3rd December 2018

Savoy Hotel, London


Partners & Associates

Partners & Associates


Meet the world’s leading property experts

The natural evolution of the globally successful International Property Awards Summits, IPAX Africa & Arabia is an exhibition and networking summit that attracts the finest companies and individuals from across the fields of architecture, property development, interior design, real estate and beyond.

The show is a full business-to-business networking environment for all sectors of the property and real estate industry.

The event gives all attendees the opportunity to showcase themselves to some of the finest companies to make connections, form alliances and generate new business.

Connect with the region’s leading companies

IPAX Africa & Arabia combines the presentations of the world-renowned African & Arabian Property Awards with a full business event designed to connect property companies from different disciplines within the industry, generating sales and association opportunities.

IPAX is a complete platform for business professionals in the property industry to meet, network, learn and connect with each other.


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A Selection of Past Participants

To see full details of participants in 2017



Stuart Shield

Stuart graduated from Canterbury in 1981 with a degree in graphic design. He went on to work in London as an art director.
Stuart then spent three years in Spain working in international marketing before launching an overseas property buyers’ protection scheme in 1988. This led him to publish his first magazine listing Spanish property which rapidly expanded to feature properties across the world. Negotiations with some of the world’s leading airlines encouraged them to carry the magazine for their first and business class passengers. In 1994, Stuart launched the International Property Awards. The International Hotel Awards followed in 2011.

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Dr Giovanni Marzo

Area Manager of Africa, Gulf and South East Asia – Salice

Dr Giovanni Marzo joined Salice in October 2007 as the Area Manager of African, Gulf and South East Asian markets. He is responsible for the marketing, communications and product management efforts and is following not only the branches but also all customers, distributors, architects designers of that area. In addition to strategic business development efforts, branding, and advertising, Giovanni manages oversees trade shows, events, marketing, product training and more

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Chartered Architectural Technologist & Chartered Building Engineer – CIAT

Graduating from Cork Institute of Technology in the Republic of Ireland having studied Architectural Technology, Niall moved to London to begin his career in the architectural profession in 1986. Working on a variety of commercial interior and high end residential new build and refurbishments Niall gained a wide range of experience at all levels within architectural practice.

Completing an Honours Degree in Architecture at the University of East London 1994, Niall continued to contribute to academic research using artificial intelligence algorithms in the field of generative modeling and co-authored a research paper presented a Eurographics in 1996. Niall founded healycornelius design consultancy limited in 2004 and the practice was a recipient Camden Building Control Build Quality Award in 2007. Currently, healycornelius design consultancy limited has offices in London and the Republic of Ireland offering full architectural services to clients in addition to technical studio services to Architects, Interior Designers and D&B Contractors.

Niall is also a serving member of the Greater London Region Committee and Special Issues Task Force of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technology

Victoria Kate Burrows

Victoria Kate Burrows

Head of Advancing Net Zero – World Green Building Council

Victoria is Head of Advancing Net Zero, the pioneering WorldGBC global project to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” carbon by 2050. In this role, Victoria oversees and supports Green Building Councils participating in the project, as well as a number of other partnerships which provide funding and support, marketing and communications, and the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.

With a strong background in the sustainable development industry, ranging from client side advisory services, green building rating tool consultancy, and an on-site Head of Sustainability for a major international contractor, Victoria brings a unique perspective to the Advancing Net Zero project.

Victoria has a degree in Architecture and Environmental Design from the University of Nottingham, and co-authored the book: A Whole System Approach to High-Performance Green Buildings.

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Tony Morris

Managing Director – The Sales Doctors

Tony Morris is a sales expert and International sales speaker, whose high-energy message leads individuals and organisations to incredible success. He delivers over a hundred talks a year in his unique, energetic style to corporations and at events all over the Globe and has spoken in 12 countries. He has helped organisations like the Luxottica Group (Oakley, Rayban etc.), Viridor, David Phillips, Fairview New Homes to name but a few. Tony shows companies how to increase their bottom line, build long-term customer loyalty, sales, and gain referrals

His presentations are always interactive, motivating, fast-moving, informative, entertaining – even life-changing. Tony presents his ideas with a rare combination of fact, insight and practical advice that delegates can apply immediately for improved results.

Tony is an authority on the world of sales and has published 5 books and created the perfect sales call DVD. He has a monthly column called Dear Sales Doctor for Business Connections (online Evening Standard), Winning Edge (the Institute of sales and marketing’s publication) and many more, where he answers sales people’s most challenging questions.

