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Liverpool Biennial September 18, 2008

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The Liverpool Biennial starts this weekend and it looks like there will be something interesting for everyone to see.

The fifth edition of Liverpool Biennial’s International exhibition is called MADE UP, a theme which has been set to explore the power of artistic immagination. The festival will be running from this Saturday 20th September until the 30th November.

The artworks will be visible accross the city, particularly along Renshaw Street! There will also be displays at the Albert Dock, Wood Street, School Lane, Parliament Street and Exchange Flags.

 The Biennial is being coordinated by a number of Liverpool’s artistic institutions, including; FACT, the Bluecoat, Open Eye Gallery and Tate Liverpool.

For more information visit the Liverpool Biennial website by clicking here…

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08 – It’s Over To You November 5, 2007

Posted by liverpoolchamber in 2008, Arena & Convention Centre, British Chambers of Commerce, Business, Capital of Culture 2008, Chamber Services, Culture, Events, Liverpool, News, Services.
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Jack Stopforth, Chamber Chief Executive attended last week’s Capital of Culture Stakeholder conference, organised by the 08 Countdown group.

The group is working hard to make sure that visitors to Liverpool next year get the best possible impression of the city and that businesses within the city are able to capitalise on the projected increase in visitors to the city and its rising profile both nationally and internationally.

The meeting outlined the group working involved in improvement to transport to and around the city, dressing empty buildings on main routes into the city and the opening of Liverpool One and the Echo arena and Convention Centre.

The Culture Company’s Welcome programme aims to make both Liverpool & Merseyside the most welcoming destination in Europe in 2008

Jack said: “This is our opportunity to showcase the city on the national and international stage, the Chamber has been supporting the welcome training offering particular support to the night time economy.

The Chamber has thrown its weight behind support of the city’s new conference centre by moving the British Chambers national conference from London to Liverpool.

The message from this event was now it’s over to the city’s business community to make sure that all their staff are geared up for 2008, and that we all take this opportunity to promote the city and it’s offer by inviting contacts and guests to Liverpool throughout 2008.

For more information on free 08 welcome training for your staff contact Kirsty Connell on 0151 233 5401.