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West Yorkshire Development Conference

June 5 @ 0800hrs - 1630hrs

New Dock, Leeds, Armouries Dr, LS10 1LT

West Yorkshire Development Conference | Event

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

The West Yorkshire Development Conference is back – a conference which will bring together over 300 leaders from the property, development, infrastructure and construction industries to maximise the phenomenal opportunities currently engulfing the region. There is a major focus of both regional and national connectivity within Yorkshire which could unlock huge opportunities, and plans to double the size of Leeds city centre alongside other ambitious plans across West Yorkshire cities and towns is helping the region become a hotbed for investment and development.

To fully maximise the opportunities the region is being presented with we need to have a collaborative and aligned approach across the industry – and this conference will be a key platform in bringing the key stakeholders together to share a platform and promote such collaboration, as we hear from those at the forefront of the future vision for West Yorkshire.

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The event represents a unique opportunity to take the pulse of the development and construction sectors, and to share exclusive insights on future development plans and connect with professionals who’re all looking to invest, develop or work within West Yorkshire to drive economic growth.

IT’S A MUST ATTEND CONFERENCE!

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The conference will see:

  • 300+ Delegates.
  • 30+ VIP Speakers.
  • 15+ Exhibitors.

PROGRAMME & SPEAKERS

Through a series of exceptional panel discussions and gripping presentations we’ll uncover new insights from those at the forefront of the future vision for West Yorkshire, whilst hearing about new opportunities, major new development zones and schemes, exclusive insights from the regions leading figures, and procurement details on how firms can get involved in potential schemes.

Opening with keynote speeches from two influential figures we’ll soon delve into the phenomenal opportunities which West Yorkshire has to offer offer, hearing exactly how the Northern Powerhouse and One Yorkshire agendas and a collaborative approach will be crucial to delivering the desired outcomes. We’ll hear similar discussions and presentations from leading investors, housebuilders, local authorities, infrastructure providers and more to hear their future plans – including development and regeneration pipelines – with an open audience-led Q&A throughout the sessions allowing audience members to ask questions from the floor. Our sessions during the event include:

  • Keynote Speeches
  • Yorkshire; The state of the market
  • Infrastructure; It’s Role in driving economic growth
  • Universities & Colleges; Estate plans and supporting regional growth
  • Housing; Accelerating delivery across West Yorkshire
  • Placemaking; Developers and major development projects

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Our partnership opportunities with enable you to reap the rewards of being centre stage at the conference whilst removing the usual barriers to key decision makers and influential figures within the industry. As an event partner, you’ll boost your organisation’s profile, influence industry debate and make exclusive connections with the most senior figures within West Yorkshire.

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West Yorkshire Development Conference | Programme

 

Schedule of Keynote Talks, Presentations & Sessions:

08:00-09:00Breakfast & Networking
09:00-09:30Keynote Speakers
Senior figures leading the future vision for West Yorkshire will open the conference, setting the tone as to why the region is such an attractive location whilst sharing exclusive insights into future growth strategy and the importance of W.Yorkshire to the wider UK economy.
West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Susan Hinchcliffe; Chair)
09:30-10:30Yorkshire; The state of the market
Our first session will comprise of leaders from both the public and private sectors who will highlight the potential for the region, celebrating successes which have happened over the past 12 months and how they’ll aid further growth, whilst looking at the general state of the market and the opportunities presenting themselves.
Chair: West Yorkshire Combined Authority (Susan Hinchcliffe, Chair)
Caddick Group & MODA Living (Johnny Caddick, Director)
Welcome To Yorkshire (Peter Dodd, Commercial Director)
Office for Students (Nicola Turner, Head of Sector Practice)
MEPC (Paul Pavia, Head of Development)
Yorkshire Water (Nevil Muncaster, Director of Asset Management)
10:30-11:00Break & Networking
11:00-12:15Infrastructure; Its role in driving economic growth
Infrastructure is crucial in driving economic growth and Yorkshire is going through an exciting period. In terms of physical infrastructure the arrival of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse agenda, in addition to improvements and new train stations, are causing big waves for inward investors and we’ll be hearing from some of those who’re leading regional infrastructure plans – including digital and utilities. 
Chair: PBA – now part of Stantec (Harriet Chapman, Director of Transport)
Transport for the North (Owen Wilson, Major Roads & Strategy Manager)
Highways England (Antony Firth, Head of Planning, Development and Operations)
Network Rail (Paul McKeown, Investment Director)
Sustrans (Rosslyn Colderly, Director for the North)
Railfuture (Nina Smith, Chair)
12:15-13:15Lunch & Networking
13:15-14:30Housing; Accelerating new housing across West Yorkshire
Some of the leading public sector authorities will share details on their housing masterplans as they look to boost housing numbers across the region – with new development sites set to be unveiled. We’ll also hear from the major housebuilders themselves who’re leading the charge to develop those new properties. We’ll also delve into the challenges and opportunities from building in Yorkshire. 
Chair: Pegasus Group (Chris Calvert, Executive Director)
Kirklees Council (Naz Parkar, Director of Housing)
Connect Housing (Helen Lennon, Chief Executive)
Conroy Brook (Richard Conroy, Chief Executive Officer)
Wakefield Council (Tom Stannard, Corporate Director – Regeneration & Economic Growth)
Homes England (Dilys Jones, Head of Home Ownership & Supply)
14:30-14:45Break & Networking
  
