All that’s best of dark and bright: A conference on building and supporting night time economies

24 Oct 2017, 2:16 pm


The Blues Kitchen



A discussion on creativity and place-making in the night-time economy.

Chaired by Philip Kolvin QC, with a key-note address by Jim Peters, of the Responsible Hospitality Institute of America, and a speech by Alan D Miller of The Night Time Industries Association, this conference will explore the ingredients for successful, sustainable night time environments.

The conference is aimed at Councillors and officers working in licensing, planning, economics, regeneration and culture, together with their industry counterparts.

This not for profit event is co-promoted by Cornerstone Barristers and the Night Time Industries Association. It includes a thought-provoking panel session with speakers from all aspects of the night time economy, and a walkabout in Brixton’s regeneration area led by members of the Brixton BID. There will also be an informal lunch with the opportunity to meet and network with the conference speakers and delegates.

  • Programme

    09.30 – Welcome and introductions – Philip Kolvin QC
    09.35 – Keynote address: More than Just Drinks: Creative Social Experiences for All Ages and Lifestyles – Jim Peters, President, Responsible Hospitality Institute
    10.10 – The Creative Choice – Will Teasdale, Head of Regeneration & Lorna Lee, Head of Culture and Heritage Services, London Borough of Waltham Forest
    10.30 – Making Cities Better Together – 24 hours a day – Alan Miller, Chair, Night Time Industries Association and Superintendent Roy Smith, Metropolitan Police.
    10.50 – London’s Night Time Economy: Vision into Action – Philip Kolvin QC
    11.15 – Coffee
    11.30 – Brixton Village walkabout, led by Brixton BID
    12.15 – Panel: Nurturing the night time economy: challenges and opportunities
    CHAIR: Philip Kolvin QC; PANEL: Clare Coghill, Leader, Waltham Forest Borough Council; Auro Foxcroft, Village Underground; Philip Oppenheim, Cubana; Jack Hopkins, Chief Executive, Night Time Industries Association; Mark Davyd, Chief Executive, Music Venues Trust
    13.10 – Closing remarks by Alan Miller
    13.15 – Southern finger lunch and networking