Greater Manchester Construction Summit 2014

Greater Manchester Construction Summit 2014

The event is your opportunity for the first time in Greater Manchester to discuss and have your say on:  The current state of the construction industry in Greater Manchester.  Future opportunities in Greater Manchester.  Best practice in procurement. What the industry will look like in five years. Ensuring we have the right skills and labour in Greater Manchester to meet the demand.

Bolton Council
Greater Manchester Construction Summit 2014
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DATE: Friday 11 July 2014

 

TIME: 9.15am – 4.30pm

LOCATION: The Point, Emirates Old Trafford,
Manchester M16 OPX

COST:  £70 plus VAT for Members/£90
plus VAT for Non-Members

 

ABOUT THE EVENT

 

THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR AS AN ENGINE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH?

With a potential construction pipeline of £15bn in Greater Manchester alone up to 2018, the Summit intends to address the issues of growth, procurement, innovation, skills and training. The Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be hosting this event on behalf of all of those in the Greater Manchester region concerned with these crucial issues.  Partner organisations currently include the Cabinet Office, RIBA North-West, North West Construction Hub, North West Client Group, ICE North West and ACE North West, and The University of Salford. Event delegates will be able to vote live on various debated topics. The results of the debates will be captured and forwarded to government.

The event is your opportunity for the first time in Greater Manchester to discuss and have your say on:

·         The current state of the construction industry in Greater Manchester

·         Future opportunities in Greater Manchester

·         Best practice in procurement

·         What the industry will look like in five years

·         Ensuring we have the right skills and labour in Greater Manchester to meet the demand

·         Why the construction sector is important for the Greater Manchester economy

With panel discussions and key note speakers to include Peter Hansford, Chief Construction Adviser to the Government, as well as panel discussions from the UK’s leading experts

Stephen R Hodder MBE, President of RIBA, Sir Richard Leese, City Council Leader, James Wates, CBE, Chairman of the Wates Group, the UK Contractors Group and CITB Construction Skills, Neil Sachdev, Construction Leadership Council, Callum Tuckett, Group Director, Finance and Commerce at Laing O’Rourke, Construction Leadership Council, Dale Sinclair, RIBA Vice President and Director of Technical Practice at AECOM and Simon Kirby, Managing director at Network Rail Infrastructure projects, (Chief Executive elect, HS2) are also confirmed to speak.

To book places please email the Greater Manchester Chamber Events Team on events@gmchamber.co.ukor telephone 0161 359 3597.

 

Contact:
Mr Irfan Oomer
Email Address:
irfan.oomer@bolton.gov.uk
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Fax:
01204 331763
Address:
1st Floor The Wellsprings
Howell Croft South
Bolton
Greater Manchester
BL1 1US
United Kingdom
Key Dates
11/07/2014
11/07/2014
26/06/2014 00:00
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