Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees and mayor of the west of England Tim Bowles joined international government, city and business leaders at a summit in summer 2018 to showcase their experiences of developing a sustainable economy.
The sixth World Cities Summit in Singapore, which took place from 8 July to 12 July saw Rees and Bowles speak at The Liveable & Sustainable Cities: 'Embracing the Future Through Innovation and Collaboration' forum, attended by over 150 mayors from 125 countries and regions.
Rees said: "I look forward to sharing ideas on how we ensure that success is felt by everyone in our city, and cities around the world. And this is just the start. We are honoured to be hosting the Global Parliament of Mayors in Bristol this October – bringing leaders from across the world together to tackle the most challenging issues of our time."
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