping international delegates make the most of their visit, by providing language services in a variety of languages.

Transport links with venues across the city and the Liverpool City Region, this vital network will help delegates to easily locate venues and locations during their stay.

WHAT IS ON OFFER •

A dedicated trading floor where countries, embassies and international delegations along with our partners UKTI and the British Chamber of Commerce will be present during the entire festival.

Meeting rooms and conference rooms will be available to use during your time at IFB 2014 enabling business to business facilitation.

Exhibition space is available to hire allowing exhibitors to connect with delegates, generating new commercial activities with decision-makers from across the globe. Promoting your products in a professional environment through the duration or targeted weeks within the festival.

There will also be an event space on the trading floor to host events as well as an international lounge allowing delegates the ability to relax and network.

Within the HUB, businesses will be able to maximise networking opportunities either in a formal or a relaxed after hours environment. The HUB will create the perfect atmosphere for you to meet new and existing contacts alike.

Meeting enabling service. Virtual system allowing delegates to make contact directly with each other while in Liverpool.

‘Hot Office’ will provide facilities for delegates to hot desk – the use of communal services with plug and play networks, giving you the flexibility to base yourself at the HUB during the festival.

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We believe the festival will be a fantastic opportunity to showcase THE best in British innovation in goods and services to an international business audience NICK BAIRD CEO of UKTI


The UK government and business community is a very welcoming environment for Indian investors and entrepreneurs. IFB 2014 will be a major catalyst which will spur investment, partnership and innovation RAJIVE KAUL PAST PRESIDENT OF THE CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRY (CII)

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A TRULY INTERNATIONAL REACH Providing a programme of trade support driven by key partner UKTI, IFB 2014 will focus on a number of key developed and emerging international markets:

USA Still UK’s strongest export and foreign direct investment market.

Latin America Brazil is by far the largest economy in South America, with Mexico and Colombia enjoying solid GDP growth.

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Europe With established trading partners Germany, France, Ireland and Benelux.

Africa The IMF forecasts subSaharan Africa GDP to grow by 6.1% in 2014. With significant improvements in macro-economic and political stability, the time for Africa is now.

China The UK’s fastest growing overseas market, 250 million middle class consumers and rising.

Middle East UAE and Qatar at the heart of a region blessed by natural resources and looking outward for global trade.

India Predicted to become the third largest economy in the world by 2050.

South East Asia Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore are key trading partners for UK, this trend is set to increase significantly.


exciting events and projects during the International FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS 2014 will provide significant opportunities for local businesses to tap into the emerging Chinese market

SHANGHAI

STEPHEN PHILIPS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF CHINA-BRITAIN BUSINESS COUNCIL

IFB 2014 will be a major catalyst which will spur investment, partnership Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

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LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL HOST CITY Liverpool. The very name conjures up images of a glorious maritime history, world-beating musical heritage, two of the Premiership’s biggest football teams, three universities and not one, but two majestically different Cathedrals. The Liverpool City Region also houses globally significant businesses, including Jaguar Land Rover, Sci-Tech Daresbury, School of Tropical Medicine, Unilever, and Pilkington’s.

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Liverpool has a wide range of flexible, world class venues as varied and striking as its culture and heritage. From intimate private dining spaces and unique boutique hotels to state-of-the-art international conference venues and the UK’s largest Cathedral, the destination provides meeting and event organisers with an innovative and inspiring choice of solutions. Liverpool offers a wide choice of hotels, and there are now 5,000 bedrooms within the city and a further 7,000 in the Liverpool City Region. You’ll find all the key international brands you would expect including Hilton, Novotel, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Marriott and Malmaison plus a distinctive selection of boutique hotels including Hotel Indigo, Hard Days Night Hotel and Hope Street Hotel. When the business of the day is over, delegates are spoilt for choice for evening entertainment. There is an impressive range of performance venues, including the 11,000 seat Echo Arena, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, home of the world famous Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Cavern Club on Mathew Street where delegates can twist on down to the sounds of The Beatles.

Liverpool City Region has unrivalled sporting heritage, which spans football, golf, horse racing and rugby league. Remember to bring your clubs as Liverpool, Southport and Wirral lie at the heart of England’s Golf Coast, the finest stretch of championship golf in the world. In addition to the three Royal Links courses of Liverpool, Birkdale and Lytham, there are 250 naturally stunning golf courses throughout the Northwest. Liverpool’s legendary nightlife will certainly impress you with a wealth of bars and restaurants across the city ensuring that visitors find just the right place to suit their mood. Whether you want fine dining or relaxation in a cocktail bar, there is something to suit every taste. For more ideas on things to see and do visitliverpool.com

We HAVE TO MAKE OURSELVES WELL KNOWN-WE HAVE TO SHOUT PRETTY LOUD, AND I CAN’T THINK OF A BETTER PLACE TO DO THAT THAN LIVERPOOL JOHN CRIDLAND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY

