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Innovation & technology showcase

10 October 2017, Double Tree Hilton, Glasgow Central

About the event

Last year's sell out Innovation & Technology Showcase returns to Glasgow in 2017. It's FREE to attend for members and just £10 +VAT for non members.

As technology and innovation evolves across the housing sector, this event will bring housing providers and those with cutting edge products and services together to share ideas, network with colleagues and suppliers, view new products & services, plus hear case studies and best practice examples from a range of sources.

This one day showcase event will examine products, services and best practice examples aimed at:

  • Improving the lives and wellbeing of tenants and service users – such as, healthcare and adaptive technology, smart homes/cities, fuel poverty, digital inclusion;
  • Improving the productivity and efficiency for staff working for housing providers – such as big data, Internet of Things, software/hardware IT solutions, worker safety and training; and
  • Improving the quality and functionality of new and existing properties – such as eco/energy efficiency products, security products, retrofit solutions, building methods and offsite construction.

The event will feature keynote sessions on some of the most exciting projects happening at the moment, as well as showcasing a wide range of suppliers who will be able to provide advice as well as practical, innovative solutions to the many challenges facing the sector. The event will feature two main panel sessions which will examine key challenges around innovation and technology.

Attendees will also be able to enjoy 12+ mini sessions where service providers and their customers will present case studies on how their businesses have benefited by utilising innovative approaches to tackling specific challenges.

Benefits of attending

CIH members can attend for FREE and with non-members being able to attend from just £10 + VAT, we hope to give as many people as possible the opportunity to learn about the latest innovative developments and network with colleagues.

Visitors will have the chance to:

  • Hear from a range of key speakers on the latest key challenges facing the sector and
  • Learn about practical solutions to specific challenges faced by housing providers
  • Visit a wide selection of providers of products, services and advice aimed at tackling a range of specific issues faced by housing providers
  • Network with colleagues from housing associations, local authorities, private sector landlords, healthcare providers, government, the construction sector and service providers.
  • Complimentary refreshments and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

Approximate timings for this event will be 10:00– 15:00. 

Who should attend

This event will be of interest to those working for housing associations, local authorities, healthcare providers, construction/development companies, architects, housing charities and government with a responsibility or interest in improving the wellbeing and satisfaction of tenants, the efficiency of your organisation or the quality of your housing stock.

Exhibition & sponsorship

With a wide range of delegates attending, this conference is an ideal opportunity for your organisation to develop new professional relationships and gain brand recognition. With exhibition packages available and a range of sponsorship opportunities which have been designed to provide your organisation with:

• a platform to promote your products and services

• exposure to your target market across a range of channels and potential touch-points

• an opportunity to establish trust and build a rapport with potential clients

• multiple opportunities to grow your networks and build your contacts

Download the media pack to explore your options

If you’d like to talk about exhibiting or if you’d like us to create a bespoke package for you then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Kirsty (02476 851766) or Sean (0131 221 7753)

Booking information

  • CIH Member/Contributing organisation - FREE
  • Charities, local authority, registered social landlord, government - £10 + VAT
  • Commercial organisations - £50 + VAT

The delegate price includes a comprehensive delegate pack, all refreshments and lunch.

Booking Procedure

You can view our online booking procedure here.

Terms and Conditions

Please read our terms and conditions carefully before completing your booking.



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