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ONLINE CONFERENCE: Sheffield City Region Development Conference

Friday, 3rd July 2020 1000hrs – 1700hrs

We’re launching a series of new online conferences – bringing you everything you come to expect of our normal events – fantastic speakers, excellent panel discussions, presentations on future development projects, networking with attendees, exhibition area and more.

This conference will focus on driving economic growth within the Sheffield City Region – with future developments totalling £20bn+ set to be discussed.

Sheffield is thriving – with investment at an all time high and major regeneration programmes set to take place across the city it’s an exciting period. The £1.5bn transformation of Sheffield coupled with the arrival of HS2 and focus on the Northern Powerhouse will only see these trends continue – and future investment and development will be the focus of this event.

We’ll be gathering over 300 stakeholders and business decision makers for this virtual event who’ll be hearing from key developers and investors on subjects such as:

* £3bn Doncaster Sheffield Airport masterplan* Sheffield Hallam’s £800m estate strategy
* The £1.5bn masterplan to transform Sheffield* Large scale regeneration of Barnsley town centre
* 9 highlighted development sites in Doncaster* Harworth Group’s multi large-scale regenerations
* Sheffield City Region’s £350 programme* And Much More…

More speakers for this event will be announced shortly.

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Agenda and Programme:

10:00-11:00 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors – with a networking chatroom, exhibitor area, video chats and more.

11:00-12:00 Session One – Driving Economic Growth in the Sheffield City Region

In this session we’ll be gathering a mix of public and private sector names – including the most influential in the region – to discuss how collaborative working with drive economic growth, the foundations being put in place and the future vision. 

Chair; Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council; David Shepherd, Director of Regeneration & Culture

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council; Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director for Development

*Sheffield City Council; Janet Sharpe, Director of Housing & Neighbourhoods

Sheffield City Region; Dave Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Godwin Developments; Stuart Pratt, Group Development Director

*invited

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

12:00-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move into the online networking chatroom and make new connections with those in the industry in the chat room – with private messaging to target who you’d like to speak to.

You can also check out the exhibitors in the exhibition hall. With ability to download their documents and literature, video chat with their teams and more.

13:00-14:00 Session Two – Major Development Plans

From the £1.5bn Sheffield masterplan to major new employment zones, regeneration schemes and more. We’ll take a look at the biggest projects set to come forward by the major developers leading the way in the region.

Sheffield Hallam University; Dan Ladbury, Director of Estates & Facilities

Doncaster Sheffield Airport; Liz Askam, Property Manager

Harworth Group; Peter Henry, Regional Director, Yorkshire & Central

Waystone Hargreaves Land; Lee Weatherall, Senior Planning & Development Manager

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

14:00-15:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move into the online networking chatroom and make new connections with those in the industry in the chat room – with private messaging to target who you’d like to speak to.

You can also check out the exhibitors in the exhibition hall. With ability to download their documents and literature, video chat with their teams and more.

15:00-16:00 Session Three – Housing & Residential Projects

With an influx of new development and employment sites in Sheffield there has is a need to accelerate housing delivery across the region and in this session we’ll hear from the key decision makers at numerous housebuilders and city centre living developers who’ll discuss their plans – from tradition builds, modular homes, BTR, city centre living and more.

Chair; Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director

HBD; Tom Wheldon, Director and Head of Yorkshire & North East

Capital & Centric; Tim Heatley, Co-Founder

Forge New Homes; Andy Beattie, Project Director

*Avant Homes; Jenny Purple, Head of Land (Yorkshire)

*invited

Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

16:00-17:00 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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This unique online conference will bring together the construction industry to discuss and debate the future development opportunities in the Sheffield City Region. 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.

Sometimes people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands at physical events – but being online this will see enquiries and interest in your brand peak – with enquiries and questions flooding into your stand.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 300+ delegates and connect to them via our online exhibition hall
  • Video chat with potential clients and customers interested in finding out more about your company
  • Share downloadable literature and documents with those who attend your stand
  • Private message those attending the event in our networking forum
  • Be part of the annual Sheffield City Region Development Conference
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, blue-chip companies, investors, contractors, consultants, architects and more
  • Reduce the cost and overheads by utilising our online platform and conferences

Confirmed Exhibitors:

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:

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Sheffield City Region Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the future of this thriving region.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 £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

£2,500+VAT

Become the headline partner of this conference and get mass awareness and brand visibility. This package is the ultimate – with a prime location during the event, a speaking opportunity, logo positioning on the top of the logo and your name in the event title – “Sheffield City Region Development Conference; Sponsored by YOUR COMPANY NAME”

  • The conference will be called the xxx Conference in association with your company name
  • Ability to help shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • Option to do a keynote speech
  • One speaking position on one panel during the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 15 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 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

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 overview of what to expect:

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:

Auditorium

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.

