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Retirement & Later Life Living Development Conference; Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft

Thursday, 11th March 2021 0900hrs – 1430hrs

This event will look at the ever-growing retirement living sector – gathering key developers and investors from the sector.

Retirement and Later Life Living is the UK’s fastest growing sector; with people living longer and encountering constant sociological and technical change, local authorities, developers and investors are having to be adaptive, resourceful and innovative when designing and delivering their major schemes.

This high level conference brings together policy makers and the private sector to explore the themes that will impact on the market going forward, delve into some of the game changing schemes set to change the landscape of the ‘third age’ forever. Come and hear from those leading the way in this sector – discovering new intel, insights and best practice. Topics will include:

  • Fortwell Capital’s investment plans in the sector
  • Allegra Care’s £125m portfolio ambitions
  • Birchgrove’s latest new scheme announcement
  • Housing 21’s upcoming schemes
  • Retirement Villages’ future developments
  • Inspired Villages £500m pipeline of projects
  • APPG’s aims and plans to lobby to Government
  • Riverside’s 200 development sites across UK
  • £120m latest McCarthy & Stone programme
  • And much more…

Speakers for the event include:

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Agenda and Programme:

09:00-09:30 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors – with the ability to video chat with attendees, enter the speed networking area or visit the booths of our sponsors.

09:30-09:50 Conference Welcome & Keynote

Our event partner will be opening the event – setting the tone for the proceedings to come and highlighting trends and opportunities which are presenting themselves in the sector

DAC Beachcroft; Anna Hart, Partner, Social Care

09:50-10:05 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

10:05-11:00 Session One: The Key Policy Considerations, Development Challenges & Sector Opportunities in the Next 10 Years?

A host of retirement and care living experts share their opinions on how older and vulnerable members of society are changing their expectations of living expectations, standards and choices and how this will impact development in the coming years.

Chair: DAC Beachcroft; Anna Hart, Partner, Social Care

Fortwell Capital; Dan Smith, Chief Executive

Retirement Villages; Guy Flintoff, Planning Director

11:00-11:30 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

11:30-12:30 Session Two: Living in the ‘Third Age’ – Innovative New Development Plans for Later Life Living

Masterminds behind a spate of exciting new style development solutions in the realm of retirement and care living present their future schemes and participate in an interactive Q&A with the audience.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Birchgrove Retirement Living; Paul Evans, Construction Director

Riverside; John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support

Housing 21; Deborah Hope, Head of Development

12:30-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

13:00-14:00 Session Three: Retirement Living Major Development Plans

A host of major developers and investors unveil their future development projects and go into detail on the thinking behind them, future opportunities for collaboration and how their organisations are planning to tackle the challenges of the future.

Chair: DAC Beachcroft; Dan Kendall, Partner

Allegra Care; Henry Lumby, Executive Director

Inspired Villages; Sonia Parol, Design Director

McCarthy & Stone; Andy Feculak, Development Director

14:00-14:30 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into their future development projects, plans and vision for across this sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Fortwell Capital – Dan Smith, Chief Executive

With a track record of funding the development of 2800 senior living beds across the UK today, Fortwell Capital are widely regarded as experts in the financing of later life developments and harbour major ambitions in 2021 and beyond to remain a market leader. As part of this session Dan will be discussing the barriers and opportunities facing the sector in a post Covid-19, post Brexit world while also delivering some insight into what the future holds for Fortwell.

Housing 21 – Deborah Hope, Head of Development

Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Housing and Extra Care facilities. They operate in nearly 200 local authority areas, managing over 20,000 properties and are the largest provider of extra care housing in England. They have one of the largest development programmes for older people’s housing and have committed to build 2,100 Extra Care properties and 210 Retirement Housing properties by 2022 and 1,000 properties per year thereafter. Deborah will discuss some of their upcoming schemes, the areas in which they are planning to expand and what they look for when selecting partners to work alongside.

McCarthy & Stone – Andy Feculak, Development Director

McCarthy & Stone need no introduction, being the UK’s largest developer and manager of retirement communities with more than 40 years’ experience and 56,000 homes delivered across more than 1,200 developments. They recently entered into a development partnership with Anchor Hanover to bring forward a number of “affordable for all” later living communities across England. The partnership will initially bring forward 482 units across five sites  Hampshire, Leicestershire, West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester, with a GDV of £120 million. Andy will discuss this partnership as well as their wider development programme, which sees over 1,000 units delivered each year.

Inspired Villages – Sonia Parol, Design Director

Inspired Villages are a leading developer and operator in the retirement living sector partnered with Legal and General. They have an ambitious development pipeline to deliver over 2,500 specialist homes for the over 65s in the next six years with over 800 delivered this year alone. Over the last few months they have announced several schemes including: a £215 million scheme in Surrey, a £100 million scheme in Tunbridge Wells and a £120 million scheme in Caddington, Bedfordshire. Sonia will discuss these upcoming projects and their vision of creating distinctive and ‘non-institutional’ environments.

Allegra Care – Henry Lumby, Executive Director

Allegra Care have formed a partnership with Moorfield Group, a specialist real estate fund manager with the aim of creating an initial £125 million portfolio of modern nursing and dementia care homes. The partnership will look for both acquisition and development opportunities with the aim of building a portfolio of 15-20 care homes across central and southern England. Henry will discuss these exciting plans, as well as how their commitment to the household model, resident and staff wellbeing and service quality will allow them to meet the changing needs of the UK’s retirement population.

DAC Beachcroft – Anna Hart, Partner – Social Care

Anna Hart is a Partner in DAC’s Healthcare Regulatory Team.  Specialising in advising clients on a broad range of civil and criminal regulatory issues. She has advised clients in the public, private and charitable sectors in relation to crisis management and regulatory investigations conducted by the Police, Care Quality Commission, Health and Safety Executive and Local Authorities and she is accustomed to dealing directly with regulators on behalf of clients.

Birchgrove Retirement Living – Paul Evans, Construction Director

Developers and operators of high level later life living projects in the South East, Birchgrove are renowned for the quality and attention to detail as well as resident satisfaction. As their organisation expands they have announced ambitions to develop numerous further sites across the region starting with a new 60 unit scheme in Waverley. Paul joins the conference as a highly respected leader within the sector and will be in a position to share his thoughts on how the third age will change after a tough 2020.

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

Riverside – John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support

Riverside are a leading national provider of social housing with almost 56,000 homes throughout England. They have a major focus on retirement living, providing over 5,000 units in more than 200 schemes nationwide. John will discuss their plans to invest in and expand their retirement portfolio, and their commitment to championing the social and wellbeing side of retirement living.

Retirement Villages – Guy Flintoff, Planning Director

Retirement Villages Group are one of the UK’s biggest later life living developers with a raft of exciting expansion plans set to be brought forward in 2021. Their development strategy centres around creating a new later living environment where people can enjoy all the benefits of retirement village life but in locations close to existing centres and amenities with transport, shops and facilities all at the doorstep. They currently have 16 sites in the UK and Guy will share their thoughts on what the future of the sector looks like – especially in a post-Covid world.

DAC Beachcroft – Dan Kendall, Residential Partner

Associate your brand with the Retirement & Later Life Living Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around this ever-growing sector.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 Sold Out
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Session Three Partner: Retirement Living Major Development Plans 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, exhibition space and those that will drive brand awareness, 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 and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

DAC Beachcroft

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

Session Three Partner: Retirement Living Major Development Plans

DAC Beachcroft

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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

Tickets are not currently available for this event.

Details

Date:
Thursday, 11th March 2021

Time:
0900hrs – 1430hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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