Features and Initiatives

Regulars to the RESI Convention will know that there’s so much more to the event than the conference. For RESI 2018 we’ve lined up a packed schedule of sessions, workshops, new initiatives and fresh formats as well as popular returning features for you to get involved with.

New for 2018!

RESI Trailblazers and RESI Senate initiative

Sponsored by:

RESI is launching its search for up–and-coming residential property professionals who have been dynamic and innovative.

The newly appointed RESI Senate of experienced industry figures will select from the nominated entrants.  Those who make the list will be invited to attend RESI and benefit from heightened exposure.

Thank you to everyone who entered and for the quality of entrees.  The list of Trailblazersjudged by the RESI Senate, has been confirmed and successful candidates have been contacted.  We look forward to welcoming Trailblazers to RESI and wish them a fruitful event.

Trailblazer list has been announced > 

Joint Victories - Best Community JV project

Sponsored by:


Recognising the very best in community joint venture projects, this all-new award celebrates the very best in joint-venture schemes.  Entries are now closed and we will shortly announce the shortlist!

The industry decides! Delegates at the RESI Convention will have the opportunity to view the 11 shortlisted schemes at the Joint Victories showcase, outside the conference hall, and vote for their top two winning projects. The winning schemes will be revealed on Thursday 13 September during the Gala Dinner. 

Find out more  >>


#RESIhackathon is a tech led event designed to develop innovative solutions for residential schemes.  Taking place on the exhibition floor, the hack brings together start-ups, developers, designers, trainees, apprentices, agents and graduates to collaborate during the RESI Convention, with delegates invited to contribute to the solution. The winning team will have the chance to present their prototype to the top decision makers in the UK residential sector, as well as taking home £1000! There will also be a second prize of £500.

Sponsored by:
 Westbourne Capital Partners & Meyer Bergman

Find out more and get involved>>

Popular returning features

RESI Twitter Debate

RESI and Savills Twitter Debate: 1pm on 21 June

To set the scene ahead of RESI Convention in September, make sure you join Lucian Cook (@LucianCook), head of residential research at Savills, resi experts from the event (@RESIevent) and journalists from Property Week (@PropertyWeek) on 21 June between 1pm and 2pm, to debate and challenge participants to ‘reimagine the housing market’…in 280 characters.

To join this year’s top-level conversation, all you need to do is tweet your questions using #RESIdebate in advance or on the day.


The Proptech stream will keep you up to date with the latest tech for the industry. TED Talk style presentations and product demonstrations will allow delegates to get hands-on with new tech. 

Market Place
Visit the RESI Market Place to meet with leading suppliers and solution providers to the residential sector, as well as to relax and refresh in-between sessions at the food hub and lounge.
Find out more about exhibiting here >