CIH is the independent voice for housing and home of professional standards. For 100 years, CIH has devoted its work to one simple purpose: to create a housing system that works for everyone. We support members of all levels, from the public and private sectors, to learn, improve and influence.
The Department for Communities and Local Government's job is to create great places to live and work, and to give more power to local people to shape what happens in their area. They are responsible for supporting local government by giving them the power to act for their community, helping communities and neighbourhoods to solve their own problems and work with local enterprise partnerships helping the private sector grow.
ENERGY SAVING TRUST
Energy Saving Trust: Climate change is a major threat to humanity, fuel bills continue to rise and our reliance on imported energy continues to grow. The UK is committed to achieving an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. To address these challenges we all need to reduce our energy consumption and accelerate a move to sustainable, low carbon lifestyles.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UK's largest trade association in the building industry, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, supported by additional regional offices. Established in 1941 to protect the interests of small and medium- sized building firms, the FMB is independent and non-profit- making, lobbying continuously for members’ interests at both national and local levels.
Fusion21 is the social enterprise that provides leading procurement and regeneration services. We are an award winning social enterprise who have delivered £125m savings through the procurement process, created over 2500 jobs, and generated an estimated social value financial benefit in excess of £56m. We provide a wide range of procurement services and procurement frameworks that can meet the unique requirements of public sector organisations and enable our members to deliver significant efficiencies and cashable savings.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) was established by the GLA Act 1999. Its staff are appointed by the Head of Paid Service, the GLA’s most senior official, and serve both the Mayor and the London Assembly.
HOUSEBUILDER & DEVELOPER
Housebuilder & Developer has become an increasingly wide- ranging and valuable resource for housebuilders, developers and housing associations involved in the design and construction of small to large- scale housing developments across the UK.
HOMES & COMMUNITIES AGENCY
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) helps create successful communities by making more homes and business premises available to the residents and businesses who need them. We also regulate social housing providers in England.
The challenges and unprecedented cuts faced recently by the housing sector have been persistent, leaving everyone involved still reeling from the changes. With this in mind, the team at Kirona, the hosts of INMOTION, have decided to once again have the event centre around ways to help the industry make positive changes in the most cost effective ways possible.
INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY
The Institute for Sustainability is an independent charity established in 2009 to support cross sector collaboration and innovation. The Institute’s mission is to significantly accelerate the delivery of economically, environmentally and socially sustainable cities and communities. It does this by driving innovative demonstration projects and developing programmes to actively capture and share learning and best practice.
Local Authority Building & Maintenance (LABM) is dedicated to building product specifiers involved in the diverse local authority sector. Our readers include council specifiers, housing and maintenance managers, building surveyors, contractors, architects and education and health authorities.
Trusted procurement for better buildings and homes. Our free to use procurement frameworks help local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies make more informed choices about the products and services they need for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings.
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF ALMOs
The National Federation of ALMOs is the trade body representing 41 arms length management organisations (ALMOs). The NFA represents the interests of ALMOs at national level. In addition to lobbying and negotiating with central government on behalf of ALMOs, the NFA runs a website, organises events, regional meetings and an annual conference for its members as well as providing advice, training and briefings.
NATIONAL HOUSING GROUP
The National Housing Group (NHG) is an independent body comprising the Sales & Marketing sector's most influential people from across the country. The main focus of the group is to promote professional Sales & Marketing in Housing Associations. The main objective of the group is to increase knowledge and shared learning through a range of conferences and seminars, whilst supporting and challenging government policies through effective and strategic lobbying. The Group is formed of over 75 Housing Associations throughout England representing over 90% delivery of home ownership sales throughout the Housing sector. If you are interested in becoming a member or want to find out more information about getting involved, partnering or contributing please email info@ nhg-group.co.uk or tweet us @ TheNHG_UK
ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECT
The Royal Institute of British Architects champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members. We provide the standards, training, support and recognition that put our members – in the UK and overseas – at the peak of their profession. With government, we work to improve the design quality of public buildings, new homes and new communities.
Advancing standards in land, property and construction. RICS is the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property and construction. As people, governments, banks and commercial organisations continue to demand more assurance of certified standards and ethics, attaining RICS status is the recognised mark of property professionalism.
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) champions the power of planning in creating prosperous places and vibrant communities. Our 23,000 members are from the private, public and voluntary sectors. Using our expertise and research we bring evidence and thought leadership to shape public policy and thinking, putting the profession at the heart of society’s big debates. We set the standards of planning education and professional behaviour that give our members, wherever they work in the world, a unique ability to meet complex economic, social and environmental challenges. We are the only body in the United Kingdom that confers chartered status to urban planners – the highest professional qualification sought by employers