GEO Business 2017

GEO Business is quickly becoming one of the most important shows in the geospatial calendar. In a relatively brief period, GEO Business has brought an enormous number of geospatial and geomatics professionals together, attracting great attention from the geospatial market and making several headlines along the way. This year’s event attracted over 3,000 visitors from 50 different… Continue reading

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VR World

VR World is a 2-day conference and exhibition focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond the gaming arena. The event brings together over 150 leading speakers, making VR World a VR event than covers more detail than any other VR related event in Europe. VR World also offered great opportunities to… Continue reading

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We’ve been shortlisted for a North West Regional Construction Award!

If you followed our blog or social media accounts last year, you will probably remember how we were shortlisted for “SME of the Year” award at the North West Regional Construction Awards.  The event, held in Liverpool’s Titanic Hotel, was a great evening, bringing together a wide variety of construction related businesses. Whilst we did… Continue reading

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What does MIPIM 2017 mean for Liverpool’s future development?

It’s that time of year again and MIPIM is well underway. Year on year, Liverpool seems to be increasingly represented by delegates from a variety of professional backgrounds, including property developers, architects, engineers and… Surveyors, to name just a few! With plans for Liverpool’s growth being announced before MIPIM 2017, there was inevitably going to… Continue reading

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Formby Surveys and Geoterra Cheese & Wine Evening 2017

Last Thursday (9th February) was the Formby Surveys and Geoterra Wine & Cheese Evening, held at Liverpool’s Artists Club. Organised to give our friends and clients a better understanding of the strategic partnership between Geoterra and Formby Surveys, the night entailed presentations from both company’s managing directors, discussions regarding our UAV services, networking and the sampling… Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again

March is just around the corner, and in the world of property and real estate that can only mean one thing, MIPIM is less than a month away. If you aren’t already aware of what MIPIM is all about, it’s a 4-day event, gathering the most influential individuals from all sectors of the international property… Continue reading

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Liverpool in London: Christmas Social

The 1st December was the annual Liverpool in London Christmas Social, held at their new HQ in the University of Liverpool, London Campus at Finsbury Square in the heart of London.  As members of Liverpool in London, we were excited to see their new offices within the University of Liverpool building and to discover what… Continue reading

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Liverpool’s next big opportunity? (Continued)

After hearing about the initial development plans for Liverpool’s Festival Garden site, I was eager to find out more. During IFB2016, back in June, Formby Surveys Managing Director, Andy Roberts witnessed K2 Architect’s presentation on how their vision for Festival Park could be the start of something that triggers significant change and investment in Liverpool. … Continue reading

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The new Leica BLK360 – Game Changer?

Yesterday, myself and a few colleagues attended the Leica Geosystems UK HDS Symposium, held a Luton Hoo Hotel near Luton.  The annual event is organised to showcase ground-breaking improvements to Leica’s HDS Scanning & Imagery portfolio of hardware and software, as well as serving as a platform for their user-base to meet and discuss the… Continue reading

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Scanning the Chester Shot Tower

As a marketer, it’s often that I’m in the situation where I learn what I need to know from websites, images, blog posts and occasionally books, but it’s not very often that I come across the opportunity to be there when the surveyors carry out their work, so this was a great chance to learn… Continue reading

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