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Sheds and Logistics Development Conference; Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft

Tuesday, 5th October 2021 0900hrs – 1430hrs

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

This virtual conference is set to delve into all of the key topical subjects including freeports, 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.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stoford’s Exeter Logistics Park developments
  • Logistics UK’s analysis on the future of the sector
  • GLP’s 753,473 sq ft development in Coalville
  • Aitchison’s 3 major industrial development schemes
  • Stoford’s first unit at their Redditch Gateway Scheme
  • Europa Capital’s £300m of development activity
  • GLP’s £3.5 billion European Development fund
  • Tritax Symmetry’s 4.5m sq ft of logistics development
  • Aberdeen Standard’s future Investments in the sector
  • St. Modwen’s multiple major development projects
  • Fortwell Capital’s multi million pound investment
  • Expansion of Prologis’ 22 business parks
  • Intel into Prologis’ development pipeline
  • Europa Capital’s future investment plans in the UK
  • Tritax Symmetry’s 5 major development schemes
  • And much more…

Speakers for this event included:

Agenda and Programme:

09:00-09:30 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

09:30-10:00 Conference Welcome and Keynote

DAC Beachcroft; Speaker TBC

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

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 and considering key challenges – like sustainability and zero carbon targets – and opportunities whilst looking ahead to the role the sector will play in the post-pandemic, Brexit Britain.

Chair: TSL; Speaker TBC

Logistics UK; Elizabeth De Jong, Director of Policy

Aberdeen Standard Investments; Fraser Green, Senior Asset Manager

Fortwell Capital; Nikos Yerolemou-Ennsgraber, Director

Europa Capital; Vanessa Muscara, Director, Head of Research & Strategy

11:00-11:30 Networking & Exhibition

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

11:05-11:20 Breakout Session; Sponsored by Vattenfall UK

Vattenfall Network Solutions; Speaker TBC

11:30-12:30 Session Two: Leading Freight and Logistics Development Plans; Sponsored by Arcadis

Some of the UK’s leading developers showcase their ongoing and forthcoming plans to develop freight and logistics related sites while informing our audience on how they can help deliver their ambitions.

Chair: Arcadis; Paul Needler, Partner

Stoford; Anthony Nash, Director

GLP Europe; Adrienne Howells, Development Director

Aitchison Developments; Chris Mills, Director

12:30-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors. You’ll have the ability to video chat in our networking lounge with attendees, or visit the exhibition booths.

13:00-14:00 Session Three: Major Sheds Development Plans; Sponsored by DAC Beachcroft

Leading developers with major projects in the pipeline will reveal their future development and expansion plans which will play an important role in the economic growth of the UK and how these projects will also lead to economic growth at a regional and local level.

Chair: DAC Beachcroft; Speaker TBC

St. Modwen; Stuart Murray, Development and Leasing Director

Prologis; Sally Duggleby, Vice President of Capital and Leasing

Tritax Symmetry; Andrew Dickman, Director

Hermes; Carl Lyon, Chief Operating Officer

14:00-14:30 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 industrial developments sector. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Stoford Developments – Anthony Nash, Director

Stoford have recently announced further significant development plans at two sites: the first unit to be built at their £200 million Redditch Gateway logistics scheme and two additional units measuring 83,000 sq ft and 28,500 sq ft at their Exeter Logistics Park. Anthony will be on hand to go into more detail about these schemes and their future pipeline of developments throughout the UK.

 

 

Logistics UK – Elizabeth De Jong, Director of Policy

An economist by background, Elizabeth has a strong track record of leading successful policy teams. She has over 20 years of experience at a senior level in the transport sector which includes consultancy, business analysis, programme management, policy development and policy delivery.  She joined Logistics UK in July 2017 from Rail Delivery Group where she was Director of Policy, and prior to that worked at the Department for Transport.  At Logistics UK she is responsible for UK, Regional, EU and International Policy, Public Affairs, Research & Information and the Member Advice Centre and will be well placed to talk about the importance of the sector during the pandemic and the role the UK Sheds and Logistics sector will play in post-Brexit Britain.

Aberdeen Standard Investments – Fraser Green, Senior Asset Manager

Fraser currently assists in the management of the £2.6bn Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Property Trust. His role is to oversee a portfolio of 36 commercial property assets in all sectors throughout the UK, worth a combined total of c. £500m, creating value through the purchase and sale of properties, management of lease events and refurbishment and development of existing assets. The fund is growing rapidly and therefore highly acquisitive and Fraser will be on hand to talk about Aberdeen Standard’s future investments in the Sheds and Logistics sector.

GLP Europe – Adrienne Howells, Development Director

GLP Europe have big plans in the Midlands with almost 1,000 jobs set to be created after plans for a major storage and distribution development were approved for a site in Leicestershire to transform the former UK Coal Lounge Disposal Point in Coalville with a total of 753,473 sq ft of space will be created as part of the development. GLP Europe are also looking to upsize their European Development Fund, targeting £3.5 billion in assets under management. Adrienne will be well placed to give more intel on the scheme in Coalville and GLP Europe’s future UK development pipeline.

