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Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority

September 10 @ 0800hrs - 1700hrs

Manchester Central, Manchester,

Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Event

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

With the support of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority we’re back in Manchester to host this major one-day event focused on development, regeneration and economic growth.

Over 300 key stakeholders and business decision makers will be in attendance. Over £30bn in development projects will be discussed. Exclusive new projects will be launched. And over 30 VIP speakers from across the region from the public and private sectors will share their expertise on stage through a series of panel discussions, Q&As and presentations.

This event offers a unique opportunity to meet the biggest names from across GM and get an understanding of the current marketplace and where your new business opportunities lie, with inside intel set to be shared on procurement opportunities, project timeframes and more.

IT’S A MUST-ATTEND CONFERENCE! CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!

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PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions and gripping presentations we’ll uncover new insights from those at the forefront of the future vision for Greater Manchester, whilst hearing about new opportunities, major new development zones and schemes, exclusive insights from the regions leading figures, and procurement details on how firms can get involved in potential schemes.

Opening with a keynote speech from an influential figure we’ll soon delve into the phenomenal opportunities which Greater Manchester has to offer offer, hearing exactly how the Northern Powerhouse and the focus on connecting Greater Manchester’s towns, cities and communities will be implemented, and how a collaborative approach will be crucial to delivering the desired outcomes. We’ll hear similar discussions and presentations from leading investors, housebuilders, local authorities, infrastructure providers and more to hear their future plans – including development and regeneration pipelines – with an open audience-led Q&A throughout the sessions allowing audience members to ask questions from the floor. Our sessions during the event include:

  • Keynote Speeches – including a keynote from Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham
  • Greater Manchester; The strategic approach to growth
  • The People of Greater Manchester; their projects and plans
  • Investing into Infrastructure; connecting the region
  • Placemaking in Greater Manchester
  • Driving inward investment through development

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Our partnership opportunities with enable you to reap the rewards of being centre stage at the conference whilst removing the usual barriers to key decision makers and influential figures within the industry. As an event partner, you’ll boost your organisation’s profile, influence industry debate and make exclusive connections with the most senior figures within Greater Manchester.

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Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Programme

 

08:00-08:45Breakfast & Networking
  
08:45-09:00Keynote Speaker
 A senior figure from the region who is at the forefront of the regions future vision will deliver an opening keynote to set the scene for the conversions and debate to come.
Manchester City Council; Sir Richard Leese, Leader
 
09:00-10:00The Greater Manchester Strategy
 Our expert panel reviews economic and social progress from the last 12 months and ponder the work that needs to be done over the coming years.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Manchester City Council; Sir Richard Leese, Leader
Manchester Science Partnerships; Rowena Burns, Chair
Siemens; Robin Phillips, Principal – Internet of Things
University of Manchester; Prof Luke Georghiou, Deputy President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Magnetic North; Lou Cordwell, Founder and CEO
Peel Group; Stephen Wild, Managing Director – MediaCityUK
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy; Nicola Headlam, Head of Northern Powerhouse
10:00-10:30Break & Networking
10:30-11:30Placemaking in Greater Manchester
 Leading developers give our audience an inside look at their future development ambitions with a series of presentations revealing exclusive intel before and audience-led Q&A
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
U+I Group; Greg Ball, Senior Development Manager
Science & Industry Museum; Sally MacDonald, Director
Manchester United; Collette Roche, Chief Operating Officer
Salford City Council; Paul Dennett, Mayor
Stockport Council; Elise Wilson, Leader
11:30-12:30Investing into Infrastructure
 An overview of the city region’s ambition for infrastructure investment over the next 10 years’ from the viewpoint of major infrastructure providers.
 Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
 Transport for Greater Manchester; Simon Warburton, Transport Strategy Director
 Electricity North West; Peter Emery, Chief Executive
 Station South; Pauline Johnston, Project Manager
 Sustrans; Rosslyn Colderley, Director for the North
 United Utilities; Jo Harrison, Asset Management Director
 HS2; Liam Brooker, Phase 2b Project Sponsor
12:30-13:25Lunch & Networking
  
13:25-14:00Keynote Speaker
 After lunch we’ll be joined by another key stakeholder in the region to set the tone for the afternoon’s session.
 Mayor of Greater Manchester; Andy Burnham
14:00-15:00The People of Greater Manchester
 People are Greater Manchester’s greatest asset. Find out about the projects being led by inspirational people and institutions across the region.
Chair: MIDAS; Tim Newns, Chief Executive
Greater Manchester Combined Authority; Nic Hutchins, Principal Skills Manager (Apprenticeships) 
PTG Holroyd; Tony Bannan, CEO
Marketing Manchester; Sheona Southern, Managing Director
Hewlett Packard Enterprise; David Keigher, UK Public Sector
Natwest; Marion King, Director of Payments
15:00-15:30Break & Networking
15:30-16:30Driving Inward Investment Through Development
 A segmented look at Greater Manchester’s ‘four quadrants’ through the eyes of developers that specialise in inward investment
Chair: Shelagh McNerney, Independent Consultant
CERT Property; Howard Lord, Managing Director
Historic England; Catherine Dewar, Head of North West England
High Street Residential; Rodger Till, Director of Acquisitions
Native; Guy Nixon, Founder
MIDAS; Tim Newns, Chief Executive
16:30Conference Close

