2018 Sponsors

2018 Sponsors

The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.  We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.



Galliford Try Partnerships (GTP) is a leading UK regeneration business with a network of eight regional offices, working with the Homes and Communities Agency, registered providers and local authorities to increase the supply of housing and help build vibrant, sustainable communities. From small rural, low-density schemes to major inner-city high-rise developments, GTP has built a reputation for delivering challenging projects across a wide range of tenures, transforming lives and landscapes through true partnership working.



Redrow Homes is one of the largest and most acclaimed housebuilders in the UK. Over the course of its 40-year history, it has built a reputation for quality in everything it does; from creating beautiful homes that people love to live in, to delivering an outstanding service to every customer. This approach extends to its people too, with dedicated training facilities and career paths including entry routes into nearly all its disciplines. Redrow is proud to encourage women into the industry, with its apprenticeship and graduate routes offering many their first start in the sector.



The Wates Group, established in 1897, is one of the leading privately owned construction, development and property services businesses in the UK. It employs approximately 4,000 people and generated turnover of £1.62bn in 2017. Wates was named Construction News’ Contractor of the Year in 2017; Building Magazine’s Major Contractor of the Year in 2016 and was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development for the second time. Wates was the first large contractor ever to be awarded Business in the Community's Community Mark and in 2013 was awarded the inaugural National Business Award for Corporate Citizenship in recognition of its leadership and excellence in community investment. In 2017 Wates was named Organisation of the Year at the inaugural UK Social Mobility Awards. Wates is committed to the long-term future of the built environment and to leaving a positive legacy for the communities in which we work and live. Wates is an Investors in People Gold accredited employer.



Founded in 2014, Women in Roofing (WiNR) are an ambitious high impact national networking platform that brings together like minded individuals with the aim of driving a positive culture for change, fairness, inclusion and respect.

Women in Roofing are actively promoting skills and diversity in the construction industry and support advancement and employment enabling both individuals and businesses to realise their full potential, create value and make a difference.

Cross industry collaboration and sharing best practice are at the heart of Women in Roofing’ values. Over the years, Women in Roofing have worked closely with several trade associations and we have provided a strong voice and valuable contribution to joint up national strategic campaigns focused to inspire, foster and develop next generations in construction as well as driving innovation across the sector.