The editor of the Manchester Evening News Rob Irvine will join city council boss Sir Howard Bernstein and the chief executive of Liverpool Vision Max Steinberg at a special Downtown in Business event at the Town Hall on Thursday morning.

The event will focus on opportunities that Manchester businesses can take advantage of during the forthcoming International Festival for Business, which will be hosted in Liverpool in June – with fringe events in partner city Manchester.

The panel is made up of the following speakers:

Rob Irvine – Editor of Manchester Evening News

Sir Howard Bernstein – Chief Executive of Manchester City Council

Max Steinberg – Chief Executive of Liverpool Vision

Ben Sedgemore – Chief Executive of the Corporate Games

Karl Susol – International Trade Advisor from UKTI

Mark Perlis – Founder of MC3

For further details and to register for this free event please