Whittlebury Hall
Northamptonshire
13th & 14th October 2016
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A thoroughly worthwhile two days of our time, wonderfully organised event with high quality delegates that allows us to pitch our companies products and ethos in an informal yet businesslike environment. A fantastic networking and lead sourcing event.

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A further £2.35 billion will be available to support local authorities to plan and create new school places that will be needed by 2017. The new money is in addition to the£5 billion that has already been allocated for the period between 2011-15.

Using PF2, the new look Private Finance Initiative – started in autumn 2013 to deliver the re-construction or repair of 261 schools by the end of 2017, and plans are already underway to transform primary schools from one-and two form entries to three and four classes in each year with over 118,000 new school places needed by 2016.

Set to be a strong area of investment as universities compete to attract UK and overseas students. During 2013, university starts increased by 31% compared to the same period of 2012, with a forecasted rise of 5% in the value of underlying starts in 2014.

video: education building forum 2015

The education building forum is the leading event for those involved in the supply, design, build and management of all types of education facilities.

Each year we bring together the UK’s leading architects, contractors, project managers, local authority trusts, school leaders and estate departments looking to enhance their schemes and improve their supply chain. The seminar programme includes best practice and innovations in the sector and the 2015 event saw over six hundred 1-2-1 business meetings take place.

The ebf is the perfect platform for companies to meet and do business with those at the forefront of the education sector, delegates are drawn from academies, free schools, primary and secondary schools, universities, SEN and HE. If you’re delivering facilities in education this is a must attend combining all the ingredients necessary to enable you to deliver project excellence.

Our thanks go to everyone who attended the 2015 event including our speakers; Ann Bodkin, Head of Design & Specification of the Education Funding Agency, Jim Brunt Land Director of Willmott Dixon, Richard Gawthorpe Director of NPS Group, and Tim Byles, CEO of Cornerstone Property Assets.

We're delighted that we raised over £1,000 at our Gala Dinner for the NSPCC. We look forward to welcoming you to next year’s event.

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  • Some 261 dilapidated schools across the country are being rebuilt as part of the £2.4bn Priority School Building Programme. All 261 schools are due for completion by the end of 2017
  • A second phase of the PSBP will see the government spend a further £2bn on the programme from 2015 to 2021
  • Capital funding of £820m under the Targeted Basic Need Programme will help provide 417,000 new school places needed by 2015
  • More than £400m has been set aside for improvements to 1,400 academies under the Academies Capital Maintenance Fund. This has now been replaced by the Condition Improvement Fund for academies and sixth-form colleges to access in 2015/2016

how it works

The education building forum creates a productive networking environment where delegates can focus on creating long-lasting business relationships through a series of pre-arranged meetings. The supplier and project delegate schedules are matched in advance to ensure that both parties maximise their time at the event. [more]

project delegate benefits

Project delegates comprise of key decisions makers actively involved in the design and build of the education sector , architects, contractors, consultants, local authorities, school leaders and key stakeholders are provided with a time efficient format to explore the latest products and services available in the market. [more]

supplier delegate benefits

As a supplier delegate, the education building forum delivers a superb return on investment with a minimum of 15 pre-arranged meetings for one delegate place, or 20 meetings for 2 delegates. Also included is one nights accommodation, all meals, the Gala Dinner, a full page profile entry into the event directory and website, plus the opportunity to meet and socalise with senior level decision makers involved in the most active education projects. [more]

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