SPF 2017 Annual Conference

Global Capital, Local Growth

8 Mar 201703/08/2017 12:00am 03/08/2017 12:00am SPF 2017 Annual Conference Europe/London public

12PM - 4.30PM

This 10th SPF annual conference explores the key importance of attracting global capital to Scotland in order to drive local economic development in our towns and cities.  Alongside key investors, developers and industry spokesmen this conference is addressed by key political leaders and public decision-makers who influence investor perspectives.   If you are an investor, developer of real estate or an adviser to those who commit their capital, this is a  conference for you. 

If you are seeking to attract investment and jobs for your local authority or across Scotland then this is also a  key opportunity to directly hear the perspectives of private and public sector leaders who influence the Scottish real estate markets. 

Headline speakers confirmed:

Rt Hon Michael Portillo, Scottish Politician of the Year Ruth Davidson MSP, Scottish Government Economy Secretary Keith Brown MSP and the Depute Leader of City of Edinburgh Council, Councillor Frank Ross, Councillor George Redmond, Glasgow City Council and Councillor Barney Crockett, Aberdeen City Council confirmed so far from the world of Politics and our own Industry represented by Paul Curran, SPF Chairman & Quartermile; Andrew Sutherland, Vice Chairman SPF & Joint MD, Miller Developments, this 10th SPF Annual Conference is lining up to be one of our best to date. In addition, this year we have our first UK Government speaker, Tony Danaher, Capital Investment CEO at the UK Department for International Trade, to tell us about the UK’s support for prospective international investors across the UK and Clive Wilding, Investment Director, Artisan Real Estate Investors.  Nick Peet, Real Estate Finance, Santander UK has confirmed to join panel.

Further updates will be issued in due course and please follow @gail_spf for the latest news on the shaping of this half day event at the EICC, Edinburgh on 8 March 2017. #spfconf17.

Those companies already registered are: Aberdeen City Council, AECOM, Anderson Strathern LLP, Alison Fyfe Consultants Ltd, Artisan Real Estate Investors, Atmos Consulting, Austin-Smith: Lord LLP, Balfour Beatty, Barclay Review, Brodies LLP, Buccleuch Property, Burness Paull LLP, CALA Homes (East) Ltd, Capita, Capital Investments, CBRE, Chris Stewart Group, City of Edinburgh Council, CKD Galbraith, Clyde Gateway, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP, Colliers International, Comprehensive Design Architects, Cooper Cromar, Corran Properties Ltd, CoStar, Cullen Property, Cushman & Wakefield, Daily Business News, Dandara Ltd, Davidson Chalmers LLP, Dept. for International Trade, Doig + Smith, DLA Piper Scotland LLP, Duddingston House Properties, Dundee City Council, EDI Group, Fife Council, FG Burnett, Forrest Developments, Gleeds, Grosvenor, GVA, Halliday Fraser Munro, ITPEnergised, Harper Macleod LLP, HBJ Gateley, Heriot Watt University, HFD Group Ltd, Highland Council, Historic Environment Scotland, Homes for Scotland, HM Treasury, JCRA, JLL, jmarchitects, J. Smart & Co (Contractors) PLC, Kingsford Estates, Knight Frank LLP, Knight Property Group, Letscotland, Lockton LLP, MacRoberts LLP, Malcolm Hollis, Manse LLP, M&G Real Estate Ltd, McKenzie Pollock Ltd, Michael Laird Architects, Miller Developments, Montagu Evans, Moorfield Group, Muir Group, Murray Estates Ltd, PAS, Parabola, Patrizia UK, Pinsent Masons LLP, PPS Scotland, Press and Journal, Propertymark, Quartermile Developments, Rettie & Co, RICS Scotland, Revenue Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ross Developments & Renewables Ltd, Rybka, Ryden LLP, Santander UK, Savills (UK) Ltd, Scott Hobbs Planning Ltd, Scotstown Limited, Scottish Conservative Party, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Futures Trust, Scottish Government, Scottish Land & Estates, Scottish Land Commission, Scottish Law Commission, SEPA, Tay City Deals, Tuffin Ferraby Taylor, Scottish Water, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, Smolka Strachan LLP, Speak with Impact, Stone Acre Projects Ltd, The Crown Estate (Scotland Portfolio), The Herald, Thomas and Adamson, Turley, Waterman Group, University of Glasgow, Winchburgh Developments and Whiteburn Projects Ltd

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Booking for the conference is open to members and non-members, and prices are as follows:

Members (SPF/BPF)

£120 + VAT

Public Sector & Community Organisations

£140 + VAT


£160 + VAT

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Anyone interested in sponsoring this event please contact Gail Hume, Business & Events Manager, 0131 220 6303 - E-mail