CEO of Piece Hall to speak at upcoming Summer BBQ

Nicky Chance-Thompson at The Piece Hall. Photo credit: Joan Russell Photography

The CEO of the Piece Hall in Halifax is confirmed as the speaker at’s annual BBQ next month. 

Nicky Chance-Thompson has led the team through the transformation of the outstanding Georgian building.  Opening on Yorkshire Day in 2017, the Piece Hall has attracted successful independent retailers and boosted footfall for the town centre. 

At the BBQ, Chance-Thompson will talk about why and how Yorkshire is doing so well in promoting itself to attract businesses and large events to the region. 

The Piece Hall has been a major player in this, hosting largescale events to provide culture and boost economic well-being.

Chance-Thompson said: “I am really looking forward to the summer BBQ, it’ll be great to talk about The Piece Hall journey – its transformation has been a true team effort and has been embraced by many people across the region.

“Yorkshire is a fantastic place to do business and is home to so many great cultural events that put the region on the map. I am looking forward to sharing my thoughts on why and how a strong heritage and cultural offer is so important to our success”

This relaxed summer networking afternoon will give participants the chance to network with business professionals from across the Yorkshire region.

Guests will receive a welcome drink on arrival at The Lock, on the ground floor of the Hilton Doubletree in Leeds, where a BBQ lunch is also included.

This year sees celebrate its 12th anniversary, with a rising number of subscribers receiving the very latest business news. 

Ticket for the BBQ are available online now.