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Construction Expo 2016

Sponsors and Partners

We would like to thank all our the following sponsors and partners from 2016..

KIC logo   Kier logo   Medway logo   KCC Logo
Willmott Dixon logo   HMY logo   Locate in Kent logo   Kent developers group logo
Davonshires solicitors logo   DHA Planning logo   Twig Logo   Raymond Brown Construction logo
Neilcott logo   GX Glass logo   KCFG logo   Constructing Excellence logo
NFB logo   KM logo   Lavender blue media logo    



Kevin Byrne


Jim MClelland

  HMY logo

From bedroom to boardroom

Kevin Byrne, Founder,


The Future of Construction

Jim MClelland


Sponsors of the Breakfast

Hazle Mccormack Young



Paul Gandy


David Testa


Richard Hawkes

Paul Gandy

Director, Kier Build UK South

Construction – Working in Partnership


David Testa

CEO at London Resort Company Holdings

Update on the multi-billion pound Entertainment Resort


Richard Hawkes

Director of Hawkes Architecture Ltd

The Grand Designs Eco Arch - The house with no bills


Scott-James Eley


Paul Spooner


Alex Mortimer


Supply Chain Manager at HS2 Ltd

HS2 Supply Chain Opportunities


Paul Spooner

Chief Executive, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Ebbsfleet Garden City - Where London meets the Garden of England


Alex Mortimer

Director, Supply Chain Academy

Steps to achieve effective supply chain management

Richard Hicks   Monika Slowikowska

Richard Hicks

Director for Regeneration, Medway Council

The Regeneration of Medway 


Monika Slowikwska

Director, Golden Houses Developments Ltd

Importance of team spirit in efficiency of building process


Workshops and Panel sessions

Red Workshops


Kier logo


Kier logo

Scape Frameworks Explained – Minor Works

Presented by Michael Edwards, Scape Framework Director and Aaron Lacey, Scape, Framework Manager


Pathway to Partnership

Presented by Claire Curran, Partnership Director, Kier Workplace Services


Keeping the Kent Pound in Kent

Presented by Huw Evans, Corporate responsibility manager


Blue Workshops



The Impact of Mobile Data Capture Technologies

Presented by Mike Llewellyn, Chief Executive


Mitigating the 20% VAT charge on Construction Costs

Presented by Simon Merry, Founder and Director


Future-proofing your workforce

Presented by Louise Brenlund, Associate



Diversity and Inclusion as an asset for yourself and your business

Presented by Lucile Kamar, Equalities Manager


If Carlsberg did BIM

Presented by Blane Judd, Executive Director, BLTK Consulting


Green Workshops



The Enabled Contractor

Presented by Jonathan Sargood, BIM Manager and Senior Technologist


Launch of the Innovative Sector Exchange Project

Presented by Guy Whitehead, Armoucoat and Steve Samson, Project Manager


Twig Logo

Panel Session - Twig - Avoiding ecological pitfalls using practical solutions

Panel session chaired by Cheryl Causebrook, Chair of Constructing Excellence Kent Club
Glen Ernest, Director at GDM Architects, 
David Banfield, Planning Director, Redrow Homes, 
David Eyre, Managing Director, Twig Group,
James Dickenson, Head of Ecology, Twig Group


Black Workshops

GX Glass logo


Davonshires solicitors logo


Glass – an Introduction

Presented by Joanna Lush, Business Development Manager


Payments in Construction Contracts

Presented by Matthew Cocklin, Partner


UAV drone use for construction

Presented by David Hebditch, Managing Director


LGX logo


Nawic logo

The 3-Step iMarketing Process to MULTIPLY Your Customers and Sales

Presented by Leonardo Wood, Founder


Challenging perceptions

Presented by Cristina Lanz-Azcarate, London and South East Chair




Click here to view the programme from 2016


Meet the Buyer

Companies that took part in 2016

abbott logo   Amey logo   Balfour Beatty logo   baxall logo
bbs construction logo   bouygues logo   built off site logo   Coombs logo
Countryside logo   Durtnell logo   GallifordTry logo   Interservce logo
jackson logo   Jenner logo   Kier logo   Lakehouse logo
Medway logo   midas logo   rap logo   Raymond brown construction logo
Skanska logo   Walker logo   Willmott dixon logo   WWMartin logo




Gyles Brandreth


Willmott Dixon logo


DHA Planning logo

Gyles Brandreth, Former MP, TV presenter and raconteur


Sponsors of the Expo Dinner

Willmott Dixon


Sponsors of the Reception Drinks

DHA Planning




Feedback from the day..

Abbott Feedback

Woodley Coles feedback

day1 wellness feedback

Construct UK feedback

Westridge feedback

Aimee Feedback

Russell Judd feedback

Jenner feedback

Alan Whitlock

Gyles feedback

Pilory Barn feedback

Entec feedback

Funding Business

TWIG feedback


Bendy Bollards feedback


Photos and Video


Our Sponsors

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