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South Coast Economic Growth & Development Conference

Wednesday, 20th January 2021 0930hrs – 1430hrs

This conference will delve into the development, regeneration and investment opportunities across the South Coast. Speakers include:

The South Coast Development Conference is set to delve into the biggest challenges and major opportunities across the South Coast – with a big focus on driving investment, zero carbon development and regeneration, placemaking and creating destinations across the region.

It’s a genuinely exciting period for the South Coast – and we’ve seen that through numerous sold-out events in the likes of Southampton, Brighton and Bournemouth as well as our larger South Coast Development Conferences over the past few years. With so much interest in investing and developing across the region we’re hosting this event to bring the civic and business leaders together. New infrastructure is planned, major brownfield sites are being regenerated, new towns and garden cities are being created and regeneration is driving growth; we’ll discover it all at this conference. Topics to be discussed include:

  • MODA Living’s £260m scheme in Hove
  • BCP Council’s 16 development sites
  • Taylor Wimpey’s 1,000 home area pipeline
  • Revisit of the Poole regeneration masterplan
  • New River’s Sovereign Centre regeneration plans
  • 25 multi-million pound schemes in Bournemouth
  • MDL Marina’s 23-storey tower in Southampton
  • Transformation of Brighton’s Black Rock district
  • £250m Leisure World plans for Southampton
  • MHA’s latest 230 flat scheme in Poole
  • £500m Brighton Waterfront masterplan
  • Aster’s plans to build 1,000+ homes a year

Speakers include:

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Agenda and Programme:

09:30-09:50 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.

09:50-11:00 Session One: A Journey To Inclusive Growth

Experts and major influencers from across the south coast take to the stage for a strategic discussion on the post pandemic recovery, the challenges ahead and the major opportunities the region has to offer for development, regeneration and inclusive economic growth.

Brighton & Hove City Council; Geoff Raw, Chief Executive

NewRiver; Justin Thomas, Director of Development

Sustrans; Megan Streb, Partnership Manager, England South

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: Building Inclusive and Sustainable Communities

In this session we will learn more about sustainable development and regeneration across the region. As one of the major issues affecting the property and construction sector, more intel will be revealed on the creation of new housing and new employment opportunities in the region through a series of presentations where developers will unveil their future sustainable projects.

Chair: (Available – click for details)

MHA London; Andi Kercini, Head of Development

Brighton & Hove City Council; Nick Hibberd Executive Director of Economy, Environment and Culture

Aster Group; Jane Gallifent, Development and Sales 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: Placemaking & Major Development Projects

Major developers, landowners and placemaking specialists set out their upcoming strategies and projects which will contribute to the south coast place-shaping agenda and help the region develop as a destination for business, leisure and investment.

Chair: BDB Pitmans; Nick Todd, Consultant Solicitor

YG Developments Limited; Kristi Roger, Director

BCP Council; Bill Cotton, Corporate Director, Regeneration and Economy

MODA Living; James Blakey, Planning Director

Taylor Wimpey; Sarah Pasco, Managing Director (Southern Counties)

14:00-14:30 Networking, Exhibition & Close

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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 South Coast. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Brighton & Hove City Council – Geoff Raw, Chief Executive

The pandemic has conjured up a myriad of challenges for councils across the country; Geoff will talk about how the pandemic has changed Brighton council’s outlook as they move ahead with their development and regeneration programme which will focus on creating sustainable and inclusive communities.

Geoff Raw Brighton Council

Aster Group – Jane Gallifent, Director of Development & Sales

The Aster Group has a build programme delivering an average of 1000 affordable homes per year over the South East and West of England. The group’s market sale delivery has also been strengthened through its joint venture partnership with the Vistry Group. Jane will give more intel on Aster’s future plans to increase their land portfolio and their latest schemes across the South Coast.

MODA – James Blakey, Planning Director

Moda are to develop a massive £260m private rental and later living scheme in Hove, their first on the South Coast. Of the total planned homes, 564 will be for private rent and 260 for later living. There will also be 50,000 sq ft of office and co-working space to foster emerging businesses/SMEs, five communal roof terraces and several open spaces. James will give more intel on this scheme and how to get involved.

James Blakey Moda

YG Developments Limited – Kristi Roger, Director

YG Developments latest project in Devon will be an ‘enabling development’ to the Torquay Pavilion, a Grade 2 listed building. Set to consist of around 50 apartments, and 1000sqm of commercial space the £16m building will commence construction in 2022. Kristi will join the session to give more intel on the scheme as well as looking forward to future developments in the pipeline in the South West of England.

BCP Council – Bill Cotton, Corporate Director Regeneration and Economy

BCP Council have a plethora of development in the pipeline with 25 major multimillion pound projects set to be developed over the coming years. Bill will give more intel on the scale and vision of these projects and how to get involved to help deliver these schemes.

Taylor Wimpey – Sarah Pasco, Managing Director (Southern Counties)

Taylor Wimpey have extensive plans right across the South Coast, with over 1,000 homes set to be built over multiple sites. Their most significant development is North Poole, where 695 new homes, a 60 bed care home local centre and suitable alternative green space will be developed. Sarah will give more intel on these sites and how to get involved in them.

Brighton & Hove City Council – Nick Hibberd, Director of the Economy, Environment & Culture

Brighton City Council have significant future development and regeneration plans which focus on creating inclusive and sustainable communities with thousands of homes in the pipeline. Nick will give more intel on the 50 sites that have been identified for housing and mixed use developments in the city.

MHA London – Andi Kercini, Head of Development

MHA are continuing their investment on the south coast with their latest scheme in Poole. The project will see the construction of 228 flats in three blocks next to a 118-bed boutique hotel with rooftop restaurant and bar which will embrace the heritage of the site and create a prime cultural, commercial and residential destination in the heart of Poole. Andi will reveal more intel on the scheme and how to get involved.

NewRiver – Justin Thomas, Director of Development

NewRiver are playing a prominent role in the regeneration of the Sovereign shopping centre in Boscombe alongside BCP Council. The wider town centre redevelopment will see 560 new homes, 6,700sqm of retail and leisure floor space and 4,800 sqm of commercial, community and health floor space created in what has been described as a “rare opportunity to secure the major investment Boscombe needs”. Justin will be revealing more details about the scheme.

Sustrans – Megan Streb, Partnership Manager, England South

:One of the UK’s leading voices on developing green infrastructure and regular TED Talk contributor, Megan will be talking about how Sustrans are collaborating with a number of developers and local authorities across the South Coast to ensure green infrastructure features heavily across a number of the region’s game changing developments while unveiling her organisation’s future strategy.

 

Megan Streb Sustrans

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

BDB Pitmans – Nick Todd, Consultant Solicitor

Nick is a property lawyer with extensive experience in commercial property transactions (including landlord and tenant, acquisitions and disposals) together with residential development work. In his practice he regularly acts for landowners, developers, landlords and tenants, and therefore has the necessary insight into each side of a transaction and the issues involved. Nick has also advised various public sector clients in the education, health and local government sectors on the property aspects of major public / private finance projects.

Associate your brand with the South Coast Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around the regions.

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
Session Three Partner – Placemaking & Major Development Projects 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, the housing 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 – “South Coast 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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

Session Three Partner – Placemaking & Major Development Projects

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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
  • Free exhibition space at all future Built Environment Recruitment Fair’s

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:
Wednesday, 20th January 2021

Time:
0930hrs – 1430hrs

Venue

Online – Hopin


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