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MIPIM 2020

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Make the most of your time at MIPIM 2020 and discover the investment opportunities in our region:

Monday 9 March

18:30 - 20:30
Make It Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Opening Reception

Hosts – Councillor Mark Winnington (Staffordshire County Council) and Councillor Abi Brown (Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

Start the week at our ever-popular opening reception and join the team for drinks and networking as we launch Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire’s MIPIM 2020 programme.

Sample Moorland Pottery’s Stokie Oatcake Gin, Staffordshire ales courtesy of Lymestone Brewery (Stone, Staffordshire) and Titanic Brewery (Stoke-on-Trent) and wines from Buzzards Valley (Tamworth).

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 Tuesday 10th March

08:30 - 09:30
Staffordshire Means Jobs and Growth

Speakers – Councillor Mark Winnington (Staffordshire County Council), Ann Pittard (Keele University), Mathew Jellings (Engie) and Councillor Patrick Farrington (Stafford Borough Council)

Find out more about the exciting pipeline of development opportunities across the County including Rugeley Power Station, the i54 South Staffordshire Western extension and Stafford Station Gateway. Also hear about a ground-breaking partnership between Engie and Keele University and the development of a Strategic Infrastructure Plan for the County.

Sample some delicious savoury Staffordshire Oatcakes courtesy of Povey’s Oatcakes (Stoke-on-Trent) 

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12:30 - 14:00
Faithful+Gould Networking Lunch

Host – Darren Baker
Speakers – Darren Baker & Alex Wakefield (Faithful+Gould)

The regeneration of our cities calls for a complex blend of skills; combining masterplanning with detailed knowledge of project funding. The Faithful+Gould team will share their extensive experience across a diverse range of projects, encompassing some of the country’s most challenging schemes, ensuring we efficiently deliver defining projects.

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14:30 - 15:30
Driving Innovation-led Growth in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Speakers – Keele University – Ann Pittard, Associate Director for Engagement and Partnerships and Joe Caine, Smart Innovation Hub Manager

Successful places increasingly recognise the role of universities in driving economic growth through innovation. Keele University is widely regarded as a leading player in this area in the UK landscape, providing an exemplar for other universities in the UK and beyond. Its world-leading assets include the largest Smart Energy Network Demonstrator in Europe, one of the most significant medical and bioscience eco-systems in the UK, ambitious programmes to encourage industrial transitions around sustainability and future technologies, and a fast-growing Science and Innovation Park. This session showcases the work underway by the University alongside local partners to build a more productive and more inclusive economy, able to play a leading in helping the UK meet the challenges of the 21st century.

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Wednesday 11th MarchGenr8 Logo

08:30 - 10:00
Stoke-on-Trent – Transforming a City

Host – Councillor Abi Brown (Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council)
Speakers – Genr8, Morgan Sindall, Network Space, St Modwen, VXFiber

Stoke-on-Trent is driving forward its ambitious transformational plans to make the City the most exciting and innovative ‘one to watch’ cities in the UK. Come and hear how we and our key strategic partners have worked together to push Stoke-on-Trent into first place out of 46 UK cities for job growth and 16th for GVA growth – UK Powerhouse 2020.

Sample some delicious savoury Staffordshire Oatcakes courtesy of Povey’s Oatcakes (Stoke-on-Trent) 

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12:30 - 14:00
Developers Lunch

Hosts – Councillor Mark Winnington (Staffordshire County Council) and Councillor Abi Brown (Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

Having launched the Staffordshire Developers Forum at MIPIM 2019 the group has met twice back in the UK. This lunch is for developers either active in Staffordshire or Stoke-on-Trent or those who are interested in the wealth of opportunities; commercial or residential. Come and enjoy an informal chat and light lunch in our apartment above Caffe Roma.

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17:30 - 19:00
Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire driving productivity and skills in a digital world

Speakers – Alun Rogers (Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP), Richard Watts (VXFiber), Tony Baines (Staffordshire County Council) and Councillor Mark Winnington (Staffordshire County Council)

Find out about the growth and opportunities being driven by the LEP, the growth of the digital network from VXFiber and the investment in skills making Staffordshire a highly skilled and competitive economy to invest and locate in.

Sample Moorland Pottery’s Stokie Oatcake Gin, Staffordshire ales courtesy of Lymestone Brewery (Stone, Staffordshire) and Titanic Brewery (Stoke-on-Trent) and wines from Buzzards Valley (Tamworth)

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19:30 - 22:00
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire VIP Dinner (INVITE ONLY)

Hosts – Councillor Mark Winnington (Staffordshire County Council), Councillor Abi Brown (Stoke-on-Trent City Council) and Alun Rogers (Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire LEP)

An exclusive dinner at L’eponyme for invited guests, stakeholders and partners looking to invest in the area or working with others delivering schemes that will bring jobs and infrastructure. Including a thought-provoking discussion on a topical theme.


A MIPIM badge is required for all events.

Our Events Location

2 Rue Bivouac Napoléon,
(3rd Floor, above Caffe Roma)

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You can also visit on on our stand - C16.D (Midlands UK Pavilion)

To arrange a meeting or to find out more:
Call: 0300 1118005
Email: enquiries@makeitstokestaffs.co.uk
Visit: www.makeitstokestaffs.co.uk