At MIPIM UK, learn about national industry trends and connect with peers through conferences, keynotes and networking events.

  • 2017 Conference theme


    How is the UK responding to the immediate challenges of the UK property market? What investment opportunities are available? With Brexit on the horizon and a reshaped Europe, now's the time to get insights into the UK real estate industry's next chapter.

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  • MIPIM UK 2017 speakers and panellists

  • Focus On...

    Charles Hecker

    As Global Research Director, Charles Hecker shapes Control Risks’ thought leadership on geopolitics, global security and political risk, and their impact on international business. Charles also manages Control Risks’ annual flagship publication, RiskMap. Previously a reporter for The Moscow Times and the Miami Herald, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

    Charles has a BA (Hons) degree in Russian & Soviet Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA in Soviet Studies from the Russian Research Center at Harvard University, where he was awarded a fellowship for excellence.

    Don't miss Charles Hecker's keynote and exclusive preview of the 2018 Risk Map on 19 October at 2.15 p.m.

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    Charles Hecker, Control Risks






      • What does the uncertainty of the political, socio and economic landscape mean for global investment?
        • Analysis of global economic events impacting global capital flows and UK real estate investment.
        • Highlights on investment opportunities in specific core and alternative assets
        • New this year: join the dedicated Investors Summit on Thursday, 19 October.

      • There is a chronic shortage of housing in the UK across all sectors: rental, affordable, first-time buyers, senior living and more. Sessions on this theme will look at the creative yet realistic options that can help solve the UK housing crisis:
        • The role of housing associations
        • Sector restraints such as Stamp Duty (the UK property tax), and how it can be replaced.
        • The future of PRS (Privated Rented Sector)
        • Opportunities arising from the Government’s planned £2.3 billion housing and infrastructure fund.

      • MIPIM UK sessions analyse the biggest issues affecting the retail sector.
        • New trends in the sector and the investment opportunities it presents.
        • The impact of consumers’ changing appetites in the retailer and logistics sectors.
        • Is there still value to be found in brick and mortar retail?

      • The Innovation & Proptech sessions explore the most innovative solutions and practices designed to increase the value of property assets, and feature a dedicated programme of conferences, pitching sessions, networking events and a demo area. These include:
        • The MIPIM UK Startup Competition. MIPIM UK will host the UK leg of the competition. The two others will be hosted in New York and Hong Kong. The most innovative startups that address real estate challenges and needs will compete for a place in the Finals at MIPIM Cannes in March.
        • The Hackathon. Hackers design an app or solution to solve specific industry problems, decided by the RE industry.
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