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North East Development Conference

Wednesday, 8th January 2020 @ 0800hrs - 1600hrs

Newcastle Civic Centre, Barrass Bridge, NE1 8QH

North East Development Conference | Event

Driving Economic Growth in the North East – With Developments Totalling £20bn+ To Be Discussed

The inaugural North East Development Conference is set to delve into the biggest challenges and opportunities across the region. With the support of the North East Combined Authority we’ve put together an agenda which will focus on driving investment, development and regeneration into the area. It’s a truly exciting period for the region which is driving growth through new infrastructure, a focus on major brownfield regeneration and city/town centre regeneration, and this event will reveal all of those opportunities which your firm can get involved in whilst connecting you with the key decision makers. View Agenda >

Some of those schemes to be discussed include:

  • The 1420-acre South Tees Development site
  • Newcastle University’s new estate masterplan
  • All three Combined Authority’s strategic plans
  • Avant Homes £1bn a year growth
  • Sunderland Uni’s £250m campus expansion
  • New plans for Wynard Parks 800-acre estate
  • £600m of investment around Port of Sunderland
  • Highways England’s £1bn A66 scheme
  • £1bn investment programme by Thirteen
  • High Street Group’s £1bn pipeline
  • Tritax Symmetry’s potential new schemes
  • £100m World Wheel leisure scheme
  • Inn Collection Group’s newly announced plans
  • Future vision for Teeside International Airport

And many more. Click here to view the full agenda and programme > 

Speakers Include:

IT’S A MUST-ATTEND CONFERENCE!

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PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

You can be sure to walk away from this conference with a huge amount of new information, business cards and potential work opportunities as we delve into the huge opportunities within the North East – hearing exclusive intel into the future vision and major development projects yet to be announced.

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions we’ll hear from the experts at the forefront of the region who’ll share their insider knowledge with the audience – alongside open Q&A using Slido for high audience participation. We’ll then delve into gripping presentations where leading developers, investors and authorities will reveal their development pipelines, details on new development zones and more.

The sessions for the conference include:

  • Keynote Speeches
  • The North East: The True Northern Powerhouse?
  • Infrastructure Development Plans
  • Regenerating Through Major Development Schemes
  • University & College Estate Developments

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Our partnership opportunities will enable you to reap the rewards of being centre stage at the conference whilst removing the usual barriers to key decision makers and influential figures within the industry. As an event partner, you’ll boost your organisation’s profile, influence industry debate and make exclusive connections with the most senior figures – embedding your status as a key firm within the North East.

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North East Development Conference | Programme

08:00-08:45Breakfast & Networking
08:45-09:00Keynote Speakers
Top regional stakeholders will open the event with keynotes, setting the tone for the conversation to come. 
North East Combined Authority; Cllr Iain Malcolm, Leader
09:00-10:15The North East: The True Northern Powerhouse?
Senior leadership from the region’s political spectrum and business community discuss the local economy, its industrial strategy, the Northern Powerhouse agenda and the opportunities for built environment lead growth across the region. 
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Tees Valley Combined Authority; Julie Gilhespie, Chief Executive
Innovation Supernetwork; Estelle Blanks, Executive Director
Tyneside Group; Robbie Kalbraier, Managing Director
Premcor; Simon Hawkins, Director
10:15-10:45Break & Networking
10:45-12:00Developing the North East’s Education Institutions
Higher education institutions from the area reveal their ambitious estate and property plans – with new builds, research centres, expansions, student accommodation and more all planned as they look to attract and retain talent through designing world-class campuses and facilities.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
North East LEP; Helen Golightly, Chief Executive
Durham University; David Loudon, Director of Estates & Facilities
Newcastle University; Iain Garfield, Director of Estates & Facilities
University of Sunderland; Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor
Middlesbrough College; Zoe Lewis, Principal
12:00-12:45Lunch & Networking
12:45-13:00Keynote Speech:
 Jamie Driscoll, Mayor, North of Tyne Combined Authority
13:00-14:00Placemaking and building inclusive communities
With a grand ambition to deliver more jobs and attract more talent to the North East, this session will explore forthcoming residential development programmes of varying size, focusing on creating inclusive and vibrant villages, towns and cities in the region
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Karbon Homes; Charlotte Carpenter, Executive Director
Wynyard Park; Matt Johnson, Development Director
Avant Homes; Steve Jones, Technical Director
Speaker 4 – TBC
14:00-14:30Break & Networking
14:30-15:30Infrastructure Development Schemes
 Infrastructure experts showcase forthcoming scheme ambitions through a series of presentations, highlighting their work and how it’ll unlock the region’s development potential and deliver UK wide connectivity to the North East
 Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
 Nexus; Philip Meikle, Transport Strategy Director
Port of Sunderland; Matthew Hunt, Port Director
Highways England; Louise Pavitt, Regional Delivery Director
Teesside International Airport, Stobart Group; Kate Willard, Director
PD Ports; Andy Oxby, Strategic Development Director
  
