Do you have an event you would like us to host? Email with your idea. We are always interested in hearing from our members, and making sure we are delivering the events you want. 


Check out some photos from our past events below:


upcoming events


regeneration brainery volunteer opportunity

We at CREation are excited to announce that we are partnering with Regeneration Brainery when they come to London on the 1st - 5th July 2019 and we need your help!

We are looking for volunteers to become ‘CREation Ambassadors’ during the Brainery. This will involve interacting with the ‘Brainees’ (students) as they take part in a number of exciting property workshops. Share your knowledge, personal experiences and help shape our industry’s next generation.

Find out more and sign up below.

The deadline for signups is Friday 14th June 2019.


past eventS

MAY 2019

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the future of retail and town centre regeneration

Join CREation Manchester and a panel of industry experts as we look towards the future for the retail market, debate current challenges and discuss how best to safeguard our town centres.

Join us at DLA Piper's Manchester Offices on St Peter's Square for what looks to be a fantastic CPD breakfast event, with a promising discussion on the future of retail and solution based ideas to regeneration of the high street / town centres.

When: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Where: DLA Piper, 1 St Peter’s Square, Manchester, M2 3DE

Time: 8am onwards

MAY 2019


Placemaking: the next big thing

Discover what it takes to transform a place into a destination…

Being held at the site of London’s next big development we are delighted to invite you to our Placemaking Event at Olympia London. This iconic landmark recently received planning for the transformation into a world leading arts, entertainment and creative business quarter.

Join us for an evening of insight and experience from YOO Capital and Heatherwick Studios, the developers and designers who transform the vision of the next big thing into a reality.

When: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Where: Pillar Hall, Olympia, London

Time: 6:00pm onwards

MAY 2019


CREation bristol launch: bristol and beyond - a perfect place for alternatives

Join us for the launch of CREation Bristol, hosted by ECE Westworks at their office in Colston Tower. Bristol is known for its independent and alternative spirit, so in keeping with the city’s USP, our first event will take a look at the alternatives markets in Bristol and beyond. You will receive an hour of formal CPD from a diverse panel who will introduce you to their respective markets, the latest trends and their expectations for the future.

When: Thursday 30th May

Where: ECE Westworks, Colston Tower, Bristol

Time: 6pm onwards

MAY 2019



CREation are pleased to announce our competition to win a FREE ticket to FUTURE PropTech’s Conference which welcomes 2000+ delegates from 700+ companies from 50+ countries on 14th May 2019.

Find out more and how to apply below.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: 10am Monday 29th April

APRIL 2019

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Healthy Places, Healthy People - Wellness in Real Estate

Wellness is becoming the buzzword of this generation, but what does it actually mean and how is it being implemented in the property industry? Our breakfast panel will explore the latest trends, standards and certifications shaping this sector. We will hear how top neuroscientists are shaping our cities, how wellness is being incorporated into our homes and understand just how vital the office building is to the wellbeing, mental health and productivity of employees and tenants. Join us for healthy morning treats and networking as we discuss the next big thing - Wellness in Real Estate.

MARCH 2019

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Fire! What happens when you experience a large loss, be it a large fire or flood, and how does this impact occupiers and owners?

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy this has been a topic of much discussion. Luckily one of our wonderful sponsors, Lockton Companies LLP are pretty clued up when it comes to assessing risk and reviewing perils and are hosting a lively discussion to educate us in what happens in the event of a large loss.



CREation Manchester hosted a lively debate focused around the Future of Residential development, whether it be Spinningfields, Northern Quarter or Salford the demand for housing remains robust. With a panel of industry experts we gained an insight into a range of developements, be it New Homes or Build to Rent in an ever evolving city.





0n 23rd January 2018 we launched CREation! It’s been a whirlwind year and we wanted to thank all of our members for your endless support and enthusiasm by throwing a birthday party at Pergola in Paddington.




CREation X Christmas, Manchester

100 members joined CREation for a Christmas social in collaboration with Regeneration Brainery at one of Manchester's most exciting mill developments. Crusader Mill is a 180-year old, formerly derelict mill, that is being restored by Capital & Centric into awesome loft apartments.

