Our Priorities

The Greater Brighton Economic Board (GBEB) grew from the 2014 City Deal and now enjoys membership from across the public and private sectors.

The Board’s vision is for the Greater Brighton region to have a growing, modern economy that is international, creative, connected, talented and resilient.


  • Build an international profile with strong and relevant supporting messaging.
  • Establishment of an inward investment proposition.


  • Support innovative businesses to scale and grow
  • Sharing and commercialising knowledge


  • Roll-out of fibre infrastructure
  • To become the most 5G-enabled City Region


  • Attracting and retaining talent in the City Region
  • Develop an integrated approach to talent


  • Build economic resilience
  • Build environmental and social resilience

Greater Brighton can bounce back from pandemic says Chairman

Greater Brighton can bounce back from pandemic says Chairman

Growth in digital and creative industries and support for a greener economy will help the Greater Brighton City Region bounce back from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was claimed today. Chairman of the Greater Brighton Economic Board, Cllr Daniel...

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Skills boost from Crawley redevelopment

Skills boost from Crawley redevelopment

Greater Brighton residents will soon be able to access support to skill up as part of a major development in Greater Brighton. Crawley Borough Council is working with contractor Kier to create a new Town Hall and commercial offices. As part of deal, Westrock will...

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