14:45-16:15Placemaking; Developers & major development plans
The biggest schemes and projects set to happen within Leeds and the wider West Yorkshire region will be the main focus of the session – as we hear about huge regeneration and development projects which are essential in driving jobs, homes and economic growth within Yorkshire. We’ll be finding out how these schemes will then integrate into the existing communities and how the new areas will help the cities of Yorkshire thrive. 
Chair: Connect Housing (Helen Lennon, Chief Executive)
Fallons / Future Park (Sean Fallon, Co-Founder & Managing Director)
Artisan Real Estate (Clive Wilding, Property Director)
Leeds City Council (Angela Barnicle, Head of Asset Management)
WDH (Andrew Wallhead, Director of Investment)
(*Invited) 
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West Yorkshire Development Conference | Attendees

The biggest construction and property firms from across West Yorkshire will be in attendance – all interested to hear about the major future development plans as the city centre of Leeds doubles in size and mass regeneration and infrastructure happens across the wider West Yorkshire region. Firms attending include:

10architect
Aarsleff
Advent Developments
AECOM
AHR Architects
Amtico

Arcadis

Architecture 519
Artisan Real Estate
ARUP

Atkins

Avant Homes
Avison Young
AXIOM
Assa Abloy
Atkins
Amey
Associated Architects
Balco Balcony Systems
Balfour Beatty
Bardsley Construction
BECG
Bevan Brittan

Bowdon Group

Building Equality
Built Environment Networking
BuroHappold

Business up North

BWB Consulting
Box Architects
BDP
BAM Nuttall
Caddick Developments

Cardinal

Cartwright Pickard Architects
CBRE
CCL
CIOB
CITB
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
CityFibre
Clancy Consulting
Clarion Solicitors
Close Brothers Property Finance
Connect Housing
Conroy Brook
Constructing Rainbows
CPC Project Services
Currie & Brown
Clugston Construction
Carter Jonas
Crawford Surveying Services
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DarntonB3 Architecture
David Blackman Journalism
Dempsey Dyer
DLG Architects

DWF Law

EDP Consultants
Engie
Ere Property

ESH Construction

ESH Group
Faithful+Gould
Fallons
FCC Environment
Flaxby Park

Frank Shaw Associates

FTSQUARED
Future Park
Freedom Group
FSH Group
Eversheds Sutherland
Galliford Try
Gent Visick
GHD
Gillespies
GMI Construction Group
GRAHAM
Grayling
Highways England
Hoare Lea
Homes England
Hobs
Hobson and Porter

Howard Civil Engineering

IFC Group
Irwin Mitchell
Incommunities
Ilke Homes
JLL
Jupiter Construction
Jacobs
Kier Property
Kirklees Big Build
Kirklees Council
Kingspan
Lateral Property Group
Leeds City Council
Lichfields
Lovell
Lucion Services
Lungfish Architects
Laing O’Rourke
Lorne Stewart
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Mace
Marshalls
MEPC
MODA Living
Morris & Spottiswood
Morgan Sindall

Mortimer Isaacs

Mott MacDonald

Multivista

NG Bailey
Network Rail
nmcn
Nixon Hire

North Yorkshire County Council

NPS
NT+A Planning
Office for Students
PAGABO
PBA now part of Stantec
Pegasus Group
Pell Frischmann
Perfect Circle
Pick Everard
Planning Potential
Polypipe
Porcelanosa
Property Hub Invest
ProTen Services
Purcell
PDP London
Rider Levett Bucknall
Roadbridge
Robertson Group
Rider Levett Bucknall
Royal Pilgrim

