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Ports Development Conference

Tuesday, 10th November 2020 0800hrs – 1530hrs

Kensington Town Hall, London, Hornton Street, W8 7NX

Bringing Together Every Major UK Port Owner & Organisation

The Ports Development Conference is the leading event focused on the huge role UK Ports play in driving the UK’s economy and the huge development and regeneration projects which are set to happen around the ports – and this year we have a European flare with representation from the biggest EU Ports confirmed. We’ll be featuring leading players in the sector – with presentations from major ports showcasing their future development plans, highlighting the role they’ll play in driving economic growth, and we’ll also have open Q&A throughout for the audience to get involved.

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This event gives you a platform to engage with ports directly and to network with colleagues and partners to create new relationships within the sector. It’s a unique opportunity to take the pulse of the development potential within and around UK and EU Ports.

Speakers include:

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions and gripping presentations we’ll uncover new insights from those at the forefront of UK Ports across the whole UK from Scotland and Belfast to Bristol, Dover and Plymouth, and there will also be a selection of major EU Ports too. We’ll hear about the key infrastructure projects which will underpin potential developments, opportunities for potential collaborative partnershipsmasses of disposable brownfield land set to be brought forward or which has development potential and much more – all of which will be a catalyst for additional development which will drive the UK economy. Our sessions during the event include:

  • Keynote Speech
  • The Importance of Ports – Q&A
  • Ports in the UK
  • Europe to the World
  • Beyond the Sea – Intermodal Ports

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08:00-08:45 Breakfast & Networking
08:45-09:00 Keynote Speaker

A senior figure leading the future vision for UK Ports will open the conference, setting the tone and sharing exclusive insights into the importance of Ports to the UK economy and the phenomenal development opportunities that they could unlock.

09:00-10:15 The Importance of Ports to the UK Economy

The first session will comprise of leaders from within the sector who will share their thoughts on the potential, the challenges and how collaboration with the private sector is key.

Chair: Built Environment Networking, Amanda Griffiths, Director

British Ports Association; Richard Ballantyne, Chief Executive

UK Major Ports; Tim Morris, Chief Executive

Port of Tilbury London; John Speakman, Estates and Property Manager

Department of International Trade; Michael Essex, Maritime Lead

British Marine; Lesley Robinson, Chief Executive

10:15-10:45 Break & Networking
10:45-12:00 Europe to the World

Leading representatives from some of Europe’s most crucial intercontinental gateways will shed light on their own projects and plans for dealing with a host of modern and global issues.

Chair: (Available to Sponsor)

Port of Helsinki; Ville Haapasaari, Chief Executive

Port of Rotterdam; Monica Swanson, Business Manager Digital Development

HAROPA Ports; Catherine Rivoallon, President

European Sea Ports Organisation; Isabelle Ryckbost, Secretary General

12:00-12:45 Lunch & Networking
12:45-13:45 Ports Masterplanning

With billions of pounds of development in the pipeline, all development begins with a master plan strategy. This session will explore the future development ambition for each speaker’s Port with the opportunity to participate in Q&A.

Chair: Lucion Services, Speaker TBC

Peel Ports; Warren Marshall, Group Planning Director

Port of London Authority; James Trimmer, Director of Planning and Environment

Portsmouth International Port; Mike Sellers, Port Director

PD Ports; Jerry Hopkinson, Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman

Department for Transport; Morna Cannon, Deputy Director Maritime Environment & Financial Incentives

13:45-14:15 Break & Networking
14:15-15:15 UK Port Major Development Plans

Senior members of the UK’s leading ports will discuss their current and future development projects and how these meet the contemporary needs of an ever-changing ocean freight and logistics sector.

Chair: Mott MacDonald, Rose Richardson, Ports, Coastal & Offshore

Associated British Ports – Port of Southampton; Ben Hodgkin, Project Lead – Strategic Development Plan

Port of Tyne; Matt Beeton, Chief Executive

Advance Northumberland – Port of Blyth; Julie Dodds, Head of Economic Growth

Shoreham Port; Brian Rousell, Director of Engineering

15:15-15:30 Conference Summary and Close

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This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to maximise the opportunities surrounding UK ports through their expansion and utilising brownfield sites. 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 400+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the hugely successful Ports Development Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm around port development, expansion and regeneration
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, port directors/owners/operators, developers, investors and blue chip firms

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: keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Ports Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the development, expansion and regeneration of UK ports and their surrounding brownfield land.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £7,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 View Details
Port Masterplanning Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 Sold Out
UK Port Major Development Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 Sold Out
Output Report Partner Yes 8 Yes £3,500 View Details
VIP Dinner Partner 2 Yes £2,500 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,000 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £1,750 Sold Out
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,500 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 UK Ports and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

£7,500+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 – ‘Ports 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

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
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • 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

Ports Masterplanning

£5,000+VAT

UK Port Major Development Plans

£5,000+VAT

Mott MacDonald

Output Report Partner

£3,500+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

VIP Dinner Partner

£2,500+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

Programme Partner

£2,000+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

Breakfast Partner

£2,000+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
  • 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

Lunch Partner

£2,000+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 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

Email Partner

£2,000+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
  • 5 x delegate passes for the event
  • 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
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in closing speech
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event

Registration Partner

£1,750+VAT

Cubis Systems

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:

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

Tickets

Event Ticket: Ports Development Conference £179.00

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Event Ticket (Public Sector Cost): Ports Development Conference £129.00

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Details

Date:
Tuesday, 10th November 2020

Time:
0800hrs – 1530hrs

Cost:
£129 – £179

Venue

Kensington Town Hall
Hornton St, Kensington, London W8 7NX, UK

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