Phil Townsend has stepped down as Manchester United’s Director of Communications to join Uefa.
A debate is taking place next week to examine how better to market Sunderland to investors and visitors outside of the region.
Manchester live events agency HGA has promoted Ian Austin to Digital Director & Deputy MD and appointed him to its board.
Organisers of the Liverpool Pride Festival, which celebrates ‘all things LGBT+’, have revealed that Barclays will again be the event’s headline sponsor for 2018.
Barclays has launched a new £500m Northern Powerhouse Fund designed to boost SMEs in the region. The fund offers favourable terms for manufacturing, transport and logistics companies, helping them to grow and create new jobs.
Cheadle-based events agency The Fresh Group has appointed Alastair McCall to the newly-created role of Content Director.
Yorkshire-based technology specialist Vapour Cloud is looking to acquire at least two IT and communications businesses as it prepares for growth of up to 80% in 2018.
Leeds-headquartered football website Goal has teamed up with Manchester City to launch a new eSports series.
Wakefield-headquartered games label Team17 has been listed on London’s AIM market with a capitalisation of £217m.
Manchester band Prose and the Manchester Survivors Choir have released a single to raise money for the those affected by the Manchester Arena bomb.