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West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference

September 18 @ 0745hrs - 1645hrs

West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Event

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

The annual West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference is set to bring together the region’s business and public-sector leaders to discuss the key business themes and opportunities for growth, whilst allowing collaboration within the industry to drive economic growth. Building on last year’s hugely successful event and the devolutionary advances that have been made over the last 12 months we’ll be showcasing the region’s potential, allowing you to hear from those businesses and regional authorities that are operating successfully within the current economic climate, and how you can get involved!

Yorkshire has a larger popular than Scotland – with more than 5.3m people calling the region their home. With the arrival of HS2, the developments in Leeds set to see the City Centre double in size, the focus on transport connectivity to the North West and much more it’s a truly exciting time for West Yorkshire – and this is a must attend for those in the built environment sector looking to be at the forefront of the regions future vision and development.

SPEAKER & CONFERENCE AGENDA

We’re going to be tackling the big topics within West Yorkshire to unlock the potential of our regional cities to compete globally. The conference will identify barriers and constraints to growth within West Yorkshire and explore what must be done to remove them – enabling the creation of homes, jobs and the huge development potential across the region. Through bringing together senior business leaders from all sectors of the built environment the event will enable collaboration of thoughts and future opportunities with a range of partners – with a clear focus on delivering positive outcomes for Leeds and West Yorkshire. The agenda for the conference will include:

  • Keynote speech’s from the regions leading figures
  • Panel discussions and Q&As focused on key economic areas; Industrial Strategy, Skills, Housing, Infrastructure and Economy
  • Workshops and best practice sessions
  • Networking periods to connect with industry professionals
  • Exhibitors from across West Yorkshire looking to engage with industry leaders

PARTNERSHIP PACKAGES

Associate your brand with the West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference and position your brand at the forefront of the regions biggest event of the year.

We have various sponsorship packages available, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact – speaking conversation and allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within West Yorkshire’s economic story and the whole built environment industry.

Our partnership packages will heighten your companies trust and the loyalty of key decision makers and leaders from the public and private sector, delivering immeasurable results and inevitable commercial benefits – which allows you to attract new business, secure commercial leaders and unlock a thriving future for your business.

West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Programme

0745 – 0830Breakfast & Registration 
0830 – 0930Session 1 Keynote Speakers
 Keynote 1
Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Leader, West Yorkshire Combined Authority CONFIRMED
 Keynote 2
Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive, Welcome to Yorkshire*
 Keynote 3
John Tordoff, Chief Executive, JCT600*
 Keynote 4
Corporate Partner
0930 – 1000Coffee Break 
1000 – 1100Session 2: Industrial Strategy
Chair: TBC
 Ben Still, Chief Executive, West Yorkshire Combined Authority*
 James Pitt, Development Director, Evans Group*
Cllr Judith Blake, Leader, Leeds City Council CONFIRMED
Richard Flint, Chief Executive, Yorkshire Water CONFIRMED
Myles Hartley, Managing Director, Caddick Developments*
Vivienne Clements, Director, Henry Boot Developments*
1100 – 1145Coffee Break 
1110 – 1140Workshop 1 Land Aid
1145 – 1230Session 3: Skills
Chair: TBC
 Merran McRae, Chief Executive, Wakefield Council CONFIRMED
Naomi Sharples, Deputy Provost of Higher Education, Bradford College*
Prof. Margaret House, Vice Chancellor, Leeds Trinity CONFIRMED
Mark Noonan, Industry Relations Manager, CITB CONFIRMED
Nasser Malik, Chairman, Yorkshire Enterprise Network CONFIRMED
ANOther TBC
1230 – 1315Lunch 
1240 – 1310Workshop 2 Corporate Partner
1315 – 1400Session 4: Housing
Chair: Chris Calvert, Executive Director, Pegasus
Martin Farrington, Director of Planning, Leeds City Council*
Antonia Martin-Wright, Director of Investment, CEG*
Jenny Purple, Senior Strategic Land Manager, Avant Homes CONFIRMED
Tim Swift, Leader, Calderdale Council*
Peter Garrett, Managing Director, Keyland Developments*
Richard Lewis, Property Director, Town Centre Securities*
1400 – 1445Coffee Break 
1410 – 1440Workshop 3 TBC
1445 – 1530Session 5: Infrastructure
Chair: TBC
 David Laws, Chief Executive, Leeds Bradford Airport CONFIRMED
 Rob McIntosh, Route Managing Director, Network Rail CONFIRMED
 Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North CONFIRMED
Neil McGonigle, Head of Cities – North of England, Uber CONFIRMED
Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Leader, West Yorkshire Combined Authority CONFIRMED
Angela Barnicle, Chief Officer for Economic Development, Leeds City Council*
1530 – 1545Coffee
1545 – 1630 Session 6: Economy
Chair: TBC
 Russell Galley, Managing Director, Halifax Bank & Regional Ambassador, Yorkshire, Lloyds Bank CONFIRMED
 David Scott, Head of Property & Estates, Morrisons*
Jacqui Gedman, Chief Executive, Kirklees Council CONFIRMED
Gary Hetherington, Chief Executive, Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby*
Paul Griffiths, Phase 2 Managing Director, HS2*
Kevin McCabe, Founder & Chairman, Scarborough Group*
1630 – 1645Conference Summary; Phil Laycock
 

