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  • Event | The Diggin' Digbeth Tavern Tour | 31 May 2018
    RICS Matrics in Birmingham invite you to an interprofessional networking event taking place in Digbeth. The event will take those in attendance on a walking tour to visit various taverns in the district. We will start in Hennesseys bar; a place described by James on Trip Advisor as "cracking". We will subsequently move across to The Anchor; one of the oldest public houses in Birmingham which dates back to 1797. The study Anchor truly lives up to its name. Next on the agenda will be the Engine Room; a converted commercial unit which mixes the industrial past of Digbeth with its creative and exciting future. The final stop on the tour will be Digbeth Dining Club, allowing everyone to try the best street food in the city! This event will give everyone a chance to explore one of the most creative and exciting areas within Birmingham, as well as having the chance to chat with individuals from various working backgrounds. We hope to see you there! Date:  31 May 2018 Time:...
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  • Event | M5 Oldbury Viaduct Major Renewal Scheme presentation and site tour | 19 June 2018
    The event will begin with a presentation to include an introduction & scope of works, challenges, stakeholders/residents etc,  progress to date, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health & Safety and the environment. This will be followed by a tour of the site with a drive/walk along the deck with stops underneath at various points to capture the scale of the project. This is the largest concrete repair project, by value, ever carried out in the UK and currently the largest scaffolding project in Europe. Date:  19 June 2018 Time:  14:00 - 16:30   Venue: BMV JV Oldbury Viaduct Main Project Office, Kelvin Way, West Bromwich. B70 7JR Pledge 150 This event is in support of LandAid, to help fund the provision of 150 bed spaces for young homeless people throughout the UK. With this in mind we would ask for a suggested donation of £20 to attend this event on the day. Register online now Contact Helen O'Brien for more...
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  • Event | Diversity in the Built Environment | 14 May, Birmingham
    In light of the construction industry having the worst gender pay gap and the suggestions that racial equality is potentially an even bigger issue, more needs to be done to address these problems. What are the next steps and how can we make positive changes? The inspirational speakers will have a platform to promote and discuss methods to push for better diversity within the industry, paying particular focus on gender and race diversity within the Built Environment. Special guest speakers: David Ogunmuyiwa , Partner ArchitectureDoingPlace, London Mayor’s Design Advocate Louise Wyman , Head of Strategy Homes England C aroline Buckingham , Director Caroline Buckingham Architects, RIBA Vice President Practice & Profession and RIBA Role Model Deborah Cadman OBE, CEO West Midlands Combined Authority Louise Brooke-Smith , UK Head of Town Planning & Partner Arcadis, Past Global President RICS (2014-15) Sarah Wigglesworth , Director Sarah...
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  • Event | Ultimate wipout in aid of Pledge 150 | 27 July, Meriden
    Join us for an afternoon of networking, corporate team building and fundraising in aid of Pledge 150. Our flagship summer event will see teams compete across the assault course in a quest to be named Wipeout champions 2018. The day will close with a prize giving ceremony at out Big Summer BBQ which will also feature a charity auction and more fun and games in aid of Pledge 150. Date: 27 July 2018   Time: 14:00 - 21:00 Venue: Heart of England Conference and Events Centre, Meriden Road, Fillongley Near Meriden, CV7 8DX Registration:  £400.00 (excl. VAT) per team of 10 which includes entry to the Wipeout contest and Big Summer BBQ (meal included). All team players are also requested to raise a minimum of £60.00 in sponsorship in aid of Pledge 150. Don't worry if you are an individual looking to take part, we will find a team for you. Register&nbsp...
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  • Invitation to RICS Regulation Roundtable Event | 10 April, Birmingham
    Is your company RICS regulated?  Have you heard about the proposed changes? We are hosting a round table discussion with RICS regulation in Birmingham on 10th April and we still have limited spaces available.  If you would like to come along and hear about/discuss the proposed changes this is your opportunity to put your views forward. Date:  10 April Timings:  1500 - 1700 Venue: Rider Levett Bucknall, 15 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2BH Confirm your attendance by contacting gbrooks@rics.org
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