Building Heroes Conference 2023

Established in 2014, Building Heroes, a Queen’s Award winning charity, is dedicated to service leavers, veterans, reservists and military families. Across England and Wales we provide training and employment support for the Armed Forces community, providing pathways into a new careers in construction by equipping individuals with a broad range of trade skills and then connecting them with a network of national employers as they transition from service to civilian careers within the construction industry and beyond.

Event details

Building Heroes Conference 2023, ‘Rebuilding Construction with Military Assets’

Tuesday 17 October 2023 at the prestigious Royal Air Force Museum Midlands, RAF Cosford.

This conference aims to delve into the transformative potential of ex-military personnel assets in the construction industry. Join us, along with speakers from Government, industry leaders, Armed Forces Covenant and graduates of the Building Heroes programme, as we explore the challenges faced today by both our Armed Forces community and the construction sector, and explore innovative approaches to addressing the skills gaps and recruitment challenges, to pave the way for a stronger future for both our military community and the construction industry.

Many industries currently faces numerous hurdles, from skills shortages to the need for innovation. At the Building Heroes Conference, we will uncover the untapped potential of military assets. These assets can reshape the industry and unlock new possibilities. Imagine harnessing the discipline, expertise, and efficiency of the armed forces within construction projects.

Our line up of esteemed speakers will be announced shortly and will include Tier One construction industry representatives, ‘Forces Friendly’ leading organisations, Government representatives, sector relevant Foundations, Federations, and key industry supply chain partners. These experts will share their knowledge and experiences, providing invaluable insights into the integration of ex-military personnel assets and addressing critical challenges.

Join us on 17 October as we embark on an exciting journey to rebuild construction with military assets, and be part of this transformative event. Together, we will pave the way for a stronger, more resilient future for the construction industry.

The Early Bird Day Delegate Rate is £65 (+ VAT) is on sale until August 31, 2023 and is available for the first 100 tickets only.

Find out more and get your ticket here.

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