Liverpool's Growth Sectors

Liverpool City Region has various core sectors which could link in with your industry, making the region the perfect place to hold your conference or event. 

Health and Life Science/Infectious Prevention and Control

Liverpool City Region is home to world-leading academic institutions inspiring innovation in health and life science fields. Liverpool’s global leadership in health and life science is spearheading groundbreaking research in infection, precision medicine, children's health, independent living and the use of Big Data and AI.

Liverpool is home to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool, Royal College of Physicians - and the highest number of specialist hospitals outside of London.

Previous medical conferences held in Liverpool include World Lung Health Association.

Advanced Manufacturing

Liverpool’s port location means unrivalled transatlantic links and fast access to markets across the world. Over 2,500 manufacturing companies are located in the Liverpool City Region including Jaguar Land Rover and BAC Mono.

At University of Liverpool the Material and Innovations Factory is a purpose built facility designed to accelerate product development and gain competitive advantage through smarter and more precise ways of working.

The city is also home to Sensor City, a global innovation hub for sensor and IoT technologies.

Digital Creative and Technology

Liverpool is home to a top ranked university computer science department, world-class facilities for research and development of immersive technologies, AI and industrial digitisation!

We’re home to BAFTA winning productions and Oscar-winning talent. Our firms deliver creative solutions for Disney, Sony, BBC, Virgin Media, Vodafone, Nintendo, Microsoft, Google and Amazon.

We’re the most filmed city outside of London and have our very own Film Office, as well as being a UNESCO City of Music.

Port and Logistics

The geography and natural assets of Liverpool have shaped commercial and cultural life here for centuries.

Liverpool offers a highly integrated cluster of modern logistics assets and expertise. These assets are delivering faster, greener global market access for companies that are moving goods to and from northern UK and Ireland via an enlarged post-Panamax container port at Liverpool.

Professional & Financial Services

Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading financial centres. Wealth management is a particular strength and Liverpool is ranked as the top location outside of London. Over 41,000 people are employed in the sector here.

More on Liverpool's sector strengths

Port and logistics

The Port of Liverpool has the capability to service 95% of the world’s largest container ships.