BPF Annual Conference 2019: Driving our Future

Reading the signals and moving ahead

2 Jul 201907/02/2019 01:30am 07/02/2019 05:30am BPF Annual Conference 2019: Driving our Future We are delighted to invite you to our flagship Annual Conference 2019, where you can join chief executives and senior figures in real estate to discuss the future of our industry and how to plan for it. RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD UTC public

13:30 - 17:30

RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

This year’s BPF Annual Conference focuses on the reputation of the property industry, and brings the results of the biggest ever perception audit of the sector, undertaken by Populus, and the response from the key players at the British Property Federation – the voice of the industry.

The Conference will also bring together Metro Mayors and city leaders to shine a light on their views of the industry and discuss how to improve public perception and understanding of the benefits of development. 


1230    Lunch and AGM

1330    Welcome address
              Robert Noel, President, British Property Federation and Chief Executive, Landsec

Introduction from Conference Chair, Naga Munchetty, BBC

1340    Keynote 1:  The Political View
              James Harding, Co-founder & Editor, Tortoise Media

1410    The Perception Audit results
              Daisy Powell-Chandler, Director, Populus

1430    Panel: The Industry response
              Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, British Property Federation
              Robert Noel, President, British Property Federation and Chief Executive, Landsec​
              Helen Gordon, Chief Executive, Grainger
              David Partridge, Managing Partner, Argent

1530    Refreshments

1600    Keynote 2: The Economic View
              Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist, Institute for Government

1630    Panel : Response from City Leaders
              Deborah Cadman, Chief Executive, West Midlands Combined Authority
              Tim Bowles, Mayor of the West of England
              James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
              Steve Rotheram, Mayor of Liverpool City Region
              (Further speakers tbc)

1730    Closing remarks 
              Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, BPF

1735    Drinks reception

Who will you meet?

The following companies attended previously:

  • BMO Real Estate Partners
  • British Land
  • ​Cadogan
  • ​Capital & Regional
  • Clearbell Capital
  • Dorrington 
  • Get Living London
  • GSA Group
  • Hammerson
  • Hermes Real Estate Investment Management
  • ​Kier Property Limited
  • KPMG
  • Lazard
  • M&G Real Estate
  • MAG Property
  • Mayfair Capital
  • MEPC
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NEAT Developments
  • Oxford Properties
  • Patrizia
  • ​Sellar Developments
  • Schroders Real Estate
  • Stanhope
  • The Crown Estate
  • Touchstone CPS
  • Travers Smith

What should you expect?

The BPF Annual Conference attracts some of the most senior executives in real estate investment and development, and promises thought provoking insights from some of the most sought-after speakers in global real estate investment. Feedback from previous conferences included:

"I have to say the speakers you had here, the people I met here, is amazing."
"The calibre of this audience is truly spectacular."
"The quality of the delegates at the conference today is incredible, and it's the people who can really influence and change things."
"I genuinely can't remember ever attending a conference where I've so attentively listened to every minute of every session – and I really didn't want the event to end."
"I thought it was one of the most thought provoking and engaging conferences I have been to for a long time."

Watch a three minute video from our 2017 conference, featuring interviews with the chief executives of SEGRO, MAG Property, Patrizia and more about their perceptions of the event.

BPF Annual Conference 2017 | British Property Federation


Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship packages are available. To find out more please email Georgina Worrall on gworrall@bpf.org.uk

Book tickets

Tickets are available at the following prices: 

BPF member: £250 + VAT each
BPF Futures member: £200 + VAT each
Non​ BPF members: £350 + VAT each 

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