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Building Smart Cities Conference

Wednesday, 5th February 2020 @ 0800hrs - 1645hrs

The Kings Centre, Oxford, Osney Mead, OX2 0ES

Building Smart Cities Conference | Event

The Building Smart Cities Conference is set to bring public and private sector leaders from across the built environment industry together to look at how we can work collaboratively to ensure development and regeneration happening across our city regions are smart, sustainable and contribute further to the economic growth of the UK.

In an environmentally-conscious future, that has a growing population, the rise of automation and growing dependence on technology means our cities must adapt to facilitate smart cities which sustain the needs and demands of its citizens, whilst enhancing productivity and economic growth. This conference will help the industry align on the key areas of focus whilst connecting leaders and decision makers with the industry to drive smart development in the UK.

IT’S A MUST ATTEND CONFERENCE!

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The conference will see:

PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

Alongside plenty of time to network with industry professionals we’ll be hearing from some of the key decision makers and leaders from across public and private sector firms who’re at the forefront of developments across the UK’s cities to integrate smart technologies and solutions. We’ll be hearing keynote speakers outline the key focuses and challenges our industry needs to front up to, which leads onto panel discussions and debates, with audience involvement through Q&A, to get exclusive insights, thoughts and information on what they’re doing within their regions and developments.

The sessions for the conference include:

  • Keynote Speeches
  • Constructing Cities For The Future
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • The Rise of Smart Buildings – New Tech In New Builds
  • The Future of the Public Sector
  • A European Perspective on Smart Cities

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Associate your brand with the Building Smart Cities Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the sectors biggest event of the year. Some of the benefits of partnership and exhibition packages include;

  • Speak at the conference; we have opportunities to deliver a keynote speech or get involved within the conversation by chairing one of the event sessions
  • Build brand trust; be at the forefront of the event with on stage branding and VIP access to stand out from the crowd
  • Access to speakers; share the stage or the back-stage green room to build rapport and relationships with key senior leaders from the region
  • Mass brand awareness; get your brand in front of senior leaders in the industry – our events attract the most senior level management from the UK’s leading firms and public sector organisations.

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Building Smart Cities Conference | Programme

 

08:00-08:45Breakfast & Networking
08:45-09:00Keynote Speaker
After a morning of networking, guests will be asked to take a seat before being welcomed to the event by a senior figure in the smart city agenda – and they’ll inspire the audience and set the tone for discussions to come.
Greater London Authority; Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer
09:00-10:15Smart Cities – The European Perspective
The first panel of the day will consist of our European counterparts – with leaders sharing best practice, revealing details of their future smart city schemes and giving insight into their future ambitions.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Greater London Authority; Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer
Berlin Partner; Beate Albert, Head of Unit, Smart Cities
Invest in Lyon; Cedric Grignard, Director – New Business & Innovation
Urban Innovation Vienna; Dominic Weiss, Head of Smart City
City of Oslo; Endre Sandvik, Project Director
10:15-10:45Break & Networking
10:45-12:00Constructing Cities For The Future
Leading developers, councils and placemaking experts will discuss their current and future schemes and the changes they’re making as they approach new schemes – ensuring they’re sustainable and designed for the future.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Legal & General; Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets
Modomo; Chris Dijk, Chairman & John Baker, Chief Executive
British Land; Julian Barker; Head of Smart Places
Lendlease; Kat Hanna, Masterplan Strategist*
12:00 -13:00Lunch & Networking
13:00 -14:00Transportation & Infrastructure
In this session we’ll hear about how new innovative solutions will be integrated into the infrastructure – both physical and digital – changing the way we work and travel, aiding productivity and driving economic growth.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
dg:cities; Kim Smith, Head of Smart Mobility
ZapGo; Stephen Voller, Chief Executive
Zenzic; Poppy Dowell, Programme Lead
14:00 -14:30Break & Networking
14:30-15:30The Rise of Smart Buildings – Adopting New Tech In New Builds
Our panel will discover the future of buildings. In a rapidly changing world with new innovative solutions coming to the fore daily it’s difficult to understand what future buildings will look like – but this expert panel from those developing and building will reveal how they’re future proofing their new projects.
Chair: (Available to Sponsor)
Blackwood; Fanchea Kelly, CEO
Project Etopia; Joseph Daniels, CEO & Founder
Schneider Electric; Pradyumna Pandit, Vice President & General Manager of Buildings
15:30-16:30Exploring the Future of the Public Estates
With an ageing population, new sciences and new security threats our public sector will have to facilitate buildings which incorporate new trends and technologies. Our public sector panel will discuss how the public built environment shall evolve and what steps they’re putting into place already.
Chair: Built Environment Networking; Amanda Griffiths, Director
IBM; Chris Nott, CTO Government, Europe
Warwick University; Joel Cardinal, Head of Energy & Sustainability
University of Glasgow; Michael Burns, Smart Campus Development Manager 
Manchester City Council; Cllr Nigel Murphy, Deputy Leader
City of Edinburgh Council; Cllr Cammy Day, Deputy Leader
Liverpool City Council; Suzanna Jameson, Head of Creative Economy*
16:30 – 16:45Conference Summary & Close
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Building Smart Cities Conference | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the construction industry to promote the use of new innovative technology within new buildings and developments to ensure our cities become smart. 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 250+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the annual Building Smart Cities Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to bring former mills back to life
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to Regional Authorities, Government, leading private sector firms, investors 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

