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The Future of the OxCam Arc Conference; In partnership with Bidwells

Thursday, 20th October 2022 0800hrs – 1615hrs

MK Dons Stadium (Doubletree Hilton), Stadium Way, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST

Despite ongoing uncertainty around what the OxCam Arc should be, there is still over £5bn of regeneration and infrastructure related projects being brought forward by the private sector in the next 18 months, with several local authorities supporting upcoming development. This conference aims to convene any organisation that wants to have their say on what the future of the Arc should be, providing a blank canvas to create consensus and drive future schemes that are designed to unlock inclusive growth. Delegates will hear exclusive intel about how they can be involved in delivery. Join over 300 regional policy influencers, developers, investors, and occupiers who are keen to push ahead and achieve a more sustainable and connected region.

Topics to be discussed:

  • EEH’s proposed ‘Centre for Excellence’
  • Update on the 10,000 home Northstowe project
  • 1,500 new jobs at Devonshire Gardens
  • Warehouse REIT’s £1bn and growing portfolio
  • The Arc Leaders Group’s call for collaboration
  • MKDP’s plan for 4,000 new homes
  • £1.1bn Mass Rapid Transit System for MK
  • Godwin’s 300 BtR homes across the Arc
  • Vistry’s 1,500 homes at Great Haddon
  • An update on the £5bn EW Rail project
  • SEMLEP’s work to coordinate sustainable growth
  • Thakeham’s housing plans for the Arc
  • Oxford Science Park’s 300,000 sq ft Expansion
  • 280+ BtR homes at MK Gateway
  • Present Made’s 3,000 home pipeline
  • £215m Mill View BtR project
  • £150m+ UBS life science project
  • Godwin Group’s search for land
  • Vistry Partnerships regional expansion plans
  • 400 acre Cambridge Science Park North Extension
  • 5,000 new homes at Core Site Cambridge
  • And much more…

Speakers for this event include:

08:00-09:00 Breakfast and Networking
09:00-09:15 Conference Welcome & Keynote Speaker

Delegates are joined by Matt Allen, Business Development & Marketing Director at conference partners Bidwells who will help frame the agenda for the event ahead.

Bidwells; Matt Allen FCIM, Business Development & Marketing Director

09:15-10:00 Session One: Repositioning the Arc: What Should It Be? How Should It Be Delivered?; Sponsored by Willmott Dixon

With so much debate around the potential of the Arc and what it should and could be for the UK, this session brings together stakeholders with different ideas to deliver an update to delegates on progress with plans for delivering a focal point for national economic growth.

Chair: Willmott Dixon; Richard Davidson, Director

SEMLEP; Hilary Chipping, Chief Executive

Socius; Steve Eccles, Director

Oxford to Cambridge Arc Leadership Group; Bev Hindle, Executive Director

Vistry Partnerships; Verity MacMahon, Managing Director, East

10:00-11:00 Break, Networking and Best Practice with Varsity Town Planning

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

11:00-12:00 Session Two: Nature positive, Holistic Regeneration – Healthier, Greener Development to Support Nature and Net Zero Across the Arc; Sponsored by Atkins

As the UK accelerates towards its sustainability goals infrastructure experts and other regeneration stakeholders discuss their plans to support biodiversity, clean growth to deliver thriving places for people and nature.

Chair: Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group; Helen Dias, Technical Director, Strategic Planning

University of Oxford; Dr Simon Jackman, Senior Innovation Fellow

Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group; Claire Wansbury, Atkins Fellow and Associate Director:  Ecology

West Midlands 5G; John Vesey, Health and Care Sector Lead

12:00-13:00 Lunch, Networking and Best Practice with Vu.City

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

13:00-14:00 Session Three: Accelerating the delivery of Life Sciences – Major Development & Expansion Plans; Sponsored by Bidwells

Firmly entrenched as a place for life sciences, tech and blue-chip organisations, this session will explore how growth can be delivered at pace across the region to meet the needs of the Arc’s rapidly expanding science & technology sector. Delegates will learn how the region’s leading science parks are evolving to meet the demand and how investors are bringing forwarded much needed space in this highly constrained market.

