Drape, Measham, Lord named NTIA Ambassadors of the Night
Ground Control Productions/Broadwick Live’s Jon Drape, the Warehouse Project’s Sacha Lord, Fiona Measham of drug-testing service the Loop and veteran promoter Harvey Goldsmith are among the UK industry figures recognised as the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA)’s first ‘Ambassadors of the Night’.
At its Ambassadors of the Night event at Red Bull Studios London last night (5 December), the association honoured key figures for their contributions towards developing and protecting Britain’s £70bn night-time economy.
Also recognised were the We Love Hackney campaign, which led the fight against the borough’s controversial new curfews, Jamal Edwards, founder of urban music platform SBTV, and, posthumously, late Kiss FM DJ Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson.
“These awards … represent the enormous steps forward we have made”
“These awards across a cross-section of stakeholders, recognising police forces, council leaders, business improvement districts, mayors and citizens, as well as music and nightlife industry, represent the enormous steps forward we have made in Britain,” comments Alan Miller, chairman of the Night Time Industries Association.
“Nightlife lights up our streets, brings revenue and jobs, promotes culture and is a part of who we are. Let’s all be Ambassadors of the Night.”
The full list of winners are:
- Chris Hill, Greater Manchester Police
- Jon Drape, Ground Control Productions
- Sacha Lord, the Warehouse Project
- Fiona Measham, the Loop
- Jamal Edwards, SBTV
- Nicola Johnston, Aberdeen Inspired
- We Love Hackney campaign
- Michael Smith, Brixton BID
- Susan Aitken, Glasgow City Council
- Norman Jay
- Mirik Milan, Amsterdam night mayor
- Harvey Goldsmith
- Paul ‘Trouble’ Anderson
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