27. February 2020 - 8:00 till 18:00
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Newstatesman's Northern Powerhouse Conference 2020 | Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel | Thursday, 27. February 2020

New Statesman Northern Powerhouse Conference 2020
Thursday 27th February 2020 - 08:00-18:00 - Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel
To follow our successful conference in February this year, in 2020 the New Statesman Northern Powerhouse Conference returns with a day of insight on the future of the North. Leading political and business figures, and advocates of the Northern Powerhouse strategy, will explore the key themes of: green growth; investment in northern business, infrastructure, and transport; sport; media; and the rebalancing of the economy.  
Through panels, live interviews, speeches, and debates, parliamentarians and local government leaders will discuss policy areas from towns, metro mayors, and the skills challenge, to the region’s cultural capital and inward investment. The Spotlight conference will bring together stakeholders and decision-makers from across the public and private sectors to discuss the future of the region. 
Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool
Jake Berry MP, Minister for the Northern Powerhouse
Cllr Nick Forbes CBE, Leader of Newcastle City Council
Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Dan Jarvis MBE MP, Mayor of Sheffield City Region
Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council
Lisa Nandy MP, Member of Parliament for Wigan
Steve Rotheram, Mayor of Liverpool City Region
*More speakers to be announced.