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Science and Innovation Parks Development Conference

Wednesday, 8th September 2021 0830hrs – 1600hrs

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

Science and Innovation Parks are responsible for adding £74bn of GVA to the UK economy and investing in developing more of them shows no sign of abating in 2021 – and this event will look at the expansion of existing science parks and the creation of new ones across the UK.

We’ll examine the economic growth these will generate, the collaboration needed across the public and private sector to maximise the opportunities, and we’ll reveal the work opportunities for organisations to get involved in this thriving industry. Topics to be covered include:

  • Trends in the sector showing growth opportunities
  • BioCity’s plans to expand their 5 science parks
  • New Mission Street project coming to Edinburgh
  • Best practice in design and development
  • Mission Street’s 100,000sq ft plans in Stevenage
  • Arlington’s major Refinery scheme in Hammersmith

Speakers include:

Agenda and Programme:

08:30-09:00 Doors Open & Networking
09:00-09:15 Keynote Speaker

Our audience will hear from a sector figurehead who will help set the tone for the day ahead

09:15-10:15 Session One: How Science & Innovation Parks Will Lead The "Build Back, Better" Charge

As the UK recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and forges a new way for itself post-Brexit, the UK government are placing special emphasis on supporting investment in the sector and is keen to unlock major growth through development. This session brings together industry figureheads to plot a way forward and discuss the types of development needed to supplement the UK’s new position in the world.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Greater Manchester LEP; Lou Cordwell, Chair

Surrey Research Park; Grant Bourhill, Chief Executive Officer

Other speakers TBC

10:15-10:45 Break and Networking
10:45-12:00 Session Two: Life Science Campuses Estates and Development Plans

With a target of being worth an extra £14bn to the UK economy in the next 5 years, there are a number of exciting development projects in the pipeline across the UK. This panel brings forward some of these projects and discusses the expertise and specialisms required to deliver them

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

BioCity Group; Dr Glenn Crocker, Chairman

Edinburgh BioQuarter; Anna Stamp, Programme Director

York Biotech Campus; Liz Cashon, Innovation Campus Director

Arlington; Daniel Pagella, Commercial Director

12:00-12:45 Lunch and Networking
12:45-14:00 Session Three: How Do Science and Innovation Developments Shape Place and Economy?

A host of developers, public sector stakeholders and operators discuss how their development and investment strategy will impact the towns and cities that they exist within by sharing details outlining their future projects

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

14:00-14:15 Break and Networking
14:15-15:30 Session Four: Delivering the Science & Innovation Parks of the Future – Major Development Plans; Sponsored by Buro Four

A group of developers and operators of sites across the UK showcase their forthcoming property projects via a series of high-level presentations and interactive Q&A.

Chair: Buro Four; Emily Slupek, Project Director & Science Sector Lead

Mission Street; Artem Korolev, Managing Director

Lincoln Science and Innovation Park; Tom Blount, Director

Bruntwood SciTech; Tom Renn, Managing Director

15:30-16:00 Conference Summary and Close

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 the innovation and science parks sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Arlington – Daniel Pagella, Commercial Director

Arlington have been developing buildings for complex needs since the 1970’s and are involved in a host of interesting science and business park schemes currently. Their next project is the 123,000 sq ft Refinery which will be developed alongside Waterfront at Manbré Wharf in Hammersmith. Daniel joins the event to talk about their approach to delivering high security, science focused sites and what the future holds for their development pipeline.

Edinburgh BioQuarter – Anna Stamp, Programme Director

Edinburgh BioQuarter is already a leading global destination for healthcare delivery, ground breaking medical research and life sciences innovation and entrepreneurship. Their vision is a £1 billion transformation to create Edinburgh’s Health Innovation District, a new vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood, ultimately supporting a community of more than 20,000 people. BioQuarter will be known around the world as a key destination for health innovation focused on life sciences, data-driven innovation, medical teaching, research and healthcare delivery.

BioCity Group – Dr Glenn Crocker, Chairman

With five ever-growing bioscience parks dotted across the UK, no one understands the life sciences sector as much as Glenn. He joins the conference to talk about the latest plans for growth in Nottingham, Manchester and Glasgow as well as to provide exclusive technical insight into the ingredients needed to develop high quality health science related facilities.

