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Airports Development Conference

Tuesday, 1st December 2020 0845hrs – 1500hrs

Airport Expansions & Airport Cities – With £10bn In Projects To Be Discussed

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions and gripping presentations we’ll uncover new insights and future plans from those at the forefront of future airports, whilst hearing about new opportunities and how airport cities and employment hubs will feed into and integrate into the growth plans of the surrounding cities. The trending theme will also be how airports are adapting to climate change restrictions as the UK looks to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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We’ll hear from influential figures in the airport’s sector and delve into the phenomenal opportunities which airport cities present, whilst gathering insights into best practice and the ingredients that make an airport city viable. We’ll also hear discussions and presentations from airport owners and operators alongside key stakeholders to hear how airport cities can knit into already existing cities, what infrastructure is needed to unlock growth, and what major developments are planned. The agenda includes:

  • The Future of the Airports and Aviation Sector
  • UK Airport Development Plans
  • Future Airport Developments

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Agenda and Programme:

08:45-0-9:15 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors – with the ability to video chat with attendees, enter the speed networking area or visit the booths of our sponsors.

09:15-09:45 Keynote

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation promotes the objective of making the United Kingdom the best country in the world for General Aviation, and to stimulate interest in the sector. Their goal is to inspire both current and future generations to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics, thereby creating high-tech jobs and growth in all nations and regions of our economy. Sir Roger will set the scene for the day with a thought leadership presentation on the future of airports and aviation in the UK and on the sector’s post-COVID fightback. 

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation, Sir Roger Gale, President

09:45-10:00 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message and you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

10:00-11:00 Session 1: The Future of Airports and the Aviation Sector Q&A

A panel comprising of influential names in the airport sector will provide an insight into the industry, the post Covid recovery and the future of aviation.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

London City Airport; Tim Halley, Director of Infrastructure and Planning

Dublin Airport Central; Lorcan Tyrell, Development Director

Others speakers TBC

11:00-11:30 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message and you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

11:30-12:30 Session 2: UK Airport Development Plans

Some of the UK’s major airports will discuss their strategic importance in their region and how future expansion plans will provide a catalyst for wider economic growth.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Doncaster Sheffield Airport; Liz Askam, Property Manager

Glasgow Airport; Ross Nimmo, Head of Planning & Development

Bristol Airport; Simon Earles, Planning and Sustainability Director

12:30-13:00 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message and you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

12:40-13:00 Breakout – Teesside Airport’s Transformative Development Plans

In this session we will hear about Teesside Airport’s transformative plans to boost the local economy with opportunities for more than £200m of inward investment and the creation of 4,400 jobs. Their development which will be built on the 270-acres of land on the southside of the airport, will see 3.4 million square feet of logistics, manufacturing and commercial space being developed. We’ll find out more from an extended presentation followed by Q&A.

Teesside Airport; Phil Forster, Head of Airport Development

13:00-13:10 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message and you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

13:10-14:10 Session 3: Future Airport Developments

Major airports will reveal their future development and expansion plans which will play a important role in the economic growth of their regions and the UK and how they will further connect the UK with the world.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Southampton Airport; Steve Thurston, Head of Planning & Development

Birmingham Airport; Nikki Bains, Head of Planning, Transport and Strategy

RiverOak Strategic Partners; Tony Freudmann, Director

14:10-15:00 Networking, Exhibition & Close

We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into their future development projects, plans and vision for across the industry. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Doncaster Sheffield Airport – Liz Askam, Property Manager

£1.6bn of construction investment planned as part of their ambitious masterplan which includes 1.5m sq ft of airside development, 3m sq ft of logistics and advanced manufacturing space, 3,000 new homes and retail, hotel and leisure complexes. Liz will give us insight into the masterplan, the £10 million expansion announced at the end of January 2020 and future development plans at the airport.

 

Teesside International Airport – Phil Forster, Commercial Director

Teesside Airport have big plans to boost the local economy with their development plans. Their development which will be built on the 270-acres of land on the southside of the airport, will see 3.4 million square feet of logistic, manufacturing and commercial space being built.  This will provide opportunities for more than £200m of inward investment and the creation of 4,400 jobs. Phil will give us more insight into this significant development including how to get involved.

London City Airport – Tim Halley, Director of Infrastructure and Planning

London City Airport may have had to delay their expansion due to the pandemic but there is still plenty of development in the pipeline once flights get back to normal levels. Tim will talk about the role London City Airport will play in the aviation sector’s fightback and look ahead to the future development phases of their £500 million airport expansion.

Dublin Airport Central – Lorcan Tyrell, Head of Commercial Property

Dublin Airport Central is Ireland’s next generation urban quarter, located just 50 yards from Terminal 2 at the Airport. Specifically targeted at international companies who want a European hub office with ease of access to both the EU and US markets, Dublin Airport Central is the ideal location for businesses to start or expand in Europe; the 70 acre site will see 75,000 sq metres of commercial space developed. Lorcan will give and update on the progress of the scheme and give intel on what the next steps are and how to get involved.

