Timetables:

NEC Birmingham - 20 - 22 September 2019

The Hub Timetable

The heart of the exhibition and the focal point of your day.


This where you can hear directly from the TV show presenters: Amanda, Jasmine, Jonnie & Laura will all be in attendance, giving you their insights into their favourite overseas destinations and what to look out for during your property search.

10:45 - 11:15 Interview with Jonnie Irwin
11:15 - 11:45 Jonnie Irwin - magazine signing
11:45 - 12:30 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers

  • Paul Payne, MASA International

  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:30 Portugal property - how and what to buy

Panel includes:

  • Paula de Costa Meireles, Lawyer
  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:00 - 14:30 Interview with Laura Hamilton
14:30 - 15:00 Magazine signing - Laura Hamilton
15:00 - 15:45 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

10:30 - 11:00 Interview with Jonnie Irwin
11:00 - 11:30 Magazine signing - Jonnie Irwin
11:30 - 12:15 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:15 Meet The Buyers

Meet the Buyers - Richard & Maureen from Walsall who bought in Mijas Costa, Costa del Sol.

With Jonnie Irwin and Ryan Philpott

13:45 - 14:30 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers
  • Paul Payne, MASA International
  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:45 - 15:30 Portugal property - how and what to buy

Panel includes:

  • Paula da Costa Meireles, Lawyer

  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

15:45 - 16:15 Interview with Jasmine Harman
16:15 - 16:45 Magazine signing with Jasmine Harman
10:45 - 11:15 Interview with Jasmine Harman
11:15 - 11:45 Magazine signing with Jasmine Harman
11:30 - 12:15 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers

  • Paul Payne, MASA International

  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:15 Meet The Buyers

Meet the Buyers - Paul and Lisa from Barnsley who bought a house in Torrevieja, Costa Blanca.


With Jasmine Harman and Ryan Philpott

13:45 - 14:30 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:45 - 15:15 Interview with Amanda Lamb
15:15 - 15:45 Magazine signing with Amanda Lamb

Seminar Theatre

Our seminar theatre focuses on two popular locations - Portugal and Turkey. While these destinations may be behind Spain and France in popularity of buying a home overseas, they both present quality property, affordability and an enviable lifestyle.

So, come along and get valuable insight and information if one of these countries interests you.

12:00 - 12:30 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

14:00 - 14:30 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Wayne Thompson, Sold on Cyprus
  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

11:30 - 12:00 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes
  • Fatma Cagin, IS Bank

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

13:00 - 13:30 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Wayne Thompson, Sold on Cyprus
  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

10:45 - 11:15 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property
  • Chris Biggins, Sold on Cyprus

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:30 - 13:00 Buying property in Portugal

Panel includes:

  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Paula da Costa Meireles, Lawyer
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

13:30 - 14:00 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes
  • Fatma Cagin, IS Bank

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

French Village Timetable

With France being Brits' second  most preferred country to buy a property, our ever-popular French Village seminar theatre returns to the NEC Birmingham.

During the three days, you can receive valuable advice from experts who know a thing or two about the French property market. This includes everything from the popular hotspots among expats, through to taxation and how to make a living post-purchase.

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:15 Making the Most of Overseas Currency Transfers

Global Reach - Euan Mclachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.Com - David Yeates

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:15 Making the most of Overseas Currency Transfers

Global Reach - Euan McLachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a Living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.com - David Yeates

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:30 Making the Most of Overseas Currency Transfer

Global Reach - Euan McLachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.com - David Yeates

Florida Pavilion Timetable

THe Florida Pavilion is filled with useful seminars and panel discussions to help kickstart your property search in the Sunshine State.

We British find a lot to admire in Florida, not least the property which allows luxury living at affordable prices and gives buyers regular acesss to the wonderful lifestyle, attractions and year-round sunshine that Florida offers.

11:00 - 11:30 Florida Property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

12:00 - 12:30 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty

13:30 - 14:00 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

14:30 - 15:00 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

11:00 - 11:30 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty

12:00 - 12:30 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

13:30 - 14:00 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

14:30 - 15:00 Florida Property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

11:00 - 11:30 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

12:00 - 12:30 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

13:30 - 14:00 Florida property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

14:30 - 15:00 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty