About the Forum

The inaugural ANZ Night Time Economy Forum in June 2019 has been carefully curated to present emerging opportunities and trends in the Night Time Economy Scene, address major challenges and share solutions covering the various aspects of cities after dark, and learn from case studies shared by prominent speakers who have played imperative roles in realizing Night Time Economy initiatives.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to meet and network with the thought leaders, industry leaders and regulators at the forefront of the international Night Time Economy community.

Mark 12 – 14 June 2019 in your calendar and book your seat now!

5 Compelling Reasons to Attend This Forum

  1. International and local case studies shared by prominent speakers who have played imperative roles in realizing Night Time Economy initiatives
  2. Proven best practices and practical insights on what Night Time Economies need to succeed and how they can be implemented cost-effectively
  3. Interactive, outcome-focused roundtable discussions and panels that aim to answer pressing questions and assist delegates in mapping out their Night Time Economy journeys
  4. An exclusive platform for industry experts to address major Night Time Economy challenges and share solutions covering the various aspects of cities after dark
  5. A valuable opportunity to engage and forge partnerships with thought leaders, business leaders, city council representatives and much more

The Forum At A Glance

PRE-FORUM MASTERCLASS: 12 JUNE 2019

  • Diversification Strategies to Building a Vibrant & Safe 24/7 Night Time Economy: Moving from Alcohol to Culture, Sports, Leisure and More
  • City Planning and Design for Night Time Economy: Building Vibrant Spaces After Dark

DAY 1: 13 JUNE 2019

  • Minister Keynote: Unlocking Cohesive, Actionable Strategies and Best Practices for a World-Class Night Economy
  • Sydney Night Time Economy Case Studies: Positioning Sydney as the Global 24-Hour Gateway to Australia
  • International Case Study: How London’s Night Urban Transportation Boost Its Night Time Economy by £1.5 Billion
  • Night Time Economy Interactive Roundtable Discussion

DAY 2: 14 JUNE 2019

  • Amsterdam’s International Success in Night Time Economy: How a Vibrant Night Time Economy Strengthens Electronic Music Capital of the World
  • Cohesive and Effective Governance and Regulation for Night Time Economies
  • City Council Panel Discussion: Strategies for Improving Diversity Mix of Night Time Economy
  • Successful Smaller Cities Night Time Economy Strategies: Yarra, Wollongong, Newcastle

Pre-Forum Masterclass

PRE-FORUM MASTERCLASS
12 June 2019: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Diversification Strategies to Building a Vibrant & Safe 24/7 Night Time Economy: Moving from Alcohol to Culture, Sports, Leisure and More

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New York is no longer the only ‘city that never sleeps’. More and more urban centers are coming alive after dark, serving up a side of their unique identities you don’t see during the day: art and music, culinary delights, sports and exercise, shopping and much more. Building a 24/7 economy of this sort is vital in any city’s positioning as a vibrant, international hub – and calls for its own set of management policies, structures and strategies. Join us at this masterclass to find out more about what cities need to balance diversity of activity with the need for safety in their night time economies, and how ‘nightlife’ is more than bars and pubs – it’s literally about ‘living at night’.


City Planning and Design for
Night Time Economy: Building Vibrant Spaces After Dark

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Although the concept of a thriving nightlife scene in cities is nothing new, maximizing the potential of these scenes is something else entirely. City authorities grapple with enterprise zoning, land use and other issues that hinder the development of fully-fledged 24/7 economies. With the right planning and design strategies, a city can catalyze a host of activities after dark that promote urban vitality and vibrancy without sacrificing community cohesion or investing huge amounts in new infrastructure. In this masterclass, you will learn more about identifying and repurposing good venues for night time economy applications, and how this helps reinvigorate stagnant parts of cities and stave off dereliction.

Dr-Jonathan-Drane-rounded Jonathan Drane
Managing Director
Greenshoot Investments
Greenshoot Investments