Developing the southern region’s construction industry into an economic powerhouse…

September 4th, 2019, Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City
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Developing the southern region’s construction industry into an economic powerhouse…

September 4th, 2019, Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City

CIF Southern Region Construction Summit 2019

The Irish construction industry will be central to delivering the vision of Project Ireland 2040. This is a once in a century opportunity to shape Ireland’s communities, cities and society for future generations. Opportunities for Ireland’s southern region abound.

It is against this backdrop that the Construction Industry Federation and Business Post Events proudly announce the staging of the 2019 Southern Region Construction Summit. This event will showcase some of the most influential projects ahead, as well as delivering an informative agenda on what the region needs in order to ensure successful infrastructural development for it’s future.

The CIF’s Southern Region Construction Summit will bring together developers, planners, architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, material and solution providers, and other key stakeholders pivotal in the construction industry to explore the best strategies and plans to safeguard and maximise opportunities for the further expansion and economic growth in the region.

Topics we’ll be exploring include:

  • The importance of the southern region and its urban centres to Ireland’s economy and population
  • Policy, investment and the big picture…
  • 2040 and its impact on the construction industry in the south
  • Plans ahead for FDI in the southern region…
  • Innovation
  • BIM
  • Is balanced growth and regional investment and development elusive or even delusional?
  • Pushing the boundaries on innovation in a nearby market
  • Innovation and digital construction
  • Limerick 2030
  • The development of Cork Harbour
  • Waterford North Quays: Project Update
  • Transport Infrastructure in the southern region: An update
  • Future Projects Showcase
  • Planning
  • Opportunities for further growth

This event is designed for anyone in Ireland’s construction’s space. Attendees will include:

This event is designed for anyone in southern regions construction space. Attendees will include: engineers, subcontractors, construction management, IT professionals, distributors, infrastructure project leaders, architects, plant managers, BIM Managers, buyers and digital construction professionals.


Read below to see what some of the attendees from our previous events have to say:

Conor Quinn

Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd

‘Excellent event, flowed well and interesting topics’

Niall Byrne

Jones Engineering Group

‘Good event, embraced current topics and anticipated concerns in the industry’

James McQuaid

Errigal Contracts

‘I found the event insightful and very well run so congratulations on the success’

John Lee

Malachy Walsh and Partners

‘Very well organised – an excellent variety of speakers who were well informed. The format encouraged speakers to share their views and knowledge’

Our Tickets and Pricing

Book 3 or more tickets and receive a 10% discount

CIF Member


Plus VAT

Per ticket



Plus VAT

Per ticket

Our Sponsors and Supporters

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For Sponsorship Opportunities Contact

Wayne Leitch

Head of Sponsorship Sales/ Conferences and Events

Mob: +353 86 8575144



Who are the Construction Industry Federation?
CIF is the Irish construction industry’s representative body. All stakeholders recognise the CIF as the voice for construction because each sector and region are represented. CIF is member-led organisation through its 34 member Executive Committee. All members of this committee and other policy-groups are appointed from and by the CIF’s branches and associations. The executive committee directs a team of executives, subject matter experts and support staff in pursuing the objectives of the CIF’s committees, associations and branches.
Who are The Sunday Business Post?
A national weekly broadsheet newspaper published across the island of Ireland since 1989. The Sunday Business Post provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, markets, media, marketing and personal finance. For more information visit
Who are iQuest?
iQuest is a leading Irish conference and exhibition company formed in 2001. Their goal is to create superior quality events on the issues that matter most to Irish business and government. For more information visit:

Contact Us

If you have any questions, requests, or require assistance with your booking, please feel free to contact me:

Jackie Bryan
Conference Facilitator
Tel: (+353) 87 055 7913

The Venue

Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City

Clayton Hotel Cork City

The CIF Southern Construction Summit takes place in the Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City

Parking: Parking is available at Lapps Quay Public Car Park located in the basement of the Clayton Hotel Cork City. Attendees can avail of an agreed rate of €15.00 from 8.30am to 5pm on the day of your meeting. Overnight guests in the hotel get a discounted rate of €12.00.There is an hourly rate of €2.50. This rate is valid for a one car single entry and exit. Ticket must be stamped at reception and is payable directly at car park pay stations.

Tel: + 353 21 422 4900


Eircode: T12 RD6E

Clayton Hotel, Cork City