 

 

Lorcan Tyrell Dublin Airport Central

Birmingham Airport – Nikki Bains, Head of Planning, Transport and Strategy

In 2019 Birmingham airport announced plans for £500 million worth of development to increase passenger numbers from 13 million per year to 18 million by 2033. The expansion will see the departure lounge in the north terminal extended by 40% and is set to add a mezzanine, more check-in facilities, and additional seating and retail space. Nikki will reveal more intel on this expansion and look forward to the airport’s fightback from the pandemic.

Glasgow Airport – Ross Nimmo, Head of Planning & Development

Glasgow Airport has significant plans for growth with their airport masterplan announced in 2019; in the short term the masterplan includes new aircraft stands to increase the airport’s capacity and an airport city which will see 50,000 sq metres of space developed for Aerospace, Freight and an Innovation District. Ross will give an update on the progress of these developments and how to get involved with the schemes.

Southampton Airport – Steve Thurston, Head of Planning & Development

Southampton Airport has seen some challenging times in recent years but plans are in motion to save the airport through a runway extension which is currently going through the planning process and will be critical to the airport’s future. Mark will speak about the unique challenges Southampton Airport has faced and the learning they have experienced around major airport development in an ever changing world.

Novaloo – Speaker, TBC

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Built Environment Networking – Amanda Griffiths, Director

Amanda is one of the Co-Founder’s of Built Environment Networking – formed almost 10 years ago.

She’ll be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

Amanda Coupland Director Built Environment Networking

All Parliamentary Group on General Aviation – Sir Roger Gale MP, President

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation promotes the objective of making the United Kingdom the best country in the world for General Aviation, and to stimulate interest in the sector. Their goal is to inspire both current and future generations to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics, thereby creating high-tech jobs and growth in all nations and regions of our economy. Sir Roger will set the scene for the day with a thought leadership presentation on the future of airports and aviation in the UK and on the sector’s post-COVID fightback.

 

RiverOak Strategic Partners – Tony Freudmann, Director

RSP are set to reopen Manston International Airport to create a new logistics/cargo focused airport which will also become a short haul hub after getting the go-ahead from the Government. RSP will reveal what they’re planning for the site as they look to meet with the construction industry who might be able to help them in their bid to fully reopen by 2023.

Bristol Airport – Simon Earles, Planning and Sustainability Director

Bristol Airports are looking to increase its capacity from 10 million to 12 million passenger per with a raft of development including, extensions to the terminal building, including a new immigration hall, improvements to the A38 and the airport’s internal road layout, as part of a multi-million-pound transport improvement plan, construction of a new multi-storey car park and extension of the Silver Zone car parking and enhancement of airside infrastructure, including passenger walkways with travellators. Simon will give more intel on the expansion plan which is set to drive economic growth in Bristol and South Wales.

 

Associate your brand with the Airports Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the biggest changes happening within the built environment – major thriving aerotropolis being developed around airports.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Best Practice Presentation Package Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,000 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 Yes £500 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector, the future vision for the our Airports and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

£2,500+VAT

Become the headline partner of this conference and get mass awareness and brand visibility. This package is the ultimate – with a prime location during the event, a speaking opportunity, logo positioning on the top of the logo and your name in the event title – “Airports Development Conference; Sponsored by YOUR COMPANY NAME”

  • The conference will be called the xxx Conference in association with your company name
  • Ability to help shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • Option to do a keynote speech
  • One speaking position on one panel during the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 15 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Session Partner

£1,500+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to participate in one of the sessions to build brand awareness, loyalty and trust amongst hundreds of civic and business leaders from across the industry. You’ll be seen to be a thought leader within your area of expertise and showcase your company in front of key decision-makers from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to help shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers for the session
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Branding for the whole conference and your session
  • One speaking position on your panel
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to your panel or thought leaders presentation
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Session Partner

Best Practice Presentation Package

£1,000+VAT

During the breaks delegates are able to speed network and visit the exhibitors – but with this package you can also give them the option of coming to see your company deliver a 15-minute thought leadership presentation, enabling you to play a key role in the conference. Build brand awareness, loyalty, trust and new business leads amongst numerous civic and business leaders from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to deliver a 15-minute presentation during one of the break periods
  • Access to the VIP Room – a green room for speakers, VIP guests and sponsors
  • Branding across the rest of the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share content
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team and/or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media, etc
  • Master of Ceremonies ‘thank you’ in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion in any PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Exhibitor Package

£500+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to meet online delegates and chat with them – then our exhibitor package is perfect. Some people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands – but online it’s different and you’ll be inundated with enquiries and questions about your brand. Benefits include:

  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 5 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Our online conferences will merge our face-to-face conferences with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, exceptional panel discussions and debates, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online events…

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool. You’ll be able to navigate to:

Main Stage

Where our ‘Programme’ will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.

Networking Area

Just like a real conference you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

Tickets

Event Ticket: Airport Cities Development Conference £45.00

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Details

Date:
Tuesday, 1st December 2020

Time:
0845hrs – 1500hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

Venue

Online – Hopin


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