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Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference in association with DAC Beachcroft

Tuesday, 13th September 2022 0800hrs – 1700hrs

Kensington Town Hall, London, Hornton Street, W8 7NX

This conference will assemble industry leaders to discuss the future of the UK’s Garden Village programme and showcase billions-worth of opportunities in the sector.

There are currently over 50 garden villages proposed or under construction across the UK, aimed to assist the UK Government’s 300,000 new homes per year target. Throughout this event, delegates will hear from those tasked with delivering these major developments as well as industry experts, public sector leadership, and investors. Speakers will touch on key issues within the industry, including sustainability, transport, inclusive growth, planning and infrastructure as a part of this unique conference.

  • 6,000-home Welborne Garden Village
  • £800m Fawley Waterside Project
  • Quinn Estate’s 9,500-home+ development pipeline
  • 1,400-home Tring Garden Village proposals
  • 2,500-home Faversham Garden Village

  • 4,000-home Mountfield Park project
  • 1,700-home Longcross Garden Village
  • 4,000-home Dunton Hills Garden Village
  • Redrow’s Development Pipeline
  • 4,000-home Nansledan Garden Village Proposals

Speakers include:

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration across the Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference. 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 Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to drive sustainable growth in the regions
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, blue-chip companies, investors and more

Confirmed Exhibitors:

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: opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about economic growth, development and regeneration within Garden Villages.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 Sold Out
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Best Practice Presentation Partner Yes Yes 7 Yes £3,250 View Details
Pre Conference Dinner Partner 2 Yes £2,750 View Details
Private Roundtable Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Speaker Table Partner Yes 5 Yes £2,750 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,750 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, 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 future vision of Garden Villages and New Towns Development and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

DAC Beachcroft

Session Partner

£5,500+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
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • 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 briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Positioned as as ‘Conference Session Partner’ in all branding
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your conference session
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Ten delegate passes for the conference
  • 50% off tickets to the VIP Speakers’ dinner which takes place the day before or the day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Session Partner

Best Practice Presentation Partner

£3,250+VAT

This package enables you to speak at the conference – providing you with an opportunity to deliver a thought leadership presentations and/or on-stage Q&A utilising our expert Chair. You’ll be able to position yourself as a though-leader and go-to-business in your sector in front of sector/regional stakeholders and influencers. Benefits include:

  • 15-minute timeslot before one of the main sessions to deliver a thought leadership presentation and/or Q&A session
  • Direct access before and after every session to the VIP speaker room, an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding at the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your Best Practice session
  • Seven delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Pre Conference Dinner Partner

£2,750+VAT

The day before the event we’ll be hosting a Speaker and Sponsor VIP dinner – this event offers a unique opportunity to network one-on-one with the industry’s leading figures. This partnership enables you to have prominent involvement and branding at the dinner. Benefits include:

  • Speaking opportunity – with a 10-minute promotional talk at the VIP Dinner
  • Prime branding at the conference dinner.
  • Two pull-up banners at the conference dinner
  • Promotional material and literature placement on the dinner tables
  • Two places at the conference dinner
  • Two delegate passes for the conference
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Dinner Partner’ in all branding
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page advert in the dinner menu
  • 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

Private Roundtable Partner

£2,750+VAT

Take the discussion into a more private setting – with a hireable room at the event enabling you to create a roundtable discussion for up to 45-minutes. We’ll work with you to invite your target clients, plus your own attendees, to create an in-event experience that helps you forge new commercially rewards connections. Benefits include:

  • Hire a private room at the event venue for 45-minutes – for circa 10-15 attendees
  • Ten invitations directly through ourselves to event delegates to request their attendance at the roundtable (no guarantee provided on attendance)
  • Pull-up banners and marketing literature allowed within the private room during the period of your roundtable
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Four delegate passes to the conference– which you can use for your staff or invited clients who you may also want to take part in the roundtable discussion
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Speaker Table Partner

£2,750+VAT

Become the official partner of the Speakers’ Table – where our high-level event speakers will congregate throughout the day. Benefits include:

  • VIP access to enable you to join the speaker table/room
  • Build one-to-one relationships with key decision makers and work givers
  • Marketing collateral can be placed on the speaker table
  • Two pull-up banners around the Speaker Table area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Programme Partner

£2,250+VAT

Prominent branding on the front of our conference programme. 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
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Programme Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One full page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Breakfast Partner

£2,250+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 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 with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Breakfast Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Lunch Partner

£2,250+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 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 lunch area space for the duration of lunch with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Lunch Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Email Partner

£2,250+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
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Email Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Registration Partner

£2,250+VAT

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

  • Branding on the sign-in iPads at check-out where all delegates sign-in with a table cloth and two pull up stands (provided by you)
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Registration artner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • One half page digital 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

Exhibitor Package

£1,750+VAT

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
  • Four delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to four people per year
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on all documents related to the conference – emails etc.
  • 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
  • Virtual exhibition stand – to allow connectivity to hybrid/virtual event users
  • Logo/branding on the online conference platform

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

opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

We’re set to have a plethora of expert names joining us for four excellent panel discussions.

