Date: 02/09/2021

Fortem are proudly sponsoring the CIH Housing conference again in 2021.

The award-winning Chartered Institute of Housing's annual conference and Europe's leading housing festival returns to a COVID-secure Manchester Central in September after a year of virtual discussions, debates and dialogue.

With thousands of attendees, 10 theatres, 500+ speakers, and 400+ sponsors and exhibitors over the three days – it is the biggest meeting place for the whole housing sector.

Visit Our Speaker Sessions

At the Knowledge Stage – open to all

Partnership working delivers more: The Social Housing White Paper demands more from already stretched resources. Find out how effective partnership working can create a bridge to greater efficiency

Tuesday 7th September 10:30-11:15am


An insightful view into how collaboration with contractors can help housing providers meet the requirements of the social housing white paper. This session explores how we can deliver greater transformation in the customer journey by playing to our individual as well and our collective strengths.


Delivering retrofit at scale: the challenges and successes of decarbonising the UK’s social housing stock, complying with the new code of practice PAS 2035 and maximising funding streams

Wednesday 8th September 10:30-11:15am


Since 2016 Hull City Council has been delivering a large-scale programme of energy efficiency works to a broad variety of non-traditional housing. This session takes us on an insightful journey of learning shaped by: local economic drivers, managing customer expectations, changes in codes of practice and complex funding stream requirements.