The great and the good of Bradford’s business community was out in force to celebrate the city’s economic future.
Circa 150 people attend the event held at the Maddison venue in the city was sponsored by Barratts and Incommunities and organised by members of the Bradford Chamber of Commerce’s Property and Economic Forum Steering Group.
Attendees were welcomed by the Madison’s owner Danny Malik and heard further speeches from Bradford Council’s strategic director for place David Shepherd and West and North Chamber of Commerce chief executive James Mason. A panel session was also held featuring the likes of Bradford West MP Naz Shah, Asma Iqbal from Chadwick Lawrence, Lord Andrew Mawson and Gavin Birch, MD with Barratts.
The event comes as Bradford sits on the cusp of becoming UK City of Culture in 2025. Ahead of this a number of high-profile regeneration schemes are nearing competition such as the Darley Street Market and Bradford Live.