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BID Model Research Group2019-06-03T18:48:19+00:00

Our speakers were

Dr Giulia Faggio

– Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics. City, University of London.
– Organiser.

Hasanul Hoque

– Operations Director of Camden Town Limited

Catherine Mitton

Executive Director, The BID Foundation and Institute of Place Management.

Adrian Waddell

Chief Executive, Newcastle NE1 Limited.

Stephen Patterson

Director of Communications, Newcastle NE1 Limited.

Phil Prentice

Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Professor Kevin Ward

– Professor of Human Geography, University of Manchester.
– Director of External Relations at the School of Environment, University of Manchester.
– Faculty’s Director of cities@manchester, University of Manchester.

Rozina Spinnoy

Founder, BIDs Belgium

Dr Ian Cook

Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Northumbria University.

Dr Julie Grail

Managing Director, The BIDs Business

Special Advisor on BIDs, Institute of Place Management

Dr Helena Villarejo-Galende

Senior Lecturer of Administrative Law, University of Valladolid

Dr Maria Luisa Esteve-Pardo

Senior Lecturer of Tax Law, University of Girona

Dr Sebastian Binger

Managing director of Otto Wulff BID Gesellschaft mbH, managing company of 5 BIDs in Hamburg, Germany

Álvaro Costela-Sánchez

Head of Marketing, Liverpool BID Company

The programme & presentations

The BID model: is it working?
Lessons from the past, ideas for the future

Took place on Friday, 30 November at City, University of London

10:00-10:30 – Coffee and registration

10:30-10:40 – Welcome

Professor Chris Greer, Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London
Dr Giulia Faggio, City, University of London

10:40-12:40 – Block 1 – The evolution of the BID model in the UK

10:40-11:00 – Researching BIDs (Business Improvement Districts): past, present and future
Professor Kevin Ward, University of Manchester and Dr Ian Cook, Northumbria University
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11:00-11:30- The flexibility of the BID model

Hasanul Hoque Operations Director of Camden Town Limited

11:30-12:00 – UK BIDs – the story so far… and into the future.

Catherine Mitton, Executive Director, The BID Foundation and Institute of Place Management

12:00-12:20 – Scotland’s Improvement Districts – a new approach to BIDs

Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership
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12:20-12:40 – Q&A with speakers

12:40-13:40 – Lunch

13:40-15:00 – Block 2 – Experiences from BIDs

13:40-14:00 – Newcastle NE1 Business Improvement District

Adrian Waddell and Stephen Patterson, Chief Executive and Director of Communications, Newcastle NE1 Limited, Business Improvement District Company
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14:00-14:20 – BIDs in Hamburg

Sebastian Binger, Project Manager, Hamburg BID
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14:20-14:40 – Liverpool BID Company

Álvaro Costela Sánchez, Head of Marketing, Liverpool BID Company
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14:40 -15:00 – Q&A with speakers

15:00-15:20 – Coffee break

15:20-17:00 – Block 3 – Evaluating and rethinking BIDs

15:20-15:40 – The local impact of BIDs in the UK: effects on crime, employment and businesses

Dr Giulia Faggio, City, University of London
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15:40-16:00 – Proposal of BID model in Spain

Dr Helena Villarejo-Galende, University of Valladolid; Dr Maria Luisa Esteve-Pardo, University of Girona
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 16:00-16:20 – The EU, Belgium and Beyond: Inclusivity with the 4 ‘C’s 

Rozina Spinnoy, Founder, BIDs Belgium

16:20-17:00 – Final Panel: Ideas for the future of the BID model

17:00-18:00 – Drinks

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