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Sheds & Logistics Development Conference; Sponsored by Feasibility

Thursday, 22nd October 2020 0900hrs – 1500hrs

The logistics industry is changing – and that brings major challenges but also a plethora of opportunities for firms working in the industry.

This virtual conference is set to delve into all of the key topical subjects, hearing from the experts within the industry on exactly what that means for businesses across the UK, whilst also highlighting the major development projects set to happen.

Challenges including carbon and emissions, congestion and technology need to be addressed. But there is also a need to deliver additional logistical sites and hubs which are integrated and placed strategically across the UK to drive economic growth. This event will provide a platform for you to virtually meet and speak with the leading players in this sector as you gather with hundreds of industry experts and professionals to hear about major development zones, share knowledge and ensure the industry continues to drive growth across the country.

Speakers for this event include:

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.

09:30-09:45 Keynote

Opening the conference will be event partner Feasibility Ltd – and the expert consultancy firm will share an insight into the sector from their perspective.

Feasibility; Dan Holford, Director

09:45-10:00 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.

10:00-11:00 Session One: Keeping Britain Moving: The Importance of Sheds and Logistics to the UK Economy

Industry leaders from across the sector come together for a thought leadership debate on the vital contribution freight and logistics makes to the UK economy whilst considering key challenges and opportunities.

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Diamond Logistics; Kate Lester, Chief Executive

The University of Hull; Professor Amar Ramudhin, Director, The Logistics Institute

Carter Jonas; Jon Silversides, Partner, Commercial

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: Major Freight & Logistics Development Plans

Some of the country’s leading developers showcase their upcoming plans to develop freight and logistics sites while informing the audience how they can help deliver their ambition.

Chair: J F Finnegan; Dawa Singh, Head of Pre-Construction

Stoford Developments; Anthony Nash, Director

HBD; Vivienne Clements, Director

Wrenbridge; Jeff Wilson, Director

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: Major Freight & Logistics Development Plans

More of the country’s leading developers showcase their upcoming plans to develop freight and logistics sites while informing the audience how they can help deliver their ambition.

Chair: DAC Beachcroft; Sally Morris-Smith, Partner

Firethorn Trust; Peter Mather, Partner

Trebor Developments; Bob Tattrie, Managing Partner

14:00-15:00 Networking, Exhibition & 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 logistics and sheds sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Stoford Developments – Anthony Nash, Director

Stoford are one of the UK’s leading logistics developers, with a pipeline of over 1000 acres. They are planning a 670,000 sq ft national storage and distribution centre at the 52-acre Redhill Business Park in Stafford, with a further 100,000 sq ft to be added in the future. They are expecting to start on site in 2021 with completion following a year later. Anthony will discuss the details behind the project, as well as outlining their future pipeline of sheds and logistics projects.

 

 

HBD – Vivienne Clements, Director

HBD are expert in industrial and logistics development and have completed projects right across the company. They have recently announced several schemes in the sector including a 75,000 sq ft development in Preston and 70,000 sq ft of industrial space in Southend and with some major projects in the North of England. Vivienne will share further details on these schemes as well as setting out their sheds & logistics plans for the coming 12 months.

Vivienne Clements HBD

Wrenbridge – Jeff Wilson, Director

Wrenbridge are a leading logistics developer active in London, the South East and East Anglia with over £903 million in active projects. They have several current and upcoming logistics projects including a £40 million scheme in Dartford which is currently going through planning, an 80,000 sq ft Bedford project which was recently granted planning and a 128,000 sq ft scheme about to begin in Waltham Cross. Jeff will also share some thought leadership on the innovative logistics/retail nature of some of their developments.

Firethorn Trust – Peter Mather, Partner

Firethorn Trust is a dedicated real estate investor and developer, delivering midbox logistics warehousing spaces across the UK to enable businesses to connect quickly and easily with their customers.  Based in London, Firethorn is focused on investing substantial capital and resources in new business ventures in the UK logistics sector and developing best-in-class real estate investments.

Peter is an executive board director at Firethorn. Involved in strategic direction and decision-making, Peter is responsible for sourcing and executing new real estate investment and development opportunities across the UK.

Trebor Developments – Bob Tattrie, Managing Partner

Trebor Developments are a successful and progressive Birmingham based developer who have carried out a wide range of logistics projects right across the UK. Their recent projects include industrial developments in Doncaster, Telford, Bristol and Stafford totalling close to 1 million sq ft of logistics and distribution space. Bob will discuss their approach to development in the sector, and the plans they have for development in the coming 12 months.

Diamond Logistics – Kate Lester, Chief Executive

Diamond Logistics are a fast growing logistics platform incorporating fulfilment, sameday and overnight services from their 20 locations across the UK. They are passionate about shared success and work in mutually beneficial partnerships with thousands of businesses, especially SMEs to help them succeed and expand. Unlike many other major logistics players, they are focused strongly on innovation and technology to streamline their offering and enhance the service they offer. Kate will discuss how this approach will become increasingly important across an expanding and changing sector.

University of Hull – Professor Amar Ramudhin, Director, The Logistics Institute

Professor Ramudhin is a supply chain and logistics expert with over 30 years of experience as an educator, researcher and executive. He has vast experience in the sector: the design of sustainable supply chains, integrated logistics corridors and hubs, the use of new business models and technology and the inclusion of big data in the sector. He has managed over £15M of projects and currently holds several Innovate UK and EU awards.

 

DAC Beachcroft – Sally Morris-Smith, Partner

More information to follow.

Carter Jonas – Jon Silversides, Partner, Commercial

Carter Jonas are one of the UK’s foremost experts in industrial property, specialising in premises of all sizes and uses. Jon will provide some thought leadership on their work, including some of the large development  sites they are working on.

 

J F Finnegan – Dawa Singh, Head of Pre-Construction

JF Finnegan are a prominent Yorkshire based D&B Contractor with extensive experience delivering industrial and logistics warehouses ranging in size from 10,000 sq ft to 500,000 sq ft.

Dawa has worked for J F Finnegan Limited for nearly 25 years and has over 30 years’ experience in the development and construction sector after completing a Post-Graduate Programme in Construction Management, Planning, Quantity Surveying and Design and Build Management.

On behalf of J F Finnegan Dawa has been involved in numerous major successful construction projects though-out the UK from varying sectors, for tier one developers and end-users .

Feasibility – Dan Holford, Director

Having successfully delivered several million sq ft of new space, primarily in the logistics and industrial real estate sector, Dan will bring an expert view to the event sharing details on the current sector challenges, opportunities and future vision.

 

Associate your brand with the Sheds & Logistics Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the logistics 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 Sold Out
Best Practice Presentation Package Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,000 Sold Out
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

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

Session Two Partner – Major Freight & Logistics Development Plans

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

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

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

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Details

Date:
Thursday, 22nd October 2020

Time:
0900hrs – 1500hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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