Exhibitor Hall

Meet our exhibitors, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

Networking Lounge

Just like a real conference you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. Private message delegates and chat with industry professionals – enabling business development to continue even online.

Help Desk

Any questions throughout the day, just let us know.

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We have an excellent line-up of speakers who’ll be joining us for this event to share their expert knowledge. They include:

Sheffield Hallam University – Dan Ladbury, Director of Estates & Facilities

A world leading research centre which forms part of the first phase of Sheffield Hallam’s 20 year Masterplan was opened in late January. Dan will update us on further phases of the university’s masterplan, refurbishing the Students’ Union building, creating a University Green and improving the current estate.

 

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council – David Shepherd, Director of Regeneration and Culture

Barnsley’s town centre is currently undergoing major regeneration in the form of ‘The Glass Works.’ David will update us on the progress of this project and look ahead to future regeneration and major projects in the South Yorkshire town.

 

Doncaster Sheffield Airport – Liz Askam, Property Manager

£1.6bn of construction investment is planned as part of Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s ambitious masterplan which includes 1.5m sq ft of airside development, 3m sq ft of logistics and advanced manufacturing space, 3,000 new homes and retail, hotel and leisure complexes.

 

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council – Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director for Development

Doncaster is currently seeing major regeneration in 9 developments zones as part of its town centre masterplan; new retail space, a new museum and library, a cinema complex, a train station face-lift and more are part of the plans to transform the town.

 

Harworth Group – Peter Henry, Regional Director, Yorkshire & Central

Harworth have recently revealed plans for the second and third phases of the Gateway 36 development near Barnsley, a 1.1 million sq ft development which could support the creation of up to 2,500 jobs in the region. Peter will reveal how this development will benefit the Sheffield City region and look ahead to Harworth’s future plans in Yorkshire.

 

Sheffield City Region – Dave Smith, Chief Executive Officer

Dave heads up the team responsible for delivering its £350m programme to drive prosperity across the region and its 68,000 businesses.

He works with an immensely strong private-public partnership which has helped create investment-ready opportunities for many foreign owned companies with a base in the region.

On this event he’ll share details on how they’re working to attract most investment and unlock more development across the city region.

HBD – Tom Wheldon, Director and Head of Yorkshire & North East

More information to follow.

Waystone Hargreaves Land – Lee Weatherall, Senior Planning & Development Manager

Waystone Hargreaves Land have massive plans for Doncaster; a new 800,000 sq ft regional distribution centre and training facility that will create more than 1,000 jobs. This scheme is part of the Unity development which will see over 2 million sq ft of employment space, 3,100 new homes, a new marina, school, transport hub and open spaces be built over the coming years.

Godwin Developments – Stuart Pratt, Group Development Director

Having recently acquired a one acre site in Sheffield to develop a 300 home BTR scheme, Stuart will join the panel to discuss the strategic importance of the Sheffield City Region and why the Godwin Group see the city of Sheffield as a great place to develop.

 

Capital & Centric – Tim Heatley, Co-Founder

Last year Tim announced that he wanted to spend up to £200m in Sheffield over the next 5 to 10 years and has since announce a £21 million scheme in the city. We’ll hear what further future plans Capital & Centric have for the city and what this investment will mean for Sheffield’s people.

Forge New Homes – Andy Beattie, Project Director

Backed by 5 leading housing associations in South Yorkshire, Forge New Homes are breaking into the market with their first scheme in the Sheffield City Region. Keen to grow and forge new partnerships, Andy will take us through their ambitious plans and future pipeline.

 

Tickets

Online Event Access: Sheffield City Region Development Conference £45.00

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Details

Date:
Friday, 3rd July 2020

Time:
1000hrs – 1700hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

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