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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018

December 5 @ 0745hrs - 1645hrs

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018 | Event


The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Economic Growth Conference is back – and this year the focus is on making development and regeneration projects happen to drive economic growth! We’ll be discussing the key business themes and opportunities for growth, whilst hearing from those actioning the plans! Our incredible panels will discuss and present about their ongoing development plans, revealing exclusive insights and future schemes set to take place across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. It’s a truly exciting time for the region and this is a must-attend event for those in the built environment sector looking to be at the forefront of the regions future vision and be involved in the biggest developments.


The conference will see:


We’re going to be hearing from those responsible for driving economic growth within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – with leaders from both the public and private sector – along with plenty of networking time to make new connections. We’ll be hearing about how we can collaborate to unlock and maximise the potential of the region – enabling homes, jobs, and regeneration – whilst discovering exclusive development plans and insights.


We’ll open the event with several VIP speakers delivering keynotes to establish the areas we need to focus on as an industry to unlock the phenomenal opportunities for economic growth in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Mayor James Palmer of the Combined Authority will set the tone alongside other keynotes on the important topics whilst aligning the audience with collaboration between the public and private sector so important in delivering the vision and aim for the region.

Panel Discussion – Industrial Strategy:

Our first session will see key players from within the region provide exclusive insight into how Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are embracing the industrial strategy and how they’ll be setting up to maximise opportunities in the future. It’ll boost the local economy by ensuring investment in skills, innovation, transport and culture, and our VIP panel will discuss some of the key topics to ensure we can boost Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s economy.

Presentations – Major Development Plans:

Four leading developers will share presentations on their ongoing and future development plans across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough as they contribute to the economic growth story of the region. They’ll be leading key strategic developments to boost jobs, homes, and opportunities. Speakers include:

  • New regeneration and development company This Land has purchased 20 sites across Cambridgeshire as they look to bring a new style of thinking to the delivery of housing. They’ll talk through their plans for the 20 sites and their ambitious growth plans for the future.

This Land TM Gladman Land Turnstone Estates Cambridgeshire Peterborough Adam Poole British Land Presentations – Housing & Residential Development Plans:

Five market-leading players will share their ongoing and future residential and housing development plans for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough through onstage presentations. With the increased employment opportunities set to come to the city through the ongoing and future developments in the pipeline, along with the drive to improve infrastructure including the new expressway to Oxford, the region will need to accelerate the delivery of residential and available housing and our speakers will talk about those projects central to ensuring the housing needs are met and what innovative solutions may be used. The session will be chaired by Housing Session Partner HadFrame Construction Ltd and presentations from speakers will include:

  • Flagship Group is one of the largest providers of residential property within the East of England – and they’re expecting to accelerate delivery due to the drive on developing more homes, especially with the ARC corridor set to provide so much opportunity for development and regeneration.
  • Regeneration developer and investor U+I Group will discuss their ongoing regional plans – including details of a major residential-led mixed-use urban quarter scheme in the North of Cambridge in which they’re the master planner.
  • Urban & Civic are leading the charge to accelerate delivery of homes across the region with a massive focus of large sites across the region. They’re planning several huge developments in the region including the delivery of 6,500 new homes at Waterbeach Barracks and 5,000 new homes at Alconbury Weald.

Housing Residential Scheme Cambridge South Peterborough Combined Authority Linden Homes Bridget Smith Hannah Pattison David McQuade Matthew Sampson

Presentations – Infrastructure Development Plans:

Infrastructure is one of the crucial foundations when looking to drive growth within the economy. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough find themselves at a unique moment – with several high-profile schemes set to enhance connectivity, improve productivity and unlock development zones. We’ll be hearing about the future vision for the regions infrastructure links across a variety of different sectors and hearing presentations on how you can get involved. Speakers include:

Infrastructure Developments Network Rail Water Staffordshire

Presentations – University Estate Development Plans:

Four leading higher education institutions from across the region will share their future estate and property development plans as they look to increase student numbers and drive the development of skilled workers. Many of the Universities have plans to further expand their campuses and they’ll be giving details of the future vision for their estate and procurement opportunities. Speakers include:

City College Peterborough Developer Investor



It promises to be an unmissable conference! Don’t miss out:



Associate your brand with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Economic Growth Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the regions biggest event of the year.

