Overview

27 Oct 2022 Mercure Cardiff North Hotel 8.30 – 16.20 National 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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Propertymark's legislative update

Daryl McIntosh | Propertymark

Our Policy Manager Daryl McIntosh will provide a legislative overview of all the key areas that sales and lettings agents need to be aware of. Even in a fast-moving property market it essential to remember the importance of adhering to the regulations and complying whether it be in residential sales or lettings. 

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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

Simon Humphreys

Deputy Director of Casework, The Property Ombudsman

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Stephen McCarron

President Elect, NAEA Propertymark

Stephen has worked in the Northern Ireland property market for thirty years and been an active NAEA Propertymark member since he began. He started out with Nationwide Estate Agents and working his way up the ranks to eventually open his own agency Donnybrook Estate Agents in 1997.

Daryl McIntosh

Policy Manager, Propertymark

Daryl is a board member for the Property Ombudsman Scotland and Safe Deposits Scotland. He represents Propertymark at Government consultations and meetings to help us shape legislation for the benefit of our members. This also allows us to prepare our members for new and forthcoming legislation changes. 

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.

Michael Smith

Head of Qualifications, Propertymark

Michael joined Propertymark to head up its Awarding Body in June 2016.  His career has focussed on education policy, assessment and the research and development of occupational and professional standards and skills solutions for a variety of industries and professions. He has held a variety of senior roles in organisations specialising in workforce and skills development and assessment and accreditation in the UK and overseas, having supported employers, employer organisations and other stakeholders through the development and delivery of professional qualifications and apprenticeships. 

David Votta

President, 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

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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

​Mercure Cardiff North Hotel
Circle Way East
Llanedeyrn
Cardiff
CF23 9XF

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