Friday, 04 October 2013 at 9:30AM
Firstsite Colchester, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH
£90+VAT RTPI & IED Members, £105+VAT non-members, including lunch & refreshments
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This Conference, being organised with assistance from Colchester Borough Council, will respond to the continuing changes and challenges faced by town centres. It will look at examples of how some town centres (large and small) in the East of England and beyond are meeting these challenges, developing initiatives and striving to achieve economic growth, and maintain a cultural and social focus whilst safeguarding their vitality and viability.
Contributions will include specialists leading by example from a range of perspectives including:
Case studies include:
- "Portas Pilot Award 12 Months On" - Alison Jennings, Town Centre and Regeneration Manager, Braintree District Council
- "Reorientation of Ipswich Town Centre" - Peter Lee, Economic Development Manager, Ipswich Borough Council
- "Better Town Centres Project" - Karen Turnbull, Enterprise & Tourism Development Manager, Colchester Borough Council
The venue is Firstsite Colchester - a contemporary visual arts centre.
The discounted rate of £90+VAT is available for members of the RTPI and members of the Institute of Economic Development