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Essex & Hertfordshire Development Conference; Sponsored by Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter

Friday, 25th September 2020 1100hrs – 1430hrs

This conference will focus on the huge development potential within Essex and Hertfordshire.

The Essex and Hertfordshire region is undergoing a large amount of development, with projects set to create new communities, transform connectivity and boost employment.

This conference will gather key public and private sector leadership from across the region to discover how they will play a crucial role in the development set to come. From housing and infrastructure to skills and large-scale regeneration we’ll cover all the topics as we look to maximise the opportunities and drive economic growth collaboratively across the Essex and Hertfordshire. 

Speakers include:

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Agenda and Programme:

11:00-11:30 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.

11:30-12:30 Session 1: Hertfordshire Placemaking and Development Plans

A collection of the organisation’s involved in the development of Hertfordshire share details of their upcoming projects.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Hertfordshire Growth Board; Patsy Dell, Director

Berkeley Group; Daniel Massie, Pre-Development Director

Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter; Richard Whitehead, Chair

Other speakers TBC

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.

13:00-14:00 Session 2: Essex Placemaking and Development Plans

A host of the region’s forthcoming major development projects are showcased by the masterminds behind them in a series of presentations followed by Q&A.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Vinci UK Developments; Richard Fagg, Project Director

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council; Emma Cooney, Director of Regeneration and Business Development

South East LEP; Rhiannon Mort, Capital Programmes Manager

Haven Gateway Partnership; Anita Thornberry, Executive Director

14:00-14:30 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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Associate your brand with the Essex & Hertfordshire Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the future vision for the corridor.

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 – “West Yorkshire 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

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 One Partner – Hertfordshire Placemaking and Development Plans

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

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.

VINCI UK Developments – Richard Fagg, Project Director

VINCI Developments are delivering a large scale commercial development that will provide space for high-tech businesses in the life sciences, ICT and advanced manufacturing sectors. When complete the 25 acre park will provide 600,000 sq ft of space and more than 2,500 jobs. Richard will explain the current status of the project, how the latest phase will progress, and how it will drive inclusive growth and attract further investment to the corridor.

 

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council – Emma Cooney, Director of Regeneration and Business Development

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are carrying out the landmark £500 million Better Queensway project. This will see the regeneration of the Queensway estate, and the replacement of high rise housing blocks with 1,700 high quality homes, 600 of which will be affordable. The project is set to be the most transformative in Southend’s history, and is currently in the planning stage.

South East Local Enterprise Partnership – Rhiannon Mort, Capital Programmes Manager

The South East Local Enterprise Partnership is a partnership involving leaders from business, local government, and further and higher education, and is working towards creating the most enterprising economy in England. Rhiannon will discuss the LEP’s work to drive inclusive growth in Essex, a critical gateway region between London, Europe and the global economy.

 

Berkeley Group – Daniel Massie, Pre-Development Director

Berkeley Group are regenerating a large area of St Albans Road in Watford with 1200 homes as well as a school and nursery. The scheme forms part of the wider Watford Junction masterplan which will see the construction of over 3,000 homes as well as retail and green space. Daniel will outline the vision for the project and detail how it will progress over the coming months.

Haven Gateway Partnership – Anita Thornberry, Executive Director

The Haven Gateway is a distinct economic sub-region based around the major ports of Harwich and Felixstowe, and the Haven Gateway Partnership is a vehicle to promote public/private cooperation and encourage inclusive development and growth in the region. Anita will discuss the importance of the gateway to the wider region’s economy, with the ports cluster handling over 40% of UK freight and being a major supply point for the offshore energy sector.

Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter – Richard Whitehead, Chair

An expert in the state of the property and construction sector in Hertfordshire, Richard has worn many hats across the course of his career and he was appointed to the LEP board to help co-ordinate public and private sector development initiatives in the region. Richard is in a strong position to go into detail of where he sees the best opportunity developments in the county.

Hertfordshire Growth Board – Patsy Dell, Director

It’s an exciting and challenging time in Hertfordshire with plans afoot for a new unitary authority. The Hertfordshire Growth board- headed up by Patsy- is working hard to transform 11 of the county’s key towns through a series of regeneration initiatives totalling over £250m. As part of this session she will talk through the next tranche of development ambitions and participate in some interactive Q&A.

 

Tickets

Event Ticket: Essex & Hertfordshire Development Conference £45.00

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Details

Date:
Friday, 25th September 2020

Time:
1100hrs – 1430hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

Venue

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