The Economy of Culture

  • 14th March 2024
  • 11:00—11:45
  • The Manchester Stand


Randel Bryan Headshot
Randel Bryan
Executive Director, Factory International
Joanne Roney CBE Headshot
Joanne Roney CBE
Chief Executive, Manchester City Council
Andrea George
Director for Town Centre & Consumer Brands, Republik of Ideas


Culture is part of Manchester’s DNA.

It brings huge value to the city in visitor numbers, defines the city as a tourist destination and underpins both jobs and training in the Arts of all kinds.

How does it benefit brands and businesses as well as Manchester as a city?

Hear the inside story on Manchester’s biggest new cultural offerings including - Factory International at Aviva Studios.

Earlier Session

European Cities Session – Beyond the Capital

Later Session

Drop-in Session