We have various sponsorship packages available, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact – speaking conversation and allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s economic story and the whole built environment industry.

Our partnership packages will heighten your companies trust and the loyalty of key decision makers and leaders from the public and private sector, delivering immeasurable results and inevitable commercial benefits – which allows you to attract new business, secure commercial leaders and unlock a thriving future for your business.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018 | Programme

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0800 – 0900Breakfast & Registration
0900 – 0930Keynote Speaker
The Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough will open the event proceedings with a keynote speech to share the vision for the region, and the key focuses and challenges, whilst helping to align the audience ahead of the event panels and presentations.
Mayor James Palmer, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority
Keynote 2 – Corporate Partner (Available)
0930 – 1015Industrial Strategy – Panel Discussion
Key players within the industry will share their exclusive and knowledgeable insight into the primary opportunities and focuses for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s Industrial Strategy during a thought provoking panel discussion. 
Chair: Session Partner (Available)
Jeanette Walker, Director, Cambridge Science Park 
 Dr Martin Dougherty, Chief Operating Officer, Wellcome Genome Campus 
 Charles Roberts, Leader, East Cambridgeshire District Council 
Andy Williams, Cambridge Transition Team Leader, AstraZeneca 
1015 – 1045Break & Networking
1045 – 1145Developers – Presentations
Some of the UK’s leading developers reveal exclusive information on their ongoing and future proposed developments within the region.
Chair: Session Partner (Available)
Adam Poole, Asset Manager, British Land
David Gelling, Managing Director, This Land
Victoria Hessen, Managing Director, Gladman Lands*
Chris Goldsmith, Director, Gladman Estates*
1145 – 1200Break & Networking
1200 – 1300Housing – Presentations
We hear from the major housebuilders who’re driving the creation of much needed homes across the region whilst accelerating their operations to maximise the huge opportunities currently presented to them due to a strong regional economy and proposed infrastructure schemes. 
Chair: David Collins, Managing Director, HadFrame
Bridget Smith, Leader, South Cambridgeshire District Council 
Hannah Pattinson, Strategic Land Regional Director, Linden Homes 
David McQuade, Chief Executive, Flagship Group
Matthew Sampson, Development Director, U+I 
Tim Leathes, Development Director of Strategic Land, Urban & Civic 
Roger Thompson, Director of Housing, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority
1300 – 1330Lunch
1330 – 1430Infrastructure – Presentations
We hear from those behind the major infrastructure schemes planned across the region which will unlock phenomenal opportunities to further drive the regional economy.
Chair: Ron Henry, Partner, PBA – now part of Stantec
Lisa Belsham, Head of Change & Intelligent Infrastructure, Network Rail*
Mike Evans, Senior Project Manager, Highways England
Phil Newland, Managing Director, South Staffs Water*
Basil Scarsella, Chief Executive Officer, UK Power Networks
1430 – 1445Break & Networking
1445 – 1545Universities & Colleges – Presentations
Higher education institutions share presentations on their role within the regions economic success, and how they’re developing their estates and property to further enhance their role. 
Chair: Session Partner (Available) 
Pat Carrington MBE, Principal, City College Peterborough
Lewis Herbert, Leader, Cambridge City Council*
1545 – 1600Conference Summary; Phil Laycock



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Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018 | Exhibition & Partnership Packages

Reap the commercial benefits of partnering with the UK’s leading provider of networking and development insights events in the construction and property industry!

We’re bringing together the biggest names who’re leading development and regeneration within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to drive economic growth and maximise potential opportunities. This conference will bring together public and private sector leaders who’re contributing to that growth who’ll share their regional knowledge, exclusive insights and future development plans in the pipeline.

Partnership packages enable you to be centre stage of the event, creating new contacts and allowing you to build rapport with the industries key decision makers, whilst helping you connect with over 300+ professionals working within the industry.

