THE INAUGURAL sound development convention

London 2016

On 6 September Sound Diplomacy in collaboration with U+i presented the first ever edition of Sound Development. The event featured leading thinkers from across the property industry, public sector, music and creative industries, and explored the value of cross-industry partnerships whilst showcasing real-life examples where music and culture have helped to create better spaces and places.



Alan Miller, Chairman Of The Night Time Industries Association

Andrew Russell, Planner, Greater London Authority

Andrew Tuck, Founding Editor, Monocle

Ben Reed, Head Of Engagement, First Base/Silvertown

Beverley Whitrick, Strategic Director, Music Venue Trust

Councillor Clare Coghill, Portfolio Lead Member – Economic Growth And High Streets, London Borough Of Waltham Forest 

Councillor Sue Vincent, London Borough Of Camden

Dominic Nutt, Communications Director, British Property Federation

Dr. Jaanus Juss, CEO, Telliskivi Creative City

Dr. Julia Jones, Managing Director, Found In Music

Dr. Louise Brooke-Smith, HONDTECH, BSC(HONS), DIPTP, MRICS, MRTPI, CEO, Brooke Smith Planning Consultants Ltd / Former Global President Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors

James Drury, Editor,

James Harris, Policy & Networks Manager, Royal Town Planning Institute

John McRae BSc (Hons) DipArch RIBA, Director, Orms

Martin Elbourne, The Great Escape/Glastonbury Festival/Music Cities Convention

Mary-Alice Stack, Chief Executive, Creative United

Mirik Milan, Nachtburgemeester Amsterdam

Nick Hartwright, Co-founder, The Mill Co. Project

Nick Keynes, Partner, TIleyard Studios, London

Paul Broadhurst, Senior Cultural Policy Officer, Greater London Authority

Paul Callaghan CBE, DL, Chair Of The Leighton Group

Paula Murray, Creative Director, Croydon Council

Philip Kolvin QC, Head Of Cornerstone Barristers

Richard Upton, Deputy Chief Executive, U+I Plc

Tom Kiehl, UK Music

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