Overview

14 Jul 2022 Cambridge Belfry 8.45 – 16.15 Regional Conference

Why attend?

Our conferences are an ideal place to network with like-minded professionals, stay up to date with current legislation, learn business skills as well as providing you with the latest thinking on industry best practice. Propertymark members can also record their attendance as Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Ticket prices

Members: £99 (+VAT)
Non-members: £130 (+VAT)

Featured sessions
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Attract the best people for your business

Nicola Broomham | Broomham Recruitment

Win the war over talent and retain your agency's key players. Nicola is known for her straight talking approach and big hair whilst her award-winning recruitment agency has been recognised for doing things ‘the right way’. She will discuss alternative recruitment solutions, playing the attraction game, defining your needs and interview techniques.


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National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team

James Munro | NTSELAT

James oversees the regulation of estate agency work in the UK and the private rented sector in England and will offer insights into the latest regulatory developments that will affect the industry in 2022. Hear stories about agents who got it wrong so you can avoid making the same mistakes and steer clear of the team’s most wanted list.


Speakers

Martyn Baum

Trainer, motivator and mentor

Martyn is a Past President and former NAEA Propertymark board member. His role allowed him to regularly commentate on the housing market in national press and radio. He has been invited to be part of advisory panels with MHCLG around transaction reform and leasehold issues.

Martyn's 20-year career in estate agency has seen him work with various firms within the industry from small independents to national corporations managing everything from cold start offices to acquisitions. His current role is Regional Manager for a seven branch multi-disciplinary agency where he is responsible for the strategy, process, and delivery of the residential sales division.

Nicola Broomham

Founder, Broomham Recruitment

Before working in recruitment Nicola worked for 12 years in estate agency as a lettings director and estate agency consultant. She is passionate about campaigning for change in estate agency with better diversity, inclusion and gender equality. She is a mental health supporter and first aider and mentors several people across the industry.

Nicola is known for her straight talking approach, big hair and as the owner of an award-winning, fast growing recruitment agency that does things ‘the right way’. She is also the presenter of the Broomham Podcast discussing various topics in the industry.

Simon Humphreys

Deputy Director of Casework, The Property Ombudsman

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James Munro

Head of the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT)

James joined the Trading Standards profession in 1989 and spent many years as an operational Trading Standards Officer—he now leads the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) and oversees the regulation of estate agency work in the UK and the private rented sector in England.

National Trading Standards works closely with the redress schemes, professional bodies and government, and the team is there to protect consumers and safeguard businesses in the property sector. James is a Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner, a qualified coach and mentor, and  a regular speaker at industry events.

Elaine Penhaul

Founder, Lemon and Lime Interiors

Elaine is passionate about property staging as a powerful marketing tool and keen to debunk the myth of staging being a ‘nice to have’ service aligned with interior design. Her multi award-winning UK property staging business is utilised by agents such as Knight Frank, Savills and Fine and Country. Whilst her book Sell High, Sell Fast was published in October 2020 and immediately became an Amazon no.1 best-seller.

Both her business and Elaine personally have won many awards including the National Business Women’s Award for a micro business in 2021. She is regularly quoted as a thought leader in publications such as Estate Agent Today and The Times and contributes to many property podcasts. Elaine has also recently launched the first app to evidence return on investment for staging to a worldwide market.

Tony Piccirillo

Owner, AVRillo

Three-time winner of the Sunday Times Individual Conveyancer of the Year and Co-owner of the pioneering AVRillo, Tony Piccirillo is highly regarded as one of the most innovative lawyers in his field. A former estate agent with 30 years in the property industry, Tony is a CPD accredited trainer, Author and NLP practitioner who teaches problem-solving with an open commercial attitude. It is no wonder that Tony alongside his brother Angelo have established the world’s most awarded conveyancing law firm, with one of the highest NPS ‘customer satisfaction’ scores within UK industry.

David Votta

President Elect, ARLA Propertymark

David started his career in 2009 as a trainee lettings negotiator for a large independent estate agency in Kent. He moved onto Spicerhaart as a senior lettings branch manager before setting up his own agency in 2018.

David is a hands-on, frontline agent with ambitions to see the industry professionalised through regulation which he helps drive forward through his position as ARLA Propertymark President Elect. He shares Propertymark's belief that regulation will create a level playing field for all agents and see that housing standards are raised.

 

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Gallagher

Gallagher are Propertymark's official insurance broking partner, offering up to 20 per cent off professional indemnity insurance for Propertymark members. The insurance scheme is underwritten by Hiscox, and has enhanced coverage provided for theft by employees, an element which is sometimes excluded from professional indemnity insurance. We may be able to reduce your insurance costs by combining your professional indemnity with a combination of the add-on products. Contact our dedicated team to find out more.

 

Very informative, really enjoyed it, looking forward to coming to another event.

Nicola Stephens

Great day with lots of interesting information and fab goodie bags!

Chris Anderson
Venue

​The Cambridge Belfry
Back Lane
Great Cambourne
Cambourne
Cambridge
CB23 6BW

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