4 May 2018 – Launch of Redcar | Cleveland Story and place marketing initiative – PD Ports

Around 90 people gathered at an active warehouse at PD Ports for the launch of the Redcar | Cleveland Story and the place marketing initiative.


The Agenda was as follows:

  1. Breakfast and networking
  2. Welcome & Introduction – Chris Styles – Interim Head of Communications, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
  3. Background / SSI Task Force project – Amanda Skelton – Chair, SSI Task Force & Chief Executive – Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
  4. The place story, role of the Board and Chair’s views and ambition – Frans Calje – Chair of Place Board & CEO of PD Ports
  5. Industrial tourism theme – Peter Jones – External Affairs Manager – ICL Group
  6. Value and variety theme – Sharon Thomas – Director of New Homes Delivery – Thirteen Group
  7. Energy for industry theme – Anju Sanehi – Director of Policy & Regeneration – MGT Teesside
  8. Surf and turf theme – Ruairidh Taylor – Hotel Manager – Gisborough Hall Hotel
  9. Big idea: Forging Bridges – Sue Jeffrey – Leader – Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
  10. External perspective – John Till – Director/Founder – Thinking Place
  11. Doing things differently: toolkit, website and Ambassador Programme – Richard Baker – Place Marketing Manager / Frans Calje
  12. Questions and Close
  13. Behind the scenes coach tour of Teesport












Images by Dave Charnley Photography and Richard Baker. 

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