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Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference; Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft

Wednesday, 6th October 2021 0800hrs – Thursday, 7th October 2021 1500hrs

With 37 government backed Garden Village projects and a further 25 major developer lead “New Towns” being brought forward for delivery across the UK in the next 10 years, this unique event examines the cradle to grave schemes which are going to need billions of pounds worth of collaboration.

Delegates will hear from the Project Directors from a host of the most exciting projects while also networking with policy influencers from central and local government. Topics such as infrastructure investment, zero carbon communities, transport, inclusive economic growth, planning practices, innovative design and public consultation wrap around the presentation of a raft of major development opportunities in this unique two day summit.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Exeter’s ambitious garden city of 12,000 homes
  • £800m Fawley Waterside scheme
  • The Land Trusts call for more green space
  • The £1bn Lennox Point New Town project
  • Cornwall’s biggest ever regeneration project
  • Letchworth Garden Village 10 year development plan

Speakers for this conference include:

08:00-09:00 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors.

09:00-09:30 Welcome & Keynote Speeches

The event will kickstart with a welcome from our event partner – DAC Beachcroft – before we hear from a senior stakeholder in the garden communities agenda to set the tone for the two-day conference.

09:30-10:30 Session One: The UK's Garden Village and New Town's Development Programme – Where Are We and What's Next?

Senior policy makers and Garden Village development experts come together to update the audience on progress with driving forward the creation of these new communities and the major challenges/opportunities ahead.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Letchworth Garden City; David Ames, Executive Director of Stewardship and Development

Other speakers TBC

10:30-11:00 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event to connect with delegates and meet our event exhibitors.

11:00-12:15 Session Two: Garden Village and New Towns Transport and Infrastructure Investment and Development Initiatives

Whether it be road, rail or environmental concerns, billions of pounds are set to be spent by transport bodies to unlock development. This session showcases some of the biggest infrastructure organisations and their nationwide major investment plans.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Otterpool Park; Julia Wallace, Senior Project Manager

Other speakers TBC

12:15-13:15 Lunch & Networking

A one-hour lunch break will enable delegates to connect with each other, meet the exhibitors and enjoy a break from the event proceedings. 

13:15-14:30 Session Three: Unlocking the Garden Village and New Towns Gridlock; Consultation and Planning Best Practice, Ideas and Future Developments

Delivering developments at the scale of garden communities and new towns is a massive undertaking fraught with pitfalls and challenges. As part of this session delegates will hear from developers who are in the process of planning for their project and experts who have navigated the process successfully.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Maidstone Borough Council; William Cornall, Director of Regeneration and Place

Other speakers TBC

14:30-14:45 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event to connect with delegates and meet our event exhibitors.

14:45-16:00 Session Four: Garden Communities, Urban Villages and New Towns Major Development Ambitions

Developers and investors unveil new details about their forthcoming major regeneration schemes via a series of high level presentations and interactive Q&A

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Avanton; Omer Weinberger, Chief Executive

Portsmouth City Council; Natascha McIntyre-Hall, Assistant Director Strategic Developments

Fawley Waterside; Aldred Drummond, Chief Executive

16:00-16:15 Conference Summary and Close
16:15-18:30 VIP Drinks Reception

Open to delegates who have selected the premium ticket option, this informal drinks reception hosted by Built Environment Networking allows for extended networking with speakers and sponsors

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 400+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the annual 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: keith.griffiths@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 the sector.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £10,000 Sold Out
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 View Details
Output Report Partner Yes 8 Yes £3,500 View Details
Drinks Reception Partner 4 Yes £2,500 View Details
Pre Conference Dinner 2 Yes £2,500 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £1,750 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,500 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 for garden communities and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

DAC Beachcroft

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
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • 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

Session Partner

Stantec Logo

Output Report Partner

£3,500+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 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 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

Drinks Reception Partner

£2,500+VAT

Following the first day we’ll be hosting a drinks reception for those delegates who’ve purchased the upgraded ticket, alongside VIP guests of our own including the speakers. This partnership includes:

  • Prime branding during the drinks reception – with 2 x pop-up banners around the drinks area
  • Promotional material and literature placement in areas throughout the drinks reception area
  • 4 x VIP Tickets for the drinks reception and the main conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to ten people per years
  • 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
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the dinner programme
  • Social Media: pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and videos of the conference

Pre Conference Dinner

£2,500+VAT

On the evening of the first day’s proceedings we’ll be hosting a Speaker and Sponsor VIP Dinner – and this invite-only 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 with benefits including:

  • Speaking opportunity – with a 10-minute promotional talk at the VIP Dinner
  • 2 x pop-up banners at the conference dinner
  • Promotional material and literature placement on the dinner tables
  • 2 x VIP Dinner invite-only tickets for the meal
  • 2 x 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
  • Logo on the evening dinner programme
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the dinner programme
  • 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

Programme Partner

£2,000+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

Breakfast Partner

£2,000+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
  • 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

Lunch Partner

£2,000+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 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

Email Partner

£2,000+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
  • 5 x delegate passes for the event
  • 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
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in closing speech
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event

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

Exhibitor Package

£1,500+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
  • 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

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

09:00-09:45 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors.

