Transforming Cities Conference 2018 - 13th April

Transforming Cities takes place on 13th April at The Venue, De Montfort University, Leicester, bringing together leading policy-makers, stakeholders, budget-holders and practitioners from across the UK to discuss successful approaches to city regeneration. This will include the funding, design, delivery and management of regeneration projects, boosting the visitor economy, maximising the value of public and private city assets and opening up and activating streets and public spaces.

As a member of the Institute of Place Management, event partner for Transforming Cities 2018, you are entitled to an exclusive 25% discount to attend as a delegate or as an exhibitor. If you are an IPM member and work in the public sector, you register for the event for free!

Visit this link to book a delegate place and e-mail our marketing co-ordinator Tom ( to get the 25% discount code.

Activities and agenda

  • The main conference programme of plenaries, themed sessions and workshops will take place on 13 April at The Venue,  De Montfort University, Leicester
  • Innovation zone for smart city initiatives on 13 April at The Venue
  • On 12 April, Leicester City Council will host free guided walking and cycling tours to showcase the city's quality active travel infrastructure, public realm, heritage assets and regeneration projects
  • On the evening of 12 April there will be a free 'City Changers' lecture and networking event held in De Montfort University's prestigious Vijay Patel Building. Click here to rgister for the free event

Transforming Cities will outline how cities across the UK – with a special focus on Leicester – are revitalising and investing in local assets to create attractive and functional city centres for all. We anticipate more than 300 delegates from across the UK and Europe will attend, and expert speakers from successful local and international regeneration projects will showcase best practice in:

  • Connecting communities: reducing congestion & pollution and introducing new mobility options
  • Rediscovering hidden waterfronts and heritage assets
  • Town & gown partnerships: collaborative working
  • The visitor economy: access and amenity
  • Innovation in placemaking: smart city tools and initiatives
  • Retail reinvigoration: on-street and off-street
  • Achieving community buy-in and incremental change: street by street, shop by shop
  • The key role of civilised streets and a high quality, active public realm

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Delegate prices start at £195 + VAT and exhibition £750 + VAT. 

To activate your 25% discount e-mail Tom:  

To discuss a discounted exhibition package contact Daniel Simpson on


This event is CPD accredited by The Institute of Place Management