Dutchy of Cornwall – Nick Pollock, Head of Planning

The Duchy is a private estate established 1337, which funds the public, private and charitable activities of the Prince of Wales and his family. The Duchy has recently formed a consortium with three regional building companies to help develop a 540-acre extension to the coastal town of Newquay. Titled, ‘Nansledan’, the masterplan includes proposals for over 4,000 homes, in addition to shops, school and public spaces. This development comes in addition to Faversham, that could see the delivery of over 2,500 homes.

Nick Pollock Duchy of Cornwall

Mountfield Park Garden Village – Karen Britton, Planning Manager – Development and Engagement

Canterbury City Council have been working alongside Corinthian Land to deliver a major development spanning 565 acres. Upon completion, Mountfield Park will boast 4,000 new homes, including affordable housing, in addition to two new primary schools, a doctors’ surgery, a dental practice, local shops, a community centre, green open spaces, new parks and 69,677 sq m of modern business premises. The development will also increase existing woodland by 50 new acres.

Crest Nicolson Partnerships & Strategic Land – Kieran Daya, Managing Director

Crest Nicholson is a leading developer of quality homes and thriving, sustainable communities. They have expertise in innovative placemaking and creating appealing, well-connected communities where people and nature can flourish. They are currently working with Aviva to deliver the Longcross Garden Village scheme, adopted as a part of Runnymede 2030 Local Plan. Under current plans, the scheme seeks to deliver 1,700 new homes, in addition to retail, food and drink space, as well as community, and leisure facilities, a new primary school, public open space, and sports pitches.

Welborne Garden Village – Fiona Gray, Project Director

Buckland Developments are the Master Developer of Welborne in Hampshire.  The project is unique in many ways with a legacy vision to deliver homes, employment, infrastructure, green space and more for a sustainable new community in the region.  2021 will be pivotal to turning their vision, created over the last decade, into reality. The development will include 6000 homes, a multitude of local amenities set against the backdrop of a green, leafy environment.

Fawley Waterside – Aldred Drummond, Chief Executive

Fawley Waterside is a site development in Hampshire, that when complete, will deliver a combination of thriving work, living and lifestyle space. Under the scheme, approximately 1,500 homes will be developed in addition to cafes, shops, a doctor’s surgery, a healthcare centre, and leisure spaces. The Turbine Hall basement will be converted into an underground car park for residents and visitors, with a capacity for around 2,000 vehicles. The scheme has been valued at £800m and will create over 2,000 jobs in advanced manufacturing, marine and technology industries and in support services.

Aldred Drummond Fawley Waterside

Natural England – Melanie Hughes, Sustainable Development Programme Director

Melanie Hughes is Sustainable Development Programme Director in Natural England (an arm’s length body in the DEFRA group).  This programme provides significant opportunities to deliver the Environment Act ambitions in a place through more effective use of NE’s planning and species licensing levers. Over the next five years she is responsible for driving more effectively planned, high environmental quality development and infrastructure at a local level; supporting the shaping of net gain policy and implementation to deliver ambitions on the Nature Recovery Network; embedding Green infrastructure and Natural Capital Planning ;  reforming species licensing to better reflect outcomes for conservation and developing strategic approaches to widespread environmental issues such as water quality.

Quinn Estates – Mark Quinn, Managing Director

Quinn Estates are one of the most proactive mixed-use developers in the South East. They are currently working on a number of garden village projects across the South East, including a 1,700-home garden village near Maidstone, and most notably, the developer has put forward proposals for 8,000 new homes as a part of the Highsted Park Garden Village masterplan, that will include four primary schools and one secondary, a sports hub, infrastructure improvements and an extension to Kent Science Park.

 

Town and Country Planning Association – Fiona Howie, Chief Executive

The Town and Country Planning Association works to challenge, inspire, and support people to create healthy, sustainable and resilient places. The association promoted the Garden City idea in 1899, and has since recognised the role new communities play in a portfolio of solutions necessary to provide affordable homes in inclusive, healthy and climate-friendly places. Fiona joins us to share insight into the TCPA’s work supporting the latest garden community programme.

