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.

 

 

 

Wed 14 March 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Nottingham: Transformation of a city centre

Speaker:David Bishop, Director of Development, Nottingham City Council

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Wed 14 March 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm

Growing Leicester’s economy through mixed use development

Speaker:Phil Coyne, Strategic Director, City Development and Neighbourhoods, Leicester City Council

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Wed 14 March 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Midlands office market review

Speaker:Ian Stringer, Regional Senior Director, GVA

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Wed 14 March 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Birmingham’s Big City Plan: Transforming place and unlocking development

Speaker:Waheed Nazir, Corporate Director, Economy, Birmingham City Council

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Wed 14 March 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Eye on the future: The commercial office revolution in Birmingham and the West Midlands

Speakers:
  • Waheed Nazir, Corporate Director, Economy, Birmingham City Council
  • Tim Johnson, Deputy Managing Director, City of Wolverhampton Council
  • Rob Groves, Regional Director, Argent (Paradise Birmingham)
  • Eric Linden, European Director, Rockspring Property Investment
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Wed 14 March 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Greater Lincolnshire’s three food Enterprise Zones

Speaker:Andy Gutherson, County Commissioner – Economy and Place, Greater Lincolnshire LEP

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Wed 14 March 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Showcasing occupier opportunities in manufacturing, logistics and other sectors

Speakers:
  • Cllr Martin Hill OBE, Leader, Lincolnshire County Council
  • Mark Martin, Chair, Worcestershire LEP Business Board
  • Paul Harris, Director of Economic Development, Rolls-Royce plc
  • Andy Cliffe, Managing Director, East Midlands Airport
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Wed 14 March 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Housing in the West Midlands: The most liveable, investable and competitive place in the UK

Speakers:
  • Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands
  • introduced by Sir Ed Lister, Chairman, Homes England
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Wed 14 March 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Unlocking the housing potential of the Midlands

Speakers:
  • Sir Ed Lister, Chairman, Homes England
  • Phil Coyne, Strategic Director, City Development and Neighbourhoods, Leicester City Council
  • Gerry Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, GVA
  • Amanda Clack, Head of Strategic Consulting, CBRE
  • Anthony McCourt, Chief Executive Officer, Court Collaboration
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Wed 14 March 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Re-imagining landscapes: The transformative Black Country Garden City

Speaker:Sarah Middleton, Chief Executive, Black Country Consortium Ltd

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Wed 14 March 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Meeting the challenge: How can the Midlands create the quantity and quality of homes needed?

Speakers:
  • David Frost CBE, Chairman, Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP
  • Tim Downing, Director, Pygott & Crone, Lincoln
  • Owen Michaelson, Chief Executive Officer, Harworth Group
  • Stephen Pratt, Group Land Director, Godwin Developments
  • Tom Shaw, Director, Ramboll
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Wed 14 March 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Commonwealth Games 2022: A special event celebrating Birmingham’s successful Commonwealth Games bid

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