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Developing Cities for the Future Conference

Wednesday, 5th February 2020 0800hrs – 1545hrs

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

Building & Developing Future Cities – With Developments Totalling £40bn+ To Be Discussed

This event 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.

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Our exceptional line-up will discuss projects such as:

  • British Land’s new £4bn town
  • Smart strategies from all major UK cities
  • £4bn of major smart investment from L&G
  • £20m dg:cities autonomous vehicle pilots
  • £8bn Thamesmead Waterfront project
  • Uni of Glasgow’s £1bn estate masterplan
  • Lyon’s new 150-hectare Smart Urban Village
  • Best EU practice from Berlin, Vienna & more
  • Uni of Warwick’s £500m estate expansion
  • £4bn London Euston transformation

Event Speakers Include:

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08:00-08:45 Breakfast & Networking
08:45-09:00 Keynote Speaker

A top industry expert  will open the event with an inspirational keynote, setting the tone for the conversation to come.

Special Appointment to the Mayor of London; Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer

09:00-10:15 Smart 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)

Berlin Partner; Beate Albert, Head of Unit – Smart Cities

Invest in Lyon; Cédric Grignard, Director – New Business & Innovation

Urban Innovation Vienna; Walter Palmesthofer, Senior Expert – Smart Cities

Special Appointment to the Mayor of London; Theo Blackwell, Chief Digital Officer

Amsterdam Smart City; Leonie van den Beuken, Programme Director

10:15-10:45 Break & Networking
10:45-12:00 Constructing 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: Stantec; Scott Witchalls, Director Urban Places and Smart Cities

Legal & General Investment Management; Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets

Modomo; John Baker, Chief Operating Officer

British Land; Julian Barker; Head of Smart Places

Lendlease; Kat Hanna, Masterplan Strategist

Network Rail Property; Rebecca Cunningham, Principal Development Manager

ZapGo; Chris Hutchens, Engineering Manager

12:00-13:00 Lunch & Networking
13.00-14.00 The 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, Chief Executive

Project Etopia; Joseph Daniels, Chief Executive

Schneider Electric; Pradyumna Pandit, Vice President Digital Energy

E.ON; Claire Harrold, Strategic Lead

14:00-14:30 Break & Networking
14.30-15.30 Exploring 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: (Available to Sponsor)

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

IBM; Chris Nott, Chief Technology Officer Government, Europe

Oxfordshire County Council; Susan Halliwell, Director for Planning and Place

dg:cities (Digital Greenwich); Kim Smith, Head of Smart Mobility

15.30-15.45 Conference Summary & Close

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This unique conference will bring together the construction industry with the public sector leading the change to introduce and incorporate smart technology into their future cities and towns. 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 at the forefront of our annual Developing Cities for the Future Conference
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to drive forward and integrate the smart agenda
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, investors and more

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 Developing Cities for the Future Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about integration of the smart agenda into towns and cities.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £10,000 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 View Details
Constructing Cities Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,000 Sold Out
Output Report Partner Yes 8 Yes £5,000 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 10 £3,500 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes £2,500 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,500 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,500 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £1,750 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,500 View Details
VIP Dinner Partner 2 Yes £1,000 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities and huge exhibition space large enough to promote your business, 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, the future vision for towns, cities 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 seen as a leading figure within the industry in the sector with branding within the title of the event – ‘Developing Cities for the Future 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

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

Constructing Cities Session Partner

£5,000+VAT

Stantec Logo

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

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

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 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

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 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 lunch 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

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
  • 5 x delegate passes for the event
  • 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
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to five people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Chairman’s ‘thank you’ in closing speech
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event

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

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:

VIP Dinner Partner

£1,000+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

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

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, 5th February 2020

Time:
0800hrs – 1545hrs

Venue

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

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