Overview

14 Oct 2021 Coventry Building Society Arena 9.00 – 16.00 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)

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Keynote speaker 

All speakers

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.

Richard Bull

Partner, Crowe UK

Richard’s primary role is to help clients become more tax efficient and realise their personal goals. He ensures their businesses or assets are structured tax efficiently with particular focus on preserving and safeguarding family wealth. Richard's clients include investors or developers of property, entrepreneurs and international high net worth families.  

Given the recent changes to property taxes, Richard advises clients on the best ways to hold existing properties and also how to grow portfolios in as tax efficient a way as possible. 

Maxine Fothergill

President, ARLA Propertymark

Maxine is the Managing Director and Founder of Amax Estates based in Gravesend who have been successfully trading for over 20 years. Specialising in lettings, sales and block management, she is very proud of the achievements her firm has gained demonstrated by the 26 industry awards it has achieved.

Maxine originally started in the industry in 1988 and is a member of NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertymark, a Fellow of IRPM and a RICS Associate. She is also a trainer of landlords and agents and has successfully trained over 5000 delegates to date.

Mark Hayward

Chief Policy Advisor, Propertymark

Having run a UK wide operation for one of the main high street banks, Mark has extensive experience in sales, lettings, auctions and property management. He has worked closely with HM Government helping shape legislation and aiding HMRC and NCA in identifying areas of risk around AML.

Alex Hegenbarth

Deputy Director for Policy and External Affairs, The Property Ombudsman

Alex has a background in political campaigning and local government. He has extensive experience working with a wide range of stakeholders from across the political spectrum to develop new ways of thinking to reach key goals and objectives.

Nick Looby

Motivational speaker, author and communication specialist

In our modern world of overwhelming communication, Nick provides the secret weapons that often remain hidden in plain sight to get through to audiences with more impact. With an inspiring passion and zeal for incredible human communication, Nick offers the most recent tools and strategies required for you remain at the top of your profession and to ensure your organisation outshines the competition.

Liana Loporto

President, NAEA Propertymark

Liana has over 22 years’ experience working in both large corporate and boutique agencies and enjoys the thrill of sharing in client and buyer journeys. She started her career at the largest real estate company in her native Malta, before re-locating to the UK in what was supposed to be a sabbatical. Her experience in ‘the most vibrant property market in the world’ with one of the leading corporate agencies in London meant she never left.

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.

Kay Pemberton

Marketing Manager, Japanese Knotweed Ltd

Kay has worked for Japanese Knotweed Ltd (JKL) since 2016, managing the company’s website, online presence, exhibitions and advertising. She writes editorial on the subject of Japanese knotweed for industry publications along with case studies that detail work completed by JKL.

In 2020 JKL completed a £1.3m knotweed excavation project and completed a further 190 other excavation contracts in the same year. They have over 5000 herbicide treatment contracts running in the UK, catering for commercial and residential customers.

 

Very interesting, especially the legal update aspect and the up-and-coming changes in legislation.

Raakhee Lohur

Excellent venue and location. Informative speakers who weren’t outwardly promoting products. Overall excellent experience.

Ellie Garbett
Venue

Coventry Building Society Arena
Judds Lane
Coventry
CV6 6GE

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