The Extraordinary Club Launches in Liverpool

All the movers and shakers from across the Liverpool City Region were out in force to attend our launch event on 14th June – Scaling our city – Unlocking the Power of the City Region through its digital creativity which took place at Barclays’ Eagle Labs, Avenue HQ, Liverpool.

The event comprised thought leading discussion from high profile national and international creative and business leaders such as Universal Pictures industry veteran Johnny Fewings and Jeremy Stevens, Strategy and External Communications Director from Shop Direct. Featuring a keynote from Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, the speakers discussed the unique opportunity for the city to position itself at the vanguard of the 4th industrial revolution. The City Region is poised to unlock a completely new growth trajectory in its’ emergent role as both the new International gateway to digital connectivity and as the nexus of creativity and tech.

Panel speaking at The Extraordinary Club Launch Event in Liverpool

Steve Rotherham, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor, said: “I’m really excited to see our local talent coming home and launching such an exciting initiative for Liverpool City Region creative and digital entrepreneurs. We are working towards our vision of establishing the region as a 4th Industrial revolution International gateway for digital connectivity and the creative industries are one of the key drivers in this space.”.

Steve Rotheram Liverpool Metro Mayor

Dawn Paine, Co-founder of The Extraordinary Club, said: “I’m delighted to be able to distill all my relationships and experiences to help our City Region’s world class creative and digital mavericks and pioneers to grow. We have a perfect opportunity to transform and re-imagine the city as a 21st city of the future with the creative industries taking centre stage. The fourth industrial revolution is upon us and we’re going to put Liverpool centre stage”.

It was such a successful evening and we’re grateful for everyone who attended and all the speakers on our panel throughout the event. We’re looking forward to the exciting digital future that our city has and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.

Thanks to Barclays’ Eagle Labs situated in Avenue HQ for their hospitality.

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