The Night Time Industries Association promotes the unique contribution of the night time industry to the UK.
The NTIA is the voice for the sector and works to increase awareness and understanding of its contribution and benefits. It seeks to influence the decisions of policymakers and ensure that the night time economy continues to flourish, supporting regeneration, creating jobs and enhancing the UK’s international reputation.
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UK Night Time Industry accounts for almost 8% of the UK’s employment
Revenue 66 Billion per annum (6% UK total)
Bringing run down areas back to life and employing 1.3 million people
300 million people visited for a night out or a meal
WHO WE ARE
"We are the dynamo whose members drives improvement in cities, bring run down areas back to life and employing 1.3 million people – while having an enormous “multiplier” effect on businesses locally. Over 300 million people visited for a night out or meal – representing 10 billion UKP in 2012."− Alan D Miller
"Our board is made up of people that love being able to provide professional entertainment to the world, in a fast paced environment where their excitement to share the best food, music and service across the country that acts as a beacon for what is so impressive about the UK"− Jonathan Downey
Creative, passionate and full of energy, The NTIA represents the enormous success story that is the UK’s fifth biggest industry, which accounts for at least 8% of the UK’s employment and revenues of 66 Billion per annum (that’s 6% of the UK total).
The NTIA has been formed by independent bar, nightclub and restaurant owners, pubs, festival and live music event operators as well as music managers and other supporters of the benefits of the Night Time Industry from the world of business, culture, media and politics.
We are owners and operators that represent the creative and entrepreneurial drive that makes Britain such an exciting country to visit and live in – as well as helping to forge some of the most talented people in the music industry who all cut their teeth in the venues of The NTIA.
We know that, whether it is London Fashion Week, Frieze Art Festival, The Brits, MOBO’s or The BAFTA’s, it is always at The Night Time Industry venues that people enjoy themselves and are entertained. It is also the melting pot and coming together experience that makes the UK a leader in the creative world.
"Our Members are Bar and Night Club Operators Restaurant and Live Music owners Operators Street Food Festival companies Record Labels Artist Management companies Music Promotion companies Property Companies Friends and Associates from the worlds of Fashion, Art, Design and Business."− NTIA
WHAT WE ARE
"Night Time Industry is essential to local businesses beyond the premises of an establishment, whether that be the next generation of graphic designers and website creators to DJs, musicians and taxi cab drivers. Local infrastructure is improved and invested upon further as a consequence of the Night Time Industry."− Cymon Eckel
"We will be providing a voice for the tens of thousands of bar, restaurant and club owners, operators, Pop Ups and promoters in the UK. In addition to this, those from the world of music, both live and recorded as well as theatres and property real estaters represent in total much of the success of The Night Time Industry"− Alan D Miller
"NTIA cherishes key members from the music industry, who recognise that all of the biggest name in British pop chart success – as well as all the upcoming ones – cut their teeth in the venues and on the dance floors of the Night Time Industry."− Raymond Stevenson
The NTIA is a Trade Association and Membership Organisation that promotes the unique contribution of The Night Time Industry in the UK and internationally.
- ensuring that the public discussion about the benefits to the UK – and internationally – of the Night Time Industry is clearly understood across society.
- championing the enormously successful entrepreneurs who make Britain one of the most exciting international destinations for tourists.
- challenging the unfair treatment and attitudes currently being imposed upon the Night Time Industry
Our members are serious about working and living in the areas their establishments exist within. NTIA is committed to encouraging members to engage with the local community to ensure conversations and understanding.
- communicating with decision makers and helping to forge a “360 degree” approach whereby legislators, the police, local planning authorities and residents are all part of the national and local discussion to helping to continually improve business, culture and creativity in Britain.
WHAT WE DO
- NTIA lobbies nationally to ensure the success stories of the Night Time Industry are heard and understood.
- NTIA commissions Academic Research that demonstrates empirically the contribution of the Night Time Industries to the UK.
- NTIA will have an ongoing dialogue with senior leaders in the UK with regard to the importance of the Night Time Industry.
- NTIA promotes clarity with regard to crime statistics & shines a light on vague terms such as “Anti Social Behaviour” – while reminding everyone that the Night Time Industries is the UK’s fifth largest sector and an enormous success story.
- NTIA champions the cultural output that is created within and provided through the Night Time Industries.
- NTIA works with Think Tanks, research bodies and other groups to promote Night Time Industry.
- NTIA will partner with affiliate groups that share our interests.
Jonathan Prynn, Evening Standard, 16.03.16 Boris Johnson has ordered a six-month inquiry into London’s night time economy following the closure of a series of high-profile clubs. The Night Time Commission…
Thump Staff, January 20 2016, THUMP All this week THUMP and VICE UK are running a series looking at the state of British nightlife. It’s called Britain and Night and…
By Mark Wilding, VICE, Jan 18 2016 The buildings that tower above Dalston Junction station provide a vivid representation of how the area has changed in recent years. The Dalston…
Tess Reidy, 21/01/2016, VICE Turnmills in Farringdon, The End on Tottenham Court Road, Shelly’s in Stoke, The Quad in Bootle: clubs like these paved the way for British nightlife, yet…
Josh Baines, 20/01/2016, THUMP A few months back now, I met Dave Haslam in a coffee shop in Berlin. We were both there to attend the Pop Kultur festival, which was…
Alan D Miller, The Sun, 01/16 REMEMBER George Orwell’s Animal Farm, “Four legs good, two legs bad” and all that? Well the recent alcohol “recommendations” that came out last week…
BEHIND THE SCENES
Resident Advisor, 15.03.16 Nightlife professionals from London, Berlin and Amsterdam sit down to discuss how to deal with the many threats facing one of the world’s best club scenes. UK…
The changing landscape of Britain’s cultural and economic life. By Professor Frank Furedi. Click on the image to see the full document.