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 (Request Invitation here)

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 (Request Invitation here)

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 (Request Invitation here)

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)
  • David Cross, Chairman of Coda Studios
  • Keith Sands, Client Director, Atkins
  • Duncan Armstrong Payne, Associate Director Mayor Projects, Harworth
  • Danielle Gillespie, General Manager, Homes England North

12:00 – 14:00 | Discover the SCR’s Global Innovation Corridor (Request Invitation here)

Sheffield City Region is the choice for global manufacturers. Focused around our R&D assets and skilled specialisms, the GIC will be a global magnet for people, industry and innovators, that will to grow our advanced manufacturing, wellbeing and digital clusters underpinned by great transport infrastructure. Join us for a panel discussion, hear the Mayor’s vision for the City Region and consider how you can be part of delivering the GIC sweeping through the heart of the region and recognised around the world. Sheffield City Region Head Quarters, 13 Rue de Serbes, Cannes, France.

  • Alan Vallance, RIBA Chief Executive
  • 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
  • Walter Boettcher, Chief Economist, Colliers International
  • Roger Holman, Senior Regional Manager, Department for International Trade

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)

Attending MIPIM 2019?  Here’s your exclusive invitation to the Sheffield City Region’s VIP investor dinner. 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 (Request Invitation here)

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 (Request Invitation here)

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 Dave Smith, Managing Director Sheffield City Region
  • Nigel Knowles, International Advisor, Sheffield City Region Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Nick Shepherd, Operations Director, Kiers Northern
  • Amy Casterton, Chief of Staff, Homes England
  • Keith Lilley, Director of Estates & Facilities Management and IT, University of Sheffield

16:00 – 18:00 | Unlocking Growth in the Northern Powerhouse Reception (Request Invitation here)

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. Hear from panel experts including Victoria Merton from Peel Group, Jonathan Spruce from Transport for the North, Peter Henry from Harworth Group, and more; and take the opportunity to shape the debate.

  • Chaired by Victoria Merton, Director of Corporate Affairs, Peel Group
  • Peter Henry, Regional Director, Yorkshire and Central, Harworth
  • Chris Williamson, Weston Williamson, RIBA Vice President International
  • Paul Kitson, General Manager, Homes England
  • Anna Heaton, Addleshaw Goddard
  • Rachel Fisher, Deputy Director for Regeneration and Infrastructure, Infrastructure Investment | Cities and Local Growth Unit

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

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

Attending MIPIM 2019? Here’s your exclusive invitation to the Sheffield City Region’s VIP investor dinner. 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 (Request Invitation via Eventbrite here)

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
  • 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 (Request Invitation here)

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.

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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