Relive the social activities, networking and engagement sessions including early morning mindfulness, yoga and pilates which were on offer at the Virtual Housing Festival 2020.
Experience the amazing power of breathing and gentle movement to create calm and contentment. Boris, Chief Executive at Rooftop Housing Group and a qualified yoga teacher, demonstrated some simple ways to start every day with a clear and calm sense of purpose at the Virtual Housing Festival 2020.
Join fitness guru Charlie Summers for a quick taster and expect to feel an inch taller by the end and invigorated with energy! Charlie has been working with Phoenix Housing to help put employee health and wellbeing first during challenging times. Jonathan Lawn from Phoenix Housing introduces the session and explains the benefits they’ve seen from having a dedicated wellbeing programme to keep their colleagues fit and healthy in body and mind!
Andy Von Bradsky, head of architecture at MHCLG and Jonathan Werran, chief executive of the place-focused think-tank Localis - who both practice Nichiren Buddhism as members of a socially engaged Buddhist movement – share their learnings at the Virtual Housing Festival 2020. Watch the video for an explanation of Nichiren Buddhist practice and life-philosophy - as well as the transformative power of ‘Nam Myoho Renge Kyo’.
Check out Housing’s national pet show at the Virtual Housing Festival 2020. The illustrious judging panel included; Alison Inman, past president of CIH; Kate Dodsworth, chief executive of Gateway Housing Association; Susmita Sen, chief executive of Tower Hamlets Homes and Robert Grundy, head of housing at Savills!
Check out Housing’s bake off at the Virtual Housing Festival 2020. The superb judging panel included Andrew van Doorn, chief executive of HACT; Kate Dodsworth, chief executive of Gateway Housing Association; Deborah Owen-Ellis Clark, director of marketing at Places for People; Robert Grundy, head of housing at Savills; Susmita Sen, chief executive of Tower Hamlets Homes and Alison Wilkinson, group customer development manager at Mears Group!
"It’s always a great event that I’ve supported for years and years! Just asking around, I’ve got some good feedback about the whole of the event – people have been much more interesting, lively and quick paced than previous years – so you and the team at Ocean Media and CIH have done a great job!"
Johnnie Johnson Housing
"It was a pleasure to speak on a subject I am passionate about. Mental health is something we need to keep talking about. I thought the whole conference was excellent, with lots of thought provoking topics and debate. The range of speakers was outstanding too."
"Housing is a great place to see, hear and experience so many different things happening in the housing world in one go. It helps us to get out of our part of the housing sector and get a feel for the wider points of interest, debates and issues. It is also a great place to network and meet people…"