As European Capital of Culture for 2008, Liverpool is hosting concerts and exhibitions that make ideal link-ups for events.
With 350 formal events, 70 per cent of which are free, the Capital of Culture schedule draws not only on art but also theatre, music and community projects making it ideal for planners to tie into incentive or corporate hospitality packages. C&IT suggests some itineraries to consider.
30 MAY - 31 AUGUST
Tate Liverpool hosts Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900, a major exhibition of the Austrian artists' work and the city's summer blockbuster show.
Where to eat - Alma de Cuba, a Cuban-themed bar-restaurant for cocktails and great food.
Where to sleep - Malmaison Liverpool, located just a few minutes away …