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The UKAA Festival of Build To Rent 2020

Monday 16th November


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Monday 16th - Friday 20th November 2020

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This is going to be big, it's going to be different - your most valuable on-line experience of 2020.

Please join us for our virtual Festival of BTR - a week long programme bringing you the best in BTR knowledge and experience . We will have inspiring speakers and through provoking sessions, an excellent array of exhibitors showcasing the best in BTR, fun social activities and plenty of networking opportunities.


Over the festival we will have different themes for you to follow:


Theme Description

Hear from the front line BTR staff how they handled lockdown. Plus up to date information from the UK and the US about what resident and operators are doing now and how they are preparing for the future. As ever Operations are at the heart of the UKAA story.


Customer Research  

The voice of the customer talking directly to us, with focus groups and research from the UK and the US about what our residents want now and in the future.


Marketing / Brand  

Masterclasses and more to help you leverage the power of your marketing spend and understand the value of your brand.


Design / Future trends  

Insights into the future of BTR and how the pandemic has added to the socio-economic forces shaping the way we will live and work in the future.


Sustainability / Health & Wellbeing /Equality, Diversion & Inclusion  

Addressing some of the key questions facing our industry – how do we create and maintain businesses with a purpose, that meet the aspirations of our investors, staff and residents.


The US perspective and more  

Sessions giving us an insight into the global multifamily industry – incorporating selected sessions from Apartmentalize – the biggest multi-family event in the world.



One of the biggest drivers of change in BTR, brought to the fore by the pandemic – we highlight the trends and technology that will make a difference. Brought to you in conjunction with UK PropTech Association.


Junior Conference   

A  series of sessions aimed at people in the early stages of their careers in BTR. These will equip you with an understanding of what’s happening now and why and give you some of the tools to move forward faster.


For more information on ticket types and discounts please see the 'prices & registration' tab.


***Early bird tickets ends on Friday 16th October 2020***

Book now to secure your early bird rates!

***Expires Friday 16th October***



Early Bird Festival Tickets


Early Bird ‘Festival Ticket’ includes access to all sessions, social events and awards! Available at the prices below for a limited time only.


For group tickets discounts please contact us.


Member Prices

Price per ticket Early bird rate More than 5 delegates More than 10 delegates More than 10 delegates
£200 £150 10% discount 20% discount 30% discount


Non Member Prices

Price per ticket Early bird rate More than 5 delegates More than 10 delegates More than 10 delegates
£250 £187.50 10% 20% 30%


Individual day, theme and social tickets will be released in the coming weeks.

Many more to be announced!


We have the pleasure in announcing our Headline Sponsors:


Welcome to our Festival Exhibitors:


Thanks to our event partners working with us:


If you have any questions about sponsorships or exhibiting please contact us.

  • - Take a look at the Festival schedule below – full line-up of speakers and sessions details to be announced shortly…

    Festival Schedule Monday, 16/11 Tuesday, 17/11 Wednesday, 18/11 Thursday, 19/11 Friday, 20/12
    09:00 – 10:00 UKAA – Members Event:

    ·       New Members Breakfast

    ·       Members Update

    ·       Member Benefits

    Keynote Speaker Keynote Speaker
    10:00 – 10:15 Foundations of BTR Festival Themes Sessions
    10:15 – 10:30 Welcome Wellness Break Wellness Break
    10:30 – 11:00 Keynote Speaker Keynote Speaker Focus on Operations: Bringing it all together
    11:00 – 11:30 Break Break
    11:30 – 12:30 Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions
    12:30 – 1:30 EXPO EXPO EXPO EXPO Closing remarks
    1:30 – 2:30 Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions Festival Themes Sessions
    2:30 – 2:45 Foundations of BTR Foundations of BTR Foundations of BTR The BTR awards
    2:45 – 3:00 Wellness Break Break Wellness Break Break
    3:00 – 4:00 Focus on Operations: Experience from the frontline Focus on Operations: What’s happening now? Focus on Operations: Focus on the future Charity event
    4:00 – 5:00 Speed Networking Virtual Study Tour: Angel Gardens, Manchester 2020 HomeViews awards
    5:00 – 6:00 Virtual Cocktail Party
    6:00 – 7:00 Virtual Beer Festival
    7:00 – 9:00



Full line-up of speakers and session details to be announced shortly…