STA Winter Conference

STA Winter Conference

ARV Solutions are sponsoring the Structural Timber Association’s Winter Conference on the 15th of December at the Bristol Marriot Hotel.


ARV Solutions are the proud sponsor of this year’s STA Winter Conference. We are looking forward to the day’s programme with a panel of industry experts and inspirational speaker – Shaun Wane.

The evening dinner is a great opportunity to speak with other members and network with industry experts. ARV will be in attendance during the conference and dinner so please do come over to say hi.


Conference details…

Theme – Challenges and Opportunities – What You Need to Know!


  • Chairman’s introduction, welcome address, and support from sponsors
  • Business plan 2022
    – What we have done
    – Marcomms activity
    – Market analysis
  • Business Plan 2023
    – What we are going to do
    – Skills and training
  • EPD presentation – Andrew Norton
  • New Policies
    – Building Safety
    – Regulation changes / Future Homes Standards
  • Sponsor Presentation
  • Panel Discussion:
    – Each panelist will present their challenges to using more timber in construction
    – Questions and Answers chaired by STA
    NB: Panelists include: Housebuilder TBA, David Vickerstaff, Bailey Partnership (Architect), Paul White, Enfield Council (Client), Ralph de Mesquita, Zurich (Insurance)
  • Inspirational speaker presentation – Shaun Wane, Head Coach of England Rugby League.
    Aimed at leaders of organisations, Shaun will discuss his experience of building and maintaining a world-class winning sports team and will impart some of the secrets of his success. This will be a unique and refreshing approach to team management, providing enlightening insight into maintaining consistent success. Shaun will also bring his experience from the construction industry, illustrating just how he set himself apart from competitors and achieved a significant increase in market share in and around Manchester.
  • Meeting close, summary, and introduction of the new chairman


  • 09.00 – Registration
  • 09.30 – Start
  • 10.40 – Break
  • 12.45 – Lunch
  • 15.45 – Finish

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