UK Construction Week brought together some of the most notable names and brands in the industry. Listen to some of our show ambassadors share their thoughts on the current state of the industry and how the show worked as a platform to force change. Subscribe to the UK Construction Week Youtube channel today for insightful interviews and industry relevant news.
The promise of new opportunities, the housing crisis, international trade and the skills shortage all came into question as panellists at the latest UK Construction Week EU Referendum advisory panel, in partnership with World Architecture News, debated the pros and cons of leaving the EU.
UK Construction Week is very excited to be working with the Home Builders Federation (HBF) and ITN Productions on ‘Foundations for the Future’, a news-style programme, hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky. The programme will explore the state of the home building industry today, examining the key challenges in building enough homes, and charting the innovative solutions being pioneered by various parts of the sector.
The construction industry needs to adopt a factory mentality to overcome many of the challenges it now faces - and the government itself has a responsibility to help the sector attract more talent. So was the consensus, at a recent cross-industry advisory panel hosted by UK Construction Week.
Timber Expo, part of UK Construction Week, brought together the most influential industry figures in development, architecture, engineering and associations to talk timber and the state of the industry.
KNX UK, CEDIA, Savant UK and more leading figures in the digital construction arena attended the Smart Buildings 2016 advisory panel hosted by UK Construction Week and the panel was chaired by Ian Ellis, marketing manager at Siemens Building Technologies.
Materials Council, Surface Matters, 2LG joined us for the Surface & Materials Show Advisory Panel Discussion.
Representatives from the NICEIC, FETA, Kingspan and Airflow were just some of the panellists that attended HVAC 2016 advisory panel discussion. Chaired by Dennis Flower, Editor of Premises & Facilities Management magazine, the lively discussion was dominated by the ever-recurring themes of the skills shortage, image and the gap between design and as-built energy performance within the HVAC industry.
View the highlights from the very first UK Construction Week and see what some of the many influential participants had to say.
UK Construction Week 2015 exhibitors give their opinion on the exciting event.
Brought together to form the UK Construction Week Diversity Advisory Group, the panel confronted the major barriers and challenges the industry faces in bridging the diversity gap.
Julie Thornton, Head of HR at Tideway, on why the construction industry will be missing a huge trick if they fail to recognise the diverse talent on their doorstep.
Julie Kortens, Chairman & Senior Business Executive at the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) & Channel 4, explains why UKCW can make a big impact on the construction diversity issue.
John Patch, Consultant at Roger Bullivant LTD, on why he's supporting UK Construction Week.
Dr Nelson Ogunshakin, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Association for Consultancy and Engineering, on why UKCW is the ideal platform to address issues of diversity.
Denise Bower, Executive Director at the Major Projects Association, explains how UKCW can address issues of diversity.
Caroline Buckingham, Director of HLM & RIBA Vice President, on why UK Construction Week is a great opportunity to pull great minds together and lead from the front in tackling issues of diversity.
Bridget Bartlett, Deputy Chief Executive at the Charted Institute of Building (CIOB), explains why UKCW is a real opportunity for young people to learn about the construction industry.
Angela Brady, Architect Director at Brady Mallalieu Architects LTD, on why men and women together make for better architecture