Future of GM first inter-city visit is a win!

Future of Greater Manchester’s first intercity exchange hosted 37 people – and a dog! – from London Legacy Development Corporation, with insightful hosts, interesting places, intrepid guests and insane mid-April weather. See below for info on LLDC itself, and get in touch if you’d like to take part in a visit there in autumn. We …

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Alumni go backstage at Aviva Studios

Future of GM kicked off its Alumni Network programme with an exclusive tour of game-changing Aviva Studios, guided by Jack Thompson, Technical Director of the Manchester International Festival (MIF). Aviva Studios, home of Factory International, is a landmark new cultural space for Manchester and the world. The multi-use space can adapt to host any set-up …

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The Future of GM on show

The ‘future of Future of Greater Manchester’ was very much on show at our fizzing summer party on 20th July! A crowd of 80+ (despite rail strikes) shared connections, inspiring chat, a snapshot of FoGM plans and lovely food & drink courtesy of generous hosts Rider Levett Bucknall. The animated group mixed cross-sector top execs, …

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Mentor Awards come to GM!

To celebrate the immense and often life-long contribution mentors make to candidates on Future of Greater Manchester and Future of London programmes, we invite you to nominate your favourite(s) for our second mentor awards! A big change from the 2021 inaugural awards is that Future of GM will host its own event as part of …

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Future of GM launches next phase

Find out what’s in store for 2023 at Future of Greater Manchester: from courses through diversity and alumni networks to intercity exchanges (online and 3D!), there’s lots to get involved with for practitioners in GM – across and beyond the UK. Find out more…

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The Manchester Grand Tour

How much of central Manchester do you attempt with just over two hours and a very knowledgeable group? All of it, of course! We didn’t get everywhere but certainly gave it a shot with this fascinating GM Leaders Plus field trip.