European Night Time associations
NTIA (London) & GCN (Geneve)
Night Time Industries Association (NTIA)
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.
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 year.
The NTIA has been formed by owners of independent bars, nightclubs and restaurants, pubs, festivals 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.
The NTIA will be represented by:
Alan Miller (UK)
“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
The Great Council of the night (GCN)
The Great Council of the night (GCN) of Geneva is an independent non profit association. The association is born in Geneva in 2011 following the so-called; Etats Généraux de la nuit, co-organised the same year with the local authorities.
The following places are represented through the GCN : cafes, bars, clubs & nightlife places with cultural content broadly. Promoters without specific places, researchers & specialists of urban nightlife are also represented.
The GCN works as a lobby which promotes by any means (laws, communication campaign, public event) the cultural, social, political and economical dimensions of the night in order to defend the liberties of the people concerned by nightlife.