0 Have your say More than 60 people will fly the flag for Sheffield City Region in a six-figure campaign to make a splash at the world’s largest property fair in Cannes, France. The group will fly out to the Riviera on a dedicated, £20,000 chartered flight from Doncaster Airport, paid for by the private sector, including landowner Harworth Group.The trip, from March 13 to 16, is being led by the Sheffield City Region, the publicly-funded regeneration body covering nine councils, which is spending £130,000 on the trip.As well as travel and accommodation costs, expenses include a dinner for potential investors, a ‘digital 3D flyover’ of investment opportunities, a pitchbook, a promotional video, a media partnership with Estates Gazette and a ‘press function’.MIPIM attracts 24,000 people from 100 countries, including delegations from most English cities all vying for investment.Sir Nigel Knowles, chairman of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “By working together locally on international promotion, on skills, business support and major infrastructure planning, we can secure more investment from huge international names – as we’ve already done with companies such as Boeing and McLaren.“At MIPIM, public and private sector representatives from across the region will be coming… Read full this story
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