Building Smart Cities Conference | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with the Building Smart Cities Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the discussion around bringing new technology and innovations into our cities to ensure they become smart. 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 Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View Details
Output Report PartnerYes-8Yes£5,000 View Details
Programme PartnerYes-10-£3,500 View Details
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 View Details
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Lunch PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Badge PartnerYes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Email PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View Details
Registration PartnerYes-5-£1,750 View Details
Exhibitor PackageYes-4-£1,500 View 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 the field, 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 future of building and the smart city agenda with branding within the title of the event – ‘Building Smart Cities Conference in association with YOUR BRAND’. Benefits include:

  • Position yourself alongside Built Environment Networking 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 speaker 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
  • One pull-up stand on stage for the entire conference
  • Option to do a Keynote speech
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Fifteen delegate passes for the conference
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to fifteen 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
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Session Partner
£5,000+VAT

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
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Output Report Partner
£5,000+VAT

Our Output Report Partner opportunity puts you on the front cover of our after event Output Report – highlighting the key discussions during the day and giving you input into the report with branding and editorial input throughout the whole report, helping us to shape the agenda and output:

  • Prime Branding on the conference output report
  • Significant input into the structure and content of the report
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Eight delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to eight people per year
  • Post-Event Activation: Coverage on all after-event marketing activity regarding the output report
  • 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
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Programme Partner
£3,500+VAT

Prominent branding on the front of our conference programme handed out to all delegates on entry to the conference. A great way of driving brand awareness and visibility in front of your primary audience. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the cover of the conference programme
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • 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: A full-page advertisement 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
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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
  • 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
  • Logo on the evening dinner programme
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the dinner programme
  • 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
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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
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • 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
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Lunch 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 lunch
  • 3 x pull-up banners in the refreshments area
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • 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
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Badge Partner
£2,500+VAT
Email Partner
£2,500+VAT

Prime branding on all emails used to promote the conference with delegates before, during and after the conference. Benefits include:

  • Prime Branding on the emails sent to promote the conference sent to circa 80,000 contacts
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • 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
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
Become Partner
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
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • 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
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in the closing speech
  • Inclusion within all PR and Outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to photographs and video of the conference
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Exhibitor Package
£1,500+VAT

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:

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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

Building Smart Cities Conference | Details

Tickets

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Event Ticket: Building Smart Cities Conference£179.00

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Event Ticket (Public Sector Cost): Building Smart Cities Conference£129.00

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Deadline for delegate names to be included within the programme is one week prior to the event.

Venue

The Kings Centre, Oxford
Osney Mead, OX2 0ES

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