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Wednesday 26 February 2025
11am to 5pm
The Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke

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The spaces we inhabit, from bustling cities to serene natural landscapes, directly influence our wellbeing and overall satisfaction with life. A thoughtfully designed built environment fosters a sense of belonging, connectivity and fulfilment, enhancing our quality of life and sense of purpose.

Join us for a unique one-day event bringing together built environment professionals, developers and investors from across the country for a day of networking and knowledge-exchange in Basingstoke, a well-connected Hampshire town between London and the south coast ports.

This event is not just about bricks and mortar. It's about creating thriving places that contribute to productivity and wellbeing.

Hosted by Timo Peach, you can look forward to hearing from esteemed speakers including Natasha McIntyre Hall – The Mindful Regenerist, Lord Mark Price – WorkL, Hugo Denee – Longstock Capital, and others from companies including Ridge and Partners LLP, Savills, Maccreanor Lavington and Sovereign Hill Partnership.

The programme for the day (subject to change) is:

 

10:30 Arrival and registration

11:00 Welcome: Cllr Paul Harvey, Leader - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

11:15 The Basingstoke Story: Sarah Longthorpe, Director of Regeneration and Marelize de Beurs, Economy and Place Marketing Manger - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

11:40 Keynote: Natasha McIntyre-Hall - The Mindful Regenerist

12:05 Building Happiness: The Power of Regenerative Design: Marc Seligmann, Head of Sustainability -Maccreanor Lavington

 

12:30 Lunch

 

13:30 Fostering environments for individuals to thrive: Lord Mark Price, WorkL

13:55 Wellness at the core for the Office Hotel of the future: Hugo Denee, Co-Founder Longstock, Capital

14:20 Not your standard market update: Sian Rebourg, Head of Social Value - The Hill Group

14:45 Panel discussion

 

15:15 Comfort break

 

15:45 Building a resilient internal environment: Vafa Taleban, Personal Revolution

16:10 A commercial property market overview: Savills

16:35 Closing comments

17:00 End - join us for drinks downstairs!

See the Speakers page for more info.

Discover the Basingstoke opportunity and join Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council for a thought-provoking journey as we explore the pivotal role of design, investment, and placemaking in shaping vibrant, thriving communities for generations to come.

Tickets are now available and FREE to book.

Please contact invest@basingstoke.gov.uk should you require more info.