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Introducing the Midlands Construction Summit

The Midlands Construction Summit is taking place on 14 November at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham. This year’s Summit is based around three key themes: people, productivity and pipelines.

These emotive topics will generate much discussion and debate. The speaker line-up includes prominent names such as: Ann Bentley, Global Board Director - Rider Levett Bucknall UK; Paul Chatwin, Associate – Cundall; Mark Farmer, Founding Director & CEO – CAST; Dr Pam Waddell, Director - Birmingham Science City; Mark Wakeford, Joint Managing Director- Stepnell and Chairman of the Built Environment Hub; Robin Lapish, Supply Chain Manager - HS2 Ltd.

The CIOB claim that for decades, studies have suggested numerous solutions to improve construction’s productivity, yet the data suggests growth is weak at best.

Paul Nash Senior Vice President of the CIOB said: “Better buildings and infrastructure contribute to productivity not just through their primary function or by increasing economic output. By making people happier, safer and healthier - benefits which are often overlooked, the built environment encourages society to be more productive.”

According to the CIOB’s Productivity in Construction Report: ‘Paradoxically, you could be building more productively to a higher quality, with innovation in design, product manufacture and construction management, while the statistics suggest the industry is becoming less productive.’

This topic and many more will be discussed in greater detail at the Midlands Construction Summit.

The event will guide and help the Midlands built environment sector to define their route map for grasping strategic opportunities in a lively and structured way. The Summit will offer an opportunity to hear direct and interact with those who are helping to shape the future of the construction industry such as Mark Farmer, the author of acclaimed industry report – Modernise or Die.

Tickets cost just £95 plus vat and include entry into the conference and exhibition, lunch and refreshments. If you book before 31 October the organisers are offering an exclusive 20% discount, to claim this discount please input MCS20 into the online booking system.

>>Book here for tickets<<

For more information contact: Lauren Andrews- The Built Environment Hub 01743 290 001 lauren.andrews@radar-communication.

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