Wednesday 8 March 2017
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London Chamber of Commerce and Industry heads to MIPIM 2017
London largest business organisation will set-up shop at the world's biggest property conference in France next week to promote London as a great place to do business.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Chief Executive Colin Stanbridge, will be joined by Tony Pidgley CBE, President of LCCI (and Chair of Berkley Group) as well as Mark Collins, Chair of LCCI's Property and Construction Group to discuss and debate topical matters including planning, development and transport needs.
The Cannes based event attracts around 20,000 delegates and is a magnet for the most powerful people in the property industry.
With an exhibition stand in the London pavilion and a number of events, LCCI stand will promote the need for more investment in infrastructure to ensure that the capital can continue to be internationally competitive.
LCCI will also promote its research that quantifies London businesses' attitudes towards housing, transport and infrastructure and the construction skills gap.
The LCCI delegation will hold several events with guest speakers including London Minister Gavin Barwell MP.
CEO Colin Stanbridge said: "This is an unparalleled opportunity to show the world of property and construction what London has to offer, as well as to learn about what is emerging in the sector, both in the UK and worldwide.
"We will be focussing on how London can build more homes to rent, as well as to own, bridging the skills gap, delivering devolution and giving London the infrastructure it needs with an every growing population."
Key LCCI events include:
- The London Economy in association with LCCI, chaired by Colin Stanbridge (March 14)
- The President's Q&A: Building for the Megacity with Tony Pidgley and chaired by Peter Murray, Chairman of NLA (March 15)
- Build to Rent and PRS panel discussion with Mark Collins, Chairman of LCCI P&C and chairman UK residential CBRE (March 16)
NOTES TO EDITOR:
1. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is the capital's largest and most representative business organisation, with members ranging in size from multi-national companies to SMEs and sole traders.