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Blue Light Estates Development Conference

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021 0840hrs – 1530hrs

This online conference will focus on the development, expansion and upgrade programmes for Blue Light organisations and will bring us up to date following last year’s conference.

This is our 4th Blue Light Estates Conference and the sector continues to evolve rapidly: Hundreds of Millions of pounds worth of emergency service property projects are set to be discussed at this year’s conference. One of the main themes for 2021 will be what’s next from a development perspective with regards to the Forces in attendance as well as delving into the impact of a net zero estate and best procurement practises in the sector and what the future holds. At this event, delegates will hear about upcoming projects, how to get involved in delivering them and also the next proposed realm of schemes to be delivered in the sector.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Learn more about BlueLight Commercial’s ambitions
  • Gloucestershire Constabulary’s transformative plans
  • Brand new £21 million Fire Station in Horsham
  • And much more…

Speakers include:

Agenda and Programme:

08:40-09:10 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.

09:10-10:15 Session One: The Future of Blue Light Estates – Exploring Collaboration and Accessing Opportunity

Decision makers and policy influencers from across the Blue Light property sector come together to review learnings from the past 12 months but also to set out the agenda of what will be done over the coming years as part of an interactive Q&A.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

National Fire Estates Group; Alex Brown, Chair

National Police Estates Group; Sallie Blanks-Nash, National Co-ordinator

National Ambulance Estates Group; Neil Maher, Chair

10:15-10:30 Networking & Exhibition

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.

10:30-11:00 Session Two: Introducing BlueLight Commercial

BlueLight Commercial is a new organisation working with police forces across England and Wales to transform their commercial and procurement functions. Backed by Government and aligned with the Policing Vision 2025, we will learn more about the organisations ambitions and goals as they act as a source of commercial expertise, supporting police forces to meet the challenges of today and preparing them for the challenges of the future.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

BlueLight Commercial; Dan Hollis, Regional Commercial Director

11:00-11:30 Networking & Exhibition

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 Three: Blue Light Estates – Development Plans

A panel of active blue light estate professionals present an overview of their current and upcoming projects through a series of high level presentations and Q&A and engage with the audience on what needs to be done to deliver them.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Sussex Police; Vaughan Williams, Director of Estates

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service; Jon Simpson, Area Manager, Response

Gloucestershire Constabulary; Vicki Heselton, Head of Estates and Support Services

12:30-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

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.

13:00-13:45 Session Four: Best Practice Procurement in the Blue Light Sector

Thought leaders from across the blue light procurement and built environment supply chain share their major learnings from procuring, designing and building various one public estate oriented projects across the UK in this interactive Q&A.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

13:45-14:00 Networking & Exhibition

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.

14:00-15:00 Session Five: Delivering Future Blue Light Development Projects

Despite the challenges the pandemic has presented, a number of major blue light estates projects are coming to the fore. In this session the leaders behind those projects unveil them to the audience via a series of presentations and audience engagement.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Enable North Yorkshire; Simon Garnett-Spence, Head of Assets

Other speakers TBC

15:00-15:30 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 blue light estates. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

National Police Estates Group – Sallie Blanks-Nash, National Co-ordinator

As the national co-ordinator and voice of the Estates Group, Sallie has tremendous influence over policy, procurement strategy, collective innovation and shaping trends. As part of this session she will be in a position to update delegates on NPEG strategy going forward while commenting on some of the most topical issues surrounding the sector.

Sussex Police – Vaughan Williams, Director of Estates

With over 100 individual sites across Sussex, Vaughan and his team have been working on a 4-year strategy to bring their estate up to capability of serving the needs of its police force. As 2022 approaches, Sussex Police will be devising their next estate strategy which will cover the forthcoming 4 years. Vaughan will talk about their ambitions going forward and engaging with our audience about his challenges and opportunities.

The National Fire Service Estates Group – Alex Brown, Chair

The National Fire Service Estates Group has just completed its formative year with a number of key positions filled. Operating similarly to its police contemporary it will help shape property policy and influence across Tri-forces, local and central government in a bid to ensure blue light estate projects are fully funded. Alex also oversees the ever transforming Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue estate and will talk about how national thinking is influencing her property initiatives.

 

Alex Brown National Fire Estates Group

BlueLight Commercial – Dan Hollis, Regional Commercial Director

Dan will reveal more intel on BlueLight Commercial’s ambitions and goals as they act as a source of commercial expertise for Police Forces throughout England and Wales, supporting them to meet the challenges of today and preparing them for the challenges of the future. As part of the session Dan will discuss how the organisation intends to transform Police Forces’ commercial and procurement functions in regards to Police Estates.

Gloucestershire Constabulary – Vicki Heselton, Head of Estates and Support Services

Gloucestershire Constabulary are making plans to transform one of the region’s largest operational police centres and a multitude of other projects in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time for the constabulary. Vicki will be on hand to talk about her schemes, discuss some of the challenges facing her team and outline her opinions of strategic estates matters across the Blue Light sector.

 

Enable North Yorkshire – Simon Garnett-Spence, Head of Assets

Enable North Yorkshire is the collaboration of all support (enabling) functions within police and fire in North Yorkshire. Simon will be able to share insight into the ambitions to deliver truly joined up facilities and services which provide the platform for collaborative working for partners, and result in efficient and effective assets, driven by public and client needs.

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

National Ambulance Estates Group – Neil Maher, Chair

Neil Maher MBA, CMgr, FCMI, CIWFM, MIET Chairs the National Ambulance Group which like the other Bluelight disciplines is a national group of Estates leaders that share best practice and co-ordinate their activities. Neil is also the Assistant Director Estates, Facilities & Fleet at North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service – Jon Simpson, Area Manager, Response

A new £21 million fire station was recently approved to be built in Horsham with The new facility set to be the first of its kind in West Sussex. It will offer industry-leading facilities for fire and rescue service staff and a new training centre, as well as a new 24-hour operational fire station for Horsham. Jon will join the session to talk about the new facility which could be completed as early as 2022.

Baily Garner – Speaker, TBC

More information to follow.

Associate your brand with the Blue Light Estates Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the sector.

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, exhibition space and those that will drive brand awareness, 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 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 – “Blue Light Estates 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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

Exhibitor Partner

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: Blue Light Estates Development Conference £80.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £80

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, 23rd June 2021

Time:
0840hrs – 1530hrs

Cost:
£80 – £80

Venue

Online – All in the Loop


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Sponsors

Speakers

Exhibitors