The construction and property industry is in a fascinating place. On one side there is major disruption and uncertainty with skills, housing, Brexit and more creating massive challenges which need to be overcome. On the other hand innovative smart solutions are offering ways to combat barriers, whilst ambitious infrastructure projects including HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and the East-West Express between Oxford and Cambridge are creating excitement in cities across the UK which is driving the development of homes, jobs and investment opportunities.

With so much going on there are huge opportunities for businesses of all sizes to get involved in massive developments and regeneration projects – and we list a few of those based in the UK happening in 2020 where you can network with key decision makers and VIPs from the public and private sector:

 

1. TFL Development & Economic Growth Conference

Supported by Transport for London this event will delve into the major investment and development opportunities in London where TfL are ultimately driving economic growth. Billions worth of developer led schemes are reliant on TfL’s strategy across 32 London Borough’s, and this conference is the only place to meet and engage face to face with TfL’s most innovative and forward thinking property partners, and where you can influence senior public sector personalities and interact with ever level of the built environment supply chain.

Expected Attendees: 500+

Confirmed Event Speakers: Transport for London, British Land, Network Rail Property, U+I, Grainger, Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation, Crossrail 2, Bakerloo Line Extension, Canary Wharf Group, London Legacy Development Corporation…

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2. Government Property Development Conference

Supported by the Office of Government Property this conference will bring together every area and sector within public sector estates – and we’ll uncover the major development projects and future framework intel which are in the pipeline. World class property and facilities are integral to ensuring that Central Government can carry out its pivotal work effectively, however challenges are meaning that public sector estates are set to undergo major changes – and this event brings together every key influencers including those who’re heading up the estates, facilities and future plans for numerous government organisations.

Expected Attendees: 450+

Confirmed Event Speakers: Cabinet Office, One Public Estate, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Defence, NHS Property Services, Office of Government Property, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Locat ED…

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3. Highways Development & Economic Growth Conference

Supported by Highways England this event will not only look at the £billions set to be invested into our roads and infrastructure over the coming years, but also into the huge economic growth potential that this unlocks – from strategically located logistic sites and employment hubs to service stations and new garden villages. We’re working with Highways England to put together a fantastic programme and agenda which delves into all of the opportunities which highways bring to the UK – and this is the place to find out the most up-to-date high-level information about future infrastructure and projects.

Expected Attendees: 350+

Confirmed Event Speakers: Highways England, Department for Transport, University of Cambridge, Stoford Developments, Euro Garages, Moto Hospitality, University of Leeds, Extra Motorway Services…

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4. Building Smart Cities Conference

There is a growing need for cities to adopt a smart and innovative approach to development as behaviours amongst citizens changes – and this could have a massively positive impact on economic growth and well being. To do that the industry – on both the public and private sector – must work in collaboration to ensure this happened efficiently and effectively – and at this event that is exactly what will happen. Through thought-leadership panels and audience led Q&A to examples of best practice and future projects by those developing and investing in multi-billion pound development programmes, we’ll hear how your company can get involved and also adapt to the smart city agenda.

Expected High-Level Attendees & Clients: 350+

Confirmed Event Speakers: British Land (Canada Water), Legal & General, University of Glasgow, IBM, Network Rail, Digital Greenwich, Smart London, Commercial Park Group, Manchester City Council, University of Warwick…

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5. Mills Development Conference

There are more than 3,000 derelict and under utilised mills across the UK. These once formed the industrial revolution, but now these historic heritage buildings are at risk of being lost forever. That’s why, with the support of Homes England and Historic England, we’re hosting this unique event to bring property and construction experts to mill owners and landowners who lack the expertise to know how to best utilise these buildings.

Expected High-Level Attendees & Mill Owners: 200+

Confirmed Event Speakers: Capital&Centric, SKA Developments, Priestley Group, Barnfield Construction, PEARL, Peaks & Plains Housing Trust, Wakefield Council, Yeme Architects, Kirklees Council…

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There will be many more conferences happening across the UK – with the ability to facilitate new connections with those usually difficult to meet business leaders from both the public and private sector. Keep an eye out for future events here > www.built-environment-networking.com/events