SCR @ MIPIM

Programme at-a-glance

MIPIM will welcome more than 26,000 delegates from over 100 countries to its 30th edition event during 11th to the 15th March 2019.
Discover the story of the world’s leading property market and how the 30th edition will experience a new wave of innovation.

Sheffield City Region: International in Outlook and Global in offer, is located in the heart of the United Kingdom.

We are building a Global Innovation Corridor that connects people, businesses and ideas.

Come and discover our programme of events and engage with us, if you would like to request a meeting or attend an event, please register online or contact Nici.Pickering@sheffieldcityregion.org.uk

Monday 11th March

07:30 – 09:00 | Meet and greet with the SCR Delegation, check in and breakfast @ Doncaster Sheffield Airport

09:00 | Charter flight from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to Nice, France (Click here for more information)

19:00 – 21:00 | Welcome to MIPIM Drinks Reception @ Le P’tit Zinc 

With world-leading university and business collaborations, key investments from companies such as Boeing and McLaren, and a growing Global Innovation Corridor, we’re a city region that’s going places.

So join the Sheffield City Region on the first evening of MIPIM 2019 to find out more about our plans, discover our MIPIM programme and network with our delegation over welcome drinks at Le P’tit Zinc in Cannes old town, just a short walk from the Palais and the harbour.

21:00 – 23:00 | Welcome Reception, Unlocking Investment in the SCR

Join Sir Nigel Knowles and discover the Sheffield City Region’s new Showreel video, our portfolio of investible opportunities and mingle over drinks and Canapés at the SCR HQ on MIPIM’s opening night.

Tuesday 12th March

09:00 – 19:00 | Exhibition Area, R7 C17 – where to find us

08:00 – 10:00 | Housing the Powerhouse

In an area of outstanding natural beauty with vibrant towns and cities and excellent transport connectivity, the Sheffield City Region offers a high quality of life and is attracting global manufacturers. The region has ambitious housing targets with strategic sites offering opportunities for urban regeneration. With a supportive public sector, the SCR is a great place to invest. We invite you to join us and find out why over breakfast at the SCR HQ.

  • Chaired by, Scott Cardwell, Assistant Director for Development at Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Ben Derbyshire, President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Mark Powell, Managing Director, MetroHome, Atkins
  • Duncan Armstrong Payne, Associate Director Major Projects, Harworth
  • Danielle Gillespie, General Manager, Homes England North

12:00 – 14:00 | Discover the SCR’s Global Innovation Corridor 

The Global Innovation Corridor (GIC) recognises that the Sheffield City Region is an international magnet for people, industry and place-making. Home to McLaren and Boeing, the Sheffield City Region GIC has a global outlook with unrivalled infrastructure and, with in excess of £1.4 billion in investment opportunities, it is the destination for innovators.

  • Chaired by Sir Nigel Knowles, International Advisor, Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Victoria Merton, Director of Corporate Affairs, Peel Group
  • Iain Thomson, Head of Communications & Investor Relations, Harworth Group
  • Professor Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Engagement, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Walter Boettcher, Chief Economist, Colliers International
  • Alan Vallance, RIBA Chief Executive

15:00 – 16:30 | Meet with the SCR @ R7 C17

Meet with the Sheffield City Region delegation at our stand in the Palais, R7 C17.

18:00 – 19:00 | SCR Happy Meeting Hour @ Le P’tit Zinc

20:00 – 23:00 | SCR Private Dining (Invitation Only)

Meet with fellow property professionals and developers and hear from Sir Nigel Knowles as we showcase how we are growing our advanced manufacturing, wellbeing and digital clusters by building a Global Innovation Corridor that sweeps through the heart of the Sheffield City Region.

Wednesday 13th March

09:00 – 19:00 | Exhibition Area, R7 C17 – where to find us

08:00 – 10:00 | Sheffield City Council Breakfast Event

Join us for this breakfast event with Sheffield City Council, as Chief Executive John Mothersole reflects on some of the highlights of the last 12 months within the city: Major inward investments: from supercars and aeroplanes through to fast fashion; Significant developments adding to the ever-changing skyline of Sheffield, plus the Opening of 3 world-class research centres. John will also present an overview of some of the current opportunities Sheffield has to offer.

