Direction Group Dinner & Meeting

18 - 19 June 2019 , ENCON, BINARY PARK, CHOATS RD, BARKING, DAGEHNAM RM9 6RJ Add to calendar

Direction Group Dinner & Meeting

18 – 19 June 2019

Theme: International manufacturing and supply opportunities and challenges



Buildoffsite – Welcome & Introductions

Department for International Trade – Dennis McGlynn, Investment Adviser – Provided an insight into DIT’s Role in Promoting Exports and Attracting Inward Investment to support the Growth of the UK Offsite Construction Sector

WSPJane Richards, Head of Discipline – new member introduction

  • Short introduction
  • WSP & our Global Rethinking Offsite Campaign
  • Brief case studies

Solibri – Andrew Bellerby, Managing Director – Provided an insight into the world of Model Checking and how Solibri bring quality control and assurance to digital design and construction processes. Opportunity to see how the UK & Ireland compare to the rest of Europe in the uptake of building information model checking processes

HORS-SITE Construction – Pascal Chazal, CEO

Pascal talked about:

  • European Appetite for bringing Offsite innovations and systems into the UK
  • Update on the growth in popularity of Offsite (MMC) in France and opportunities that may present to our members

Encon – Chris Barlow, Product Development Director – Demonstrated the pivotal role distribution plays within the supply chain for offsite by showing how we can add value and open opportunities for contractors and working closely with manufacturers