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North West commercial business events: May – June 2017

North West commercial business events: May – June 2017

Green Special

Best for Networking

10 May
Chester Green Networking
The White Horse, Chester Racecourse
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Networking forum Green Pages welcomes green focused businesses from across the region to connect, share ideas and make new contacts. Ideal for budding businesses in the healthy lifestyle space, this informal event gives attendees the chance to meet with like-minded people. If you’re a member of The Green Pages you can attend for free. If not tickets are £10; meanwhile refreshments are available to purchase at the bar.

Best for Planning professionals

23 May
RTPI North West Rural Planning
Macclesfield Town Hall, Macclesfield
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Organiser Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) North West tackles the issue of rural planning, examining environmental sustainability in the region’s greenfield areas. As talk continues of the need for housing developers to have access to green belt land, this session will look at how rural areas fit into current discussions. There’ll also be a chance to get up to date with legislative changes to rural planning. Tickets are £95 for members and £115 for non-members.

Best for Education

15 June
Fracking
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester
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It’s one of the most controversial topics in the UK today and one that will have far reaching implications for the property and development markets. In this seminar RICS CPD Foundation will cover the future of fracking projects, including the impact of press and protesters, the legal aspects surrounding the practice and the key issue of environmental protection. Topics include ‘How is fracking regulated?’ ‘The hydrocarbon licensing regime’ and ‘Is trespass law still an issue?’ Tickets are £30 for RICS members and £40.50 for non-members.