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**The Conference and Gala Dinner are now sold out** To add your name to either waiting list please contact


We are now less than a month away from this year's Young Planners' Conference. The event is being hosted by the RTPI North West Young Planners and will take place in Manchester on the 3 - 4 November.

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Welcome Drinks

Revolución de Cuba, 11 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
Dress Code: Casual
*Free to attend


The Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP
Dress Code: Business Attire

Gala Dinner

The National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, City Centre, Manchester M4 3BG
Dress Code: Cocktail Attire


2 Day ticket - £142 + VAT
Gala Dinner ticket - £45 + VAT

*Please note that Gala Tickets need to be booked separately from your conference ticket.

Planner Soap Box Session

The 'Planner Soap Box' session applications are now closed. Announcements will be made at the end of September.

Osborne Richardson 1-2-1 Session

Osborne Richardson will be hosting a careers advice surgery throughout the duration of the conference where delegates can book a 20-30 minute slot to meet with a recruiter for impartial and confidential careers/CV/interview advice. If you would like to book in a slot please contact with your preferred time.

Travel and Accommodation

Manchester is easily accessible through a range of affordable travel options whether it be by plane, train or bus. If you're stuck on where to stay, we have also organised some fantastic accommodation deals for you, thanks to Visit Manchester.
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Sponsoring the Young Planners' Conference will provide you with the chance to showcase your brand, highlight your support for the planning industry and be associated with the future, influential voices of the profession. RTPI has a membership of 24,000 planning professionals in which your company's brand will be exposed to. Spaces are filling up fast, view our brochure or get in touch for more information.


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Workshop Sponsor

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