Summit highlights masterplan

Yesterday over 350 delegates from the UK property and investment sector attended the iPro Stadium for the annual Derby Property Summit event. Following £3billion investment to the city in the last decade, delegates gathered to hear about the next wave of opportunities.

Delegates also had a chance to take a closer look at the work done by University of Derby architecture students presenting their innovative ideas for Derby's masterplan.

John Forkin, Managing Director of Marketing Derby, addressed the Summit theme Thinking Global, Acting Local theme. Broadcaster and journalist Declan Curry acted as MC for the event.

Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-Chief of fDi Magazine presented Brexit: Be Careful What You Wish For? where she talked about the implication on inward investment by the EU referendum.

Derby City Council's Strategic Director of Communities and Place, Christine Durrant, highlighted new sites coming into the market as part of the new city centre masterplan.

The event closed with a Q&A panel where delegates could ask questions digitally using their smartphones.

Check out the Storify below for a full social media re-cap of yesterday's event.

The UK is a magnet for foreign investment
— Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-Chief of fDi Magazine
There’s not usually much reason to gamble when you have a good hand with regards to Brexit”
— Courtney Fingar, Editor-in-Chief of fDi Magazine
Thank you @MarketingDerby for another great Property Summit. We must ‘Think Global, Act Local’ #DPS2016
— BB&J Commercial (@BBJCOMMERCIAL)