Chair: Bidwells; Richard Todd, Partner

Science and Technology Facilities Council; Dr Barbara Ghinelli, Director, Harwell Campus Business Development and Clusters

Oxford Science Park; Rory Maw, Chief Executive

UBS Asset Management; Olivia Drew, Director and Portfolio Manager, UK Life Sciences

Scott Brownrigg; Ed Hayden, Director

Cambridge Science Park; Jane Hutchins, Director

14:00-14:15 Break & Networking

Build commercially rewarding connections during the break.

14:15-15:00 Session Four: Strategic Transport, Infrastructure and Industry – Connecting and Powering Future Development and Communities

Making the economic centres of the Arc accessible to all is a key priority of policy makers. Similarly, combining this challenge with the need to deliver for sustainable modes of travel and energy means billions are set to be spent on such projects in the coming years. This session looks at some of the most prevalent forthcoming schemes.

Chair: Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group; Helen Dias, Technical Director, Strategic Planning

England’s Economic Heartland; Naomi Green, Managing Director

Warehouse REIT; Paul Makin, Investment Director

East West Railway Company; Will Gallagher, Strategy Director

Milton Keynes Council; Paul Thomas, Director of Planning & Placemaking

15:00-15:15 Break & Networking

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

15:15-16:15 Session Five: The Arc as a Place to Live – Housing and BtR Policy and Plans; Sponsored by Bidwells

This session explores up and coming housing development schemes via a series of presentations from investors, developers and local authorities who are tasked with delivering modern, vibrant and exciting places for the Arc’s diverse population. Delegates will learn how they can get involved in delivery of future projects.

Chair: Bidwells; Grant Westall-Reece, Partner, Head of Residential Development (Oxford)

Thakeham Group; Rebecca Warren, Director of Planning & Director Oxford Cambridgeshire Arc

Present Made; Alan Penfold, Executive Director

Milton Keynes Development Partnership; Nicola Sawford, Chair

Godwin Developments; Tom Smallbone, Head of Residential Development

TOWN; Jonny Anstead, Founding Director

16:15 Conference Summary and Close

Bidwells; Chris Pattison, Deputy Head of Planning

Scheduled Best Practice: 10:45-11:00 The OxCam Comet; Sponsored by Varsity Town Planning

This session will explore how the concept of the Arc appears and disappears from the national discussion and when we might expect to see it on the table again. In the absence of a policy framework, how should the profession respond?

Varsity Town Planning; Pippa Cheetham, Planning Director

Scheduled Best Practice: 12:45-13:00 Utilising 3D Technology to Aid Masterplanning; Sponsored by VU.CITY

Experts from 3D digital visualisation technology firm VU.CITY will take to the stage to showcase how the use of this ground breaking technology can accelerate the planning process and improve the final masterplan on major schemes.

VU.CITY; Nikki Webber, Regional Business Development Manager

We’re set to have a plethora of expert names joining us for several excellent panel discussions.

East West Railway Company – Will Gallagher, Strategy Director

The transformative East West Rail project is well underway, with the government committing £760m in January for the Oxford to Milton Keynes section. The £5bn project could provide a £1.1bn annual boost to the region’s economy and we will hear details of how stages two and three will unfold as well as how EW Rail remains vitally important.

England’s Economic Heartland – Naomi Green, Managing Director

Naomi Green was recently appointed Managing Director of England’s Economic Heartland (EEH), as the sub-national transport body focuses on a three-year programme of work, including development and delivery of the region’s infrastructure priorities and establishing a pioneering ‘centre for excellence’ to bolster local authorities’ capacity to plan future schemes. EEH’s ‘Connecting People, Transforming Journeys’ plan is a 30-year strategic vision to develop a transport system that puts the needs of businesses, individuals, and the environment at the forefront of investment decisions. Naomi joins us to discuss the transport strategy and how it can support economic growth whilst delivering low carbon emissions.

