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Northern Regional Meeting – Reflections of Summer – Virtual Event

Friday 28 May @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm

NABMA is pleased to announce details of the first of 3 Regional Zoom Meetings that will have a focus on the northern area – however attendance at all 3 events will be welcomed.

Why a Regional Event?

The three Summer Regional Conferences will focus on how markets have emerged from the latest lockdown since 12 April and look at the future of the industry. This alongside a range of topical market issues. Each event will have a regional flavour as we want to give people a chance to talk about what is happening locally. We also want to help you build up local contacts.

Northern Regional Events Details

Date Friday 28 May 2021

Time 10:00 until 13:15 (Virtual Event)

Cost – free

Book on the form below.

Meet our Sponsor – Market Place

We are delighted that Market Place have agreed to sponsor this event. Market Place offer a range of market services from Consultancy, Interim Management Solutions and delivering special event markets. They are a one stop service to the Market industry. Contact allan@mpel.co.uk

Northern Regional Conference Programme – 28 May 2021

10.00 Welcome from the NABMA President and our Sponsor

10.10 Markets, the High Street and the Fight Back

What is the role that markets can play in the regeneration of our town centres? Are they a really a valued partner?

Chris Cotton, Strategic Lead For Markets, Culture & Tourism Service, Kirklees Council

10.40  Lessons from the Pandemic for operators and traders?

How will traditional markets and market trading change after Covid 19?  How can markets attract a new generation of traders?

Andy Ward, Market Manager, Warrington

11.10 Protecting and Improving your Market Portfolio

We look at the policies and procedures to have in place; examine the legal issues of the day and question why are market franchise rights so valuable?

Graham Wilson, Legal and Policy Consultant, NABMA

11.40 Break

11.50 Special Event Markets – Welcome Back?

Event operators have been hit hard during the pandemic. How can speciality events now be planned and delivered as safe and welcoming local activities that are compliant with government guidelines?

Allan Hartwell, Managing Director, Market Place

12.20 A Journey to Recovery

Local Councils have received little or no government support in 12 months. With an important role in promoting local tourism what is the their agenda for change and promotion of local markets?

Iona Taylor, Town Clerk, Wetherby Town Council

12.50 Market Soap Box

Around the Markets. A discussion on topical issues of the day. Please email in your question.

13.15 Conference Close




Friday 28 May
10:00 am - 1:15 pm
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