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DIB UK Planning, Property & Regeneration Conference 2021

Downtown in Business will be hosting its first national planning, property, and regeneration conference at the world- famous Belfry Hotel in September 2021.

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DIB UK Planning, Property & Regeneration Conference 2021

Downtown in Business will be hosting its first national planning, property, and regeneration conference at the world- famous Belfry Hotel in September 2021.

Featuring speakers from across the UK , the conference will focus on how the country can bounce back from the challenges of Covid-19 with a construction-led investment programme, where investment opportunities are greatest and how our core cities intend to reset following the crisis.

250 leading decision makers from the private and public sector will be invited to participate in a day of debate and discussion on a range of key issues affecting the future of the UK property industry alongside some of the country’s leading decision-makers.

keynote speakers

Gary Neville

Best known now for his football punditry on Sky Sports, Neville has significant business interests in both the property and hospitality sectors – as well as owning his own football club. In addition, he has been active in the recently established UnitedCity group whose key objective is to see a successful return of economic activity in our major towns and cities.

Lord Andrew Adonis

Lord Adonis is a British Labour Party politician and journalist who served in government for five years in the Tony Blair and Gordon Brown administrations. In addition his political career, Lord Adonis became a weekly columnist for The New European in 2018.

paul scully mp

Paul Scully is the Conservative MP for Sutton and Cheam, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government posts of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), and Minister of State (London).

clive betts mp

Clive James Charles Betts is a British Labour Party politician and former economist, who was the Member of Parliament for Sheffield Attercliffe from 1992 to 2010, and is the current MP for the successor seat of Sheffield South East.

speakers

jOANNE RONEY

Chief Executive, Manchester City Council

tony reeves

Chief Executive, Liverpool City Council

Deborah Cadman

Chief Executive of Birmingham City Council

Steven Broomhead

Chief Executive, Warrington Borough Council

Stephen Young

Executive Director, Lancashire County Council

Alison McKenzie-Folan

Chief Executive of Wigan Council

laURA SHOAF

Managing Director, West Midlands Transport

Tom Venner

Managing Director, The Euston Partnership

Tom Bloxham

Founder, Urbansplash

John James

Managing Director, Soho Estates

TIM HEATLEY

Co-Founder, Capital & Centric

Tom Riordan

Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

Colin Sinclair

Chief Executive, KQ Liverpool & Sciontec Liverpool

Neil Rami

Chief Executive, West Midlands Growth Company

tim johnson

Chief Executive at City of Wolverhampton Council

rachel mcqueen

Chief Executive Of Marketing Lancashire

alan cross

ESA Business Applications UK Ambassador Network, Regional Ambassador - North West England & North Wales

melissa conlon

Commercial Director AMRC North West

derek ray-hill

Director of International Strategy & Corporate Services at Charities Aid Foundation

Muniya Barua

Interim Director of Policy and Strategy at London First

cliff bennett

Head Of Commercial for Bruntwood Scitech Birmingham

Headline sponsor

Media Sponsor

event sponsors

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Manctopia comes to The Belfry

One of the personalities who featured in popular documentary series ‘Manctopia’, Tim Heatley, is the latest big-name to be added to the speakers list for the Downtown in Business...

Featuring speakers from across the UK , the conference will focus on how the country can bounce back from the challenges of Covid-19 with a construction-led investment programme, where investment opportunities are greatest and how our core cities intend to reset following the crisis.