Oxford Science Park – Rory Maw, Chief Executive

The Oxford Science Park is one of the most influential science, technology and business environments in the UK and hosts over 90 companies with more than 2,500 staff. It has long-term and ambitious development plans, expecting to create an additional 300,000+ sq ft of office and laboratory space on the remaining 10+ acres of land over the next 3-5 years. Rory will share details of their exciting plans and how they will support science and innovation employment in the Arc

Thakeham Group – Rebecca Warren, Director of Planning & Director Oxford Cambridgeshire Arc

Thakeham is a leading master developer, housebuilder and land promoter active the OxCam Arc and wider South East. They create sustainable, zero carbon, modern self-sustaining communities that enhance the quality of life, built on the principles of NHS Healthy Towns and have a number of projects in the works across the Arc. Rebecca has a range of roles at Thakeham including progressing a number existing projects and identifying new development opportunities across the Arc. Thakeham’s focus is on zero-carbon placemaking and creating sustainable communities, with community and physical infrastructure being delivered early on.

Socius – Steve Eccles, Director

Socius are an impactful developer with a strong focus on the OxCam Arc with major projects in Cambridge and Milton Keynes. Their Devonshire Gardens scheme in Cambridge will create 1,500 new jobs with 100,000 sq ft of flexible workspace and 70 homes for rent. At MK Gateway they are creating 185,000 sq ft of workspace 280+ BtR homes and over 2,000 jobs in total. Steve will share details of these schemes and their commitment to create mixed-use places that have a real social impact.

Milton Keynes Development Partnership – Nicola Sawford, Chair

Milton Keynes Development Partnership is wholly owned by MK Council and exists to develop its portfolio of land assets to make the city an ever better place to live, work and socialise. They have an initial plan to develop 19 mixed tenure housing sites which will producer 4,000 new homes by 2031, with 50% being affordable – far above the minimum requirement.

West Midlands 5G – John Vesey, Health and Care Sector Lead

John has worked in numerous roles supporting the public and private sectors to harness the benefits of technology, connectivity, AI and data. His current role focuses on developing sustainable services for the health and social care sectors, that are underpinned by digital transformations and shifting where care is delivered.

Science and Technology Facilities Council – Dr Barbara Ghinelli, Director, Harwell Campus Business Development and Clusters

Barbara is responsible for the development of the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus at UKRI- STFC. The campus is undergoing a major, multi-year expansion with 1.5m sq ft of commercial space, thousands of new homes a hotel and amenities set to be added by 2027. The next stage of the project – the 21,000 sq ft Zeta, a ‘mid-tech’ building which will allow further growth of the region’s energy, space, health and quantum computing companies

University of Oxford – Dr Simon Jackman, Senior Innovation Fellow

Simon is a Senior Innovation Fellow focused on the environment area, working across the Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences and Social Science Divisions within the University. He also leads the University’s collaboration with the Satellite Applications Catapult and works with related organisations based at Harwell. In particular, he is developing projects and initiatives with businesses and researchers, developing environmental data into decision support tools and services.

UBS Asset Management – Olivia Drew, Director and Portfolio Manager, UK Life Sciences

UBS Asset Management are investing heavily in life sciences across the UK having recently announced a £2.5 billion life science property strategy. They have so far secured four sites in the ‘goldebn triangle of Oxford, Cambridge and London including a £150m+ project in Oxford. The facilities will create significant local skilled employment opportunities, and in partnering with developer Reef Group, will provide fit-for-purpose, impactful buildings to companies focused on research and development (R&D) and healthcare innovations.

SEMLEP – Hilary Chipping, Chief Executive

South East Midlands LEP sits at the heart of the OxCam Arc and support it through their mission to build on the South East Midlands reputation as a premier location for growth, innovation and world leading technology. SEMLEP works with Local Authorities, the Arc Universities’ Group and neighbouring LEPs and business Boards to continue to develop the Arc strategy.

Oxford to Cambridge Arc Leadership Group – Bev Hindle, Executive Director

As Executive Director of the OxCam Arc Leaders group as well as a Director of Oxfordshire County Council, Bev is well placed to offer a strategic view of the Arc. With government support for the project wavering, collaboration between local leadership, the private sector and other stakeholders is more vital than ever and Bev will offer his views on the future of the Arc

 

Varsity Town Planning – Pippa Cheetham, Planning Director

Pippa is a chartered town planner with 25 years’ experience across the Oxford – Cambridge Arc.  Her planning skills have been sharpened working in local authorities, planning consultancy and in-house for a strategic landowner and master developer.  Pippa founded Varsity Town Planning in 2018.  She has a wealth of experience in securing allocations and delivering large scale and complex sites and achieves this by building relationships with authorities and agencies to promote a sustainable vision that is rooted in commercial common sense.  She has recently established an apprenticeship programme at Varsity Town Planning to nurture the next generation of town planners.  Pippa sits on the General Assembly of the Royal Town Planning Institute and the Board of the Bedfordshire Local Nature Partnership

