This month sees the launch of two new UK Property Forums events in the East of England’s property diary.
Eastern Echo, alongside Carter Jonas and LandAid, will host the official launch of both CamPropFest and the Eastern Echo Awards at a special event on March 30 at Carter Jonas’ offices at One Station Square, Cambridge.
Both events culminate in a day of walks, talks, expo and awards on June 30.
The event will build upon the successful one-day format developed by UK Property Forums in its OxPropFest format which has run successfully since 2018.
Working alongside the Festival Partners, Carter Jonas, Bidwells, Mills & Reeve, and LandAid as the official charity partner, CamPropFest and the Eastern Echo Awards aim to showcase the best of what the East of England property market has to offer.
CamPropFest , to be held at Storey’s Field Centre in Eddington will feature a range of walks and talks alongside an expo during the day, followed by the Eastern Echo Awards in the evening at Homerton College, a black-tie dinner with 250 guests.
There will be awards be for the following categories:
- Best Law Firm (or Deal of the Year)
- Best Property Agent
- Best Planning Advisor
- Best Architect
- Best Contractor
- Best Residential Development / Developer
- Best Commercial Project
- Project of the Year
- Young Property Person of the Year
- Property Leader / Team of the Year
William Rooke, head of Cambridge commercial agency & investment at Carter Jonas said: “The Eastern Echo Awards and CamPropFest are exciting platforms championing innovation and the property sector’s role in supporting the region’s life science and tech clusters and broader business community.
“Cambridge is one of the UK’s leading business ecosystems, where home-grown and international firms of every scale are thriving. Built around its world-class university is a vibrant and innovative hub of creativity, research and knowledge where businesses are never far from a dynamic and skilled talent pool.
“Working with developers, investors and occupiers across the region, we recognise the value of bringing together industry leaders and key stakeholders. As well as providing an opportunity to celebrate Cambridgeshire’s many recent success stories, CamPropFest provides an ideal environment to find new ways of collaborating to elevate further the region’s status on the national and global stage and attract talent here.”
Paul Morrish, chief executive of LandAid said: “The LandAid Eastern Board is delighted to have been chosen as CamPropFest’s charity partner. We look forward to celebrating the success and positive impact the property sector in the East has on young people experiencing homelessness.”
Richard New, Mills & Reeve partner and real estate disputes lawyer, said: “Following the high quality, successful OxPropFest events and winning Law Firm of the Year at OxPropFest 2021, we were honoured to be invited to be the sole legal partner for CamPropFest 2022. It has been a long time since Cambridgeshire has seen a property awards event like this. We are looking forward to celebrating the best of the local property market and meeting up with our peers at this prestigious event.”
Matthew Battle, managing director of UK Property Forums, said: “I am very excited about the event and feel the timing is good as the market in the East of England opens up. The awards are unique, in that we will be looking for submissions from across the region and from a broad range of sectors. This means that the awards will be reflective of the property market.”
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