Entrepreneur to reveal business tips at UK Construction Week 

Businesswoman and television personality Sara Davies MBE is ready to ignite UK Construction Week London (ExCeL, May 7th-9th) as the latest high-profile speaker to be announced at the UK’s biggest event for the built environment. 

Catch entrepreneur Sara Davies at UK Construction Week London as she unveils her secrets to business success. Don't miss out on invaluable insights from a seasoned business leader.

The entrepreneur and founder of Crafter’s Companion will make her construction show debut as a keynote speaker on Day Two (May 8th) of UKCW London. She will reveal her lessons learned as a successful entrepreneur.  

Drawing upon her expertise in product innovation, design, and manufacturing, Sara will also join a discussion panel that includes heads of innovation funds and incubators from industry, academia, and venture capitalist funding, Hannah Haeffner, National Recovery & Recycling Manager, Tarmac, and Scott Marshall of Property Elevator and Roma Finance. 

In the session, Sara will also be joined by start-up businesses including:  

  • Pete Armstrong, founder and CEO, Mixergy Ltd  
  • Kevin Pratt, director, Purehaus, Yorkshire Building Centre of Excellence  
  • Sam Roden, chief executive, Storm Property  

Sara joins an impressive line-up of speakers at this year’s UKCW London, which also features former England international footballer Trevor Steven, Andrew Lewer MP, architect and TV presenter George Clarke, Ron Lang, Regional Director, Atkins Réalis, and Michaela Wain, Ambassador for Women in Construction and owner of Design and Build UK. 

Sam Patel, divisional director – Construction, commented: “To secure Sara as a speaker at UKCW is a major coup – her business nous and words of wisdom will be invaluable for so many business leaders, young talent and emerging innovators who will be visiting UK Construction Week from across the built environment sector – I can’t wait to hear what she has to say.” 

UKCW London will see a myriad of new features for 2024, including the debut of a new Live Demo Theatre; Skills and Training Hub; a construction-specific Recruitment Zone; new C-Suite Summits; a ‘Gumball Rally’ which finishes at UKCW London; a host of international exhibitors housed in pavilions from Italy, India, China, Turkey, Czech Republic, Poland, and Latvia.  

The award-winning show is once again co-located with Concrete Expo and The Offsite Show, as well as the UK’s premier event for the self-build sector, Grand Designs Live. 

Registration for UKCW London is now live (and free) through the new-look website

The London show is complemented by its sister event, UKCW Birmingham, which takes place at the NEC from October 1 to 3. 

The NEC was the birthplace of UK Construction Week in 2015 and the trade show has grown to become the UK’s largest built environment event. Details on the Birmingham programme of events and speakers will be announced in due course, but exhibition space is already filling up – to enquire about your business, contact 

To find out more about both shows and to register for UKCW London for free, visit 

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