Delegate information


Frequently asked questions




Who are the creators of the event?

Housing 2018 is brought to you by Ocean Media Group and Chartered Institute of Housing


How can I register to attend?




Are there any group discounts?

This year, we are able to offer a limited number of Group Packages for 10x Delegates (Multi-day) at £5,650. These are allocated on a first come first served basis. To book the corporate package we just require the details of one person (i.e. the group contact). The full list of names can be provided at a later stage.

Corporate package booking link



Questions? Call Charles or Andrej


Charles Shaw on 0207 772 8337 or email

Andrej van Oudgaarden on 020 7772 8336 or email


Who can I contact regarding a payment query?

For all payment queries, please email


What do I do if I need to cancel?

Ocean Media requires written notification of all cancellations. Cancellations made before 18 May 2018, will incur an administrative cancellation charge of £120.00 plus VAT, per delegate. Cancellations received on or after 18 May 2018 will be liable for the full delegate fees and no refunds will be given where payment has already been made.



I am not a director or board member. Can I attend?

Absolutely! We have introduced a Manager rate which allows Managers who have not previously attended a Housing event you to attend on multiple days for £495






When do I receive my badge?

You will receive a reference in the confirmation email. Badges are not sent out via the post, they can be printed onsite on arrival to the event.


Can I change the names on my registered pass?

Delegate substitutions / name changes can be made at any time up until the event at no extra charge, when substituting a like for like delegate type. If substituting another type of delegate, there could be an additional charge levied.





When and where?

Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 June 2018, at the Manchester Central. Manchester. Windmill Street,
 M2 3GX


How will I receive my hotel discount code?

Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email. In this will be details about your booking along with a link to book accommodation and the access code needed to do this.


What does my delegate badge entitle me to?


Join 1500 senior colleagues and peers and benefit from the full delegate programme. 200 inspirational speakers, senior policy makers and out of sector leaders. Delegates receive preferential rates at the HQ hotels, access to the roundtables and invites to the main networking events.

Your delegate badge does not include accommodation or the Welcome to Manchester dinner.


Why attend?

Europe’s largest housing event. The must-attend event in housing, taking place in Manchester every June, Housing is the CIH annual conference & exhibition. 10 reasons to attend:

  1. £2.3bn housing infrastructure fund in the Autumn Statement
  2. 8000 attendees
  3. 90% of delegates work for Government Organisations, HAs / LAs
  4. £1.4bn for 40,000 affordable homes in the Autumn Statement
  5. 30,000 meetings took place on show floor in 2016
  6. 50+ fringe activities + networking opportunities
  7. £1.2bn starter homes land fund awarded to 30 councils
  8. 350 speakers
  9. UK’s largest housing procurement exhibition
  10. Event of the Year, Global Conference Awards 2016


Who do I contact about sponsoring?

Conor Tallon


Who do I contact about speaking?

Please fill in the form using the following link speaker submission form 


Is there anything else I need to know?


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