PFR opportunities for Construction Businesses – 12 hour online course

  • Venue:Online
  • Date:7th Dec 2021
  • Price:FREE

Limited capacity, to secure your place, please book by 5th November on this fully-funded workshop programme

Major flood events are becoming more frequent due to climate change. We can never eliminate the risk of flooding entirely, but it is possible to reduce the risk of water getting in to a home or business and reduce its impact if it does get in. The various measures that you can take to do this are called Property Flood Resilience.

Property Flood Resilience (PFR) presents a growth opportunity for all kinds of construction businesses. In the Humber Region alone, 32,500 businesses and 197,000 residential properties are at risk of flooding. Across the UK, Aviva estimates that 1 in 5 properties are at risk of flooding.

To help all kinds of construction businesses capitalise on opportunities in PFR, we’re offering fully-funded places on our lively, interactive workshop programme.

What’s involved?

The programme takes place weekly from Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 9.30am – 12.30pm, for five weeks, with a break for Christmas (sessions run on 7, 14 Dec and 4, 11, 18 Jan). You’ll hear from a wide range of industry experts in online sessions including representatives of the Insurance industry, Local Authorities, the Environment Agency and the Chartered Institute of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM), as well as specialist manufacturers at the forefront of flood resilient products for construction. Networking opportunities are built into the course to ensure you receive the maximum benefit from attending.

Who should attend?

Construction businesses working at all construction phases:

  • Architects
  • Builders
  • Civil engineers
  • Designers
  • Insurance professionals
  • Engineers
  • Flood risk managers
  • Health and safety consultants
  • Tradespeople, inc plasterers, roofers, joiners etc
  • Anyone who is interested, or involved in development, construction or design projects that would benefit from being flood resilient

Why attend?

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of growth opportunities in the PFR market and how your business can tap into rising demand
  • Get insight into specific PFR challenges and consumer demand for PFR contractors across the region
  • Meet leading manufacturers of flood resilience products, academics and local authority members to build your industry contacts
  • Share your thoughts and ideas with industry peers and specialists through networking and panel-discussion activities
  • Discover what support is available to help businesses innovate and thrive in the PFR sector

Places are limited on our fully-funded workshop programme, to secure your place, please book by 5th November.


Date and time

  • 7th Dec 2021, 9:30am - 12:30pm
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