Overview

In February 2023, the Night Time Industries Association commissioned the Night Time Economy Report to understand the economic and cultural significance of the night-time economy. The report highlighted the importance of supporting local businesses to rebuild following the negative economic impacts of the pandemic and cost-of-living crisis. In light of this, local organisations must form robust partnerships with businesses and one another to successfully support and boost the night-time economy. Through sharing and engaging with best practice across the public and private sectors, staff can work to generate a successful and safe night-time economy.

  • The total number of night-time workers fell from 9.5 million in 2016 to 8.7 million in 2022, according to the Office for National Statistics
  • The night-time economy contributed £93.7 billion to the UK economy in 2021 according to the 2023 Night Time Economy Report
  • The cost-of-living crisis has meant that more than three quarters of people in the UK are going on fewer late nights out, according to Rekom UK

Join us at The Local Night-Time Economies Conference 2024to hear the latest policies and initiatives from experts across the public sector in driving improvements in the night-time economy. You will hear best practice case studies covering a range of key topics, including recruiting night-time staff, improving women’s safety, and licensing night-time businesses. You will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues from a range of sectors to share common challenges in working in partnership to drive improvements in the night-time economy.

Why Attend:
✓ Hear the latest national updates on policy and funding for the night-time economy
✓ Best practice strategies for improving safety measures within the night-time economy
✓ Hear exemplary case studies from a range of public sector organisations
✓ Network with speakers and senior colleagues from across the public sector
✓ CPD (gain 8 hours of CPD points towards your yearly quota)

For more information, please call 0330 058 4285

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Agenda
  • Online Registration

  • Chair’s Opening Remarks 

    Professor Marion Roberts, Emeritus Professor of Urban Design, University of Westminster (CONFIRMED)

  • Keynote: Boosting the Night-Time Economy: Sharing the Latest Guidance and Updates

    • Key findings from the Night-Time Economy Report 2023: insights into the contributions and successes of the night-time economy in the UK
    • Recommendations for sharing data and information across the sector to create safer night-time environments
    • Outlining support measures available to night-time businesses to ensure a financially beneficial setup
    • Guidance for supporting local night-time businesses to meet licensing and planning regulations

    Michael Kill, CEO, Night Time Industries Association (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Using Data in the Night-Time Economy to Improve Efficiency and Increase Knowledge Sharing

    Christian Sayer, Senior Policy Officer, West Midlands Combined Authority

  • Question and Answers 

  • Comfort Break

  • Case Study: Regulating the Night-Time Economy: Guidance for Implementing Effective Licensing Policies

    • Developing and updating licensing policies to ensure they meet the needs of residents and business owners alike
    • Tips on identifying effective strategies to encourage licensees to improve the safety of their venues
    • Facilitating open communication between licensees and the local authority to maintain strong relationships
    • Guidance on working with inspection facilitators to ensure businesses are adhering to licensing regulations

    Ian Shuttleworth, Development Officer, Licensing Security & Vulnerability Initiative (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Outlining and Navigating Challenges in the Night-Time Economy

    Professor John Lennon, Dean, Glasgow School for Business and Society (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers 

  • Breakout Networking: Enhancing Partnership Working in the Night-Time Economy

    Engage in conversations with professionals in the night-time economy as you discuss the main challenges you face in working in partnership with external organisations. This will allow you to share your experiences and encourage cross sector collaboration.

  • Lunch Break

  • On Demand Case Study: Transforming Community Safety Through Harnessing Licensing Powers and Improving Stakeholder Engagement

    Samantha Mathys, Late Night Levy Manager, Hackney Council (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Implementing Measures to Prioritise Women’s Safety in the Night-Time Economy

    Karen Whybro, Women’s Safety Consultant (CONFIRMED)

  • Case Study: Policing Race in the Night-Time Economy

    Dr Nikhaela Wicks, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Kent (CONFIRMED)

  • Questions and Answers 

  • Chair’s Summary and Close

    *Programme subject to change

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Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors.

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

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Sponsorship

Raise your Profile, Showcase Your Solutions, Generate New Business

If your products, services, and solutions can support our audiences in their roles, and you want to make connections and generate new business with key stakeholders, decision makers, and influencers, then please contact Chris and Ali today at sponsorship@governmentevents.co.uk or complete our enquiry form here and we will contact you.

Benefits of partnering with us include:

  • Brand awareness: Be seen by a highly targeted and engaged audience before, during, and after the conference.
  • Lead generation: Meet the decision-makers and influencers responsible for making purchasing decisions on cyber security and data protection.
  • Thought leadership: Position your organisation and experts as thought leaders and the ‘go to’ experts.
  • Networking: Make valuable connections with potential new customers and partners across government and the wider public sector
  • Grow your business: Reach decision makers in a single event on just one day and in one location (with no travel/accommodation required), saving you time and money.
  • Gain valuable insights: Hear the latest from key stakeholders in government, and across the public and voluntary sectors.

IMPORTANT: There are only a small number of sponsorship opportunities available to ensure maximum exposure and ROI – contact us today to secure your place.

All packages include:

  • Extensive branding – before, during, after the conference
  • 15-20 min morning speaking session with Q&A
  • Virtual stand to showcase your organisation, products, services, and solutions
  • Opportunities to network during the day
  • Half to full page ad in the E-Guide
  • Banner ad on the virtual events platform
  • Announcement post on LinkedIn
  • Announcement within delegate communication
  • 1-3 delegate places (worth upto £1,947)
  • Access to the delegate details after the event
  • Ongoing exposure through OnDemand (coming soon)

For more information and discuss your specific objectives, please contact Chris and Ali at sponsorship@governmentevents.co.uk or complete our enquiry form here

Virtual vs F2F

Whilst F2F provide better options for networking, there are many distinct advantages of sponsoring our online conferences including:

  • Wider geographical reach of delegates and a different audience who prefer online to f2f
  • Lower sponsorship package costs
  • No travel/accommodation
  • Less time out of the office
  • No stand materials required (lower costs)
  • 1 of only 2 sponsors involved – less competition on the day
  • Prime speaking slot in the morning of the conference including Q&A – less distractions and easier for delegates to hear/absorb information
  • Receive all delegate data after the conference to follow-up directly with those who attend and don’t attend (small % but still key stakeholders)
  • Ongoing exposure via OnDemand access (coming soon)

To find out more and discuss your specific objectives, please contact Chris and Ali at sponsorship@governmentevents.co.uk or complete our enquiry form here

Pricing
  • Private Sector Rate:: £649.00 +VAT+VAT
  • Public Sector Rate:: £449.00 +VAT+VAT
  • Voluntary Sector Rate:: £379.00 +VAT+VAT