15:30-16:45Major Projects & Development Plans
Some of the region’s biggest land and property developers deliver inside intel about their future development plans whilst sharing details on pipelines, procurement and the future vision. Placemaking, community development and sustainability will form part of the discussions.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Tritax Symmetry; Simon Dixon, Development Director
World Wheel Company; Nigel Hartley, Chief Operating Officer
Thirteen Group; Chris Smith, Executive Director of Development and Delivery
Inn Collection Group; Sean Donkin, Managing Director
High Street Residential; Rodger Till, Director of Acquisitions
Gladman Land; Helen Russell, Land Director*
16:45-17:00Networking & Event Close
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North East Development Conference | Attendees

We’re going to be joined by some of the biggest construction and property firms from across the region including:

A Proctor Group
AB Heritage
ADP Architects
Advance Northumberland
AECOM
Applebridge Construction
ARUP
Avant Homes
Avison Young
BAM Construct
Bernicia Group
Bryan G Hall
Building Equality
CBI
CIOB
CITB
Clancy Consulting
Coleman James
Corstorphine + Wright
CPC
Creative Space Management
Cundall
DAC Beachcroft
Delta-Simons
Desco (Design & Consultancy)
DPP
Duchy Homes
Dunelm Geotechnical & Environmental
Durham University
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Engie
ESH Group
Faithful+Gould
Frame
FW Capital
Galliford Try
Gleeds
GT3 Architects
Henry Riley
High Street Group
High Street Residential
Highways England
Innovation SuperNetwork
IFC Group
Interserve
Invest North East England
ITPEnergised
Just Williams
Karbon Homes
Laing O’Rourke
Lambert Smith Hampton
Lichfields
Middlesbrough College
Mott MacDonald
Muckle
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Natural England
NBS
Newcastle University
Newforma
Nexus
NG Bailey
North East Combined Authority
North East LEP
North of Tyne Combined Authority
Northumbrian Roads
PAGABO
PCCW Global Networks (UK)
PD Ports
Pegasus Group
Perfect Circle
Pick Everard
Porcelanosa
Port of Sunderland
Portakabin
Portland Consulting Engineers
Premcor
Rentplus
Robertson Group
RPS
Ryder Architecture
Sintons Law
Sir Robert McAlpine
Square One Law
Stobart Group
South Tyneside Council
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Tees Valley Combined Authority
Teeside International Airport
The Inn Collection Group
Thirteen Group
Transport North East
Tritax Symmetry
Turner & Townsend
Tyneside Group
University of Sunderland
VolkerStevin
Ward Hadaway
Wardell Armstrong
Willmott Dixon
Womble Bond Dickinson
World Wheel Company
WSP
Wynyard Park
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North East Development Conference | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration within the North East. 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 250+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the inaugural North East Development Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to drive sustainable growth in the region
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to 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

North East Development Conference | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with the North East Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the discussion around the future development of the North East. We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and exhibition space, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

PackageExhibition StandChair/Speaking OpportunityTicketsVIP Backstage AccessCost (+VAT)
Conference PartnerYesYes15Yes£10,000 View Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View Details
Output Report PartnerYes-8Yes£5,000 View Details
Programme PartnerYes-10-£3,500 View Details
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 View Details
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Lunch PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Email PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Registration PartnerYes-5-£1,750 View Details
Exhibitor PackageYes-4-£1,500 View Details

Become a Partner

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 industry, the region’s 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 industry in the North East with branding within the title of the event – ‘North East 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 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
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VIP Speakers' 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
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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 lunch
  • 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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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

Confirmed Exhibitors

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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

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

North East Development Conference | Details

Tickets

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Event Ticket: North East Development Conference£179.00

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Event Ticket (Public Sector): North East Development Conference£129.00

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Deadline for delegate names to be included within the programme is one week prior to the event.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, 8th January 2020
Time:
0800hrs - 1600hrs
Cost:
£129 – £179

Venue

Newcastle Civic Centre
Barrass Bridge, NE1 8QH + Google Map

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