Overview

11 Nov 2021 Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club 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

Gayle Audley

Gayle is an award-winning trainer and qualified teaching professional with an enviable reputation having worked with and for a number of the top UK agents. As a former top British tennis player and elite performance coach, Gayle knows what it means to be the best and now brings her sporting pedigree into the business arena.

With a delivery that is bold, punchy and outcome focused Gayle will focus on the 'five P’s' by challenging you and making you accountable for providing creative solutions to encourage results through your people, your processes and your proposition and she will help you to build a plan to maximize your profits.

Rebecca Durrant

Crowe UK

Rebecca advises individuals and their businesses on all aspects of the tax system, with a view to protecting wealth for themselves and their families during their working lives, into retirement and beyond. She acts for clients who are predominately owner managers and entrepreneurs, many of whom are involved in property both as investors or as developers. Her main focus is advising her clients on the best structure for their property businesses, particularly in view of the changes effecting residential property.

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.

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.

Neil Whitfield

Following a successful and award winning ten year career in marketing, Neil had an abrupt career change when he launched a cold-start letting agency in 2007. He grew this agency for ten years before selling the business in 2017 and now spends his time helping other agents to grow. He provides one to one and group coaching for letting and estate agents who want to win more instructions, let more properties and earn higher fees.

March 2021 saw Neil publish his first book The Ultimate Property Listing in which Neil focuses on helping agents optimise their listings to get more clicks, enquiries and viewings.

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

Chris Anderson

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

Raakhee Lohur
Venue

Worsley Park Marriott Hotel and Country Club
Worsley
Manchester
M28 2QT

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