MIPIM 2018

Cannes 12th - 15th March

Championing our city regions

We’re delighted to be helping make our great cities greater by supporting Manchester, Cheshire, Leeds, Liverpool and Birmingham at MIPIM, the world’s largest property conference. You can find us involved in panel discussions about tech, regeneration, environment and sustainability, and medtech.

All times listed below are French local time (GMT +1)

Tuesday 12th March

  • 9:00-10:00 Northern Powerhouse Rail
    UK Government Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

  • 11:00-12:00 Outstanding - A local industrial strategy to create a £50bn economy
    Cheshire stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

  • 16:00-16:45Sharing Risk and Reward
    UK Government Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

Wednesday 13th March

  • 10:00-11:00 Brand Liverpool
    Hotel Gray D'Albion
    Speaker: Ciara Keeling

  • 10:30-11:15 Carbon Neutral by 2038: Manchester's sustainable future
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Chris Oglesby

  • 14:30-15:15 Emerging Technologies: Driving New Workforces & Workplaces
    Manchester Pavillion
    Speaker: Ciara Keeling

  • 15:00-15:30 Innovation & Entrepreneurship: creating an ecosystem for regional growth
    Leeds City Region stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

  • 16:30-17:15 Looking to the future - Keeping our town centres alive
    Manchester Pavillion
    Moderator: Chris Oglesby

Thursday 14th March

  • 11:00-11:45 A new generation of thought leaders for Greater Manchester: empowering our future leaders
    Manchester Pavilion
    Speaker: Jessica Bowles

  • 11:00-12:00 Inclusive Growth
    Midlands Pavilion
    Speaker: Rob Valentine

  • 11:00-12:00 Innovation in our City
    Belfast stand
    Speaker: Chris Roberts

Watch our events in full

Natural Capital: A Green Revolution

Northern Tech Powerhouse: What Makes Manchester a Driving Force?

Citylabs: A World Leading Digital and Precision Medicine Hub

Changing the Game: The New Old Trafford

Find out more about our projects

  • We are involved in a number of exciting projects across Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham from tech incubators, new lab and science facilities through to building reinvention, brand-new developments and masterplanning new districts.

    Find out more

Our team

  • Chris Oglesby, Chief Executive
  • Jessica Bowles, Director of Strategy
  • Phil Kemp, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Chris Roberts, Chief Development Officer
  • Tom Renn, Managing Director, Manchester Science Partnerships
  • Ciara Keeling, Director - Asset Management
  • Craig Burrow, Director of Leeds
  • Rob Valentine, Director of Birmingham
  • Colin Forshaw, Director of Liverpool


Break out space

Trafford House lounge

Trafford House lounge space

Les Mills virtual classes