BRINGING NETWORKING BACK TO YOUR WORK LIFE
Housing Digital Socials are monthly online events that are free to attend for HD members to hear insights from our expert speakers and network with other social housing professionals who share a similar role to yourself.
Places are limited to 30 per social to ensure all attendees get the chance to meet in the breakout rooms and introduce themselves to the group.
Welcome & Networking:
Introduction from Chair and networking in breakout rooms
Each attendee is invited to give a 60 second ‘elevator’ introduction – which can include a short brief about their role, company, challenges they’ve faced, plans for the future and any recent good news.
1 x public sector organisation will be invited to give a 10 minute presentation (including option of video or keynote presentation) followed by a short Q&A.
1 x private sector organisation will be invited to give a 10 minute presentation (including option of video or keynote presentation) followed by a short Q&A.
Networking & Close:
Attendees will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one in breakout rooms.
SELECT YOUR SOCIAL
Keynote 1: “Our Approach to tenant engagement” - Asim Munir – Tenant Involvement Coordinator, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Rotherham Council owns and manages just over 20,000 council homes. Shortlisted in 4 categories at the 2021 Northern Housing Awards, tenant engagement is at the heart of the council’s housing strategy. Despite the challenges faced by the pandemic, the council has continued to ensure support for their tenants, including the most vulnerable which forms part of a wider package of support and lasting development including their employment solutions offer.
Looking forward the Council wants to build upon their strong tenant engagement base by widening opportunities for tenants to make a positive difference to their services and future direction through a range of digital options.
Keynote 2: “Unlock the power of automation to accelerate channel shift to deliver advanced customer engagement campaigns” – Jacob Howell - Digital Strategist, Prodo
An established Umbraco and HubSpot Diamond Partner digital agency, Prodo are market leaders in digital transformation for the social housing sector. For over two decades they’ve helped many of the top 200 housing associations across the country to deliver their award-winning channel shift ambitions.
Keynote 1: "Helping disadvantaged young people find a career in property services, while helping social landlords with their backlog of empty properties."
Shenaaz Chenia - CEO, Youth Build Ventures and Helen Walker - Solution Development Manager, Jewson Partnership Solutions