09:45-10:00 Welcome & Keynote Speeches

The second day will kickstart with an opening keynote to set the tone for the day’s proceeding content.

10:00-11:00 Session One: The Green Agenda – Building Zero Carbon Garden Villages and Towns

With sustainability the buzz word on every developer’s lips, the creation of new places is a key way to pursue clean growth. This session introduces future development plans for Garden Villages who are putting zero carbon at the top of their agenda.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Exeter City Council; Richard Marsh, Project Director

 The Land Trust; Euan Hall, Chief Executive

Other speakers TBC

11:00-11:30 Break & Networking

During the break period you’re able to move around the event to connect with delegates and meet our event exhibitors.

11:30-12:30 Session Two: Commuter Towns or Self Sufficient Places; What Are The Key Ingredients of Developing a World Class Garden Community?

With the advent of the fifteen minute city a debate rages as to whether Garden Villages should be a place where commercial development is welcomed and jobs are created or whether they are the ideal conurbation to support business and economic growth in close-by cities. This panel brings together developers who are taking different approaches to the aforementioned to talk about their plans.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Welborne Garden Village; Fiona Gray, Project Director

Langarth Garden Village; Phil Mason, Strategic Director of Economic Growth and Development

Countryside; Andrew Taylor, Group Masterplanning Director

12:30-13:30 Lunch & Networking

A one-hour lunch break will enable delegates to connect with each other, meet the exhibitors and enjoy a break from the event proceedings. 

13:30-14:30 Session Three: Garden Villages and New Towns Investment Opportunities and Development Plans; In Association With UKREiiF

Developments and regeneration initiatives which are in the conceptual stage are unveiled to the audience with a call to arms for help developing each project via a series of high level presentations and Q&A.

Chair: Sponsored by UKREiiF

Cyber Central Cyber Community; Tim Atkins, Managing Director of Place and Growth

Manydown; Andrew Reynolds, Project Director

Other speakers TBC

14:30-15:00 Conference Summary and Close

Cyber Central Garden Community – Tim Atkins, Managing Director of Place and Growth

One of the masterminds behind the 3000 home Cyber Central Garden Village and business park project, Tim will join the session to talk about the challenges and opportunities that face his team as they aim to deliver two million square feet of office space alongside a major residential areaGolden Valley- as it is to be called upon completion- recently finished its public consultation stage and are now working with a number of developers to kick start development on site.

Portsmouth City Council – Natascha McIntyre-Hall, Assistant Director Strategic Developments

Natascha is heading up the team behind the impressive £1bn, 4000 home community of Lennox Point in Portsmouth. More than simply a place to live, their eco conscious approach to delivery will see the creation of a major marine employment hub creating thousands of jobs and will be underpinned by a “car free” approach. She joins the conference to talk about bringing their vision to life and what she is looking for from built environment organisations in regards to collaboration in the coming years.

 

Countryside Properties – Andrew Taylor, Group Masterplanning Director

Countryside are the master developers behind a host of UK wide major housing schemes, new towns and Garden Villages and are one of the most qualified audiences to share thought leadership and insight into the sector as part of their event. Flagship forthcoming schemes include Bourn Airfield Garden Village in South Cambridgeshire which will see the realisation of 3500 new homes with the planned start date of 2023. Andrew joins the event to talk about a host of their forthcoming projects and the complexity faced in getting them to delivery stage.

Buckland Development Ltd – Fiona Gray, Project Director for Welborne Garden Village

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

The £800m Fawley Waterside scheme will comprise approximately 1,500 homes with a wide variety of sizes and tenure. From one bedroom studios and flats, to family houses and apartments, to large detached marine villas. The town will have a higher level of residential density within the Heart of the Town & Southern Quayside which will gradually reduce towards the Southern Quarter. Creating of 2,000 jobs in advanced manufacturing, marine and technology industries and in support services likes cafes, shops and leisure, it is a true bastion of inclusive economic growth. The Masterplan also proposes an enlarged dock and new canal that will provide marine access to the North of the site, the retention and conversion of the existing Turbine Hall basement into an underground car park for residents and visitors. The development will have a high-quality urban streetscape encouraging people to walk and cycle. There will also be good access to local buses. Significant improvements will be made to the main A326 link road.

