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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

CIH South East Regional Conference

8-10 March 2016, The Brighton Centre

About the event

The CIH South East Housing Conference is the largest of its kind in the region and attracts over 1200 attendees from across London and the South East. The three day conference has established itself as the essential forum for housing professionals to discuss and debate the hottest topics affecting the industry.

The conference goes from strength to strength and 2016 will be no exception with an array of expert speakers in the sector who will provide policy, strategic and government updates, share good practice with delegates and offer solutions to the issues your organisation may face.

There will be lively debates, informative keynotes and interactive master classes at next years conference. Tweet your questions and comments to speakers before and during the event to @cihseconference #SEconf2016.


Highlights at 2016

With over 1200 attendees visiting the conference over the three days, this event will provide an excellent opportunity to network and hear from a range of leading experts in the sector. Here are just a few of the keynote sessions you won’t want to miss:

What’s happening in Whitehall?
Gaby Hinsliff, Guardian columnist and former political editor of the Observer will share her thoughts on the latest policy announcements from government and also discuss the changes and impacts ahead for providers.

How affordable is affordable – out of reach housing
With a more focused approach on building more homes – the big debate session during day two will address the key question ‘how affordable is affordable’. Richard Blakeway, Director, Housing for Mayor of London will share his thoughts on affordability and also discuss his role in building more homes for the future.

100 years vs now
Has housing changed over the last 100 years? Terrie Alafat, Chief Executive at the Chartered Institute of Housing will share her thoughts on how housing has changed over the last 100 years and also look ahead to the future of housing in the opening keynote session.

Plus many more informative keynote sessions and interactive masterclasses.



The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

The annual conference will be held at the Brighton Centre. The centre sits in a prime position on Brighton’s seafront and is less than a mile from Brighton railway station. There is no parking onside at the centre however Churchill Square car park is located at the back of the venue on Russell Road and Regency Square car park is also close to the venue.


To book accommodation for the conference please register online at: Alternatively you can book over the phone or via email: or call 02476 369 726.

Simply register to access details of the hotels near to the Brighton Centre. The Grand Hotel will be the headquarter hotel for the conference and accommodation at this hotel has been secured via the on-line system. P

Payments methods – Your reservation can be secured using one of the following methods:

  • Credit/ debit card guarantee with payment settled on departure
  • Pre paid in advance by a pro forma invoice
  • Completing a third party credit card authorisation form allowing your reservation to be charged to another’s card


Exhibition and sponsorship

The annual conference is the largest of its kind in the region, which attracts over 1200 attendees from across London and the South East. The 2016 conference will provide some great opportunities for networking with colleagues and learning about the latest trends and issues in the South East region.

More exhibitors and sponsors are joining us everyday, keep referring back to the website and click on the exhibitor and sponsor list to see who will be there.

Exhibition and sponsorship packages are still on sale, for further details contact

Booking information

You can book onto the conference in the following ways:

* Via the online form, please click on the book icon below

* Download a booking form and return via email on or by fax on 024 7642 1973.

* Or call the CIH events team on 024 7685 1722.

Please read our terms and conditions on the booking form before making your booking.

Joining instructions

Please click here to access your joining instructions for the South East Conference and Exhibition.



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