Want to find out more? Enquire here for partnership package information and prices:



Our partnership packages ensure you receive maximum marketing and brand visibility before and after the event with some of the packages and benefits including:


Conference Partner – Be at the forefront of the event with onstage branding, a 15-minute keynote speech to kickstart the event, access to the VIP Speakers Room and much more. This package will elevate your brand and drive awareness, loyalty and trust in front of industry leaders. This is the ultimate package if you’re looking to be associated within the future of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – with branding within the event name – Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference in association with YOUR BRAND.


Session Partner – Ensure you’re part of the discussion through becoming a main session partner focused on areas such as – Industrial Strategy & Devolution, Infrastructure, Housing, Developers and Universities/Colleges. Help shape the agenda through the pre-event speaker briefing calls, chair the event for strong brand presence with on-stage branding and more. Session partners include Hadframe and Peter Brett Associates. 

Session Partner Cambs Peterborough Stantec Hadframe





Exhibitor Package – Showcase your brand in front of over 300+ industry business and sector leaders and decision makers with hours of networking time to make strong connections for future business opportunities.



Breakfast Partner – A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during one of the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure your branding is at the forefront of the breakfast or lunch period area along with additional marketing benefits including an exhibition stand and inclusion within all marketing material.


Lunch Partner – Willmott Dixon






Programme Partner – Prominent branding on the front of all our event programmes, handed out to all delegates at the event. A great way of driving brand awareness and visibility in front of your primary audience.


Badge Partner – Have your brand prominently placed on all name badges given to delegates at the event – an exceptional way of getting mass brand awareness.


Programme Advertisement – A quick way of ensuring your brand is recognised as being involved within the region – get your branding within the event programme which also includes speaker information and an attendee list – ensuring great visibility.

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018 | Attendees

We’re expecting over 350 people at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Economic Growth Conference. Come and join us and the following companies:

Airco Regeneration & Air Conditioning
Aitchinson Developments
Anglia Ruskin University
Athene Communications
Axis Land Partnerships
Balfour Beatty
Barcham Trees
Barker Storey Matthews
Barton Willmore
Bircham Dyson Bell
British Land
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority
Cambridge Science Park
Carter Jonas
Catalyst Capital
City College Peterborough
Clegg Construction
Cushman & Wakefield
East Cambridgeshire District Council
Encore Estate Management
First Base
Flagship Group
Greenwoods GRM
Grovemere Property
HadFrame Group
HadHam Group
Highways England
Howes Percival
International Fire Consultants (IFC Group)
Jestico + Whiles
Lands Improvement Holdings
LDA Design
Lesko Modular Group
Linden Homes
Malcolm Hollis
Malcolm Hollis
Marshall Group Properties
MCW Architects
Mills & Reeve
Milton (Peterborough) Estates Company
MLM Group
MOLA Museum of London Archaeology
Morgan Sindall
National Federation of Builders
Penningtons Manches
Peter Brett Associates
Pick Everard
Premiere Kitchens
PTS Consulting
Quinn London
Richard Jackson
Salmon Developments
Saunders Boston
Scott Brownrigg
Service Ceilings
Skyline Communications
Snapdragon Consulting
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Stone King
Strukta Group
Strutt & Parker
Taylor Wimpey
This Land
U+I Group
UK Power Networks
Urban and Civic
University of Cambridge
Volker Fitzpatrick
Wellcome Genome Campus
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Willmott Dixon

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Economic Growth Conference 2018 | Details


December 5
0745hrs - 1645hrs
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Our conference will connect you with construction, property and building industry professionals from both the public and private sectors – helping you build new relationships, discover exclusive regional insights into new developments and regeneration schemes, and help you reap the commercial benefits of being at the forefront of regional economic growth.

With over 70 conferences a year we’re supported by some of the leading organisations and businesses – with HS2 Ltd, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, Transport for London and Transport for the North just a few of those we’re working with to shape our event and conference agendas to ensure the regions key topics and aims are integrated into regional industry discussions.

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If you’re wanting to do more business, find new opportunities, upgrade your knowledge and network with business leaders and VIP’s then our events are a must attend!

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