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A unique city driven by original people

Bristol is one of the UK’s success stories: fast-growing, creative and productive, with an economy that has broadened from its traditional strengths in advanced engineering and financial services into high tech, zero carbon, professional services, and creative and digital. Bristol is the UK’s number one digital tech productivity powerhouse and home to the largest digital cluster in the UK (outside London), with strengths in software development, data management and analytics.

Key to sector and business investment success is a collaborative approach. Bristol City Council and the Invest Bristol & Bath team work together to offer extensive tailored support to companies interested in relocating and growing here. And Visit West work with organisations such as the Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), to support industry recovery from the devastating impact of the global pandemic to create a productive visitor economy that benefits businesses and local authorities.

Innovation is driven by people and networks coming together across sectors. Our city has a rich and diverse talent pool of designers, engineers, scientists, creatives, and entrepreneurs. This is coupled with strong research capabilities and globally renowned incubators and accelerators. These original people and places make for a unique city that has many accolades.

A future-facing city, Bristol seeks to maintain and develop an environment that nurtures our people and welcomes those that can help us deliver on the challenges and opportunities of the future. We want growth to reach everyone in the city – an inclusive approach which unlocks opportunities for businesses and people alike.

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