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GLOBAL CITY LEADERS’ SUMMIT During Cities, Enterprise and Urban Business Week Liverpool will become the World Capital for Local Government and Urban Business Leaders’ events when one of the highlights of the festival will be the Global City Leaders’ Summit. The Global City Leaders’ Summit will be one of the cornerstones of IFB 2014 and a significant event in its own right. More than two hundred city leaders from around the world will come together in Liverpool on 18 June to examine their common challenge: how to generate sustainable economic growth in an age of austerity.

cities across 95 countries and 112 national local government associations amongst its members. Members of the Executive Bureau will be taking a full part in the Global City Leaders’ Summit, bringing the benefit of their wide experience across the full scope of the event agenda.

The city leaders will share their ideas and experiences on a range of topics, such as: the role of culture in driving growth; communications technology; city branding; the economic relationships between cities and their regions; creating effective relationships between the public and private sectors; attracting investment to non-capital cities and the importance of key sectors. This signature event will feature a keynote address from an internationally renowned authority on city leadership, supported by a first class line up of speakers including the UK Government Minister for Cities, the Rt. Hon Greg Clark MP and the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson. The day will be structured to enable wide participation and open debate, through a range of fringe events focused on specific topics. The leaders will be encouraged to frame their conclusions into a ‘manifesto for growth’, to be unveiled in the final session of the day. The full programme can be viewed online at IFB2014.com The Summit is aligned with another major international event, running from 17 to 19 June. Liverpool is proud to welcome the Executive Bureau of United Cities and Local Government, a leading international organisation that counts more than 1,000

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THE EXECUTIVE BUREAU IN LIVERPOOL IN 2014 WILL BE THE OCCASION TO DISCUSS THE CHALLENGES AND PRIORITIES THAT ARE COMMON TO LOCAL AUTHORITIES WORLDWIDE JOSEPH ROIG SECRETARY GENERAL OF UNITED CITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS


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IFB 2014 EVOLUTION... Since its launch, IFB 2014 has been constantly evolving into a stunning array of events. Supported by key public and private sector partners it promises to showcase British business to the world. This impressive programme is a result of unprecedented collaboration between public and private sector partners, determined to deliver the biggest and most successful business festival the UK has ever seen. Supported by government and leading industry partners, it promises to showcase the best of British business to the rest of the world, while creating a trading platform for market-leading businesses from around the globe. It reflects the calibre of events we can look forward to at the festival. Over coming months, there will be a series of announcements unveiling new events, inspirational speakers and commercial partners. If you’d like more information about the Festival as it takes shape, visit our website IFB2014.COM THEMED WEEKS

FESTIVAL AMBASSADORS Confirmed IFB 2014 Ambassadors include: • • • • •

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JOHN ALLAN, National Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses SIR HOWARD BERNSTEIN, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council JULIE DEANE, Founder, Cambridge Satchel Company LORD DERBY, Owner, Knowsley Estate and Safari Park SIR BOB KERSLAKE, Head of Home Civil Service and Permanent Secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government SIR TERRY LEAHY, Former CEO, Tesco PAUL LINDLEY, Founder & CEO, Ella’s Kitchen HENRIETTA LOVELL, Founder, Rare Tea Company PHIL ORFORD MBE, Chief Executive, Forum of Private Business RUSS SHAW, Founder, Tech London Advocates JOHN CRIDLAND, Director General, CBI TERRY SCUOLER, Chief Executive, EEF

During IFB 2014 a series of themed weeks will take place, clustering events in key industry sectors and creating an unmissable opportunity, whether you’re a start-up or blue-chip.

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We’ve provided a breakdown of the themes on page 6 with the relevant contacts or just get in touch via info@ifb2014.com and we’ll connect you.

FESTIVAL PARTNERS

THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS WILL SHOW THE WORLD THAT BRITAIN AND ITS BUSINESS BRANDS ARE BACK IN THE GAME SIR TERRY LEAHY FORMER CHIEF EXECUTIVE - TESCO

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WE ARE DELIGHTED TO BE WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH IFB 2014, SHOWCASING THE EXPERTISE THE UK HAS TO OFFER, PROMOTING THE EVENTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUB TO OUR MANY CONTACTS

LONDON

RUDI GURAZIU CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND DIPLOMATIC EXCHANGE (IBDE)

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DELIVERY Liverpool City Region, host for IFB 2014, has a reputation for delivering exciting, innovative events which have helped to transform its economy over the past decade. Its recent successes include European Capital of Culture 2008, its acclaimed presence at Shanghai Expo in 2010 and hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2012, it is a fitting stage for the International Festival for Business 2014 - the place for international business to come together, to trade ideas and innovate. PARTNERSHIP: A number of organisations have united to deliver this ground breaking project:

