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Blue Light Estates Development Conference

Thursday, 19th November 2020 0900hrs – 1430hrs

This online conference will focus on the development, expansion and upgrade programmes for blue light organisations.

Hundreds of Millions of pounds worth of emergency service property projects are set to be discussed at Built Environment Networking’s industry leading Blue Light Estates Development conference. One of the main themes for 2020 will be what’s next from a development perspective in regards to the Forces in attendance. 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 delivering under the One Public Estate initiative.

Speakers for this event include:

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.

Home Office – Sam Ulyatt, Chief Commercial Officer

Sam is overseeing £3bn worth of property and the associated 200 active procurement contracts for the Home Office including several complex estates projects which reach into the realm of Blue Light. As part of this session Sam will talk in depth about upcoming opportunities across the sector as the government moves through several emergency service property judicial reviews and brings forward a number of other Home Office schemes.

 

Devon and Cornwall Police – Laura Haynes, Head of Estates

Devon and Cornwall Police Estate is in the midst of a multi-million pound transformation covering a number of sites. As part of this session Laura will update our audience on the state of play for each forthcoming project while talking about the force’s collaboration with other emergency services on property schemes.

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

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.

 

Sallie Blanks Sussex Police National Estates Group

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue – Steve Kightley, Director of Property

Describing Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue as an “excellent service to the community and great place to work but a little bit behind the curve in terms of estate development”, Steve is joining this event to talk about the ongoing and forthcoming evolution of their property. He is the National Fire Estates Group committee lead for environment and sustainability and will talk about how zero carbon factors into his development plans.

 

Cheshire Fire & Rescue & Cheshire Police – Steve McGlade, Head of Joint Estates

Purveyor of an estate that covers a large geographical area, Steve’s main focus in the coming years is centred around infrastructure and sustainability modifications that need to be made to their property. He is particularly interested in energy concerns due to the advent of electrified fleet being imminent and the zero carbon agenda being pushed heavily across the sector. As part of this session, he will talk through what the next 10 years look like under his watch.

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, its 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.

 

Cabinet Office – Chris Watts, Regional Programme Manager (Blue Light Estates)

Blue light collaboration is at the heart of everything that they do. Chris will talk about the next phase of the funding aimed at the Blue Light sector and how his remit plays a key role in making cross sector collaboration a reality.

 

West Yorkshire Police – Matt Saunders, Head of Estates

West Yorkshire Police estate consists of 113 premises and is coming towards the end of its 5 year estate development plan. With new initiatives in the pipeline to cover the 2020-2025 period, Matt will be on hand to talk about how the force is having to re-adapt its plans to deal with challenges such as Covid-19 and their next set of property priorities.

Sypro – Simon Hunt, Chief Executive Officer

Simon is the CEO and Co-Founder of Sypro Management Limited. After starting the company back in 2008, he is now responsible for day-to-day management of the business and for effective client training and on-boarding. Simon draws from his experience gained working within IT security for government and healthcare organisations to ensure Syrpo’s software is both secure and effective.

Simon Hunt Sypro
09:00-09:30 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.

09:30-10:30 Session One: Blue Light Estate’s Future: Exploring Collaboration and Assessing the Opportunity

Decision makers and policy influencers from across the Blue Light property sector come together to review learnings from a turbulent 18 months but also 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)

Cabinet Office; Chris Watts, Regional Programme Manager (Blue Light Estates)

National Fire Service Estates Group; Alex Brown, Chair

Home Office; Sam Ulyatt, Chief Commercial Officer

10:30-11:00 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.

11:00-12:15 Session Two: Blue Light Estate Development Challenges and Innovations

A host of blue light estate professionals present an overview of their upcoming complex property projects through a series of high level presentations and Q&A and engage with the audience on what might be done to deliver them

Chair: Sypro; Simon Hunt, Chief Executive Officer

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

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue; Steve Kightley, Director of Property

Cheshire Fire & Rescue & Cheshire Police; Steve McGlade, Head of Joint Estates

12:15-12:45 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.

12:45-14:00 Session Three: Delivering Future Blue Light Development Projects in Challenging Times

As the judicial review process accelerates, a number of major blue light estates projects are coming to the fore. In this session the masterminds behind those projects unveil them to the audience via a series of presentations and audience engagement

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Devon and Cornwall Police; Laura Haynes, Head of Estates

West Yorkshire Police; Matt Saunders, Head of Estates

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

1400-14:30 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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

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, the housing 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 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 Two Partner – Blue Light Estate Development Challenges and Innovations

Programme 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

Tickets

Event Ticket: Blue Light Estates Development Conference £45.00

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Details

Date:
Thursday, 19th November 2020

Time:
0900hrs – 1430hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

Venue

Online – Hopin


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