London Build 2015 is lining up to show a vision of London’s future

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This press release is prepared by Oliver Kinross Ltd. organisers of London Build 2015. This release is an update on the partnership with the LCCI and latest speakers at the event.

London Build 2015

London Build 2015

With just three weeks to go until London Build 2015, the leading construction expo for London and the South of England is lining up to provide a vision of London’s future, thanks to collaborations with Crossrail, Thames Tideway Tunnel and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

On June 18th & 19th, leading political and construction industry figures will convene at the O2, London for the London Build 2015. The event brings together industry figure heads from Balfour Beatty, TfL, Lend Lease, Crossrail, KPMG, Thames Tideway Tunnel and many more.

London Build is attended by the Greater London Authority, The London Legacy Development Corporation, the LCCI, and approximately 10,000 attendees from London's construction industry.

This event celebrates the London Construction sector, focusing on the success of the last 18 months and the fantastic improvements that will be making an appearance in years to come.

The involvement of Crossrail and Thames Tideway Tunnel has been well known for several months now, with Simon Wright (Crossrail) and Peter Shipley (Thames Tideway Tunnel) both speaking at the free-to-attend conference. The importance of these projects, both of which can be found represented in the exhibition hall, cannot be understated, providing vital improvements to the infrastructure of the capital.

In recent weeks the strength of the strategic partnership between the event and the LCCI has become apparent. On day one of the conference, the LCCI have worked with Oliver Kinross, the event organiser, to bring together leading figures to discuss the issue of skills shortages in the industry. The panel is titled “Bridging the Skills Gap in London and the South East”, and features panelists Richard Threlfall (KPMG), Debbie Akehurst (Land Securities), Kevin McLoughlin MBE, (K&M McLoughlin Decorating) and is moderated by Jeffrey Adams of United House Developments.

The Chief Executive of the LCCI, Colin Stanbridge is set to moderate a panel discussion on day two of the conference on the topic of “Regeneration London”. The panelists lined up so far include Paolo Nistri (London Legacy Development Corporation), Stephen Howlett (Peabody), Jeremy Skinner (Greater London Authority) and Phil Stride (Head of Thames Tideway Tunnel), which will no doubt lead to an enthralling and enlightening discussion over the present and future redevelopment of the city.

General admission to the exhibition, conference and CPD-accredited training workshops is complimentary for both days of this illustrious industry event. To register for a pass, please visit


Notes for Editors:

Press enquiries to:
Benjamin Edmonds at Oliver Kinross
e: benjamin(at)oliverkinross(dot)com
t: 0207 065 5522

Please Note: We are still accepting press pass requests. All requests should be submitted by email to benjamin(at)oliverkinross(dot)com

About London Build:
London Build 2015 is the leading new construction exhibition for London and the South of England, taking place at the O2, London on June 18th and 19th. The event features a high profile conference featuring leading figures from within the industry, including the likes of Balfour Beatty, KMPG, Crossrail and Thames Tideway Tunnel.

Accompanying the conference will be 36 hours of CPD accredited training workshops, and the inaugural London Construction Awards, celebrating the achievements of the London construction industry over the past 12 months.

The 200 booth exhibition will bring together leading names in the industry, with companies such as HSS Hire, Balfour Beatty, Crossrail, Aggreko and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
London Build 2015 is also officially supported by the LCCI, and has also created strong strategic partnerships with RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors), RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) and CABE (Chartered Association of Building Engineers) to complement the support of other event partners who include the NBS (National Building Specification), NHF (National Housing Federation) and the CPD certification service.

About Oliver Kinross:
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Oliver Kinross is an internationally operating business research organisation.

Oliver Kinross was founded in January 2008 with the aim of delivering high quality training, business intelligence and networking opportunities for industry. This is achieved through a series of Conferences, Summits, Exhibitions and Training Workshops attended by many of the world’s largest organisations. The main industries in which Oliver Kinross operates are Construction, European Energy Trading, Africa, Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Smart Energy, International Development & Infrastructure.

Oliver Kinross is currently expanding its successful construction portfolio with London Build leading the way, and events in Scotland, New York and Sydney following over the next 12 months.

Since 2008 Oliver Kinross has achieved a track-record of running successful market leading events and has achieved consistent year-on-year growth. It attributes this success to a combination of factors, including: the pursuit of running events in the world’s fastest growth & frontier markets, a commitment to ensuring all events are of the highest quality, and a belief that its staff are its greatest asset.


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