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Midlands Development Conference

Thursday, 15th September 2022 0800hrs – 1700hrs

Coventry Building Society Arena (formerly Ricoh Arena), Coventry, CV6 6GE | Hybrid Conference – Attend Physically or Virtually

The Midlands has an economy of £222bn each year. The region is set for over £5bn in inward investment to improve infrastructure, deliver housing, logistics and commercial space. This conference will provide a platform for regional leadership to share insight into their plans to develop an inclusive, innovative Midlands.

Centred around the UK’s levelling up agenda, the annual Midlands Development Conference brings together the region’s biggest developers to showcase billions of pounds worth of their forthcoming projects and discuss key economic growth challenges that the built environment industry will help solve as part of their regeneration ambitions.

Topics for 2022 will include creating a zero carbon Midlands, science and innovation, solving the housing crisis, building smarter and healthier cities, and maximising the potential of the Midlands Engine.

Topics to discuss include:

  • Bruntwood’s 120,000 sq ft Enterprise Wharf project
  • £3bn Arden Cross Project
  • Camp Hill Garden 500+ home scheme
  • £1.9bn Birmingham Smithfield Regeneration
  • Warwickshire’s £2.5bn development plans
  • And much more…

Speakers confirmed for the event inlcude:

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration across the Midlands. 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 annual Midlands 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 Midlands 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 Midlands.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 View Details
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 for the Midlands and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

£8,250+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 industry with branding within the title of the event – ‘Midlands Development 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 briefings
  • 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
  • One ticket to the VIP Speaker’s dinner for one of your selected event speakers, which takes place the day before or day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to fifteen 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

£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

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

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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 join us for four excellent panel discussions. Speakers announced for the event include:

Goodstone Living – Martin Bellinger, Co-Founder – Principle

Goodstone Living is a real estate developer and investment manager that specialises in BtR across London and key regional cities. They have recently acquired and submitted proposals for the redevelopment of a former factory site at 193 Camp Hill. Under the proposals, over 500 new BtR homes are to be developed in six blocks ranging from three to 26 storeys in height. The development will also include 22,000 sq ft of amenity space, an onsite gym, co-working areas, and rooftop terraces, in addition to 18,000 sq ft of commercial space.

Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands – Dr Pam Waddell OBE, Director

The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is an alliance of organisations active or interested in science and technology based innovation across the West Midlands. The group have two principle objectives: to build and maintain thriving innovation ecosystem and to stimulate and catalyse a pipeline of innovation activity. The Innovation Alliance currently have nine projects in delivery, investing millions to maintain the region’s innovation programme.

Bruntwood – Rob Valentine, Director of Birmingham

From office space, labs and coworking lounges to retail and leisure, Bruntwood is one of the largest property developers in the UK. The group’s Innovation Birmingham Campus led by Bruntwood Sci-Tech forms the region’s leading digital tech campus, home to over 170 businesses, in the heart of the Knowledge Quarter. Bruntwood are currently developing Enterprise Wharf, a new 10-storey, 120,000 sq ft high-tech facility that will offer more premium workspace for digital and technology companies as a part of the innovation campus.

Lendlease – Selina Mason, Director of Masterplanning

Lendlease are global leaders in creating thriving communities, currently converting and delivering a £24.1bn pipeline of work in the UK. They have recently entered a joint venture with Birmingham City Council to deliver the £1.9bn redevelopment of Birmingham Smithfield into a new urban quarter. The new quarter will include a new home for the city’s historic Bull Ring Markets, leisure, and cultural facilities and over 2,000 homes. The project is expected to take around 15 years to complete.

Arden Cross – Ben Gray, Project Director

For the past 10 years Ben has taken a leading role in the promotion of the 346 acre Arden Cross development site at the heart of the UK and was appointed Project Director of Arden Cross Limited in 2018. As one of the nation’s most connected locations and home to HS2 interchange, Arden Cross will feature up to six million sq ft of commercial development, up to 3,000 new homes, and will support up to 27,000 jobs. The scheme has seen £3 billion in investment to transform the UK Central Hub into a world-leading location.

Warwickshire Property and Development Group – Stuart Buckley, Managing Director

The Warwickshire Property and Development Group will drive regeneration schemes across the County, deliver significant new housing in line with local targets, and develop major industrial schemes, as well as promoting low carbon living. The wholly owned group are looking for JV partners for £2.5bn worth of mixed use, housing and commercial developments over 30 years.

08:15-09:15 Breakfast & Networking
09:15-09:45 Conference Welcome & Keynote Speaker

A key regional figure will open the conference with an inspirational keynote outlining the progress made across the Midlands and what more needs to be done to create a thriving, better connected and more sustainable region.

09:45-10:45 Session One: The Midlands, A Golden Opportunity for Growth: Where Are We At, Where Do We Need to Go?

As a part of this session, senior leadership from across the Midlands will share in thought leadership on the levelling up priorities in the region.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Lendlease; Selina Mason, Director of Masterplanning

10:45-11:30 Break & Networking

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

11:30-12:30 Session Two: Housing Talent and Creating World Class Places to Live – Major Residential and Build to Rent Investment and Development Plans

The Midlands is home to some of the UK’s brightest talent and global organisations but with increased competitiveness from other cities and the ever looming threat of brain drain, this session sees developers, investors and policy makers come together to share intel on their future schemes and discuss the best way to deliver housing.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Goodstone Living; Martin Bellinger, Founder & Principal

12:30-13:15 Lunch & Networking

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

13:15-14:15 Session Three: Science and Innovation Development Across the Midlands

We will be bringing together senior leadership from across the Midlands’ education, science and innovation property sector to share insight into their future development ambitions.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands; Dr Pam Waddell, Director

Bruntwood; Rob Valentine, Director of Birmingham

14:15-14:45 Break & Networking

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

14:45-15:45 Session Four: Midlands Major Upcoming Regeneration Projects

This session will feature the region’s top developers, investors and public sector stakeholders as they discuss their plans to revitalises towns and cities across the Midlands.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Arden Cross; Ben Gray, Project Director

Warwickshire Property and Development Group; Stuart Buckley, Managing Director

15:45-16:00 Conference Summary and Close

Tickets

Physical Event Ticket: Midlands Development Conference £179.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £179

Virtual Event Ticket: Midlands Development Conference £99.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £99

Physical Event Ticket AND VIP Speakers Dinner: Midlands Development Conference £329.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £329

Details

Date:
Thursday, 15th September 2022

Time:
0800hrs – 1700hrs

Cost:
£99 – £329

Venue

Coventry Building Society Arena (formerly Ricoh Arena)
Judds Ln, Coventry CV6, UK

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