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ConTech Series: Are Smart Buildings Key to a More Connected, Resilient & Zero Carbon Future?

Wednesday, 9th December 2020 0945hrs – 1130hrs

On this online event we will be asking if the development of Smart Buildings is key to delivering a more connected, resilient and zero carbon future.

We will delve into the advancements of smart buildings that will change our futures including personalisation and mobility—with offerings, such as location sensors, to improve occupant satisfaction and productivity; smart lighting, heating, air conditioning and ventilation; smart energy consumption; smart security and cybersecurity and more and what benefits these advancements will bring in both commercial and residential developments.

This online event is part of a new series on the future of the construction industry which are taking place over the coming months, and will explore the next big trends, innovations and challenges the industry needs to prepare for.

We will gather major industry influencers and free thinkers to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will be present across the built environment in the years to come.

Speakers for this event include:

John Hughes Ask Real Estate John Hughes,
Managing Director
Dan Drogman,
Chief Executive
Amanda Coupland Director Built Environment Networking Amanda Griffiths,
More Speakers,
TBC Soon
  • Ask Real Estate – the firm has significant plans to develop smart buildings having teamed up with Smart Spaces. The first involves the next phase of their First Street commercial development in Manchester; a 400,000 sq ft building which will compromise of 270,000 sq ft of office space and 11,700 sq ft of retail space. Their second development is a 21 storey aparthotel in the Deansgate area of Manchester which will have 310 beds.
  • Smartspaces – are a market leading smart technology platform for commercial real estate focused on enhancing occupier safety and engagement who have worked with the likes of Great Portland Estates, Canary Wharf Group and Ask Real Estate.  Dan will discuss how commercial property must be adapted so that it is suitable for what will come to be known as the new normal, and how we must look beyond the immediate situation ensure the future fitness and safety of our buildings.

Associate your brand with this Webinar and position your brand at the forefront of the discussion around the future development happening in UK cities. We have various partnership packages available, including opportunities to speak on the webinar, allowing you to present your message to your target audience and receive maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

Package Delegate Ticket Cost Chair/ Speaking Opportunity VIP Access Cost (+VAT)
Webinar Partner £0 Yes Yes £2,000 View Details
Advertising Partner £25 Yes £500 View Details

Webinar Partner


The webinar partner package will give an even bigger boost to attendance numbers and visibility. Be at the forefront of the webinar – with a speaking slot on the panel and prime branding throughout the webinar and post/pre event communications. 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 seen as a leading figure within the industry. Benefits include:

  • Free to attend which will boost attendance numbers to 200-500
  • Sponsor an existing event or work with us to develop a bespoke title/agenda/panel of speakers
  • Request Built Environment Networking to invite up to 3 speakers of your choice to join the panel
  • Targeted marketing campaign aimed at attracting your target audience to the event – whether it be company types, regional companies or job titles/level of attendee.
  • Inclusion within all pre-webinar speaker discussions
  • Sit on the expert webinar panel as a thought leader
  • Deliver a 5-minute thought-leadership presentation on the webinar to industry delegates
  • Join a private debrief meeting in our VIP room to continue to discussion with speakers
  • Prime branding on the website and throughout the full webinar
  • Additional branding on all event documents, emails, booking forms etc
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity

Advertising Partner


Prime branding on all emails used to promote the webinar with delegates before, during and after the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding throughout the full event – on the website, during the conference, on the presentations and on our emails sent to our 130,000 strong database
  • Exhibition stand at the virtual event to showcase your brand and gain interest from delegates
  • 5 x free tickets for colleagues to watch and get involved in the online event
  • VIP Room Access to connect with our speakers in a one-to-one environment
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity

Our online webinars will merge our face-to-face events with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, an exceptional panel discussion and debate, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

09:45-10:00 – Networking & Exhibition

10:00-11:00 – Main Stage – Speakers, Presentations, Discussion, Debate and Q&A

11:00-11:30 – Networking & Exhibition

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

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

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


Just like a real event 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.


Event Ticket: ConTech Series – Are Smart Buildings Key to a More Connected, Resilient & Zero Carbon Future? £25.00

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Wednesday, 9th December 2020

0945hrs – 1130hrs

£25 – £25


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