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Upcoming Conferences:

Norwich Sharing City, the UK's First Sharing City - 28th February 2019 9am-1pm: Blackfriars Hall.

Norwich BID in conjunction with Norwich City Council are inviting all Norwich businesses, communities and citizens to celebrate Norwich becoming the UK's first sharing city at an event which explores the challenges and benefits of sharing access to goods and services. The event will aim to raise awareness of the opportunities already available in Norwich and the potential for growth in the collaborative economy.

To find out more and book your free place, click here.


Tourism and Culture - 2nd April 2019 9am-2pm: Assembly House.

Technology - 20th June 2019 9am-2pm: Norwich University of the Arts.

Place Management - Future Proofing Norwich - 17th October 2019 9am-2pm: Venue TBC


Previous Conferences:

Leisure - Feburary 6th 2018: Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry.

Key issue that were addressed at the conference included: shortage of skilled labour, static wages, brexit, and more. 

Speaker Biographies
Business Case - The Last Wine Bar
Business Case - Maids Head Hotel
Presentation - Jonny Birkett, Nightworks

Commercial - June 19th 2018: Norwich University of the Arts, Duke Street Lecture Theatre.

Key issues that were addressed at the conference included: Brexit, promoting Norwich as a commercial centre and how businesses can support education providers.

Speaker Biographies
Presentation - Naomi Clayton, Centre for Cities
Presentation - Prof. Fiona Lettice, University of East Anglia
Presentation - Sarah Steed, Norwich University of the Arts


Retail - October 2nd 2018: Norwich City Football Club.

Key issues that were addressed included: how to improve trading in Norwich, city accessibility, and customer engagement.

Speaker Biographies
Presentation - Chris Fowler, Local Data Company
Presentation - Jonathan Burnett, Springboard
Presentation - Tom McCabe, Norfolk County Council
Presentation - Neil Garner, Thyngs

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