Richmond Event Management (REM) has been appointed to supply event and production management services to Culture Liverpool following announcement of the city’s elevation to Unesco City of Music status.
Culture Liverpool is set to announce a series of events throughout 2016 to mark the globally recognised honour, with REM entrusted to deliver the live events programme. REM managing director Mike Richmond commented:
“We are delighted to be extending our long and successful relationship with Culture Liverpool and be a part of the incredible music scene that continues to permeate this fantastic city. This was a very competitive tender process spanning skills from creativity to production logistics to health and safety. It is also recognises the depth of experience we have gained on events such as Liverpool International Music Festival, 3 Queens and T175”
Liverpool has been declared a City of Music by UNESCO and joins a select number of cities across the globe who foster international relations through cultural programmes. The city was previously awarded ‘World Heritage Site’ status in 2004.
The City of Music status has been awarded in recognition of music’s place at the heart of Liverpool’s contemporary culture, education and the economy; from the live music scene to tourism, music management courses and digital businesses. It was also given to the city based on its commitment to having a clearly defined music, education and skills strategy for young people so that Liverpool can continue to produce world class talent.