LEP boss explains return to MIPIM

Cheshire and Warrington will return to global property conference MIPIM in 2018 “because we want the international investor community to grasp the opportunities available in our outstanding economy”, according to the chief executive of the area’s local enterprise partnership (LEP).

At a MIPIM 2018 warm-up event hosted by Knights 1759 in Chester, Cheshire and Warrington LEP’s chief executive Philip Cox said that Cheshire’s continuing outstanding growth and assets form a compelling pitch in the global marketplace.

It will be the second time that Cheshire and Warrington has exhibited at MIPIM. The delegation is being led by the LEP in partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Council, Cheshire East Council and Warrington Borough Council, with support from Marketing Cheshire.

Cox said: “We are returning to MIPIM because we want the international investor community to grasp the opportunities available in our outstanding economy, which will help us achieve our objective of growing our economy to £50bn per year by 2040.

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