Agenda

Registration
09:15 - 09:45 v Networking and promotion zone

A chance to meet with selected exhibitors, speakers and delegates to identify early opportunities to follow up on later in the day

 

Introduction and keynote speech
09:45 - 10:00 v Main presentation hall

Introduction from William Franklin, CEO China Investors Club

Keynote speeches from DiT (Department of International Trade), Chinese Embassy and leading property commentator

 

Speakers:
William Franklin. CEO. China Investors Club.
Luke Zhou. CEO. Beyond Laboratory.
Analysis of regional market opportunities
10:00 - 10:35 v Main presentation hall

We will hear from expert agents in four key regions in the UK: London, & South East,  Midlands, North and West. Each will have 3 minutes to provide their insight into dynamics of each region and outlook for investment potential. 

During each presentation, summaries of key investment opportunities will be shared with the audience

Following the formal presentations, our panel will field questions from the audience and through WeChat 

Speakers:
Graham Shone. Senior Analyst. EGi.
Project opportunities - part 1
10:35 - 11:05 v Main presentation hall

Delegates will hear from 8 developers from around the UK. Each will present for 2 minutes during which time their project will be shared to the audience through WeChat in Mandarin. 

Coffee and networking
11:05 - 11:25 v Networking and promotion zone

An opportunity to follow up on the presentations and discussions raised at the start of the day and arrange follow on meetings.

Value in healthcare - case study
11:25 - 12:00 v Main presentation hall

Chinese investment interest in UK healthcare sector has been building momentum. We hear from one such transaction where Chinese investment has supported expansion both in the UK as well as in mainland China.

Speakers:
Hamish Millar. MD. 108 Harley Street.
Profile of professional services
12:00 - 12:30 v Main presentation hall

Finding the right advisor to support your property investment is essential. We offer 8 two minute presentations by a range of agents, financiers, lawyers, planners and technology experts to demonstrate the range of skills available and benefits of building long term relationships with them. 

Lunch and networking
12:30 - 13:30 v Networking and promotion zone

Buffet lunch will enable continued engagement with those attending to build long standing relationships. 

 

Chinese social media - introduction
12:45 - 13:05 v Main presentation hall

UK delegates will have the opportunity to attend a fast-paced working lunch on using Chinese social media to reach their audience. Run by a leading Chinese digital marketing firm, delegates will learn the depth and breadth of this powerful marketing medium. 

Residential vs Student Accomodation investment returns
13:30 - 14:00 v Main presentation hall

These remain a central part of most Chinese investor portfolios. We hear from experts in both areas in a lively discussion as to which offers the best value. Moderated to ensure delegates can present their questions live or through WeChat, we will find out which our audience end up supporting.

Project Opportunities - part 2
14:00 - 14:30 v Main presentation hall

In our second Project Pitching session we will discover more investment opportunities. Through 8 two minute pitches, investors will hear from a range of UK based projects and access the details through WeChat. 

Inspirations for building an effective portfolio
14:30 - 15:00 v Main presentation hall

Diversification of risk has risks all of its own. Through a panel comprising finance, construction and legal experts, we investigate the challenges of building a portfolio that provides current income and sustainable capital value.

Coffee and networking
15:00 - 15:20 v Networking and promotion zone

Further opportunities to follow up on projects presented during the Project Pitching sessions as well as take advice from the professional advisor community.

Risk mitigation
15:20 - 15:45 v Main presentation hall

Succession planning, tax mitigation and pooled investment structures are covered in this session aimed at risk mitigation. Our experts will share the latest changes in  UK regime and offer insights into what to expect for the future. 

Care homes - combining property investment with operational know-how
15:45 - 16:15 v Main presentation hall

The UK has some of the world's leading experts in care home management and expansion. We will hear from them explain the routes to successful partnership and cross border investment.

Closing speech and lessons learned
16:15 - 16:30 v Main presentation hall

Summarising the key opportunities and networking partnership available, this wrap-up session places clear sign-posts for both Chinese investors and the UK property specialists looking to develop long term relationships with them.

Speakers:
William Franklin. CEO. China Investors Club.
Luke Zhou. CEO. Beyond Laboratory.
Cocktails and networking
16:30 - 18:00 v Networking and promotion zone

A chance to relax and build new partnerships