Warehouse REIT – Paul Makin, Investment Director

Warehouse REIT owns a £1bn portfolio and has highlighted the Oxford Cambridge Arc as a key growth and acquisition location. They will be outlining the attractive nature of the region, areas they’re keen to invest within and more. Recent activity includes the forward funding of a 170,000sq ft asset in Thame amongst others.

Vistry Partnerships – Verity MacMahon, Managing Director

Vistry Partnership are the leading regeneration specialist within the UK- specialising in delivering homes and community regeneration. With recent plans to develop 258 much-needed new homes in east Cambridge over 16.11-acres and an additional 600 homes in a JV with Evera Homes. Verity – Managing director will be joining the session to discuss upcoming development plans, the challenges of accelerating the housing stock and developing inclusive communities.

Milton Keynes City Council – Paul Thomas, Director of Planning and Placemaking

Milton Keynes is predicted to grow to a population of over 410,000 by 2050, from around 270,000 today. MK Council is keen to ensure that their growing city is better connected and are planning to deliver a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRT), with a first phase delivered by 2031 and a second by 2050. The MRT will be adaptable to future transport scenarios and be able to incorporate connected and autonomous vehicles as mass transit options and could cost close to £1.1 billion.

Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – Claire Wansbury, Atkins Fellow and Associate Director: Ecology

More information to follow.

Godwin Developments – Tom Smallbone, Head of Residential Development

Godwin Group have recently moved into the OxCam Arc and have a number of residential projects in the pipeline. Their scheme in Ely, which is currently going through planning will see 116 BtR homes and flexible commercial space constructed. Another scheme for 184 homes in Bletchley recently benefitted from a forward funding deal with CBRE Investment Management. Godwin are currently building up a pipeline of suitable sites and is seeking more land sites across the OxCam Arc and the Home Counties to enable the delivery of more single family housing schemes

Cambridge Science Park – Jane Hutchins, Director

Cambridge Science Park is the UK’s oldest science park and has seen major growth in recent years, with major space for existing occupier and space for early-stage life science businesses. Further development is planned, with 50,000 sq ft of specialist lab and R&D accommodation set to be construction. They are also bringing forward a major extension, Cambridge Science Park North – which will see a centre of excellence for skilled manufacturing and development created on 400 acres of parkland.

Town – Jonny Anstead, Founding Director

TOWN is a profit-with-purpose developer, delivering homes, streets and neighbourhoods. With current plans to develop a multi-million-pound, 48-hectare Core Site in Cambridge, which includes 5500 home and mixed-use spaces.Also Angel Yard which is an intergenerational cohousing community in Norwich. Jonny will be joining the session to discuss major development plans, the future of regeneration and potential collaboration opportunities.

Present Made – Alan Penfold, Executive Director

Present Made is Apache Capital’s single family BtR platform and was launched last year targeting a net zero carbon operational model; they will use Modern Methods of Construction to deliver energy efficient smart homes that reduce living costs for residents. Present Made’s first phase will see over 3,000 homes delivered as part of a £1.6bn pipeline, with a focus on suburban locations across the south of England. They have announced two schemes in the Arc, and their £215m scheme in Central Bedfordshire will see 650 homes delivered as well as an 87 acre country park.

Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group – Helen Dias, Technical Director, Strategic Planning

Commercially astute planner and chartered surveyor with over 35 years’ experience of delivering consents for development and infrastructure projects. Specialist expertise in viability, compulsory purchase, policy development and applied economic/ property market analyses.

Bidwells – Richard Todd, Partner

Richard has been integral to the success of the Oxfordshire property market over the last 15 years through his work in the education and science and technology sectors. As an industry leader used to delivering complex building projects in sensitive environments as well as flexible, fast-tracked laboratory facilities, Richard is at the front of the property industry pioneering a dynamic, problem-solving project management approach.

