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Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government

September 24 @ 0800hrs - 1530hrs

Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 150 Morrison St,EH3 8EE

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government | Event

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

With the support of the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise we’re hosting the first one-day conference focused on development, regeneration and economic growth across Scotland.

Over 300 key stakeholders and business decision makers from the construction and property industry will be in attendance alongside public sector leaders and Government ministers. Major investment programmes will be discussed. Exclusive new projects will be launched. And over 30 VIP speakers from across the country from the public and private sectors will share their expertise on stage through a series of panel discussions, Q&As and presentations.

This event offers a unique opportunity to meet the biggest names working within Scotland and get an understanding of the current and future marketplace whilst hearing where new business opportunities lie, with inside intel set to be shared on procurement opportunities, project timeframes and more.

Over 30 VIP speakers include:

Speakers Glasgow

IT’S A MUST-ATTEND CONFERENCE!

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PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions and gripping presentations we’ll uncover new insights from those at the forefront of the future vision for Scotland, whilst hearing about new opportunities, major new development zones and schemes, exclusive insights from the countries leading figures, and procurement details on how firms can get involved in potential schemes.

Opening with a keynote speech from an influential Government Minister we’ll soon delve into the phenomenal opportunities which Scotland has to offer, hearing exactly how ambitious infrastructure projects will focus drive growth across the country whilst connecting towns, cities and communities. We’ll also hear about major development and regeneration projects which are in the pipeline – with an open-audience Q&A throughout the sessions allowing audience members to ask questions from the floor. Our sessions during the event include:

  • Keynote Speeches – including a keynote from a Government Minister
  • Investing in Scotland and its People
  • Investing in Infrastructure
  • Scottish Planning Reform
  • Placemaking in Scotland; Building the Future

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Our partnership opportunities will enable you to reap the rewards of being centre stage at the conference whilst removing the usual barriers to key decision makers and influential figures within the industry. As an event partner, you’ll boost your organisation’s profile, influence industry debate and make exclusive connections with the most senior figures within Scotland, whilst being seen to support our key partners for the event – the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise.

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Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government | Programme

09:30-10:00Breakfast & Networking
10:00-10:30Keynote Speakers
Key stakeholders in the future vision for Scotland will deliver an opening keynote to set the scene for the conversion and debate to come – outlining the major opportunities Scotland presents.
Scottish Government; Ivan Paul McKee, Minister for Trade, Investment & Innovation
Keynote 2 – TBC
10:30-11:30Scotland is Now! 
Our expert panel reviews will review the exceptional progress over the past 12 months across the economic and social landscape – whilst looking ahead at the main challenges and opportunities for the years ahead with a focus on strategic plans, current initiatives, green investment and more…
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Scottish Property Federation; Robin Blacklock, Vice Chairman
Dundee City Council; John Alexander, Leader
University of Dundee; Rose Jenkins, Director of Estates
Buccleuch Property; David Peck, Managing Director
11:30-12:00Break & Networking
12:00-13:00Investing in Scotland & Its People
People are one of Scotland’s greatest asset. Find out about the projects being led by inspirational people and institutions across the region.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Scottish Government; Kat Feldinger, Head of Investment
River Clyde Homes; Kevin Scarlett, Chief Executive
Barclays; Leon MacPherson, Managing Director – Location Strategy & Transformation
University of Glasgow; Ann Allen, Director of Estates & Commercial Services
Edinburgh City Council; Andrew Kerr, Chief Executive Officer
Clyde Gateway; Martin McKay, Chief Executive Officer
13:00-13:45Lunch & Networking
13:00-14:45Investing into Infrastructure
An overview of the country’s ambition for infrastructure investment over the next 10 years’ from the viewpoint of major infrastructure providers and stakeholders – with information on how these schemes will then support and unlock further development sites and growth.
Chair: PBA, now part of Stantec; Dougie MacDonald, Director
Renfrewshire Council; Alasdair Morrison, Head of Regeneration
Inverness Airport; Graeme Bell, Airport Manager
Brockwell Energy; Alex Lambie, Chief Executive
Network Rail; Sue Cooke, Programme Development Manager*
Scottish Canals; Katie Hughes, Director of Estates & Commerce*
Glasgow Airport; Ross Nimmo, Chief Executive Officer
14:45-15:15Break & Networking
15:15-15:45Scottish Planning Reform
After lunch we’ll be hearing from Scottish Government on reforms set to be made to the planning process.
Scottish Government; John McNairney, Chief Planner
15:45-16:45Placemaking in Scotland; Building the Future
Leading developers give our audience an inside look at their future development ambitions with a series of presentations revealing exclusive intel before and audience-led Q&A.
Chair: Michael Halliday, Director, Halliday Fraser Munro
Winchburgh Developments; John Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer
Dundee City Council; Robin Prestwood, Executive Director – City Development
Ross Developments & Renewables; Ken Ross, Chief Executive Officer
Homes for Scotland; Nicola Barclay, Chief Executive
Clackmannanshire Council; Nikki Bridle, Chief Executive
Murray Estates; Jestyn Davies, Managing Director
Aberdeen City Council; Angela Scott, Chief Executive
16:45-17:00Conference Close

