23 October
8am – 10am

Complimentary event 


The XYZ Building,

Hardman Street,



M3 3AZ


Sponsored by:




A special event which will put Manchester’s economic resurgence under the microscope is being organised by the

The event is being organised in partnership with the law firm Shoosmiths and is being held at their offices in Spinningfields.

Business leaders and experts from a number of areas will be taking part in a seminar discussion in front of an invited audience.

The panel will examine how Manchester’s economy has grown in the last two decades and the factors behind the resurgence of the Northern powerhouse.

The experts will also look at which sectors have benefitted the most and the driving force’s behind Manchester’s success story.

Those taking part include:

  • Emma Degg, from the North West Business Leadership Team
  • Daniel Storer from MIDAS
  • Neil Murray from Impact Data Metrics
  • Guy Butler from Glenbrook Property
  • Andrew Millar, Corporate Partner from Shoosmiths
  • Paul Warburton, Founding Director of Think Legal Recruitment

Emma is the chief executive of the North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT).

The NWBLT brings together leaders of national and international businesses with substantial commitments and interests in the North West of England.

Daniel Storer is an experienced director with 18 years of international business experience in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

He has a strong track record of sales leadership, delivering business growth and of developing productive, long lasting business relationships.

Neil Murray, is the chief executive of Impact Data Metrics.

IDM produces bespoke research, data and analysis about the UK regions and specific sectors.  Clients include HM Government, local authorities etc. and large corporates/funds make big investment decisions

Neil is an experienced industry executive with a track record of building and growing dynamic businesses.

Andrew Millar is a corporate partner in Shoosmiths in 2017. He has over 20 years of experience working on regional and international deals, with a focus on M&A and corporate finance transactions.

Shoosmiths is a major UK law firm with 13 locations across the UK, has ranked in the top five firms for deal volume for the past four years and was named National Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019.  Its Manchester office is celebrating its 10th year in the city.

The firm is more than 50 years old and is one of the best known in the North West. It has offices in Manchester and Leeds and has worked on schools, medical centres and leisure facilities.

The breakfast seminar will start at 8am at the offices of Shoosmiths in the XYZ Building, 2 Hardman Boulevard, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AZ, on Wednesday, October 23rd.