CLOA AGM and Members Meeting 2018

This annual event featured a range of high profile key note speakers and offered delegates an opportunity to reflect on The Role of the Local Authority as an Enabler.  Presentations and papers from the Annual General Meeting are available for download.

Location: City Hall, London  Date: Tuesday 26 June 2018

Speakers Notes

  • Shonagh Manson, Assistant Director, Culture and Creative Industries provided a hosts welcome and highlighted the Mayor’s draft Culture Strategy and the cultural initiatives being delivered by the Greater London Authority across London.

  • Martin Reeves, Chief Executive, Coventry City Council gave pdfa scene setting address on The Role of the Local Authority as an Enabler highlighting the need to take a different approach to ensure that culture and leisure are supported at corporate level and outlining how Coventry secured City of Culture 2021.

  • Anne Torreggiani, Chief Executive, The Audience Agency explained how local authorities can use audience evidence to support continued investment in culture, including effectively using tools such as pdfAudience Finder.

  • Our new sponsor MACE introduce their International consultancy and construction services and pdfoutlined some key projects.
  • Dr Michael Dixon - National Clinical Champion for Social Prescribing gave a pdfpresentation explaining how social prescribing can play a key role in improving the health and wellbeing of local communities.

  • Nicola Marie Johnston attended on behalf of Night Time Industries Association and pdfgave an overview of how in Aberdeen they are working with the night time industry to maximise the positive benefits that clubs and venues can bring to the cultural economy. 

Papers from the AGM

pdfBudget for 17/18

pdfChairs' Report

pdfTreasurers Statement

pdfMinutes of the AGM