 

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West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Speakers

The following speakers are CONFIRMED

Barry White image

Barry White

Chief Executive;
Transport for the North
David Laws image

David Laws

Chief Executive;
Leeds Bradford Airport
Jenny Purple image

Jenny Purple

Senior Strategic Land Director;
Avant Homes
Cllr Judith Blake image

Cllr Judith Blake

Leader;
Leeds City Council
Nasser Malik image

Nasser Malik

Chairman;
Yorkshire Enterprise Network
Neil McGonigle image

Neil McGonigle

Head of Cities (North);
Uber
Professor Margaret House image

Professor Margaret House

Vice Chancellor;
Leeds Trinity University
Richard Flint image

Richard Flint

Chief Executive;
Yorkshire Water
Rob McIntosh image

Rob McIntosh

Route Managing Director;
Network Rail
Russell Galley image

Russell Galley

Managing Director;
Halifax Bank & Lloyds Bank

West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Exhibition

Why Exhibit?

  • Meet around 300 delegates face to face
  • Be part of the biggest business event in Yorkshire
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Show your support to the Combined Authority and the LEP

Floorplan

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West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Sponsors

Why Partner with us:

  • Receive high level brand awareness for your company
  • Be associated as a thought leader within West Yorkshire
  • Develop growth opportunities for your business
  • Be recognized as a leader in your profession in West Yorkshire
  • Show your support to the Combined Authority and the LEP

Corporate Partner

The Conference will include the name of the Corporate Partner in the title of the event – i.e. The West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference in association with xxxx

Also Includes:

Prime branding for the whole conference

Option to do a Keynote speech.

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

15 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One full page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost; £10,000 plus VAT

Conference Session Partner (4 available)

We will have a difference conference session sponsor for each of the five conference sessions

Includes:

Positioned as “Conference Partner” in all branding.

Option to participate on one panel

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

Additional 2 pull-up stands on the stage during your conference session.

10 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One full page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost: £7,500 plus VAT

 

Conference Session 4 Sponsor; Housing

Conference Associate (10 available)

Includes:

Positioned as “Conference Associate” in all branding.

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

10 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One full page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost £5,000 plus VAT

Programme Partner (1 available)

Includes:

Prime branding on the cover of the conference programme

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

10 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One full page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost: £5,000 plus VAT

Breakfast Partner (1 available)

Includes:

Prime branding in this physical space; for the duration of the breakfast – three pull-up stands in Breakfast Area.

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

5 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One half page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost: £2,500 plus VAT

Lunch Partner (1 available)

Includes:

Prime branding in this physical space; for the duration of lunch – three pull-up stands in Lunch Area.

Stand space in the Exhibition area.

5 Delegate passes for the conference.

Your logo will be displayed on the front page of the website.

Your logo will be on all documents related to the event – booking forms, emails etc.

One half page advert in conference programme.

Access to photographs and video of the event.

Cost: £2,500 plus VAT

Smart Cities Energy Partner

Bronze Show Guide Advertising Front and Back Covers (2 available)

One full page colour advert on either the front or back inside cover of the programme.

Cost: £1,000 plus VAT

Bronze Show Guide Advertising Double Page A5 x 2 (25 available)

One double page colour advert in the programme.

Cost: £750 plus VAT

Bronze Show Guide Advertising Full Page A5 (25 available)

One full page colour advert in the programme.

Cost: £500 plus VAT

West Yorkshire Economic Growth Conference | Details

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
0745hrs - 1645hrs
Cost:
£60 - £150
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Venue

New Dock, Leeds

Tickets

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Phone our team on: 0113 397 0865