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Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England

Thursday, 13th February 2020 @ 0800hrs - 1700hrs

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

Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England | Event

Highways play a crucial role in driving economic growth across the UK, and there is a programme of work covering regional and national projects which will unlock new development opportunities, boost productivity and unleash the pent up potential of the UK. This conference is supported by Highways England and will highlight the investment being made by Highways England across the UK as they start a new 5-year investment programme in 2020. 

Councils, developers and landowners will present to the audience the clear opportunities created by the investment in roads across the UK and how the return is clearly quantifiable. Speakers include:

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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 highways sector, and how through innovative new solutions, development and wider integrated infrastructure they’ll bring transformational growth to the UK economy.

Opening with a keynote speech from an influential figure we’ll soon delve further into the expertise of our panellists and utilise their knowledge to uncover insights and information which will be essential to your business within the next 5-10 years. We’ll hear from both sides of the spectrum – the public and private sector – to hear about the authorities’ and government’s national and regional aims, whilst also hearing about the commercial opportunities from those in the private sector and developers themselves. Sessions include:

  • Keynote Speech
  • Highways of the UK
  • Enhancing Infrastructure to Increase Growth
  • Developing Infrastructure in the Northern Powerhouse
  • The Future of Our Roads; What Lies Ahead?
  • Regional Perspectives; The Full Picture in the South

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Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England | Programme

 

08:00-08:45Breakfast & Networking
08:45-09:00Keynote Speaker
After a morning of networking, guests will be asked to take a seat before being welcomed to the event by a senior figure – and they’ll inspire the audience and set the tone for discussions to come.
09:00-10:15UK Highways Q&A
Leading experts from across the highways and built environment industry will set the tone and share exclusive insights into the links between infrastructure enhancement, economic growth and development.
Chair: Available to Sponsor
Highways England; Speaker TBC
Women in Transport; Sonya Byers, Chief Executive
University of Leeds; Professor Jillian Anable, Professor of Transport and Energy, Institute of Transport
Road Haulage Association; Duncan Buchanan, Policy Director for England and Wales
10:15-10:45Break & Networking
10:45-12:00The Future of our Roads: What lies ahead?
The global climate crisis has cemented the need to develop sustainable and future-proofed infrastructure. Highways Experts will highlight potential routes that can aid the sustainable development of our roads and infrastructure.
Chair: Available to Sponsor
Highways England; Dr Joanna White, Head of Intelligent Transport Systems
Formula E Operations; Speaker TBC
Connected Places Catapult; Neil Fulton, Chief Operating Officer
University of Cambridge; Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director – Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction
Department for Transport; James Padden, Head of Future Roads Technology*
12:00-13:00Lunch & Networking
13:0014:00 Infrastructure Enhancement, Increased Growth
Senior representatives from the organisations at the heart of UK infrastructure enhancement will introduce their showpiece projects developing major transport hubs and driving economic growth nationwide.
Chair: Available to Sponsor
Highways England; Speaker TBC
Euro Garages Group; Tom Jeremiah, Property Director*
Leicestershire County Council; Ian Vears, Deputy Director for Environment and Transport
Stoford Developments; Jo Russell, Planning Director
Moto Hospitality; Ken McMeikan, Chief Executive
14:00-14:30Break & Networking
14:30-15:30Developing Infrastructure in the Northern Powerhouse
Senior figures from across the North’s leading regional organisations will give an insight into their own infrastructure projects and the unparalleled opportunities that come with them for local communities.
Chair: Available to Sponsor
 Highways England; David Haimes, Director – Regional Investment Programme
 Extra Motorway Services; Andrew Long, Chief Executive
 Transport for the North; Owen Wilson; Major Roads Strategy Manager
 Lancashire County Council; Phil Green, Director of Growth, Environment and Planning
 Scarborough Group; Mark Jackson, Managing Director
 IM Properties; Sarah Milward, Planning Director*
  
15:30-16:30Regional Perspectives; The Full Picture in the South
It’s no secret that there is currently unmatched growth in the South East of England, however this development is a trend that has spread across the whole of Southern England. Leading regional organisations will discuss how economic growth is being boosted by these major infrastructure projects.
Chair: Available to Sponsor
Highways England; Dean Sporn, Regional Investment Programme Director
Welcome Break Motorway Services; John Diviney, Chief Executive
Shropshire County Council; Mark Barrow, Executive Director of Place
Gladman Developments; Clare Goodchild, Land Director*
 
16:30-16:45Networking & Event Close
 Invited*
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Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to look at major infrastructure projects set to happen across UK roads and highways, and how they’ll unlock regional and national economic growth and development. 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 inaugural Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the sector – and get involved in major highway and infrastructure projects
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to Highways England, Regional Authorities, Government, leading private sector firms, investors 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

Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with the Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates surrounding highways and infrastructure.

PackageExhibition StandChair/Speaking OpportunityTicketsVIP Backstage AccessCost (+VAT)
Conference PartnerYesYes15Yes£10,000 View More Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View More Details
Output Report PartnerYes-8Yes£5,000 View More Details
Programme PartnerYes-10-£3,500 View More Details
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 View More Details
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Lunch 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

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your brand, 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 retail development sector, 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 seen as a leading figure within the highways and infrastructure industry with branding within the title of the event – ‘Highways Development & Economic Growth 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 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
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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
Become Partner >
VIP Dinner Partner
£3,500+VAT

The day before the event 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
Become Partner >
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
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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 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 >
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
Become Partner >
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
Become Partner >
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

Exhibitors include:

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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

Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference; Supported by Highways England | Details

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Deadline for delegate names to be included within the programme is two weeks prior to the event.

Details

Date:
Thursday, 13th February 2020
Time:
0800hrs - 1700hrs
Cost:
£129 – £179

Venue

Kensington Town Hall, London
Hornton Street, W8 7NX

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