2nd Annual (2017)

Transport-Led Development in the Midlands

Tuesday 14 November 2017

2nd Annual (2017)

Transport-Led Development in the Midlands

Ensuring regional growth and connectivity through the delivery of transport and infrastructure schemes
Tuesday 14 November 2017 DLA Piper, Central Birmingham
The announcement of the £1BN investment in to the Midlands' railways, the election of a business-minded Metro Mayor and developments from HS2 have set the wheels in motion to transform the region’s economy and transport infrastructure. Gather with other senior transport and development professionals to listen, learn and discuss opportunities and solutions for unlocking growth in the Midlands. Featuring the latest transport project updates and guidance on current and future developments, the day should not be missed.

Ensure you attend to: 

  • Listen to how Midlands Connect intend to implement their 2017 strategy
  • Understand why the Midlands Motorway Hub is pivotal to local, regional and national economic growth
  • Learn how improved asset management techniques and network resilience can help resolve capacity issues
  • Hear Birmingham Airport’s plans for expansion and their role in increasing the Midlands’ connectivity
  • Explore the impacts of a fully devolved local rail network as West Midlands Rail explains how it intends to facilitate economic growth

Just some of the organisations that have attended previously:

AHR Architects
Arden Cross
Arriva UK Trains
Birmingham Airport
Birmingham City Council
British Property Federation
Centro (West Mids.Combined Authority)
CILT Rail Freight Forum
DLA Piper
East Midlands Council

Hamer Associates
Hawkins\Brown Architects
Highways England
Homes & Communities Agency
Institution of Civil Engineers
Leslie Jones Architecture
Liberal Democrats
Maber Architects
Midlands Connect
Network Rail
Nottingham Business School
Oxera Consulting 
Peter Brett Associates
Prologis UK

Pure Data Centres
Rambus Ecebs
Squire Patton Boggs UK
Stevenage Borough Council
The Coal Authority
Turner & Townsend
Waterman Infrastructure & Environment
West Midlands Rail
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

Register now - online, by email or by calling 020 7067 1597.

Why attend?

This is the only conference to take a fully holistic view of the transport and development opportunities across the region that will unlock growth for the Midlands.

Who will I meet?

This event brings together all of those involved with transport and infrastructure development and delivery. With senior level transport operators, planners, consultants, local government, financiers and developers you will have a great opportunity to network.

Find out more:

Challenges & opportunities for the Midlands region (article by: HS2, Highways England, Urban Growth Company, West Midlands Rail, National College for High Speed Rail and the Rail Freight Group.)


Useful insight and opportunity to network with those developing the Midlands.


Victoria Square House
B2 4DL