Place West London, the economic summit for west London proved to be another successful event and was hailed as being essential to the business community of the sub-region by delegates and speakers.
300 delegates from 120 public and private organisations enjoyed the stimulating sessions focused on the key economic development and regeneration issues in west London and used the occasion to network with peers and collaborators during the day at the conference and at the evening dinner.
Top speakers from the worlds of politics, regeneration and business delivered a packed programme, including London Deputy Mayors Sir Simon Milton and Richard Barnes, Leader of London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham Steven Greenhalgh, London Director of the HCA David Lunts, developers such as Julian Barwick of Development Securities and Richard Powell of CapCo.
London’s Deputy Mayor Richard Barnes said of the day: “Having spoken to numerous delegates and speakers and picking up on the general atmosphere of the day, I know that we are all very appreciative that events such as Place West London are being delivered in what are still difficult times. The level of attendance and the strong content of the programme demonstrate that industry events such as these are very necessary to the business community, the sub-region and to London. We look forward to another successful event in 2011.”
Partners in the summit include West London Partnership and West London Business, with supporters including UK Regeneration, Park Royal Partnership, London First, Think London, and the London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow.
Sponsors include Brunel University, Barratt Homes, DPP, Hines, IBB Solicitors, and the University of West London. Corporate Supporters of the event include BAA, GlaxoSmithKline, Development Securities, Capital & Counties and Westfield.