Gary Strong


Global Director of Building Standards & member of the RICS Global Executive Leadership team – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Gary is a qualified Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Loss Adjuster and Chartered Building Engineer, and has practised as a surveyor, building engineer, expert witness and arbitrator for 38 years. He has spent most of his career as a building surveyor, investigating fires, inspecting, refurbishing and rebuilding post-fire, including building pathology. He is particularly experienced in inspecting and managing buildings in use, and upgrading/refurbishment.

He is currently responsible for developing standards and guidance for RICS professionals globally in 137 countries and is RICS media spokesman on professional and technical surveying subjects. Gary has appeared on many international TV channels including BBC One Show, BBC radio and is a regular contributor to various journals and a presenter at international conferences. He is also a consultant to the BBC, the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), and post Grenfell Tower is leading the RICS fire advisory group, which is advising government. Gary is also member of the UK Construction Industry Council Expert Panel, the Government IRG Competence Steering group, Chair of the CTBUH Fire & Facades Working Group, and Chair of the UN backed coalition developing International Fire Safety Standards particularly for high rise and high risk buildings.

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Simone Suss

Founder – Studio Suss

Simone is the Founder of Studio Suss, a boutique interior design studio based in King’s Cross, London who works throughout the UK and worldwide. Her clients include developers, investors, companies and homeowners. Each design is bespoke and curated to answer their individual brief. The studio is a member of the BIID and was featured as “One of the World’s Top 100 Interior Designers” in the 2017 Interior Design Review.

Simone is a Patron of the Royal Academy of Arts and has been on the committee of their annual Summer Preview Party for the last two years. She’s also a Member of the British Fashion Trust. These links to the worlds of art and fashion inspire the studio’s design ethos.

Prior to her career in interior design, Simone worked with blue chip companies across print publishing, the Internet and interactive TV.


Monday 3rd December

09:00 – 09:45


09:45 – 10:00

Event Opening

10:00 – 10:20


Technology in Architecture: Developing trends and strategic choices for project delivery

Niall Healy MCIAT MCABE, Chartered Architectural Technologist & Chartered Building Engineer at CIAT

10:20 – 10:40


Post Grenfell Tower Fire update and the UN backed standards initiative

Gary Strong, RICS

10:40 – 11:00


Exploring the Value of Instagram in Art, Design and Selling a Property

Simone Suss, Suss Studio

11:00 – 12:15

Awards Ceremonies

Architecture & Interior Design Regional Winner Presentations

12:15 – 13:10

Working Lunch

Available only to full-access ticket holders

13:10 – 13:40



Dr Giovanni Marzo, Area Manager of Africa, Gulf and South East Asia at Salice

13:40 – 14:00



Victoria Burrows, Head of Advancing Net Zero at the World Green Building Council

14:00 – 14:20


The Perfect real estate consultant

Tony Morris, Managing Director at Sales Doctor

14:20 – 16:00

Awards Ceremonies

Development and Real Estate Regional Winner Presentations



Close of Daytime Events

Evening events begin at 19:00

19:00 – 19:30

Awards Gala Dinner Drinks Reception

Available only to full-access ticket holders

19:30 – 21:30

Gala Dinner

Awards Gala Dinner

Available only to full-access ticket holders

21:30 – 23:30

Awards Ceremony

International Winner Presentations



Close of Events

Get Involved

Exhibit or Participate

Here are the contact details.

Call +44(0)1245 250981
Email events@ipropertymedia.com

IPAX is an opportunity for a limited selection of firms to access some of the leading companies in the property industry. It’s the perfect way to display your services, products and skills to the highest levels in your target audience – CEOs, Owners and senior management. We look for expert companies to exhibit and deliberately limit the number of exhibitors for each industry sector. This reduces competition with similar firms and gives you more time to concentrate on meeting your networking prospects.


The show is a full business-to-business networking environment for all sectors of the property and real estate industry. The event gives all attendees the opportunity to showcase themselves to some of the finest companies to make connections, form alliances and generate new business.


Space is available for high-visibility exhibition stands to present your products or services to this unique captive audience alongside related companies from quality goods, services and related industries. This is the most effective way to engage with attendees and demonstrate your projects, products or specialisations.


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IPAX is a complete platform for business professionals in the property industry to meet, network, learn and connect with each other.

Please note: Registration does not include access to The International Property Awards or The International Hotel Awards ceremonies. To access these ceremonies, please contact your awards advisor, or call +44(0) 1245 250981.

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