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Liverpool City Region Development Conference

Wednesday, 30th September 2020 0900hrs – 1500hrs

This online conference will focus on driving economic growth, investment and development in the Liverpool City Region.

There’s a number of major development projects taking place across the Liverpool City Region which are driving prosperity, encouraging innovation and expanding opportunities for people and communities in every part of the city region.

Being driven by devolution and game-changing schemes from a number of private sector developers this investment and regeneration is acting as a catalyst across the whole region – and the masterminds and stakeholders behind these schemes and the future vision are set to share further details as they speak and attend this annual conference.

Speakers include:

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Agenda and Programme:

09:00-09:30 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.

09:30-10:00 Keynote

The Liverpool City Region have announced £1.4bn economic recovery plans with major development projects forming a spine of their ambitions in the bounce back from Covid-19. With a plethora of exciting schemes in the offing, Steve will kick off our event with a comprehensive overview of where he sees the city region’s priorities lay whilst engaging in some interactive Q&A

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority; Steve Rotherham, Mayor

10:00-10:30 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.

10:30-11:30 Session One: Liverpool City Region: Driving Development and Economic Growth in the North West

Senior policy influencers and regional stakeholders participate in a high level Q&A focusing on the unique development opportunities and potential in the region while also covering important topics such as economic growth, and major development.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Liverpool LEP; Asif Hamid MBE, Chair

Knowsley Council; Tony Clark, Assistant Executive Director, Development and Infrastructure

11:30-12:00 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.

12:00-13:00 Session Two: Placemaking and Creating Inclusive Communities in the Liverpool City Region

A mixture of public and private sector organisations come together to share how they are contributing to creating inclusive communities and developing placemaking opportunities.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

St Helens Council; Lisa Harris, Executive Director for Place

BXB Cowley Hill; Gary Goodman, Director

Romal Capital; Louise Pearce, Investment Director

13:00-13:30 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.

13:30-14:30 Session Three: Major Development Plans and Projects

A series of development focused presentations looking at the major developments currently planned and ongoing in the Liverpool City Region.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Kier Property; Leigh Thomas, Managing Director

SOG Group; Mick Noone, Acting Development Director

Sefton Council; Dwayne Johnson, Chief Executive

14:30-15:00 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into their future development projects, plans and vision for across the Liverpool City Region. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

St Helens Council – Lisa Harris, Executive Director of Place

St Helens Council have recently signed off on a £200m commercial and leisure investment into St Helens Town Centre, which could also include new homes, revitalised retail spaces, offices and hotel accommodation. As Executive Director for Place, Lisa will be able to expand on the major development, alongside sharing insight into other projects such as the Cowley Mill Works in St Helens which is currently under review of a further £200m development just north of the town centre.

BXB Cowley Hill – Gary Goodman, Director

Working on the largest allocation of St Helens Council’s local plan, BXB Cowley Hill are working alongside Promenade Estates and St Helens Council on the development of the Cowley Hill Works, which will host up to 1,200 homes, a hotel and commercial space just North of the town centre. Gary will share insight into this project, alongside how it will assist with placemaking in the region.

Romal Capital – Louise Pearce, Investment Director

Romal Capital have recently undergone the transformation of Park Central at Liverpool waters, which now hosts over 120 new apartments, has access to 12 acres of parkland and is one of the first residential blocks in the Liverpool Waters plan to be completed. This adds to their previous development of a similar project, Quay Central – which was conpleted last year. Louise will be able to share best practice and thought leadership on the development of these towers, alongside other developments currently ongoing.

 

 

Liverpool LEP – Asif Hamid MBE, Chair

With over £600 billion of spending forecast on infrastructure over the next 10 years, Liverpool LEP are looking forwards to creating a high number of high skilled, well paid jobs within the region. As chair of Liverpool LEP, Asif will be able to share future plans and explain how these plans will drive economic growth and development in the Liverpool City Region.

Knowsley Council – Tony Clark, Assistant Executive Director, Development and Infrastructure

Knowsley Council currently have multiple ongoing development projects in Huyton, Kirkby and East Halewood as part of plans to deliver more than 1,000 new homes in the area. Tony will be able to talk in detail about how these developments will impact the area, and other future plans in the pipeline.

 

 

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

Kier Property – Leigh Thomas, Managing Director

With the development of the Pall Mall in Liverpool set to deliver up to 500,000 sq ft of commercial employment use, Kier Property have been chosen by Liverpool City Council to deliver this project. With a 280 bedroom hotel and a large scale piece of landscaped green space and public realm alongside the 400,000 sq ft of grade A office space, this development will be crucial to the regeneration of the Liverpool City Centre. As managing director, Leigh will be able to discuss how this major development will enhance the city centre.

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority – Steve Rotherham, Mayor

The Liverpool City Region have announced £1.4bn economic recovery plans with major development projects forming a spine of their ambitions in the bounce back from Covid-19. With a plethora of exciting schemes in the offing, Steve will kick off our event with a comprehensive overview of where he sees the city region’s priorities lay whilst engaging in some interactive Q&A.

 

SOG Group – Mick Noone, Acting Development Director

Heath Park is one of the most exciting and innovative development schemes ongoing in the North West, earning its place as one of Liverpool City Region’s Beacon Projects. Plans include developing 19 acres of employment space, 27 acres of mixed use space including residential and a 7 acre retirement zone. The design will increase opportunities for employment, housing, leisure and community assets in an attempt to combat poverty, loneliness, life expectancy and sustainable employment whilst pursuing a carbon free environment. As a former Director for both the Combined Authority and MerseyTravel, Mick is well placed as an advisor to the owner of the Heath Park development scheme, and will be able to tell us more about what will be an internationally recognised environment once completed.

 

Associate your brand with the Liverpool City Region Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around development across the region.

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
VIP Room Sponsor 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 – “Liverpool City Region 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

VIP Room Sponsor

£1,500+VAT

This package gives you an opportunity to sponsor the VIP Room – an exclusive invite only area of the event where speakers, invited VIP guests and sponsors can gather. This room enables all to actively video chat – and as the VIP Room Sponsor you’ll be able to host all of those who enter and manage the conversation throughout the day. It includes:

  • Become the official Host of the VIP Room
  • Branding within the VIP Room
  • Option to invite selected guests to the VIP Room alongside speakers 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

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.

Tickets

Event Ticket: Liverpool City Region Development Conference £45.00

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Bulk buying? Buy five or more webinars / online events and get 20% off – simply use discount code ONLINE5 at the checkout.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, 30th September 2020

Time:
0900hrs – 1500hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

Venue

Online – Hopin


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