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Tue, 03 Sept


Sealanes event space

Join the C100 for a talk on the Brighton economy with Gavin Stewart

We have the powerhouse Gavin Stewart giving us an interactive discussion on the latest Brighton economy statistics, what that means for business and what we need to be aware of as local business owners over hot drinks and pastries with the fab Fika in the events space at Sealanes.

Join the C100 for a talk on the Brighton economy with Gavin Stewart
Join the C100 for a talk on the Brighton economy with Gavin Stewart

Time & Location

03 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Sealanes event space, 300 Madeira Dr, Brighton BN2 1BX, UK

About the Event

✅Welcome tea/coffee and pastries

✅Discussion with Gavin Stewart, member of the Economic Partnership and Brighton Development

✅Best ticket prices for our Connected100 members

✅Non members/guests welcome (just choose the guest ticket option)

✅Hosted by Connected Brighton

We have the legendary Gavin Stewart to talk us through the latest news on the Brighton economy in this interactive discussion.

Gavin Stewart runs his own management consultancy in Brighton & Hove, providing a CEO function for Brilliant Brighton (the Brighton Business Improvement District), as well as the Executive Director function for the Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership. Through these roles he actively promotes economic growth, community engagement, and collaboration across sectors. His work focuses on supporting local businesses and fostering a vibrant and sustainable environment in the city. He is a regular speaker at events as well as a visiting lecturer at Brighton University.

Gavin sits on a number of boards and committees which focus on economic development and tourism; namely:

  • Chair of the city’s Destination Experience Group
  • Advisory Board Member for British BIDs
  • Co-Chair of the UK Coastal BIDs Group
  • Greater Brighton Advisory Board
  • CEO of Brilliant Brighton (the city’s Business Improvement District)
  • Executive Director for the Brighton & Hove Economic
  • Director Forbes Stewart Management Consultancy

He is also a Trustee at Sussex Past

The talk for Connected Brighton will take a look at a broad range of metrics to encapsulate the current state of the city.  We’ll look at everything from the gender pay gap to bus routes.  We all need to understand how our city ticks so that in our businesses, we can work to address inequality, consolidate our successes and seek out new opportunities.

With time for coffee, pastries and networking at the fabulous Sealanes.

ACCESS: No stairs

DIETARY: Let us know on booking any requirements

DOGS: Not dog friendly

*Tickets are non refundable*

New to the Connected100?

This isn't just flat marketing for your business, it's being part of an active social community and a commitment from us to make the most of our voice so that we can amplify yours.  Oh and did we mention everyone who joins our Connected100 Business Club automatically gets access to our Social Club events too? Win win!  Find out if your brand could be a fit for our new business club the Connected100, providing dynamic marketing exclusively for Brighton's best brands with fortnightly networking opportunities that support local.


  • Business Club Member

  • Non Member/ Guest




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