Aldred Drummond Fawley Waterside

Otterpool Park – Julia Wallace, Senior Project Manager

Otterpool Park is planned to be home of 10,000 new homes, five primary schools and create 9000 new jobs across a 30 year delivery period in Kent. As one of the first announced Garden Towns included in MHCLG’s Garden Communities roll out, Julia is one of the sector’s lead voices at the head of one of its most advanced projects.

Manydown – Andrew Reynolds, Project Director

Manydown will be a thriving new community of up to 3,520 new homes, two new primary schools, land for a new secondary school plus a new 250 acre country park near Basingstoke. The new garden community is set to be delivered in a unique partnership between Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council, as landowners, and Urban&Civic, supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Andrew Reynolds – Project Director 1

Avanton – Omer Weinberger, Chief Executive

With a £480m development pipeline across London, Avanton specialise in large scale urban residential regeneration. Their two flagship schemes are the £250m 1.8 hectare Urban Village project in Richmond which will deliver 1152 new homes and a sports complex alongside a £230m development on the former SGN Gasholders site which comprises of 750 homes and over 50,000 sq ft of light industrial commercial space. Omer leads a team of property innovators who are experienced in transforming places and joins the conference to showcase their thought leadership and best practice.

Letchworth Garden City – David Ames, Executive Director of Stewardship and Development

Letchworth Garden City was the world’s first ever garden community development and has acted as a model example as to what can be achieved with the right planning, consultation and delivery by transforming a previously underinvested area of Hertfordshire into a vibrant, modern place to live and work. With a 20 year development programme, David joins us to talk about his learnings since 2011 and how the site will continue to evolve until full completion in 2031. This includes the next phase of development- LG3- which is currently in consultation phase.

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.

Amanda Coupland Director Built Environment Networking

Cornwall Council – Phil Mason, Strategic Director of Economic Growth and Development

Fresh from submitting the planning application for the creation of 3500 different types of new homes, 200 specialised later life living developments, 50 residential units for key workers as well as a raft of community and leisure facilities which includes the “Stadium for Cornwall”, Langarth Garden Town is broken down into six distinctive neighbourhoods. Phil joins the conference to talk about the many hurdles ahead in making their project a reality and how he is turning to built environment experts to help bring forward this major scheme in the coming years.

 

Exeter City Council – Richard Marsh, Project Director

Exeter City Council have massive plans for a new garden city. Named Liveable Exeter, approximately 12,000 homes will form part of the garden city over 9 key sites to be developed over the next 20 years. Richard will give more details on the exciting plans for Liveable Exeter which the council believes is key to driving growth and delivering their ambitions to be a sustainable city and a world leader in addressing the social, economic and environmental challenges of climate change and urbanization.

Maidstone Borough Council – William Cornall, Director of Regeneration and Place

A fresh masterplan is in the works for the exciting Heathlands Garden Village scheme in Kent which will see 4000 new homes, new schools and a new road link to connect the project up to the A20, built over the course of 20 years. The timing of this conference couldn’t be better for William and his team who will deliver some interesting insights into how they intend to deliver the project and the complexities surrounding it.

Built Environment Networking – Fahmida Nisa, Online Event Manager

Nisa is a research, marketing and content specialist at Built Environment Networking. She will be hosting a number of the sessions throughout the day, running the day’s proceedings and managing the interaction between our virtual delegates and the speakers.

The Land Trust – Euan Hall, Chief Executive

The Land Trust is a charity that is committed to the long-term sustainable management of open space for community benefits – and they’re planning a crucial role in pushing forward this agenda across garden communties and the creation of new towns and villages. Euan will share the trusts vision to improve the quality of people’s lives by creating sustainable, high quality green spaces that deliver environmental, social and economic benefits.

 

Stantec – Speaker, TBC

More information to follow.

Tickets

Event Ticket: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference £250.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £250

Event VIP Ticket: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference AND VIP Speakers Drinks Reception Ticket £300.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £300

Virtual Event Ticket: Garden Villages and New Towns Development Conference £100.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £100

Details

Start Date:
Wednesday, 6th October 2021

Start Time:
0800hrs

End Date:
Thursday, 7th October 2021

End Time:
1500hrs

Cost:
£100 – £300

Venue

Kensington Town Hall, London


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