Knights plc supporting MIPIM 2019

Marketing Derby is delighted to confirm Knights plc has joined Team Derby and Derbyshire for MIPIM for the second year.

Knights plc has operated an office in the city since 2015 and is known for an innovative approach in the legal sector – making them a perfect partner for Derby, the UK’s Capital for Innovation. Attendance at MIPIM is a key part of Knights plc strategy, and for the first time in 2019, they will also sponsor the Midlands UK in a bid to increase their visibility in the Midlands Pavilion.

Andrew Pilkington, Office Leader for Knights plc Derby Office commented, “Knights plc is excited to be sponsoring the Marketing Derby Embassy, our continued involvement with MIPIM is very important to us.”

John Forkin, Managing Director of Marketing Derby said: “We are delighted Knights plc has decided to partner with us again at MIPIM 2019. Having such game-changing businesses as part of our delegation really enforces our message that Derby and Derbyshire is the UK’s Capital for Innovation.”

After the success of 2018’s event, Knights plc and Marketing Derby will once again be hosting a pre-MIPIM Breakfast event in Derby on 7th February. The event is invitation only, but if you would like further information or to attend the event please contact Katie Delve (

2019 also sees the first international Derby and Derbyshire Embassy, held during MIPIM at the Eden Hotel, Cannes on Wednesday 13th March 2019. Building on the success of the award-winning Derby City Embassy, the focus of the presentations this year will be on exciting developments in both city and county.

This will be the largest delegation Marketing Derby has ever taken to MIPIM, for more details about our presence out in Cannes, please click here.