2nd December 2019

Savoy Hotel, London, United Kingdom


Partners & Associates

Partners & Associates

2019 Networking Guide


Meet the world’s leading property experts

The natural evolution of the globally successful International Property Awards Summits, IPAX Global 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 Global combines the presentations of the world-renowned International 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

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Huzaifa Chahwala

M.Arch (Sustainable Tall Buildings), LEED Member – Aesthetic Designs

Huzaifa completed his Master of Architecture degree in Sustainable Tall Buildings at the University of Nottingham, UK. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from University of Mumbai, India.

Since joining Aesthetic Designs based in Mumbai India, Huzaifa has undertaken numerous projects including the BP-71, a hospitality project in Ahmedabad. He is passionate about analysis and research, which he believes is part of the design process and important to allow delivery of the final product. He is also a partner in Aqeeq Uganda, which was established to deliver the best value for money in the affordable housing sector in East Africa.

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Paul Vick

Founder  – Paul Vick Architects

Paul Vick is a professional RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) architect, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) and founder of Paul Vick architects. He has lectured on architecture and his particular approach to innovation and achieving higher returns, at Strategic Investment Managers Association (supported by the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Bourse), University College London, MIT and the National Building Museum. Paul trained at Cambridge University and Oxford at Brookes University with extended periods in Washington DC and Beijing. He has worked professionally in UK, Hong Kong, China and US and the practice’s work has been published widely.

Paul Vick Architects has won awards for Most Innovative Architecture Firm London 2019 and 2018, Best Cultural Architecture Practice UK 2019 and Best Construction Adviser UK 2017. He also sits as a judge on the International Property Awards judging panel.




Evan Maindonald

Evan Maindonald

Founder & CEO  – MELT Homes

Evan Maindonald has over 25 years of experience in Property Development and Investment. In the last 17 years, his company MELT Homes has built over 100 properties in London, Gloucestershire and Kent with total end values of over £22m. The projects they are currently working on have end values of over £60m. Over time, their attention has shifted from residential development to mixed use projects and commercial development with a particular focus on the hotel and serviced accommodation market. They have raised over £3m in equity for their current property development projects, £2m of which was crowdfunded, and are planning to raise a further £5m in equity within the next six months.
MELT Homes aim to achieve optimum mixes of complementary use and innovative design that deliver exceptional spaces, individually tailored to those who use them. They believe that the spaces people use should reflect who they are and what they believe. Their  mission is to create inspiring contemporary buildings that enhance and compliment the places they are set in. Their developments win awards for their quality of design and sensitivity to their environment and surroundings and regularly break the price ceiling in the markets for which they are developed.
Evan has a degree in Computer Science and an MBA from IMD in Lausanne. He regularly presents at property events around the UK, appears on a number of different programmes on Property TV and is currently writing a book about how to get started in property development called ‘Getting it Up’. More information about Evan can be found on his website www.maindonald.com.



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Peter Bolton King

Global Director of Professionalism and Ethics

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Peter Bolton King (FRICS FNAEA FIRMP) is the Global Director of Professionalism and Ethics at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). After qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor, he began work with a leading firm of surveyors and became the firm’s youngest ever partner.

In 2003 Peter was appointed Group Chief Executive of the National Federation of Property Professionals in the UK, a post he held for 10 years before RICS. He currently holds a number of UK and Global Industry appointments on behalf of RICS. He is also a ‘Senior Visiting Fellow” at a UK University. He continues to influence Governments globally and in the UK for better standards in the industry and is Chair of the International Ethics Standards Coalition. A large part of Peter’s current workload involves leading a project which is looking to understand the non-technical risks to the reputation of RICS professionals. He also represents RICS in the UK Government’s work on the Regulation of Property Agents.



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James Murray

Deputy Mayor London Development & Housing – London Mayor’s Office

James Murray joined the Mayor’s Office in 2016 as Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development, coming from Islington Council, where he held the position of Executive Member for Housing & Development for six years.

During James’s time in Islington, the borough was one of the top building local authorities in the country. He oversaw the introduction of planning policies to raise the proportion of affordable homes in new developments, including a new standard for viability assessments.

In the Mayor’s Office, James is focussing on bringing together a broad alliance – including councils, housing associations, developers and businesses – to support plans to build more new and affordable homes in London. He is advising the Mayor on planning policy, particularly helping to develop and implement new approaches to housing. He is overseeing work at City Hall to improve the private rented sector and tackle homelessness and rough sleeping, in line with the Mayor’s priorities.

James advised the current Mayor during his selection and election campaigns. Before taking a position on Islington Council’s executive, he worked in Parliament and for a management consultancy. He has lived his whole life in London, and currently lives near King’s Cross.

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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.

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Jo Hamilton

Creative director at Jo Hamilton Interiors

Jo Hamilton is an internationally-renowned interior designer, noted for her confident grasp of colour, intelligent use of space and luxury aesthetic. She is also a respected artist, public speaker, writer and columnist, broadcaster and property finder.

She has run her own interior design firm for more than 25 years and has counted high-end commissions from the likes of Miami, Geneva, Ibiza, Dubai, Jeddah and Doha, and of course London and across the UK. Jo Hamilton Interiors works with both private clients and developers, for whom she has helped to achieve record-breaking property prices with her interior designs.

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Chartered Architectural Technologist & Chartered Building Engineer at 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

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Ben Newman

Area Sales Manager at SALICE UK.

Ben Newman is the Area Sales Manager for SALICE UK. He has been working in Furniture Components and supporting customer enquiries for in excess of 20 years.


Monday 2nd December

09:00 – 09:40


09:40– 09:55

Event Opening Welcome Speech – Lord Thurso

10:00 – 10:20



Paul Vick – Paul Vick Architects

10:20 – 10:40



Peter Bolton King – Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

10:40 – 11:00



11:00 – 12:15

Awards Ceremonies

Architecture & Interior Design Regional Winner Presentations

12:15 – 13:15

Networking Lunch

Available only to full-access ticket holders

13:15 – 13:35



Evan Maindonald – Founder & CEO MELT Homes

13:35 – 13:55



Huzaifa Chahwala – M.Arch – Aesthetic Designs

14:00 – 16:00

Award Ceremonies

Development & 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

Award Ceremonies

International Winner Presentations



Goodnight and see you next year!

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Exhibit or Participate

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Call +44(0)1245 250981
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IPAX is an opportunity for all winners to network with each other to develop new business relationships with business professionals that are also participating from across the world.

Companies wishing to support the winners and raise their profiles for the goods, materials and services they supply can also participate in IPAX but space is limited. You 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.

Panel discussions

Specially selected experts share their perspectives on pre-arranged topics of interest.


Discover new ways to do business and explore emerging trends with a series of seminars conducted by our expert speakers.

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IPAX Global International Finals

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.