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Flexible Workspace: Evolving Offices,


This event, hosted at British Land’s newest Storey office in Paddington, gave us expert insight into the changing nature of the occupier market from The Head of Flexible Office Teams at Knight Frank and British Land. Focusing on how flexible work space is affecting the office market and how traditional landlords are responding to this change.


Long term rent: where is build to rent going?


Build to Rent is now here to stay, but where is it going? CREation presented its first London breakfast seminar discussing the future of this exciting sector. This session focused on how build to rent is affecting the residential property market, and what could that mean for us.


Life Sciences and technology: Impact on Real estate, Manchester

Life Sciences is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and the opportunities for those involved in the real estate sector is not to be underestimated. This was session the first of CREation’s Manchester breakfast seminars, enabling members to gain an insight into the fastest growing real estate sectors from industry experts.



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Cocktails, canapes and creation,


Over 120 property professionals joined us for an evening of cocktails at Balls Brothers in Mayfair as we welcomed many new faces to the industry, just beginning their journeys. Special thank you to our sponsor for the event - Real Rec Recruitment!

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creation at MIPIM UK

CREation are partnering with MIPIM UK, the UK's largest and most insightful property event for professionals, giving 100 CREation members the opportunity to attend both days of the conference in October for free! As well as access to a huge amount of talks from experts in the industry, CREation members are also invited to attend a private drinks reception hosted on the first evening of the event.

Tickets have already been allocated to our members through the competition and sponsor companies, and we look forward to seeing all of you there.





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the summer rooftop party,


The CREation Summer Rooftop Party, held in association with Knight Frank, was a huge success. Over 140 CREation members had the opportunity to enjoy the last of the summer sunshine and get to know their industry peers. We hope you enjoyed meeting as many new and old faces at the event as we did.

Special thanks to Holly Taylor and Peter Clark-Lewis, our wonderful workshop leaders, who held a brilliant interactive session which provided us with countless networking top tips.


JULY 2018


Brexit: what does it mean for you?


Another well attended event which tackled the myths and facts of Brexit and helped us to identify the implications of the referendum on the Real Estate Industry. Whilst the outcome of the decision to leave the EU is notoriously difficult to predict, we paired with some of the leading experts in this field to help picture a post-Brexit property industry.


JULY 2018

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THE summer party,


The first in our series of informal socialising events in Manchester was a great success. Held at the newly opened Anthologist, this casual drinks night gave young professionals the opportunity to meet and network with their industry peers in a relaxed environment.


JUNE 2018


Proptech series 1.0 - Blockchain,


Real Estate is a notoriously ‘old school’ and has been largely untouched by Blockchain. With Blockchain set to transform the industry, we explored how ready we are for the change. Speakers included Alastair Band and Angus Maidment from Blockchain Beginners, Neil Singer from Click To Purchase and Michael Lovell-Pank from Quadre.



MAY 2018

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Autonomous Vehicles - driving disruption in real estate,


Few things have driven land values more than advances in transport technology. CREation hosted a lively discussion on the impact AVs could have on the Real Estate Industry at LSH on 17th May 2018.



APRIL 2018


Cocktails, Canapés and CREatioN,


We had a great time at our first informal drinks session, sponsored by Real Rec Recruitment! These informal drinks nights give people just starting out to meet and network in a more relaxed environment. Real Estate professionals joined us from across London for some drinks and nibbles - and of course our Business Card Drawer! Prizes included £100 John Lewis Voucher for the lucky winner.



MARCH 2018

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The Manchester CREation Launch, hosted by WeWork was a great success. The oversubscribed event featured talks from Greg Miley, WeWork and Aisling McNulty, Bruntwood on the Development of Manchester.




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Cambridge Finance Competition

CREation partnered with Cambridge Finance to offer one full scholarship place for the two day real estate investment and financial modelling course.

The Course took place in London on 13th and 14th March, 2018.

The winner of the course scholarship is Holly Brown, stay tuned for news of the runners up.

Congratulations Holly! Find out more




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The Launch Party, London

CREation Launch Party, hosted by WeWork at their Moorgate Office, was a success with over 300 attendees from 90 different companies. The fully subscribed event saw a talk from industry leader Despina Katsikakis (Cushman & Wakefield) on the ‘Value of a Social Work Place’ as well a panel discussion on ‘the Benefits of Connections in Modern Real Estate’, addressing issues such as technology in networking and the networking generation gap.



The London Launch
The Manchester Launch