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WEBINAR: Planning Reform & Placemaking – South; Sponsored by CLS Risk Solutions

Thursday, 30th April 2020 1400hrs – 1500hrs

Planning and placemaking play a vital role in the success of any major development – and this webinar will focus on these key topics with commentary and discussion around the recent Government planning reform, the local and national spatial planning strategy, and best practice and thought leadership into what makes great planning and placemaking.

This webinar will focus primarily on areas across the South of England.

We’ll be joined by a panel of expert speakers from a wider range of backgrounds including; Councils, Developers, Architects, Consultants.

Speakers will share an insight into ongoing or future projects, and in the context of planning and placemaking they’ll share intel on their pipeline, best practice and challenges.

There will be an opportunity for all webinar viewers to get involved through live Q&A and interactive webcams – enabling you to get involved.

Speakers for this event include:

  • Yoo Capital – are the developers behind the one billion pound Olympia London project which will transform the Olympia London exhibition site in Hammersmith and Fulham but they are also responsible for over a billion pounds worth of investments with other project in capital including Bentinck Street, Bankside Lofts, Sky Gardens, Larnaca Works, West India Quay, Hoola Towers and Greenwich Square. Lloyd will deliver some high level thought leadership on their approach to placemaking woven in with an update on all their project timelines.
  • CLS Risk Solutions – will provide a view on the planning reform and ask the question – would it be enough in order for the UK to deliver the number of homes required (prior to the virus) and how do we drive creativity, certainty and trust in the coming months?
  • First Base – as one of the UK’s foremost mixed use developers focused on delivering long term social value for communities across various regions, Barry is a true placemaking thought leader. First Base have close to a billion pounds worth of projects in the pipeline, all of them underpinned by one value-creating places that people want to be in.
  • THAT Group – one of the UK’s most agile developers, THAT Group are renowned across the south for developing hotels, retail and workspace. Forthcoming projects include The Echo Building in Bournemouth, Knight and Lee in Southsea, Avenue Road in Bournemouth and The Village in Clifton. Delegates will hear exclusive intel on projects totalling close to £250m.
  • BeFirst – accelerating growth in Barking and Dagenham, their plan is to ensure that 50,000 new homes are built and 20,000 new jobs created in the next 20 years. Caroline manages Be First’s planning and development control teams while providing planning support to their growing development arm. Caroline joined BeFirst from JLL where she worked successfully with both private and public-sector clients, with a strong focus on residential-led development in East and South London. She recently co-ordinated the submission of the largest full planning application ever – for Metropolitan’s Clapham Park estate regeneration in Lambeth. She also has extensive compulsory purchase, appeal and public inquiry experience.

Associate your brand with this Webinar and position your brand at the forefront of the discussion around placemaking and best practice in planning. We have various partnership packages available, including opportunities to speak on the webinar, allowing you to present your message to your target audience and receive maximum brand awareness and impact. Packages available include:

Package Delegate Ticket Cost Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets Cost (+VAT)
Premium Webinar Partner £0 Yes 20 £1,500 View Details
Webinar Partner £25 Yes 10 £1,000 Sold Out
Advertising Partner £25 5 £500 View Details

Premium Webinar Partner


The premium package will give an even bigger boost to attendance numbers and visibility.

Be at the forefront of the webinar – with a speaking slot on the panel and prime branding throughout the webinar and post/pre event communications. 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. Benefits include:

  • FREE attendance for all delegates to get even further reach and visibility – enabling you to also invite as many guests as you like
  • Help shape the webinar agenda and content – bringing your strategic thinking to the event with the option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion within all pre-conference speaker discussions
  • Sit on the expert webinar panel as a thought leader
  • Deliver a 5-minute thought-leadership presentation on the webinar to industry delegates
  • Prime branding on the website and throughout the full webinar
  • 20 x access passes for colleagues to watch and get involved in the webinar
  • Additional branding on all event documents, emails, booking forms etc
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity

Webinar Partner


Advertising Partner


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

  • Prime branding on the emails sent to promote the event sent to circa 80,000 contacts
  • 5 x access passes for colleagues to watch and get involved in the webinar
  • Branding on the website and throughout the webinar, as well as booking forms, event documents etc.
  • Additional branding on all event documents, emails, booking forms etc
  • Full downloadable copy of the webinar after the event
  • Social media posts – pre, during and post-conference activity


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Thursday, 30th April 2020

1400hrs – 1500hrs


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