12:00 – 14:00 | Innovation Led Growth

University led research and collaboration has driven economic growth and development in the SCR. Our strength in designing, developing and distributing innovative product solutions through partnerships between our universities and businesses, place us at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution. Join us to discuss future investment and collaboration opportunities between academic, public and private partnerships.

  • Chaired by Sir Nigel Knowles, International Advisor, Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Nick Shepherd, Operations Director, Kiers Northern
  • Keith Lilley, Director of Estates & Facilities Management and IT, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Global Engagement, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Stuart Howie, Head of Regeneration, Planning, Development and Regeneration, Avison Young
  • Amy Casterton, Chief of Staff, Homes England

16:00 – 18:00 | Unlocking Growth in the Northern Powerhouse Reception

Join the debate about the importance of transport infrastructure to unlock economic growth, jobs and investment in the North. Building the right infrastructure is key to creating towns, cities and regions where companies want to invest, where businesses can grow, and where communities can thrive.

Here in Sheffield City Region we’re leading the way. We’ve pioneered new tram-train technology; our airport is the fastest-growing in the UK, and key infrastructure projects such as the £60m Great Yorkshire Way are unlocking development sites, creating jobs and driving sustainable growth. Our vision for Active Travel, for a 21st-century transport network and for pan-Northern connectivity that connects people with the places they need to be, is being delivered by our ambitious public-private sector partnership.

And now we want to hear from you. At MIPIM, join our session focusing on the importance of transport infrastructure to driving economic growth across the Northern Powerhouse.

  • Chaired by Nigel Foster, FORE Consulting & Advisor on Strategic Transport
  • Victoria Merton, Director of Corporate Affairs, Peel Group
  • Peter Henry, Regional Director, Yorkshire and Central, Harworth
  • Chris Williamson, Weston Williamson, RIBA Vice President International
  • Tom Walker, Deputy CEO, Homes England
  • Mike Gardner, Practice Manager, Architecture & Masterplanning, Infrastructure, Atkins Global
  • Anna Heaton, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard

18:00 – 19:00 | SCR Happy Meeting Hour @ Le P’tit Zinc

20:00 – 23:00 | SCR Private Dining (Invitation Only)

Meet with fellow investors and hear from Sir Nigel Knowles as we showcase how we are growing our advanced manufacturing, wellbeing and digital clusters by building a Global Innovation Corridor that sweeps through the heart of the Sheffield City Region.

Thursday 14th March

09:00 – 19:00 | Exhibition Area, R7 C17 – where to find us

09:00 – 09:50 | Powerful Partners – collaboration in the North @ UK Pavilion in the Palais

Hear from partners across the Northern Powerhouse as we delve into the collaborative partnerships and expertise of the North, chaired by Henri Murison, Director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, with speakers including:

  • Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council
  • Asif Hamid, Chair of Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Roger Marsh, Chairman Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Sir Nigel Knowles, International Advisor, Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council
  • Christine Gaskell CBE, Chair, Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership
  • David Taylor, Chair, Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership

15:00 – 16:30 | SCR Delegation Informal networking Reception (Registration Still Open)

Hear from Dave Smith, Managing Director of the SCR, as he discusses our plans for a Global Innovation Corridor, key future developments, and the region’s increasing reputation for excellence in sectors including advanced manufacturing and advanced health and wellbeing.

This session is a chance to meet the SCR delegation and relax at the headquarters in the heart of Cannes, while learning just how the Sheffield City Region’s strong public-private sector partnership is doing things differently. While at the event, guests can also explore our digital flyover of investible propositions, demonstrated first-hand by developer Deetu – the official technical partner of MIPIM.

Hear from Will Church, Senior Director at CBRE on the SCRs Jessica Fund, discover the 14 developments funded and the 2019 pipeline. SCR Jessica Fund has also recently partnered with the SY pension fund – could this funding now be right for you?

2018 Gallery

For a flavour of how we plan our week of engagements view the gallery of SCR @ MIPIM in 2018. You may find yourself in the photos, but we plan to make more memories and forge new partnerships in 2019. We are a city region that is open for business, so come and discover our Global Innovation Corridor in MIPIM 2019.

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