250 leading decision makers from the private and public sector will be invited to participate in a day of debate and discussion on a range of key issues affecting the future of the UK property industry alongside some of the country’s leading decision-makers.

panel 1: has covid killed cities?

chair: frank mckenna

JOANNE RONEY
TONY REEVES
DEBORAH CADMAN
TIM JOHNSON

panel 2: ARE POWER TOWNS THE FUTURE?

chair: atkins

STEVE BROOMHEAD
STEPHEN YOUNG
ALISON MCKENZIE-FOLAN

keynote: lord andrew adonis

chair: frank mckenna

Panel 3: Transport, Infrastructure & Connectivity

chair: kevin johnson

LAURA SHOAF
TOM VENNER
PANEL MEMBER TBC
PANEL MEMBER TBC

Panel 4: The Art of Placemaking

Tom Bloxham
John jaMES
tIM hEATLEY
Rachel mcqueen

Panel 5: Knowledge is Power - How, Health, Science & Tech will advance the uk economy

chair: ryan wain

tom riordan
colin sinclair
alan cross

Panel 6: what's the
big idea

neil rami
melissa conlon
panel member tbc
panel member tbc

keynote: gary neville

chair: frank mckenna

Panel 7: can the uk recover without london?

derek ray-hill
muniya barua

Conference Sponsorship

THE DAMAGE: £8,995.00 +VAT

  • Branding on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-event coverage.
  • Pre-recorded video to discuss your involvement in the conference and what your company does.
  • Host a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice pre or post-conference (June 2021-March 2022)
  • Branding and speaker opportunity on a conference panel with input into content and theme.
  • 5 delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference and conference gala dinner.
  • Exclusive stand at the conference Market Place
  • Double paged feature in ‘Downtown Monthly’ post event inclusive video interviews taken from the day.
  • List of delegates.
  • Two places at the post-conference parliamentary reception of the Placemaking All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG) in November 2021.

Conference Sponsorship

THE DAMAGE: £8,995.00 +VAT

  • Branding on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-event coverage.
  • Pre-recorded video to discuss your involvement in the conference and what your company does.
  • Host a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice pre or post-conference (June 2021-March 2022)
  • Branding and speaker opportunity on a conference panel with input into content and theme.
  • 5 delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference and conference gala dinner.
  • Exclusive stand at the conference Market Place
  • Double paged feature in ‘Downtown Monthly’ post event inclusive video interviews taken from the day.
  • List of delegates.
  • Two places at the post-conference parliamentary reception of the Placemaking All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG) in November 2021.

Conference partner

THE DAMAGE: £4,950.00 +VAT

  • Branding during the conference and all post -event coverage.
  • Host a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post conference (October 2021-February 2022)
  • 3 delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference and conference gala dinner
  • Exclusive stand at the conference Market Place
  • Double paged feature in ‘Downtown Monthly’ post event inclusive video interviews taken from the day
  • List of delegates

Conference partner

THE DAMAGE: £4,950.00 +VAT

  • Branding during the conference and all post -event coverage.
  • Host a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post conference (October 2021-February 2022)
  • 3 delegate passes for your company and clients to access the conference and conference gala dinner
  • Exclusive stand at the conference Market Place
  • Double paged feature in ‘Downtown Monthly’ post event inclusive video interviews taken from the day
  • List of delegates

market stall

THE DAMAGE: £2,500.00 +VAT

  • Branding on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-conference coverage.
  • Invitation to a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post-conference (October 2021-February 2022).
  • Stand at conference Market Place.
  • Two tickets for conference and conference gala dinner.
  • List of delegates.

market stall

THE DAMAGE: £2,500.00 +VAT

  • Branding on pre-marketing material, during the conference and all post-conference coverage.
  • Invitation to a private dinner with up to 15 delegates and a leading local government decision-maker in a core city of your choice post-conference (October 2021-February 2022).
  • Stand at conference Market Place.
  • Two tickets for conference and conference gala dinner.
  • List of delegates.

ticket enquiry

Please select which type of ticket you are interested in purchasing and a DIB staff member will contact you with further information.

pricing

Please see the prices for tickets below. To enquire about tickets please use the form opposite.

  • Conference Ticket Only £195.00 + VAT

    This ticket admits entry to the conference only.

  • Dinner Ticket Only £195.00 + VAT

    This tickets admits entry to the evening dinner only.

  • Conference & Dinner Ticket £245.00 + VAT

    This ticke admits entry to both the conference and evening dinner.