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Western Gateway Development Conference

Wednesday, 15th November 2023 0800hrs – 1600hrs

Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol BS3 2LQ,

With a clear objective to create a greener, fairer and stronger Britain – the Western Gateway is the ‘next big thing’ in UK’s vast development landscape, with a whopping £56bn worth of associated projects predicted to be launched in the coming years.

Here’s your chance to get a piece of the pie.

Cities and towns getting on board include Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Weston-Super-Mare and Salisbury in England, and Cardiff, Newport and Swansea in Wales. Delegates will have every opportunity to network with all of the major names who are leading the transformation of these regional towns and cities.

Immediate priorities include becoming a gateway to global markets, accelerating housing growth, developing world class physical and digital infrastructure all the while underpinning the ambition with zero carbon credentials. Join us as we deliver a built environment focused, comprehensive conference centred around this £101bn economic powerhouse.

Speakers will be listed soon…

We’re working on putting together an excellent programme of activity which will be announced shortly.

This is the unmissable conference that brings together the big names and brands who drive sustained economic growth through development and regeneration – specifically in the Western Gateway Development arena. There will be an abundance of exhibitors showcasing their brands and best practice for the industry, putting themselves on display in a lucrative shop window that’s browsed by the most influential business leaders. Meet them and tell them why your company should be in their business plan. This is your moment.

Modular Construction Off Site Development Build Public Sector

Exhibiting will allow you to:

  • Meet 250+ delegates face to face
  • Be part of the Western Gateway Development Conference.
  • Be seen as a leading firm in the industry’s bid to drive sustainable growth in the regions
  • Network with hundreds of your business clients and peers
  • Showcase your work to regional authorities, government officials, leading private sector firms, blue-chip companies, 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:

Email: opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

Associate your brand with the Western Gateway Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates about economic growth, development and regeneration within the area.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Corporate Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £8,250 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £5,500 View Details
Best Practice Presentation Partner Yes Yes 7 Yes £3,250 View Details
Pre Conference Dinner 2 Yes £2,750 View Details
Meeting Space Partner 2 £2,500 View Details
Programme Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Breakfast Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Lunch Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Email Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Registration Partner Yes 5 £2,250 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 4 £1,750 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 the Western Gateway and the whole built environment industry.

Corporate Partner

£8,250+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 with branding within the title of the event – ‘Western Gateway 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 speaker communications including speaker briefings
  • 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
  • One ticket to the VIP Speaker’s dinner for one of your selected event speakers, which takes place the day before or day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Session Partner

£5,500+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
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to the panel OR thought leaders presentation
  • 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 briefings
  • Direct access before and after the sessions to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Positioned as as ‘Conference Session Partner’ in all branding
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your conference session
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Ten delegate passes for the conference
  • 50% off tickets to the VIP Speakers’ dinner which takes place the day before or the day of the event – allowing you to meet speakers in a relaxed environment
  • Access to the Speakers’ Green Room
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Best Practice Presentation Partner

£3,250+VAT

This package enables you to speak at the conference – providing you with an opportunity to deliver a thought leadership presentations and/or on-stage Q&A utilising our expert Chair. You’ll be able to position yourself as a though-leader and go-to-business in your sector in front of sector/regional stakeholders and influencers. Benefits include:

  • 15-minute timeslot before one of the main sessions to deliver a thought leadership presentation and/or Q&A session
  • Direct access before and after every session to the VIP speaker room, an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding at the conference
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Additional pull-up stand on stage during your Best Practice session
  • Seven delegate passes for the conference
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Pre Conference Dinner

£2,750+VAT

The day before the event we’ll be hosting a Speaker and Sponsor VIP dinner – this 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. Benefits include:

  • Speaking opportunity – with a 10-minute promotional talk at the VIP Dinner
  • Prime branding at the conference dinner.
  • Two pull-up banners at the conference dinner
  • Promotional material and literature placement on the dinner tables
  • Two places at the conference dinner
  • Two delegate passes for the conference
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Dinner Partner’ in all branding
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One full page advert in the dinner menu
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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

Meeting Space Partner

£2,500+VAT

This package gives you the ability to take advantage of pre-arranged, facilitated meetings supported by the Built Environment Networking team. With a dedicated area to hold your meetings throughout the day.

• Meeting space in the meeting space area to conduct 1-1 meetings
• Two delegate passes for the conference
• Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
• Digital platform to pre-arrange meetings
• Up to two pull-up banners at your meeting space
• Early access to online delegate directory – to view and message delegates
• Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
• The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
• 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

£2,250+VAT

Prominent branding on the front of our conference programme. 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
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Programme Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • YYour logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One full page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Breakfast Partner

£2,250+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 with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Breakfast Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Lunch Partner

£2,250+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 lunch with three pull-up stands
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Lunch Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Email Partner

£2,250+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
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Email Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the conference
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Registration Partner

£2,250+VAT

Sponsorship of the registration area – the delegate entry point to the conference. Benefits include:

  • Branding on the sign-in iPads at check-out where all delegates sign-in with a table cloth and two pull up stands (provided by you)
  • Positioned as ‘Conference Registration Partner’ in all branding
  • 3x1m² exhibition space
  • Five delegate passes for the event
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • One half page digital advert in the conference programme
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Exhibitor Package

£1,750+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
  • Four delegate passes for the event
  • Your logo will be displayed on the conference page of the website
  • Your logo will be on supporting marketing activity – ie. marketing emails, powerpoint presentation etc
  • The event host will name you on-stage as one of our event partners
  • 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
  • Virtual branding – logo and blurb on the event website for delegates watching online

Exhibitor Partners

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

opportunities@built-environment-networking.com

We’re lining up a host of the biggest names in the sector to join us for excellent panel discussions and networking. Meet them and demonstrate why you have something they need.

Taking place the night before the Western Gateway Development Conference, we will be hosting an experience like no other, bringing together the event speakers, selected guests and the exclusive dinner sponsor.

The dinner will take place in a private dining setting (location yet to be confirmed) between 18:00-21:00 the night before the event (Tuesday 14th November).

The evening includes a three-course meal and drinks with an inclusive menu to suit all, in addition to hours of excellent networking opportunities alongside key influencers and leaders in the sector.

Benefits of attending the dinner in addition to the conference include:

  • Targeted networking – the attendees will primarily be our event speakers, ensuring quality networking with the key decision makers
  • Quality networking – ensure you’re not rushed when speaking to potential clients, this event gives you hours of time in a relaxed environment where a true relationship can be built
  • Be ahead of your competitors – they will be at the conference the next day, so guarantee you’re ahead of the competition by forming relationships with key clients the night before the event, you’ll be on first name terms the following day
  • Share knowledge and thought leadership – stand out from the crowd by adding your voice to the table discussion as we ask several key questions on how the sector can overcome challenges and grasp opportunities

Those attending the dinner must also be attending the conference the following day – you can register below or contact opportunities@built-environment-networking.com for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are also available on the ‘Become a Partner’ tab above.

Tickets

Physical Event Ticket: Western Gateway Development Conference 2023 £199.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £199

Virtual Event Ticket: Western Gateway Development Conference 2023 £99.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £99

Physical Event Ticket AND VIP Speakers Dinner: Western Gateway Development Conference 2023 The dinner takes place the evening before this event. £349.00

Attendee 1

Attendee ticket price: £349

Details

Date:
Wednesday, 15th November 2023

Time:
0800hrs – 1600hrs

Cost:
£99 – £349

Venue

Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol BS3 2LQ
Bristol Sport Store, Ashton Road, Bristol BS3 2LQ, UK

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Sponsors

Exhibitors