Category : News

12 Aug 2022
Liverpool is a shortlisted host city for Eurovision 2023

Liverpool is a shortlisted host city for Eurovision 2023

Liverpool remains in the running to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. Liverpool – and six other cities – have made the shortlist as the potential host city for next year’s flagship event. The city has successfully sailed through the first part of the bidding process, with the BBC and the European Broadcast Union (EBU) confirming it has met the essential criteria regarding the suitability of the venue, transport links and past experience of hosting major events. Liverpool City Council […]

11 Aug 2022

Meet Mark, our new Digital Marketing Intern

  Introduction Recently we welcomed a new addition to the Marketing Liverpool team; Mark Tollerton is working alongside our Digital Manager Jess Cavendish on a 3 month internship. In this piece we will hear more about Mark, his role and his university course.   Mark, tell us about you and your intern role at ML  A little bit about myself, I’m an energetic and creative individual, this can be seen as I spend a lot of my free time playing […]

10 Aug 2022

Pioneers of Beatles tourism industry to be honoured by Liverpool

The two men credited as the pioneers of Liverpool’s multi-million pound Beatles tourism economy are to be honoured by the city. Bill Heckle, Managing Director of Cavern City Tours and Dave Jones, its President, will be made Citizens of Honour at a special ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall on Thursday, 11 August. Bill (a former teacher) trained to be a Beatle guide in 1982 and after forming the company in 1983 was joined by Dave in 1986 when they organised their […]

09 Aug 2022
ACC Liverpool


Liverpool is bouncing back from the pandemic with Liverpool Convention Bureau seeing an increase of 62 per cent for future conference confirmations compared to the same period in 2019. In addition Event enquiries across the city are up by 54 per cent compared to January to June in 2019 giving a positive indication of the steady recovery of the industry. ACC Liverpool – our largest conference facility in the city, has seen an 81 per cent increase in the number […]

09 Aug 2022


WE CHAT TO CLARE WILDE A MARKETING MANAGER OF ALL THINGS CULTURAL TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HER ROLE AT CULTURE LIVERPOOL… CLARE, TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOUR ROLE AT CULTURE LIVERPOOL? I joined Culture Liverpool way back in late 2007, just before the year of European Capital of Culture began in Liverpool. With an event planned for every day of 2008, I certainly hit the ground running in my role as Brand Marketing Manager to ensure the Liverpool […]

09 Aug 2022


Partnerships are a great way to receive maximum exposure for your business to the visitor and business audiences. Our Partners feature on our websites giving additional exposure to their business, along with a number of other benefits which you can find out more about here. Find out more about our newest Partners… Auto Europe For over 60 years, Auto Europe has been a leader in worldwide car hire services. In recent years, they have expanded their services to include over […]

09 Aug 2022


What started off as a random idea between two friends seven years ago has become the most talked about night in the UK and a global phenomenon. Bongo’s Bingo is here to stay and not only that, but they’ve just hosted their biggest ever event – at the epic Exhibition Centre Liverpool. Hosted by Jonny Bongo and his team, the UK’s award-winning and original bingo rave experience touched down on the city’s famous waterfront venue on 6th and 7th August. […]

04 Aug 2022
Kate looking into the distance with the cruise terminal behind her

Port Operations Manager, Kate Smith celebrates 10 years of working for Cruise Liverpool in 2022.

Kate Smith Port Operations Manager at Cruise Liverpool is responsible for developing relationships with stakeholders and partners across the Liverpool City Region. Leading on destination and business marketing whilst enhancing the visitor experience. In 2022 Kate celebrates 10 years working for Cruise Liverpool. In this latest piece, Kate talks about her time at team Cruise.  It’s 0700hrs on Wednesday 29th June 2022 and Facebook has very kindly just reminded me that ten years ago today I started a new job in […]

04 Aug 2022


The bar will now be known as the Sodexo Live! Lounge and will offer a wide range of entertainment including live acoustic music sets from up and coming local artists. Up to 110 guests will be able to enjoy a tailored dining menu for each event and a range of premium drinks in the upscale mezzanine bar which offers spectacular views across the waterfront. The Sodexo Live! Lounge is open on event nights meaning visitors can relax and watch entertainment […]

02 Aug 2022


Looking to put on a Super Event? Take a look at Liverpool Convention Bureau’s Super Event Planners Guide! Launched at this years The Meeting Show, the Guide features everything you need to know if you’re looking to put on event on in Liverpool; including venues, accommodation, suppliers, sector strengths, transport and more. The easy to read guide event planners a snapshot of what’s on offer at each of our venues and accommodation meaning it’s quick and easy to find just […]