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.

 

 

 

Thu 15 March 11:00 am - 11:15 am

Coventry: UK City of Culture 2021

Speaker:David Nuttall, Head of Service, Sports, Culture, Destination and Business  Relationships, Coventry City Council

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Thu 15 March 11:15 am - 11:30 am

Shropshire: Live, work and invest

Speakers:
  • Cllr Nic Laurens, Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth, Shropshire Council
  • Ian Morrison, Director of Planning, Historic England
  • Robin Morris, Chairman, Morris and Company
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Thu 15 March 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Cultural impact: What opportunities do cultural activity and tourism create and how does it impact on economic development?

Speakers:
  • Cllr Ian Ward, Leader, Birmingham City Council
  • Martin Reeves, CEO Coventry City Council
  • Frank Horsley, Head of Economic Regeneration, Derbyshire County Council
  • Robin Norstrom, Director, Aspley House Capital
  • Adam Ramshaw, Regional Director - Birmingham & East Midlands, Lambert Smith Hampton
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Thu 15 March 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

It’s our time: Employers and public bodies face mounting pressure to balance the gender divide in the property sector. How are we responding?

Speakers:
  • Deborah Cadman OBE, Chief Executive Officer, West Midlands Combined Authority
  • Theresa Grant, Chief Executive Officer, Trafford Council
  • Julian Beer, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Birmingham City University
  • Lucy Horner, Executive General Manager Design and Technical, Lendlease
  • Mark Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, Scape Procure
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Thu 15 March 2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Developing Stoke-on-Trent as a smart, sustainable city: Part 1

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

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Thu 15 March 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Developing Stoke-on-Trent as a smart, sustainable city: Part 2

Speakers:
  • Cllr Abi Brown, Deputy Leader, Stoke-on-Trent City Council
  • Richard Watts, Head of UK Sales & Global Real Estate, VXFiber
  • Peter Anderberg, Founder, Nordic Heat
  • Tim Day, Group Head of Sales, Solarplicity
  • Tim Lowe, Project Development Director, Siemens
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Thu 15 March 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Jaguar Land Rover in the Midlands

Speaker:Mike Crone, Purchasing and Property Director, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd

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Thu 15 March 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Landscapes of the future: Harnessing the power of partnership to drive regional growth in the UK

Speakers:
  • Mike Crone, Purchasing and Property Director, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
  • Nick Abell, Vice Chair, Coventry & Warwickshire LEP
  • Les Ratcliffe MBE, Chair, Coventry & Warwickshire Champions
  • Simon Reid, Managing Director, Lungfish Architects
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Thu 15 March 4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

The future of transport: Electric and driverless vehicles

Speakers:
  • Cllr Robert Sleigh, Leader, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Jonathan Smith, Project Manager - Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick
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Thu 15 March 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Building our skills for the future

Speakers:
  • Julian Beer, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Birmingham City University
  • Kate Hughes, Director, Regional Strategy & Partnerships, University of Warwick
  • Mike Reade, Strategic Account Director, Balfour Beatty
  • Tariq Shaikh, Birmingham Office Leader, Gensler
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Thu 15 March 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Coventry 2021 – a special event celebrating the city’s successful UK City of Culture bid

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