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Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO

Tuesday, 24th September 2019 @ 0930hrs - 1730hrs

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

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | Event


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 including:




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



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.


Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | Programme

09:30-10:00 Breakfast & Networking
10:00-10:30 Keynote 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
BOHO & Structured House Group; Christine Young, Managing Director & Craig Inglis, Chief Executive
10:30-11:30 Scotland 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
RDRL; Ken Ross, Chief Executive Officer
Perth & Kinross Council; David Littlejohn, Head of Planning & Development
Scottish Cities Alliance; Aileen Edwards, Programme Director*
11:30-12:00 Break & Networking
12:00-13:00 Investing 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, Executive Director of Regeneration
13:00-13:45 Lunch & Networking
13:45-14:45 Investing 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 McDonald, Director
Renfrewshire Council; Alasdair Morrison, Head of Regeneration
Scottish Futures Trust; Kerry Alexander, Director Infrastructure Finance & Programmes
Aberdeen City Council; Angela Scott, Chief Executive
Glasgow Airport; Ross Nimmo, Head of Planning & Development
14:45-15:15 Scottish Planning Reform
  Scottish Government; John McNairney, Chief Planner
15:15-15:45 Break & Networking
15:45-16:30 Housing in Scotland
Leading housebuilders will give our audience an inside look at their future housing projects in Scotland with a series of presentations sharing exclusive insights before and audience-led Q&A.
Chair: Halliday Fraser Munro; Michael Halliday, Director,
Winchburgh Developments; John Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer
Dundee City Council; Robin Presswood, Executive Director – City Development
Homes for Scotland; Nicola Barclay, Chief Executive
Scottish Futures Trust; Christa Reekie, Director- Development & Housing
16:30-17:15 Placemaking 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: Halliday Fraser Munro; Michael Halliday, Director,
Hilton Hotels; Sarah Green, Development Director
Buccleuch Property; David Peck, Managing Director
Milligan; Paul Hanegraaf, Creative Navigator
Nuveen Real Estate; Stephen Wicks, Director, Fund Management – Retail
Murray Estates; Jestyn Davies, Managing Director
17:15-17:30 Conference Close



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Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | Attendees

We’ve an exceptional list of attendees confirmed for the event, with some of the biggest companies from across the country and from further afield all involved. Here are some of the companies attending:

3D Reid
7N Architects
Aberdeen City Council
Addleshaw Goddard
AHR Architects
AM Bid
Amco Giffen
Atalian Servest AMK
Anderson Strathern
Advance Construction
Allan Murray Architects
A Lamb Associates
A.Proctor Group
Barclays Bank
Bennetts Associates
BIG Partnership
BMJ Architects
Brockwell Energy
Buccleuch Property
BMJ Architects
Blyth & Blyth
Building Design Partnership
Balfour Beatty
Brindley Associates
Balfour Beatty
Barton Willmore
Caledonian Maritime Assets
Clyde Gateway
Core Associates
Cruden Investments
Curtins Consulting
Contract Scotland
Currie & Brown
Charles White
Corporate Moves
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David Adamson
Davidson Chambers Stewart
Dentons UKMEA
Doig + Smith
Dundee City Council
Dundee Waterfront
Dougall Baillie Associates
Doosan Babcock
Edinburgh City Council
Eric Young & Co
Etive ConsultingHoare Lea
EQ Accountants
Faithful + Gould
FWS Consultants
GDC Planning
George Leslie
Gillespie MacAndrew
Glasgow Airport
Grant Westfield
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce
Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions
Halliday Fraser Munro
Hilton Hotels
HKS Architects
Holmes Miller
Homes for Scotland
Hurley Palmer Flatt
Holmes Miller
Hurd Rolland Partnership
HD Property Consultants
Herman Miller
IFC Group
Inverness Airport
ITP Energised
JM Architects
Keepmoat Homes
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Land Use Consultants
Linear Design & Construct
Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
McLaughlin & Harvey
Milligan Retail
Morgan Sindall
Morris & Spottiswood
Morrison Construction
Mott MacDonald
Murray Estates
Morton Fraser
Montagu Evans LLP
NG Bailey
Oberlanders Architects
Orbit Communications
OOBE Landscape Architects
PBA now part of Stantec
PCCW Global Networks (UK)
Perfect Circle
Perth & Kinross Council
Pick Everard
Pinsent Masons
Proactive Solutions
Places for People
Redpath Construction
Renfrewshire Council
Rettie & Co
River Clyde Homes
Roadbridge UK
Robertson Group
Robinson Low Francis
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Scarlett Land & Development
Scott Hobbs Planning
Scottish Futures Trust
Scottish Government
Scottish Parliament
Scottish Property Federation
Scottish Water
Structured House Group
Studio LBA
Shepherd and Wedderburn
Scarlett Land and Development
Tata Steel
Taylor and Fraser
The City of Edinburgh Council
The Scottish Parliament
University of Dundee
University of Glasgow
UNUM Partnership
Waterman Infrastructure & Environment
Wheatley Group
Winchburgh Developments
Wallace Quinn & Co
Woolgar Hunter

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | 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

Exhibitor Info Scotland


Exhibitors Scotland


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:


Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | 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 Partner YesYes15Yes£10,000 Sold Out
Session Partner YesYes10Yes£5,000 View More Details
Infrastructure Partner YesYes10Yes£5,000 Sold Out
Placemaking Partner YesYes10Yes£5,000 Sold Out
Output Report Partner Yes-8-£5,000 Sold Out
Programme Partner Yes-10-£3,500 Sold Out
Breakfast Partner Yes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Lunch Partner Yes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Badge Partner Yes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Email Partner Yes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Registration Partner Yes-5-£1,750 Sold Out
Exhibitor Package Yes-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
Session Partner

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
  • 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

Infrastructure Session Partner

Stantec Logo PBA Peter Associates Brett

Placemaking Session Partner

Halliday Fraser Munro Logo

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Output Report Partner
Programme Partner
Breakfast Partner
Lunch Partner
Badge Partner
Email Partner
Registration Partner
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
  • 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

Exhibitors Scotland

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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

Scotland Development Conference supported by the Scottish Government, Structured House Group & BOHO | Details


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


Tuesday, 24th September 2019
0930hrs - 1730hrs
£129 – £179


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