(*Invited)

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Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Attendees

We have a fantastic set of attendees already confirmed for the event – including key decision makers and stakeholders from a variety of firms. Some of those already securing their tickets include:

AECOM
AFL Architects
AKT II
Amey
Anderton Gables
Ardmac Performance Contracting
ARUP
Ascend Properties
Atkins
AA Projects
ADP
Affinity Biomarkers
Bachy Soletanche
BAM Construction
Banyard Consultants
Barton Willmore
BDP
BECG
Beever and Struthers
BIG Partnership
Broadway Malyan
Bruntwood
Building Equality
BuroHappold
Bouygues
Beijing Construction & Engineering Group
BDP
British Geological Survey
Building Design Partnership
CallisonRTKL
Cardinal
Cartrefi Conwy
Cartwright Pickard Architects
CBRE
Celtic Technologies
Cert Property
CIOB
CITB
Civic Engineers
Conran & Partners
Cundall
Curtins
Commercial Park Group
Carter Jonas
Costain
Carter Jonas
D Morgan
Dakota Hotels
Darling Associates Architects
David Blackman Journalism
DAY Architecture
Datatecnics
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Ekosgen
Electricity North West
Engie
EPR Architects
Eurovia Infrastructure
Eversheds Sutherland
Emerge 3RS
Envision Solutions
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Forbo Flooring
Frame
Galliford Try
Gillespies
Grafik
GRAHAM
Great Places Housing Group
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Grimshaw
Galliford Try
GSX
Greengage Environmental
Hawkins\Brown
Health Innovation Manchester
Herman Miller
Hilson Moran
Historic England
Hoare Lea
Hopwood Hall College
Hyperoptic
Huawei
Hurley Palmer Flatt
Homes4U
HE Simm & Son
idverde UK
Ian Williams Ltd
IFC Group
Ilke Homes
Investar Property Group
Ipsos MORI
Invest in Rochdale
John Sisk & Son
Just PR & Marketing
Jacobs
Jefferson Sheard Architects
Kirby Group Engineering
Kansai Electric
Kansai Electric Power
L&Q Group
Land Use Consultants
LDA Design Consulting
Levitt Bernstein
Lexington Communications
LUC
Laing O’Rourke
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Mace
Magnetic North
Manchester City Council
Manchester International Festival
Manchester Science Partnerships
Manchester United Football Club
Marshalls
Mayor of Greater Manchester
Mayor of Salford
McLaughlin & Harvey
Metis Real Estate Advisors
MIDAS
Midas Group
Miller Goodall
Mills & Reeve
Murphy Surveys
Muse
Marion Surgical
Mawdsleys Group
Marketing Manchester
Modomo
Manchester Metropolitan University
Mott MacDonald
Mott MacDonald
National Car Parks
Native
Natwest
NFB
Novus Property Solutions
NG Bailey
Oldham College
Oldham Council
Our Studio
PAGABO
PCCW Global Networks (UK)
Peel Group
Pegasus Group
Pell Frischmann
Perfect Circle
Pinsent Masons
PJA
Placemarque
PLP Architecture
Portakabin
Premier Estates
Progress Housing Group
Property Hub Homes
PTG Holroyd
P4 Planning
Porcelanosa
PwC
PTS Consulting
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Realty Management
Red Tree Building Contractors
Roadbridge UK
Robertson Construction
Robertson Group
Roger Bullivant
RPS
RSK
Rochdale Council
Rochdale Development Agency
Rider Levett Bucknall
S I Sealy & Associates
Safety For Design
Salboy
Salford City Council
Savills
Scape Procure
Schneider Electric
Science and Industry Museum
Seddon
Sheppard Robson
Shoppertainment Management
Siemens
SKV Communications
SNC Lavalin
Social Communications
Speedy Services
Station South
Stride Treglown
Sustrans
Stockport Council
Squibb Group
The Consultation Institute
The High Street Group
The Senator Group
TLT Solicitors
Tony Gee & Partners
Transport for Greater Manchester
Troup Bywaters & Anders
Trowers & Hamlins
Tsunami Axis
TUV-SUD
The LK Group
Turner & Townsend
Turley
Tate Consulting
Trafford Housing Trust
Tameside Council
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U+I Group
UA Antia (UK)
UCML
University Campus Oldham
University of Manchester
UK Networks
Virgin Media
Vital Energi
Waldeck Consulting
Walker Sime
Waterman
Wates
WSP
WYG
WT Partnership
Wilde Consultants

Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the public and private sector to facilitate discussions and connections to try and drive and accelerate the delivery of growth within Greater Manchester. There will be plenty of exhibitors showcasing their brand and best practice in the industry, whilst helping them reap the rewards of being prominently displayed within the events exhibition area in front of some key and influential business leaders.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 300+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the annual Greater Manchester Development Conference
  • Show your support to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Be known as a market leader within the region
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to Regional Authorities, Government, leading private sector firms and more

CONFIRMED EXHIBITORS

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If you’re interested in exhibiting at the conference then get in touch with our team – with space available for standard exhibition stalls or larger spaces to showcase more of your brand and create an eye-catching area contact:

Email: keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with the Greater Manchester Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates surrounding this thriving area and the opportunities it presents. We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and exhibition space, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

PackageExhibition StandChair/Speaking OpportunityTicketsVIP Backstage AccessCost (+VAT)
Conference PartnerYesYes15Yes£10,000 View More Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View More Details
Output Report PartnerYes-8-£5,000 View More Details
Programme PartnerYes-5-£3,500 View More Details
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 Sold Out
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Lunch PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Badge PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Email PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Registration PartnerYes-5-£1,750 View More Details
Exhibitor PackageYes-4-£1,500 View More Details

Become a Partner

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 Greater Manchester, the future vision and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner
£10,000+VAT

Be at the forefront of the conference with onstage branding, a 15-minute keynote speech to kickstart the conference, 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 with the phenomenal growth set to happen within GM with branding within the title of the event – ‘Greater Manchester Development Conference in association with YOUR BRAND’. Benefits include:

  • Position yourself alongside Built Environment Networking to shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the  conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference speaker communications including speaker briefing calls
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • One pull-up stand on stage for the entire conference
  • Option to do a Keynote speech
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Fifteen delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to fifteen people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Digital Media Branding: your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Print Media Branding: One full (A5) page advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Session Partner
£5,000+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to chair or 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:

  • Involvement with an exceptional panel session with the option to chair or be involved in the debate, discussions and presentations
  • Position yourself alongside us to shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the conference, with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within pre-conference communications including speaker briefing calls
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your conference session
  • Ten delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Digital Media Branding: your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Print Media Branding: One full (A5) page advert in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Output Report Partner
£5,000+VAT

Our Output Report Partner opportunity puts you on the front cover of our after event Output Report – highlighting the key discussions during the day and giving you a input into the report with branding and editorial input throughout the whole report, helping us to shape the agenda and output:

  • Prime Branding on the conference output report
  • Significant input into the structure and content of the report
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Eight delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to eight people per year
  • Post-Event Activation: Coverage on all after-event marketing activity regarding the output report
  • Digital Media Branding: your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Print Media Branding: One full (A5) page advert in conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Programme Partner
£3,500+VAT

Prominent branding on the front of our conference programme handed out to all delegates on entry to the conference. A great way of driving brand awareness and visibility in front of your primary audience. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the cover of the conference programme
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Social media – pre, during & post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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VIP Dinner Partner
£3,500+VAT
Breakfast Partner
£2,500+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure 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. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical breakfast area space for the duration of breakfast
  • 3 x pull-up banners in the refreshments area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
Become Partner
Lunch Partner
£2,500+VAT

A package to enable mass brand awareness and visibility during the busiest periods of the day. Becoming a partner would ensure 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. Benefits include:

  • Prime branding in the physical breakfast area space for the duration of lunch
  • 3 x pull-up banners in the refreshments area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Badge Partner
£2,500+VAT

Have your brand displayed on all name badges given to delegates at the conference – an exceptional way of getting mass brand awareness. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the delegate badges worn by all attendees and speakers
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Email Partner
£2,500+VAT

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

  • Prime Branding on the emails sent to promote the conference sent to circa 80,000 contacts
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Registration Partner
£1,750+VAT

Sponsorship of the registration area – the delegate entry point to the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding of the registration table/table cloth (supplied by the sponsor)
  • 2 x pull-up banners in the registration area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Exhibitor Package
£1,500+VAT (per 3m²)

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to hold meetings and showcase your services, our Exhibitor Partner package is perfect. There is no limit to the exhibition space enabling you to simply drive brand awareness through a standard exhibition package or bring excitement to the room with the ability to take exhibition space to stand out from the crowd. Benefits include:

  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • 4 x delegate passes
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to four people per year
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event

Confirmed Exhibitors

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Become a 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

Greater Manchester Development Conference supported by the Combined Authority | Details

Tickets

Deadline for delegate names to be included within the programme is ten days prior to the event.

Venue

Manchester Central, Manchester
Website:
https://www.manchestercentral.co.uk/

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