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Royal Berkshire Conference Centre

Junction 11 M4

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Reading 2030

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Bringing the Reading and wider Thames Valley business community back together in person, this half-day conference will unveil development and business updates from some of the region's most important organisations, and discuss what the future is shaping up to look like for businesses, workplaces and day to day quality of life.Reading and the Thames Valley are a magnet for quality occupiers, for key professional firms, entrepreneurial businesses and corporates. The Business Magazine will celebrate Reading and its business opportunities and will champion the strong regional economy. We will showcase the great services available in Reading, home to fast-growing companies in diverse sectors, from technology to professional services.Progress with Crossrail, Elizabeth line set to open in 2022, the future of Heathrow and the rail spur to the airport from Reading; developments on open land south of the M4; the redevelopment of the Reading town-centre area opposite the station; the new business parks- all are encouraging signs of continued growth in the region.With a senior audience of company directors, business owners, professionals and support agencies across the Thames Valley, there will be ample time for peer-to-peer networking and discussion.The conference will be showcased and enhanced in The Business Magazine's special supplement on the development and success of the conurbation, to be published shortly after the event.

Conference speakers

Panel 1: Housing, Infrastructure and Urban Regeneration

Guest Speaker: Daniel Gierhart, Concession Manager, Crossrail

Daniel has been with Transport for London for seven years and was a Customer Experience Manager and Senior Consultant at Crossrail before taking on the role of Concession Manager.

Panel 2: Economy, Employment & Sustainability

Guest speaker: Becky Coffin, Director of Communities and Sustainability, Heathrow Airport

Becky leads a team of issue experts and engagement professionals working across the business with all key stakeholder groups to deliver the airport’s ambitious commitments to the local community and environment.

Conference agenda:

• The infrastructure - what’s coming when and how transport will better serve businesses in the region.

• Housing in the greater Reading area in the next 5-10 years - demand and supply, land values, investment opportunities, etc.

• The Future Office - how our working environment has changed so dramatically, Re-shaping workspaces for a post Covid world

• Reading and the Thames Valley as a place to live and work - what attracts occupiers to the area.

More speakers will be announced soon.

This event is sponsored by Morgan Lovell, Savills, Stantec & Westcoast.


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Date and time

Location

Royal Berkshire Conference Centre

Junction 11 M4

Reading

RG2 0FL

United Kingdom

View Map

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The Business Magazine is a leading business publication which informs, promotes and connects the business communities in the South East, via its website, magazine, and events and awards programme.

Owned by Black Ox Media & Events, The Business Magazine covers the Thames Valley, Solent, Surrey, Kent and South Coast regions, where it speaks to a C-suite and business audience currently reaching about 30,000 readers monthly.

The website, covering the South East excluding London, is a trusted and popular resource of regional news and views, with business stories added daily.

In addition, it delivers a lively and engaging series of events including Business Awards, Roundtables and Webinars as live, virtual and hybrid experiences.

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