VU.CITY – Nikki Webber, Business Development Executive

Nikki Webber works in Business Development in the UK for VU.CITY, concentrating on the Home Counties and the South East, including Oxford & Cambridge. Having spent 5 years with a leading global property superbrand, Nikki’s move into Proptech brought with it her passion about places, and the innovative solutions making cities and buildings smarter. She now focuses on helping professionals in the built environment use 3D visualisation to better understand their proposals in the full context of our towns & cities, and prepare for the digitisation of planning.

Willmott Dixon – Richard Davidson, Director

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, we have a purpose beyond profit to leave a positive legacy in our communities and environment. In 2018 we were one of only six companies to receive a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category, we followed this in 2019 by winning another Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for sustainable development, our third award in total. Our commitment that there’s ‘no better place to enjoy a career of a lifetime’ saw Willmott Dixon come fourth in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for list in 2019 and this was followed by being ranked number one for the UK in the FT’s first ever Diversity Leaders list for being an inclusive employer

Scott Brownrigg – Ed Hayden, Director

With an architectural career spanning 20 years, Ed has extensive experience in the commercial and science sectors and leads teams of designers, architects and technicians, championing zero carbon projects and design innovation within Scott Brownrigg and across the wider industry. With significant cross-sector experience including residential, defence, transport and education, Ed’s recent projects include Oxford Science Park, Cambridge Science Park Bio-Hub, Arm Headquarters, Peterhouse Technology Park, Cambridge international technology park, CABI Headquarters, and the award winning St Georges College Activity Centre.

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 throughout the day, running the days proceedings and managing the interaction between our delegates and the speakers.

Bidwells – Chris Pattison, Deputy Head of Planning

Bidwells is the leading property consultancy in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc – a region of global significance. We offer clients access to some of the most dynamic real estate markets with the highest growth potential in the UK. Our deep insight helps investors, developers and homeowners harness the benefits of the exceptional growth in these markets. Chris is a strategic Planner and has been delivering challenging client briefs across the Ox-Cam Arc, the South East and Scotland for more than 20 years. His strong track record in developing and managing multi-disciplinary project teams has seen him planning the delivery of major new mixed-use communities around the UK, including three sister new towns in the north east of Scotland, as well as complex projects in a congested medieval city like Oxford. Chris is also actively involved in the expansion of Letchworth Garden City, which will see 900 new homes brought forward over the next decade. His range of clients has included the University of Oxford and its Colleges, as well as MCC at Lord’s and the RFU at Twickenham.

Bidwells – Matt Allen FCIM, Business Development & Marketing Director

More information to follow.

Bidwells – Grant Westall-Reece, Partner, Head of Residential Development (Oxford)

More information to follow.

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration across the OxCam Arc Development Conference. 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 OxCam Arc 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 The Future of the OxCam Arc 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 OxCam Arc.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 Sold Out
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Session One Partner: Repositioning the Arc: What Should It Be? How Should It Be Delivered? Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Two Partner: Green Infrastructure and Holistic Regeneration – Healthier Greener Development to Support Nature and Net Zero Across the Arc Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Three Partner: The Arc as a Science Superpower – Major Development & Expansion Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Session Four Partner: Strategic Transport, Infrastructure and Industry – Connecting and Powering Future Development and Communities Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Session Five Partner: The Arc as a Place to Live – Housing and BtR Policy and Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 Sold Out
Best Practice Presentation Partner Yes Yes 7 Yes £3,250 Sold Out
Conference Dinner Partner 2 Yes £2,750 Sold Out
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 OxCam Arc and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Session One Partner: Repositioning the Arc: What should it be? How should it be delivered?

Willmott Dixon National Partner

Session Two Partner: Green Infrastructure and Holistic Regeneration – Healthier Greener Development to support Nature and Net Zero across the Arc

Session Three Partner: The Arc as a Science Superpower – Major Development & Expansion Plans

Best Practice Presentation Partner

Best Practice Presentation Partner

Conference Dinner Partner

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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 Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

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
  • 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 branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Exhibitor Partner

Exhibitor Partner

Exhibitor Partner

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

Taking place the night before The Future of the OxCam Arc Conference, we will be hosting an experience like no other, bringing together the event speakers, selected guests and the exclusive dinner sponsor.

The dinner will take place in a private dining setting at MK Dons Stadium (Doubletree Hilton), Stadium Way, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST between 18:00-21:00 the night before the event (Wednesday 19th October).

