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

Scotland's Housing Festival 2019

12 & 13 March, Glasgow

About the event

Scotland’s biggest housing event returns to Glasgow for 2019 with a strong message: a safe and secure home is at the heart of supporting people and communities and preventing and solving some of the most complex problems we face in society today.

Bringing you expert keynotes, top level debate, hands-on knowledge and innovation, and focused on the biggest issues in the sector today, this event will provide something that suits everyone, whether strategic, operational or inspirational.

Our themes for 2019 focus on:

  • People at the heart
  • The day job
  • Places and people
  • Innovation
You will also have access to the Asset management and repairs fringe event, taking place within the exhibition hall.

Click on the banner below to visit our dedicated event website where you will find more information about the event, including the current programme.

Aico housing festival conference dinner, with CIH president Jim Strang

The conference dinner at this year's Housing Festival offers an excellent opportunity for housing professionals to meet, network and relax, on the evening of Tuesday 12 March 2019.

To celebrate Jim Strang's presidential year, Jim will address dinner guests, sharing his vision for CIH, for the sector in Scotland, and for the work that we do to support housing professionals to transform lives. The evening will also be an opportunity to raise funds for the President's chosen charity, Scottish Women's Aid.

The evening will begin with the Civic Reception courtesy of The Rt Hon The Lord Provost of Glasgow Councillor Eva Bolander at 7pm, followed by a three course meal with wine, and entertainment, and will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel which is adjacent to the SEC in Glasgow.

The cost of the dinner is included if you book a Full Delegate place with dinner at the Housing Festival, or tickets are available at £60 + VAT each or £600 + VAT for a table of 10.

Click on the 'Book' button at the top or bottom of this page to book your ticket or table.

Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities are now on sale!

With a wide range of delegates attending, this event is an ideal opportunity for your organisation to develop new professional relationships and gain brand recognition with the housing sector in Scotland. With a range of exhibition packages available and sponsorship opportunities to suit different goals and budgets, we can provide your organisation with:

• unrivalled access to delegates at senior levels;

• a platform to promote your products and services;

• exposure to your target market across a range of channels before, during and after the event; and

• an opportunity to enhance your brand and build networks with new and existing clients.

You can download the media pack with more event information and full details of the exhibition costs, floorplans and sponsorship packages here

If you’d like to talk about exhibition, sponsorship or creating a bespoke package for your needs, please don’t hesitate to get in touch at

Prices and booking information

* All rates are subject to VAT of 20%

*If you wish to book a tenant package please email

*We are currently experiencing problems with taking online payments for delegate bookings. We would recommend that you select the "invoice to organisation" option. This will generate an invoice to your organisation within 7 days. The invoice can then be paid by BACS. However, if you prefer to pay by credit card, please call our events team on 024 7685 1722, quoting your invoice number, and they will be able to process the payment for you.

If you are experiencing difficulties with booking online, please call the CIH events team on 024 7685 1722.

How to book

Book online by clicking on the 'Book' button at the top or bottom of this page.

Please review our full terms and conditions before making your booking


Accommodation can be booked through the dedicated accommodation booking website to give you the best rate on the hotels available.

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