York Biotech Campus – Liz Cashon, Innovation Campus Director

As one of the most innovative life science hubs in the UK which is constantly evolving its built environment to meet the ever changing needs of the companies that are based there. Liz joins the event to talk about their future development plans and to share expert insight into the work that needs to be done to keep bio science buildings ahead of the curve.

Lincoln Science and Innovation Park – Tom Blount, Director

Lincoln Science Park is undertaking early-stage planning for four new major capital projects which will evolve their already highly successful ecosystem. Tom joins the event to detail the future of his park and their priority growth areas in the coming five years.

Buro Four – Emily Slupek, Project Director & Science Sector Lead

Emily leads Buro Four’s Science & Research sector and has significant experience in helping clients deliver complex projects. Her recent experience includes working with developers, funders and tenants to deliver major science developments at science parks at both Oxford and Cambridge.

Buro Four are an independent project management company with a an extensive track record of successfully delivering complex science and innovation projects across the UK for developers, funders and tenants alike. Having delivered major projects in key locations including Cambridge BioMedical Campus, Stevenage BioScience Campus, Manchester Oxford Road Corridor and Liverpool Knowledge Quarter, Buro Four has a valuable insight into the components required for the Science & Innovation Parks of the future.

Bruntwood SciTech – Tom Renn, Managing Director

Bruntwood are market leaders in the development of science and innovation property and places with world leading developments in both Manchester and West Midlands. Their next project is the £210m Health Innovation Campus in the Birmingham and they have recently invested £46m into Melbourn Science Park in Cambridge whereby they will work alongside Legal and General to develop a new masterplan for the 16.4 acre site.

Greater Manchester LEP – Lou Cordwell, Chair

Lou is at the forefront of designing and developing a blueprint to create a cluster of science and innovation developments across the North West which will deliver 100,000 new jobs and close to £7bn worth of economic growth to the region. Plans include a four year £250m Greater Manchester Innovation Transformation Fund to attract and nurture science related businesses. Lou joins the conference to discuss this game changing idea.

Mission Street – Artem Korolev, Managing Director

Mission Street are a major mixed use property developer which aims to deliver sustained economic growth through projects focused on the scientific and knowledge economy sectors. They deliver laboratory and research space, alongside office, hospitality and residential space in order to anchor science and innovation facilities in the communities they operate. Artem will discuss their current schemes in the sector, including a 100,000 sq ft development at the Stevenage biosciences cluster and a new project in Edinburgh.

Surrey Research Park – Grant Bourhill, Chief Executive Officer

One of the UK’s most experience leaders in delivering complex science and innovation projects having delivering unprecedented growth at Leicester Science Park, Grant is set to lead the charge as Surrey Research Park evolves. As part of this event, he shares his thoughts on how the sector can spearhead UK growth ambitions and sets out his ideas for his new role.

 

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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

Associate your brand with the Science and Innovation Parks Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the sector.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £7,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 View Details
Session Four Partner: Delivering the Science & Innovation Parks of the Future – Major Development Plans Yes Yes 10 £5,000 Sold Out
Output Report Partner Yes 8 Yes £3,500 View Details
Pre Conference Dinner 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
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 Yes £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 Midlands and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate 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 – ‘Midlands 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

Session Four Partner: Delivering the Science & Innovation Parks of the Future – Major Development Plans

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

Pre Conference Dinner

£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

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

Registration Partner

£1,750+VAT

Sponsorship of the registration area – the delegate entry point to the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding of the registration table/table cloth (supplied by the sponsor)
  • 2 x pull-up banners in the registration area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Print media branding: A half-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Digital media branding – your logo appears prominently at the top of the event website, reminders and promotional emails for each event (subscriber list size: 80,000), and across social media platforms
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference

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

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

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to drive economic growth through development and regeneration across the Midlands. 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 annual Midlands 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:

Tickets

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, 8th September 2021

Time:
0830hrs – 1600hrs

Cost:
£80 – £179

Venue

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

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