Dunton Hills Garden Village – Phil Drane, Corporate Director – Planning and Economy

Phil leads Brentwood Borough Council’s efforts to grow the borough’s economy, which has included adoption of a new local plan to meet future development needs. The plan includes allocation of Dunton Hills Garden Village, a new self-sustaining settlement that will be landscape-led and consistent with local village character. The garden village will feature 4,000 new homes in addition to new schools, job opportunities, health and community facilities and new public spaces. The project has been valued at around £780 million and Phil joins us to share insight into the scheme.

Redrow – Kevin Parker, Group Masterplanning Director

Redrow are one of the UK’s leading housebuilders with a number of Garden Village projects in the pipeline, most notably, a recent application has been lodged for 1,400 homes near Tring. Kevin is an urban designer and town planner with over 20 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors. At Redrow, Kevin and his team are responsible for promoting best practice in placemaking across the company as well as providing urban design support to all of the regions. He has led on the launch of an internal placemaking manual called “Designing a Better Way to Live”, which sets out eight measurable principles – the ‘Redrow 8’ – providing a framework for the delivery of great places across the country.

Built Environment Networking – Amanda Griffiths, Director

Amanda is one of the Co-Founder’s of Built Environment Networking – formed almost 10 years ago.

She’ll be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

Pinsent Masons – Richard Ford, Partner

Richard co-leads the 100 strong Garden Communities team at Pinsent Masons. He has advised on a large number of UK Garden Community projects, including Manydown Garden Village, Langarth Garden Village, Ebbsfleet Garden Town, Tewkesbury Garden Town, Golden Valley/West Cheltenham Garden Community, East Tresham Garden Community, Northstowe and Wixams new towns, as well as major housing, employment, town centre and mixed use communities. He advises on Development Corporation and Delivery Vehicles, including Locally Led New Town Development Corporations. Her specialises in major Planning, Compulsory Purchase, Highways and Environment Law projects and has a particular focus on Garden Community Stewardship organisations, Data Trusts and on-site renewable energy generation Energy Service Companies. He is Tier 1 rated in both Planning and Environmental law in Chambers and Legal 500 Directories and is a Top Rated Planning Lawyer in Planning Magazine. He has wide experience of major development, energy and infrastructure projects in the UK and internationally. He specialises in complex projects and leads multi-disciplinary project teams in the UK and internationally. He advises on legislation drafting and project advice.

08:00-09:00 Breakfast & Networking
09:00-09:30 Conference Welcome and Keynote

The conference will be opened via a keynote from an industry leader as they share their thoughts on the garden village boom and how it can support levelling up.

09:30-10:30 Session One: Garden Villages and New Towns – How Far Have We Progressed Since 2021?

A collection of private and public sector stakeholders will engage in a thought leadership discussion on the current state of Garden Villages, and where the future lies in terms of more development.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Crest Nicolson Partnerships & Strategic Land; Kieran Daya, Managing Director

Town and Country Planning Association; Fiona Howie, Chief Executive

Redrow; Kevin Parker, Group Masterplanning Director

10:30-11:15 Break and Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the break – with refreshments included.

11:15-12:15 Session Two: How Do Garden Villages Support The UK’s Levelling Up Agenda

This session will feature a roundtable discussion and showcase, as the UK’s housebuilding leadership come together to address the role Garden Villages and New Towns play in levelling up communities.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Mountfield Park Garden Village; Karen Britton, Planning Manager – Development and Engagement

Quinn Estates; Mark Quinn, Managing Director

Dunton Hills Garden Village; Phil Drane, Corporate Director – Planning and Economy

12:15-13:00 Lunch and Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the lunch break – with refreshments and food provided

13:00-14:15 Session Three: Major Garden Village and New Towns Development Plans

As a part of this session, local authorities, leading developers and investors will showcase their ongoing and upcoming Garden Village projects.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Dutchy of Cornwall; Nick Pollock, Head of Planning

Welborne Garden Village; Fiona Gray, Project Director

Fawley Waterside; Aldred Drummond, Chief Executive

14:15-15:30 Session Four: Developing Garden Villages in Line with Net Zero and Biodiversity Targets

This panel will bring together a group of the UK’s leading garden village developers to discuss sustainable practices and how to support biodiversity as a part of their schemes.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Natural England; Melanie Hughes, Sustainable Development Programme Director

15:30-16:00 Conference Summary and Close

Tickets

Physical Event Ticket: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference 2022 £179.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £179

Virtual Event Ticket: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference 2022 £99.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £99

Physical Event Ticket AND VIP Speakers Dinner: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference 2022 £329.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £329

Details

Date:
Tuesday, 13th September 2022

Time:
0800hrs – 1700hrs

Cost:
£99 – £329

Venue

Kensington Town Hall
Hornton St, London W8 7NX, UK

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