IT WILL SHOWCASE EVERYTHING THAT IS BEST ABOUT BUSINESS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION IN THE UK

LIVERPOOL VISION

JOE ANDERSON OBE MAYOR OF LIVERPOOL

Liverpool Vision is the Mayor of Liverpool’s economic development company. The company is enabling Liverpool to accelerate the impressive economic growth the city has witnessed over the last decade. Liverpool Vision is focused on building a strong, sustainable economy which can compete more effectively in international markets. Liverpool Vision is the key delivery body for the event in the Liverpool City Region. LIVERPOOL CITY REGION LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP Liverpool City Region is a driving force in the UK’s economic growth and a strategic sea and air gateway to Europe. As a commercial trading centre it serves international, national and regional markets, investors and visitors, mainland Europe and North America. CLARION & MONTGOMERY JOINT VENTURE A dedicated joint venture vehicle has been established by two of the world’s leading event organisers, Clarion Events Ltd and Montgomery Events Ltd to promote and deliver IFB 2014. Both companies have an international track record in over 18 countries in international exhibition and conferences, including popular events such as Olympia International Horse Show, International Art & Antiques Fair, Hotelympia and IFE International Food & Drink Event.

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CAPITALIZE Having originated as a specialist sponsorship agency, Capitalize has recently added specialist planning, production and creative arms to the business to forge powerful relationships between brands and people, and create ‘brand fans’. They work with sponsors involved in national and international events; global brands like BACARDI, Ray-Ban, Standard Chartered Bank, PUMA and Merrell; and rights-holders, sports bodies, music events and third sector organisations.


THE CITY OF ATLANTA IS DELIGHTED TO JOIN IN THE EXCITEMENT SURROUNDING THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS 2014

ATLANTA

KASIM REED MAYOR OF ATLANTA

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IFB 2014 has assembled an outstanding commercial team experienced in planning and delivering some of the world’s finest business events. How You Can Get Involved There are many ways your business or organisation can be part of IFB 2014. IFB 2014 also provides extensive opportunities for businesses and organisations to plan and deliver their own events and be part of our vibrant programme, connect your brand to national and international audiences. We can also offer bespoke packages that will enable your business or brand to gain maximum benefit from IFB 2014. Contact our team to discuss • Inward Trade Delegations • Key sectors and themes • Attendance at events • Providing speakers and content for events • Engaging with UKTI market events • Representation at international trade events • Booking exhibition space WHO’s coming • • • • • • • • • • •

Representation from more than 200 cities Delegations from more than 125 countries 250,000 Business Professionals International Business Leaders Multinational corporations High-growth businessess Ministers, Mayors and Political Leaders Investment banks, Investors and Financiers Worldwide media Academics and researchers Leading speakers, moderators and chairpersons

Marketing AND PROMOTIONS Liverpool Vision and the delivery partners will undertake an extensive national and international promotion and marketing programme for IFB 2014. The campaign will include: • Media partnerships with global digital and traditional media to deliver the IFB 2014 message and content • National and international PR agencies delivering media coverage and developing media tools • City takeovers, with Liverpool dressed to impress head to toe in IFB 2014 branding • Advertising in print media and specialist business titles • Communications with International Confederations of Industry • Collaborations with international event organisers • Marketing and promotion of a Festival of Culture

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To find out more: IFB Senior Management Team: Max Steinberg: Chairman E: msteinberg@liverpoolvision.co.uk Ian McCarthy: Director E: imccarthy@liverpoolvision.co.uk Bernice Law: Director of Operations E: blaw@liverpoolvision.co.uk Chris Brown: Director of Marketing E: cbrown@marketingliverpool.co.uk Sponsorship and Commercial Events: JAMES GOWER Commercial Director E: james.gower@ifb2014.com T: +44 (0)207 384 8196 KAREN TAYLOR Director E: karen.taylor@ifb2014.com T: +44 (0)207 384 8190 Project Management Team: PHIL SOUTHWARD SENIOR Project Manager E: psouthward@liverpoolvision.co.uk T: +44 (0)151 600 2983 M: +44 (0)796 832 3327 JON SQUIRE HEAD OF MARKETING E: jon.squire@ifb2014.com T: +44 (0)207 384 8195 M: +44 (0)798 029 1917 NICK BIRKINSHAW CULTURAL PROGRAMME CO-ORDINATOR E: nick.birkinshaw@liverpool.gov.uk T: +44 (0)151 600 2945 M: +44 (0)773 673 3484


2012 was a fantastic year for us, with the olympics, paralympics and the diamond jubilee, and 2014 promises to even top that

BOSTON

SUSIE KITCHENS British Consul General in Boston

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MEET YOUR GLOBAL NETWORK To find out more contact us at: E: info@ifb2014.com T: +44 (0)207 384 8192

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