Made for Partnerships

Events

This year at MIPIM 2018, more than 50 events were hosted by Midlands UK, including panel discussions and showcase presentations, featuring almost 100 speakers. Visitors to the Pavilion included potential investors, property agents, developers and the media from more than 100 countries.

This year’s theme of urbanity at MIPIM featured throughout the Midlands UK event programme as it explored topics surrounding sustainability, new housing potential and connectivity.

 

 

 

Tue 13 March 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Derby-Nottingham Metro Strategy

Speakers:
  • David Williams, Chair, Metro Growth Board
  • Ian Curryer, Chief Executive, Nottingham City Council
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Tue 13 March 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Stafford Gateway and New Garden Settlement

Speakers:
  • Cllr Patrick Farrington, Leader, Stafford Borough Council
  • Cllr Mark Winnington, Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, Staffordshire County Council
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Tue 13 March 3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Hereford: Creating a University City

Speakers:
  • Cllr David Harlow, Cabinet Member, Economy and Communications, Herefordshire Council
  • Professor Janusz Kozinski, Founding President & Chief Executive, NMiTE
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Tue 13 March 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Attracting the smart money: Using innovative thinking to unlock investment and accelerate development plans

Speakers:
  • Cllr Abi Brown, Deputy Leader, Stoke-on-Trent City Council
  • Deborah Cadman OBE, Chief Executive Officer, West Midlands Combined Authority
  • Martin Reeves, Chief Executive Officer, Coventry City Council
  • Anthony McCourt, Chief Executive Officer, Court Collaboration
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Tue 13 March 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

The Midlands Engine Investment Portfolio update: Part 1

Speaker:Sir John Peace, Chair, Midlands Engine

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Tue 13 March 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Midlands Engine Investment Portfolio update: Part 2

Speakers:
  • Sir John Peace, Chair, Midlands Engine
  • Colin Clinton, Regional Project Manager, Midlands Engine
  • Terry Spall, Commercial Director MIRA Technology Park
  • Ian Stringer, Regional Senior Director, GVA
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Tue 13 March 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Midlands UK: Official welcome and drinks reception

Speakers:
  • Sir John Peace, Chair Midlands Engine
  • Cllr Ian Ward, Leader, Birmingham City Council
  • Cllr Jon Collins, Leader, Nottingham City Council
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Wed 14 March 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Inclusive Growth: How do we ensure that economic growth means prosperity for the wider community?

Speakers:
  • Cllr Jon Collins, Leader, Nottingham City Council
  • Mark Bourgeois, Managing Director UK and Ireland, Hammerson plc
  • Andy Cliffe, Managing Director, East Midlands Airport
  • Julian Beer, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Birmingham City University
  • Neil Rami - Chief Executive Officer, West Midlands Growth Company 
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Wed 14 March 11:00 am - 11:15 am

Birmingham Peddimore: Announcement of the development partner for one of the most significant industrial opportunities in the UK

Speakers:
  • Cllr Ian Ward, Leader, Birmingham City Council
  • Waheed Nazir, Corporate Director, Economy, Birmingham City Council
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Wed 14 March 11:15 am - 11:30 am

City of Wolverhampton: Interchange Commercial District

Speaker:Tim Johnson, Deputy Managing Director, City of Wolverhampton Council

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Wed 14 March 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

What makes for ‘world class’ development and how can we reach and consistently achieve it?

Speakers:
  • Rob Valentine, Director, Bruntwood
  • Lindsay McCombe, Central Area Chair, Gleeds
  • Rob Eaton, Head of Planning, Transport & Strategy, Birmingham Airport
  • Stephen Reynolds, Director Friargate, Coventry
  • Trevor Payne, Director of Estates, University of Birmingham
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Wed 14 March 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Stoke-on-Trent Station Masterplan, University Quarter and Spode Work

Speaker:Cllr Abi Brown, Deputy Leader, Stoke-on-Trent City Council

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