The evening includes a three-course meal and drinks with an inclusive menu to suit all, in addition to hours of excellent networking opportunities alongside key influencers and leaders in the sector.

Benefits of attending the dinner in addition to the conference include:

  • Targeted networking – the attendees will primarily be our event speakers, ensuring quality networking with the key decision makers
  • Quality networking – ensure you’re not rushed when speaking to potential clients, this event gives you hours of time in a relaxed environment where a true relationship can be built
  • Be ahead of your competitors – they will be at the conference the next day, so guarantee you’re ahead of the competition by forming relationships with key clients the night before the event, you’ll be on first name terms the following day
  • Share knowledge and thought leadership – stand out from the crowd by adding your voice to the table discussion as we ask several key questions on how the sector can overcome challenges and grasp opportunities

Dinner attendees include:

  • Cambridge Science Park
  • Englobe
  • Glencar Construction
  • Godwin Developments
  • Milton Keynes Council
  • Milton Keynes Development Partnership
  • Vine Architecture
  • VU.CITY
  • Willmott Dixon

Those attending the dinner must also be attending the conference the following day – you can register below or contact opportunities@built-environment-networking.com for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are also available on the ‘Become a Partner’ tab above.

Some of the major names in the built environment industry will be in attendance with c-suite professionals from the following in attendance:

AECOM
Aitchison Developments
AKT II
Anglia Innovation Partnership
Apache Capital
Arc Universities Group
Area
ATKINS
Barhale
Barings
Bidwells
Blake Morgan
Breakthrough Properties
British Land
Brockton Everlast
Built Environment Networking
BuroHappold
Business West
Cambridge Science Park
Cambridgeshire County Council
CBI
CBRE
CGL Card Geotechnics
Clarion Housing
Conamar
Copper Consultancy
Couch Perry Wilkes
Cratus Communications
DAC Beachcroft
David Chipperfield Architect
David Jarvis Associates
David Lock Associates
David Roden Architects
Davidsons Developments
Delancey
Development Communications
E7 Building Services
East West Rail
ECF
EEDN
Elementa Consulting
England’s Economic Heartland
Englobe
Fairhive Homes
FCB Studios
Gilbert Ash
Gillespies
Glencar
Glencar Construction
GL Hearn
Godwin Developments
Grainger
Greenwoods GRM
Ground Control
Harwell Science Park
HCR Legal
Hoare
Hoare Lea
Imtech
Ingleton Wood
Kadans Science Partner
Kier Property
KKR
Knight Frank
Land Registry
Latimer
Lloyds Banking Group
Loop
McBains
Merit
Mills and Reeve
Brockton Everlast
BuroHappold
Copper Consultancy
Glencar Construction
HCR Legal
Marrons Planning
Marshall of Cambridge
Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes Development Partnership
Morgan Sindall
Mott MacDonald
MX Underwriting
MY Construction and Carpentry
National Highways
Newforma
NG Bailey
Nicholas Hare Architects
Norwich Research Park
ODS
Openreach
Oxford Science Park
Oxfordshire County Council
Padstone Consulting
Pagabo
PA Group
Parkeray
Peabody
PLMR
PRP Architects
Pulse Media Group
Rees Worx
Restore Harrow Green
R G Carter
R H Partnership Architects
RSHP
RSK
RSPB
S&C Slatter
Schneider Electric
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Scott Brownrigg
SEMLEP
Skanska
Socius
Soprema
SP Broadway
Spie
Swish Fibre
Sypro
Taylor Wimpey
TClarke
Terence O’Rourke
Thakeham Homes
The Crown Estate
The FES Group
Troup Bywaters + Anders
U+I Group
UBS Global
UKREiiF
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
Varsity Town Planning
Vectos
VINCI Construction
Vine Architecture
Vistry Group
VU.CITY
Wallingford HydroSolutions
Walsingham Planning
Warehouse REIT
Wates
West Midlands 5G Company
Willmott Dixon
Wilson Mason

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Details

Date:
Thursday, 20th October 2022

Time:
0800hrs – 1615hrs

Venue

MK Dons Stadium (Doubletree Hilton)
Stadium Way W, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ST, UK

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