Lutz Leichsenring has been an entrepreneur, advocate and consultant in nightlife since 1999 and is one of the world’s leading advocates on protecting nighttime economies. He is co-founder of consultancy agency VibeLab and initiator of the cultural impact study “Creative Footprint”. Since 2009, Lutz has been the spokesperson and executive board member for the Berlin Clubcommission and Board Member of the city’s Musicboard and Chamber of Commerce. During the Covid-19 crisis, Lutz initiated “United We Stream”, a global music streaming platform and donation campaign to create awareness about club culture affected by the epidemic, and nighttime.org to support nighttime governance. Lutz is also part of the collaborative research project “Global Nighttime Recovery Plan” which releases several Chapters to advise and showcase night time economies.