St. Modwen – Stuart Murray, Development and Leasing Director

St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics has submitted detailed plans for the first phase of development at St. Modwen Park Derby. The developer’s submission includes plans for three high-quality business units of 39,000 sq ft, 54,000 sq ft and 79,000 sq ft which, if approved, could bring around 300 jobs to the immediate area. St. Modwen are also seeking planning permission for a £150 million industrial and distribution-led mixed-use development on 7 parcels of land near Avonmouth. Stuart will join the session to discuss these schemes as well as the multitude of other development projects in the pipeline for the Birmingham based developer.

Prologis – Sally Duggleby, Vice President of Capital and Leasing

Sally will join the session to give more intel on Prologis’ development pipeline which includes the recent announcement of a 368.000 sq ft industrial scheme in Widnes which is set to bring much needed jobs to the area as well as an extension to their Prologis Park in Coventry. Sally will also discuss Prologis’ sustainability drive which has been at the forefront of their buildings and projects for over a decade.

Hermes – Carl Lyon, Chief Operating Officer

One of the UK’s leading delivery companies, Hermes delivered over 630 million parcels, an increase of over 250 million on 2019. To support this growth, Hermes opened 4 operational hubs and 5 new depots. It increased its fleet by 2,500, created more than 10,500 new roles across the business and added 13,000 couriers to its nationwide network. They are looking to expand further to cope with this demand, requiring sites with large yards and two-three sides of loading elevations.

Europa Capital – Vanessa Muscara, Director, Head of Research & Strategy

Logistics continues to be a key sector of focus for Europa Capital, which has acquired c. €350 million of industrial investments on behalf of its strategies across the UK, Germany and the Netherlands in less than three years. Judicious stock selection has resulted in strong rent collection for these investments amounting to 99% and new lettings being signed for c. one million sq. ft over the last year. As Head of Research and Strategy at Europa Capital Vanessa will be well placed to give a European perspective on the future of the sector and the challenges and opportunities ahead as we look towards the post-pandemic economy.

Fortwell Capital – Nikos Yerolemou-Ennsgraber, Director

Fortwell Capital are increasing their investments in Sheds and Logistics developments having recently agreed a £50 million revolving credit facility with Tungsten Properties which Tungsten are using to progress their 1.5m sq ft of national pipeline. Fortwell have also recently completed a £7million loan to Mm Capital for the acquisition and repurposing of a key logistics site in Shrewsbury. Nikos will join the session to talk about these projects and Fortwell’s future plans to invest in the Sheds and Logistics sector.

Arcadis – Paul Needler, Partner

Paul is a motivational Leader, with a proven track record of delivering results through the innovative application of traditional skills across a range of market sectors, With a thirst for knowledge and a technical mindset, Paul has always sought new and innovative ways to deliver solutions to common problems, and was a finalist in the Parcel & Post Technology International Awards in 2020.

A Partner at Arcadis, Paul leads the Urban Logistics Sector, where his team provide have a strong track record of providing a wide range of design & consultancy services to well-known logistics developers, operators and investors.

Aitchison Developments – Chris Mills, Director

Aitchison Developments are a sheds, logistics and commercial developer primarily concentrating their projects on the OxCams Arc and the south of England. Their current activity see 3 major projects in the pipeline – a 50 acre industrial development near Southampton, phase one of the Bourn Quarter development in Cambridge which will see 15 industrial units be built, and an industrial unit to be developed near Eastbourne. Chris will join the session to discuss these exciting schemes and look ahead to their future development plans.

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

Tritax Symmetry – Andrew Dickman, Director

Known as one of the most prominent sheds and logistics developers in the UK, Tritax Symmetry continue to bring forward major schemes to create jobs and drive economic growth across the UK. Andrew will give more intel on 5 schemes concentrated in the North West and the Midlands which will produce over 4.5 million sq ft of logistical and industrial space whilst also talking about the role Tritax Symmetry play in the UK’s logistical sector.

DAC Beachcroft – Speaker, TBC

More information to follow.

TSL – Speaker, TBC

More information to follow.

Vattenfall Network Solutions – Speaker, TBC

More information to follow.

Associate your brand with the Sheds and Logistics Development 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)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 Sold Out
Session One Partner: Keeping Britain Moving – The Importance of Sheds and Logistics to the UK Economy Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Session Two Partner: Leading Freight and Logistics Development Plans Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 Sold Out
Session Three Partner: Major Sheds 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 One Partner: Keeping Britain Moving – The Importance of Sheds and Logistics to the UK Economy

Session Two Partner: Leading Freight and Logistics Development Plans

Session Three Partner: Major Sheds Development Plans

DAC Beachcroft

Session Partner

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

Best Practice Presentation Partner

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

Exhibitor Partner

Exhibitor 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

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

Event Ticket: Sheds and Logistics Development Conference £80.00

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Attendee ticket price: £80

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Details

Date:
Tuesday, 5th October 2021

Time:
0900hrs – 1430hrs

Cost:
£80 – £80

Venue

Online – Hopin


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