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RICS is latest Event Partner for new UK Construction Week

  • 11 Jun 2015

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UK Construction Week Event Partner

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is announced as an official event partner to play a key role in shaping UK Construction Week’s comprehensive seminar programme.

About RICS

Authoritative voice within the land development and management industry, RICS promotes and enforces highest professional standards in real estate, construction and infrastructure.

  • accredits more than 118,000 professionals
  • works at national and governmental level to influence policy

RICS has a wealth of experience and knowledge of building development policy and will ensure that UK Construction Week visitors will benefit from up-to-the-minute information and guidance.

RICS will contribute to the debates, workshops and panel discussions at UK Construction Week’s main stage and the Build Show’s Homebuilding seminar theatre.

Confirmed RICS panelists

Matt McDermott, Sales and Marketing Director, panelist on day one at the main stage for the discussion: How can the UK construction industry improve its image problem?

Kim Worts, Director of UK External Affairs, panelist for day two’s discussion: How can construction find, compete for and retain the best talent?

Jeremy Blackburn, Head of Policy and Parliamentary Affairs, on day one will lead a seminar in the Homebuilding theatre: Clearing bottlenecks in UK housing land supply – from the house builder’s / developer’s perspective. 

Matt McDermott, Sales and Marketing Director at RICS, commented: “We are constantly working with individuals and government to develop a brighter future for the construction industry and all those employed within it. UK Construction Week is a fantastic opportunity for us to continue our conversations with professionals from across the industry, sharing best practice and gaining a greater understanding of the issues directly affecting our members’ businesses, as well as the wider economy.”

About UK Construction Week

Birmingham NEC from 6 – 11 October (with the trade only days from 6 – 8 October).

  • will cover the full spectrum of the built environment.
  • nine shows under one roof
  • 1,000 exhibitors
  • more than 55,000 visitors

Visitors will be able to attend Grand Designs Live, the Build Show, Timber Expo, the Surface and Materials Show, Energy 2015, Kitchens & Bathroom Live, Plant & Machinery Live, HVAC 2015 and Smart Buildings 2015.

Richard Morey, Group Events Director at Media 10, the event company producing UK Construction Week: “RICS members are some of the most influential professionals in the construction industry and posses real authority over future projects and working practices. With the input from RICS into the seminar programme, visitors will gain a greater understanding of where the industry is headed and how to best position themselves to succeed in the future. I am therefore delighted to have such a partner come on board to support the show.”

Use the link below for more information or follow @UK_CW on Twitter.

Contact:

Media 10 Limited,
Crown House,
151 High Road,
Loughton,
United Kingdom,
IG10 4LF

Phone: 020 3225 5200
Fax: 020 3225 5202

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