In March 2009, Nottingham City Council will once again be spending your taxes at MIPIM, an international real estate event in Cannes. They are again hiring a yacht where the events they will be running include dinners and cocktail parties. A party fo over 300 people called The Nottingham Club will be rerun.
To read more about the planned events, follow the link below.
Unlike Nottingham Evening Post, the Derby local papers have featured articles about Derby City Council attending this show in Cannes. Below is a link to a letter defending Derby City Council’s attendance.
Another defence of MIPIM
Nottingham City Council are planning to spend even more money at Cannes this year.
“For MIPIM 2009 we plan to have an even stronger presence, by increasing the number of Team Nottingham sponsorship opportunities and with even more events.”
Follow the link below to read more.
By the way the yacht hired last year for 4 days cost £14,000 in 2006.