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The ultimate Meetings and networking event

With an exceptional seminar programme

How it works as a complimentary delegate

Join us as a complimentary project delegate where over one and half days you will meet and network with fellow professionals, have full access to our seminars where you can hear from others about how they are addressing the challenges, as well as choosing your own meetings schedule enabling you to connect with relevant and new suppliers across the supply chain. All in all the immersive nature of the event makes for better more meaningful conversations that are extended through an enjoyable social programme ensuring the best use of your time throughout.

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What’s included...

CPD-Certified Seminars

CPD-Certified Seminars
Hear from experts and increase your knowledge. Different seminars run over both days and are held during the morning sessions; they include lively and interactive Q&A sessions.


Away from the distractions of your busy day-to-day activity makes for better, more meaningful conversations with your peers in a relaxed, informal environment that includes our exclusive project delegates only drinks/canapes networking reception held on the night before the forum.

Use your time to maximum effect

Use your time to maximum effect
Who do you need to meet with? We put you in control of your meetings schedule and give you access to all supplier delegate details ensuring that you meet with those suppliers and manufacturers that are most relevant to your needs.

An enjoyable social programme

An enjoyable social programme
Enjoy our extensive social programme which includes networking drinks receptions and a delicious 3-course gala dinner with entertaining after dinner speaker

Relax & Unwind

Relax & Unwind
Also included is the use of the leisure facilities at the hotel and the opportunity to stay on and play a round of golf on the Friday afternoon of the second day should you wish at reduced green fees

Your stay

Your stay
As a complimentary project delegate you will receive executive accommodation and all meals including breakfasts, lunches, evening meals and all refreshments

The sector’s leading magazine

With our background in publishing the sector’s leading magazine Higher education estates we are uniquely placed to create forums that specifically meet the needs of higher education estates professionals. We regularly focus on what’s new in cutting edge learning environments, the high standards of accommodation, the labs, enterprise & innovation hubs and spaces share with high tech companies, and the best quality sports performance buildings and social facilities that complete the student experience.

Higher Education Estates Magazine

What previous delegates said...

“I thoroughly enjoyed attending the hee forum, learned a lot and had some really meaningful conversations and discovered products that I shall take back and share with my team. It has been a very informative and worthwhile use of my time. ”

CW - WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

“It was my first time at the hee forum; I found it really worthwhile and was introduced to some interesting products, some of which really surprised me. I will definitely have further meetings as a result including visiting the buildings that some of the architects I met have been involved with. I would never have these kinds of meetings in my normal day to day working day - it's simply not something I find time to do. I've been impressed with how well organised it has been, 22 meetings in two days is no mean feat! ”

V.M – Lancaster University

“A great event to meet like-minded colleagues and suppliers. ”

RP - St. John’s College

“This is how it should be done....”

A.M - J M Architects

“An array of excellent suppliers attended hee - some brand new to us but also the odd one we have lost the relationship with, but now we will be doing more work with those suppliers, too. ”

G.B – SpaceZero

“A good event format, well organised, good variety of Suppliers and Project delegates and a worthwhile opportunity for networking and discussion. I will be attending again next year! ”


“Continues to improve year on year, in terms of content and contacts. I look forward to attending again next year. ”

A.T – Stantec

“The relaxed atmosphere induced good networking and an interest in finding our what each other were doing. The lack of reserve was refreshing and profitable conversation resulted.”

J.M – desM Ltd

“A great event to meet like minded people, potential clients and learn about innovations in the industry to aid current and future projects. The forum literature and structure allowed me to identify and meet people relevant to me, in a relaxed environment to gain maximum benefit over the two days. A fun and exciting way to do business.”

T.M – Calfordseaden

“I found the Higher Education Estates Forum 2016 to be of real benefit to our organization and provided me with an opportunity to discuss numerous products which are new to the market. In addition to providing general networking opportunities and exposure for our business, the speaker sessions provided excellent 'thought leadership' demonstrating the current thinking within our sector. ”

J.T – Capita Property & Infrastructure

“As a major client who conducts most business with main contractors and consultant teams, this was a welcome opportunity to meet with lower tier supply chain members. In particular the opportunity to gain insight into products and services that are available in the market and knowledge of which will enhance our discussions with contractors and consultants when setting specifications for major projects was very useful. I would certainly recommend this event to HE estates colleagues. ”

G.A University of York

Limited complimentary places available