Savills

Scape Group

Stantec
Styles & Wood
Sustrans
Switch2
Shulmans
Speedy Services
Sheppard Robson
Shulmans
Spencer Group

Socotec

Solus Ceramics

Thirteen Group

tp bennett
Transport for the North
TSK Group
Turner & Townsend
The Ambitious Group

The Ecology Consultancy

Thomasons
Troup Bywaters + Anders
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VHE Construction
Vinci Construction
VolkerLaser

Waterman Aspen

Waterman Group
Wakefield District Housing

Weightmans

Welcome to Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Willmott Dixon
Wood
WYG
Wates
Yorkshire Water

West Yorkshire Development Conference | Exhibitors

This unique conference will bring together the public and private sector to facilitate discussions and connections to try and drive and accelerate the delivery of growth within West Yorkshire. 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.

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Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 300+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the annual West Yorkshire Development Conference
  • Be known as a market leader within the region
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to Regional Authorities, Government, leading private sector firms and more

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CONFIRMED EXHIBITORS

West Yorkshire 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

West Yorkshire Development Conference | Become a Partner

Associate your brand with the West Yorkshire Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates surrounding this thriving area and the opportunities it presents. 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 More Details
Session PartnerYesYes10Yes£5,000 View More Details
Output Report PartnerYes-8-£5,000 View More Details
Programme PartnerYes-10-£3,500 View More Details
VIP Dinner Partner-Yes2Yes£3,500 View More Details
Breakfast PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Lunch PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Badge PartnerYes-5-£2,500 Sold Out
Email PartnerYes-5-£2,500 View More Details
Registration PartnerYes-5-£1,750 Sold Out
Exhibitor PackageYes-4-£1,500 View More 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 West Yorkshire, 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 phenomenal growth set to happen within West Yorkshire with branding within the title of the event – ‘West Yorkshire Development 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 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
  • Option to deliver a 15-minute keynote speech to open the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • 1 x pull-up banner on stage for the entire conference
  • 15 x delegate passes for the event
  • Access to the VIP Speakers’ Green Room
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the conference programme and coverage in our regular magazine
  • 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 fifteen 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
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Session Partner
£5,000+VAT

The role of 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
  • 1 x pull-up banner on stage for the session duration
  • 10 x delegate passes for the event
  • Access to the VIP Speakers’ Green Room
  • Print media branding: A full-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 ten 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

Session Partner – Housing

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Output Report Partner
£3,500+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 a 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
  • 8 delegate passes for the event
  • A full exhibition stand space at the event (3m²)
  • Attendance at Networking Training sessions for up to eight people per year
  • Attendance at Exhibition Training sessions for up to two people per year
  • Digital media branding: your logo appears on the event website, booking forms, reminders and promotional emails for the event (subscriber list size: 80,000)
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the conference programme
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event
  • Post-Event Activation: Coverage on all after-event marketing activity regarding the output report
Become Partner
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
  • 5 x delegate passes for the event
  • 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
  • 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
Become Partner
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
  • Print media branding: A full-page advertisement in the dinner 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 two people per year
  • Inclusion within outreach and press release
  • Photo & Video Library: access to professional photographs and video of the event
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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
  • 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
Become Partner
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 lunch area space for the duration of lunch
  • 3 x pull-up banners in the refreshments area
  • 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
Become Partner
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
  • 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
Become Partner
Registration Partner
£1,750+VAT
Exhibitor Package
£1,500+VAT (per 3m²)

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
  • 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 four 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

West Yorkshire Exhibitors

Become Partner

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

West Yorkshire Development Conference | Details

Tickets

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

Venue

New Dock, Leeds
Armouries Dr, LS10 1LT + Google Map

Our conferences will connect you with construction, property and building industry professionals from both the public and private sectors – helping you build new relationships, discover exclusive regional insights into new developments and regeneration schemes, and help you reap the commercial benefits of being at the forefront of regional economic growth.

With over 70 conferences a year we’re supported by some of the leading organisations and businesses – with HS2 Ltd, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, Transport for London and Transport for the North just a few of those we’re working with to shape our event and conference agendas to ensure each region’s key topics and aims are integrated into regional industry discussions.

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