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Northern Powerhouse Development Conference: Creating a High Speed North

Thursday, 3rd December 2020 0930hrs – 1600hrs

Northern Powerhouse; unleashing the pent up potential of the north

The Northern Powerhouse Agenda is set to act as a catalyst for a transformational period – one which will see the North of England’s economy thrive.

To ensure this happens the public and private sector must harness and foster a collaborative approach to unlock the pent-up potential of the North and maximise the opportunities which it presents.

This event will bring together the most influential voices in delivering this ambitious vision for the North – as we delve into the design, development and delivery of the Northern Powerhouse Agenda.

Speakers include:

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There will be sessions throughout the day covering all the biggest topics crucial to the delivery of the Northern Powerhouse agenda such as:

  • Northern Powerhouse Update; influential stakeholders will share the latest and exclusive intel
  • Northern Powerhouse Rail; the crucial piece to the jigsaw, we’ll hear about the NPR project, details on the development and delivery, and details on where investment and funding is up to.
  • Digital Revolution; digital connectivity is as important as physical infrastructure and we’ll hear from those connecting the North.
  • The Green Agenda; with the climate emergency at the forefront of minds we’ll hear how development will be delivered with a sustainable and net zero approach.
  • Healthcare; major investment is set to be made to NHS estates and we’ll discuss new hospitals and healthcare facilities set to be developed.
  • Higher Education & Skills; we’ll hear from the universities who’re pumping billions into their estates, preparing the skills workers of tomorrow and ensuring talent is retained across the North.
  • Innovation, Research & Sciences; new clusters and districts are creating employment hubs – acting as catalysts for further investment and growth in the North. What’s next and where will new clusters appear?
  • Major Placemaking Projects; the biggest developers behind multi-million and multi-billion pound projects in the North will take to the stage to highlight how the Northern Powerhouse agenda will enable them to bring more projects to the fore.

Over the coming weeks we’ll be announcing additional information as well as our programme and event agenda. But you can get involved early and secure your place below.

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Agenda and Programme:

09:00-09:30 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy a morning of networking and meeting our exhibitors alongside free hot/cold drinks and a selection of breakfast food options.

09:30-09:45 Keynote Speech

One of the Northern Powerhouse’s most influential visionaries set the stage for the day’s proceedings by delivering some high-level thought leadership and policy announcements.

09:45-10:00 Break & Networking

Continue to network with industry professionals, meet our event exhibitors and enjoy free drinks and snacks.

10:00-11:00 Session One: Transforming the North – Pressing ahead with the Northern Powerhouse Agenda

In the aftermath of an unprecedented year of challenges, high level policy drivers from across the Powerhouse look ahead to 2021 and beyond and bring to the fore their thoughts on supporting economic growth and development

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

The Northern Powerhouse Partnership; Henri Murison, Director

Other speakers TBC

11:00-11:15 Break & Networking

Continue to network with industry professionals, meet our event exhibitors and enjoy free drinks and snacks.

11:15-12:00 Keynote Speech & Interactive Q&A
12:00-12:15 Break & Networking

Continue to network with industry professionals, meet our event exhibitors and enjoy free drinks and snacks.

12:15-13:15 Session Two: Northern Powerhouse Rail

As the NPR project gathers momentum, a series of the North’s biggest advocates provide an exclusive update on delivering this game changing scheme and how their organisation’s will support public and private sector development initiatives related to it

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

13:15-13:45 Break & Networking

Continue to network with industry professionals, meet our event exhibitors and enjoy free drinks and snacks.

13:45-14:45 Session Three: Northern Powerhouse Development Plans

A collection of the North’s biggest developers talk through their future projects and their positive impact for various northern towns and cities.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Munroe K; David Aspin, Managing Director

CEG; David Hodgson, Head of Strategic Development

Other speakers TBC

14:45-15:00 Break & Networking

Continue to network with industry professionals, meet our event exhibitors and enjoy free drinks and snacks.

15:00-16:00 Session Four: HS2 Phase 2B – Essential to Economic Growth, Prosperity and Unlocking Development

With a determination for HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail in unity, comprising key stakeholders this session will explore the progress of the project, its current status and the essential nature of pressing ahead with HS2 and committing to the development that will be unlocked.

Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

HS2 Ltd; Allan Cook,

Other speakers TBC

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Some of the biggest names from a mix of public sector authorities, blue chip firms, investors and developers will all be taking to the stage to showcase the exceptional opportunities available across the north and drive forward the Northern Powerhouse Agenda.

Munroe K – David Aspin, Managing Director

More information to follow.

David Aspin Munroe K

HS2 Ltd – Allan Cook, Chair

With the potential to be the most transformational development project in history, development on HS2 has begun in earnest for phase one. As attention turns to delivering Phase 2 and 2b of the scheme, Allan will give delegates the latest details of timelines, transformational economic growth benefits and development phases as part of his session.

The Northern Powerhouse Partnership – Henri Murison, Director

More information to follow.

Henri Murison Northern Powerhouse Partnership

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

CEG – David Hodgson, Head of Strategic Development

More information to follow.

David Hodgson Commercial Estates Group CEG Kirkstall Forge

Associate your brand with the Northern Powerhouse Economic Growth Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about economic growth, development and regeneration across the North.

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
Infrastructure Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
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 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 North 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 – “Northern Powerhouse Development Conference: Creating a High Speed North; 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

Session Partners:

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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: Northern Powerhouse Development Conference: Creating a High Speed North £45.00

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Event Ticket: Northern Powerhouse Development Conference: Creating a High Speed North

Details

Date:
Thursday, 3rd December 2020

Time:
0930hrs – 1600hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

Venue

Online – Hopin


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