 

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Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the public and private sector to facilitate discussions and connections to try and drive and accelerate the delivery of growth within Scotland. 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 inaugural Scotland Development Conference
  • Show your support to the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise
  • Be known as a market leader within the region
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to Regional Authorities, Government, leading private sector firms and more

CONFIRMED EXHIBITORS

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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

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with Scotland Development Conference, supported by the Scottish Government, and position your brand at the forefront of the country’s biggest discussion and debate surrounding the opportunities for major development and investment across the country. We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and exhibition space, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

PackageExhibition StandChair/Speaking OpportunityTicketsVIP Backstage AccessCost (+VAT)
Conference PartnerYesYes15Yes£10,000 View More Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View More Details
Infrastructure PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 Sold Out
Placemaking PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 Sold Out
Output Report PartnerYes-8-£5,000 Sold Out
Programme PartnerYes-10-£3,500 Sold Out
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 View More Details
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Lunch PartnerYes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Badge PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Email PartnerYes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Registration PartnerYes-5-£1,750 View More Details
Exhibitor PackageYes-4-£1,500 View More Details

Become a Partner

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 Scotland, the future vision and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner
£10,000+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 associated with the phenomenal growth set to happen within Scotland with branding within the title of the event – ‘Scotland Development Conference in association with YOUR BRAND’. Benefits include:

  • Position yourself alongside Built Environment Networking and the Scottish Government 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 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
  • Option to deliver a 15-minute keynote speech to open the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • 1 x pull-up banner on stage for the entire conference
  • 15 x delegate passes for the event
  • Access to the VIP Speakers’ Green Room
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the conference programme and coverage in our regular magazine
  • 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 fifteen people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Attendance at Speaker Training session for up to one person 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
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Session Partner
£5,000+VAT

The role of 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
  • 1 x pull-up banner on stage for the session duration
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • 10 x delegate passes for the event
  • Access to the VIP Speakers’ Green Room
  • Print media branding: A full-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 ten people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Attendance at Session Chair Training session for up to one person 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

Infrastructure Session Partner

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Placemaking Session Partner

Halliday Fraser Munro Logo

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Output Report Partner
£5,000+VAT
Programme Partner
£3,500+VAT
VIP Dinner Partner
£3,500+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
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the dinner 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 two people per year
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event
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Breakfast Partner
£2,500+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 or 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 breakfast area space for the duration of breakfast
  • 3 x pull-up banners in the refreshments area
  • 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
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Lunch Partner
£2,500+VAT
Badge Partner
£2,500+VAT

Have your brand displayed on all name badges given to delegates at the conference – an exceptional way of getting mass brand awareness. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the delegate badges worn by all attendees and speakers
  • 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
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Email Partner
£2,500+VAT
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
  • 5 x delegate to-day 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
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Exhibitor Package
£1,500+VAT (per 3m x1m²)

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
  • 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 four 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

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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

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government | Details

Tickets

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Event Ticket: Scotland Development Conference 2019£179.00

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Event Ticket (Public Sector Cost): Scotland Development Conference 2019£129.00

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Deadline for delegate names to be included within the programme is ten days prior to the event.

Venue

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
150 Morrison St,EH3 8EE+ Google Map

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