Regen 2014, the exhibition and conference for the UK regeneration industry, has announce the line-up for its two day exhibition and conference in Liverpool as part of the International Festival for Business (IFB).
In collaboration with Liverpool Vision, Regen 2014 aims to reach the IFB’s audience of approximately 250,000 professionals as one of more than 100 business events taking place in Liverpool throughout June and July 2014.
Regen 2014 will take place on the 25th and 26th June at The Rum Warehouse on Stanley Dock. It will be the first in a series of annual events and forums providing thought leadership in regeneration and economic development. The 2014 conference will address the latest issues in urban regeneration policy and implementation, highlighting the key successes made in major towns and cities, in areas such as city centre redevelopment and the tourist industry. The conference will examine the challenges that face towns and cities, in terms of economic development and neighbourhood renewal, and will bring delegates together with policy experts, real-life case studies and industry leaders.
More than 20 regeneration leaders and professionals will be speaking at Regen 2014, these include: Lord Heseltine (by video message) Sir Bob Kerslake – Secretary for the Department for Communities & Local Government & Head of the Civil ServiceMax Steinberg CBE – Chief Executive, Liverpool VisionKeith Burge – Chairman Institute of Economic Development Deborah McLaughlin – Executive Director, Homes and Communities AgencyRoger Phillips – Radio MerseysideProfessor Walter Menzies – Board Member, Atlantic Gateway Neil Townsend – Director, Riverside Group Dave Bullock – Managing Director, Compendium Living Duncan Sutherland – Group Regeneration Director, Sigma Capital / Regeneration LiverpoolMark Kitts – Assistant Director for Regeneration, Liverpool City CouncilAndrew Carter – Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for CitiesEuan Hall – Chief Executive, The Land Trust Professor Cathy Parker – Director, Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University Kieran Gordon – Chief Executive, Greater Merseyside Connexions Services David Rudlin – Director, URBED Trust, Urbanism Environment and Design Richard Steel – Director, Atmos Consulting Ltd There is also an opportunity for companies and organisations to take an exhibition stand at the event. To date, organisations such as Liverpool Vision, the Institute of Economic Development, the Royal Institute of British Architects, English Heritage and The Forum for the Built Environment (FBE) have signed up.
Andrew Clark, Regen 2014's founder and organiser, said of the event. "This is a unique opportunity for professionals and organisations from the regeneration industry to come together to speak about their projects and to share ideas and contacts. Regen 2014 will also provide exhibitors with sales and business development opportunities whilst also offering an outstanding networking platform.
“The two-day conference is shaping up really well and we are very pleased with both the quality of the speaker programme that we have put together and the number and high calibre of exhibitors who have taken stands at the exhibition. As the conference forms part of the official IFB programme, Regen 2014 is also an opportunity for participants to join one of the world’s biggest business festivals taking place in 2014."
To receive further information about how you can take part, or to tell us what you would like to see on the programme, please contact Andrew Clark on firstname.lastname@example.org