Annual Training Conference in Bath - 10th & 11th October 2017

For more information please contact Sue Bull  

    

Press Release


Conference hotel: Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath BA1 1LJ


Conference venue: The Guildhall, High Street, Bath BA1 5AW


Please note: delegates must make their own car parking arrangements as there is no parking at the hotel or Guildhall


Visit Bath - useful information

Guildhall, Bath



09:30-10:00


10:00


10:05-11.00




11:00-11:30


11:30 -13:00




13:00-14:00


14:00-15:30




15:30-15:50


15:50-16:50






17:00





18:45

19:30




09.15-9:45



9:45-10.45 





10:45-11:00 

11:00-12:00



12:00-13:00

13:00-14:00 





14:00-15:00

15:00 


Day One - Tuesday 10th October


Delegates arrival at The Guildhall 


Welcome


Sponsorship

How to engage with local businesses and the benefits of sponsoring an event


Break


Counter terrorism considerations when event planning

Balancing the challenge of remaining proportionate whilst addressing risk and public reassurance


Lunch


Making projects work

In this workshop, we will explore the 6 segment model as a flexible structure for project planning and development.

Break

Sustainability & impact

Attendees will complete the session with a deeper understanding of the impacts and return on investment for events, with an appreciation of what sustainability means for the events industry, and with a number of tools and approaches to gauge impact.

End of Day 1 

Optional walking tour to see the sights of Bath - Queen Square, The Circus and The Royal Crescent

Civic Reception sponsored by B&NES Council

Conference Dinner


Day 2 - Wednesday 11th October

Bath Quays, Waterside development site visit

A short river walk visit to the newly opened park at Bath Quays Waterside and the site of the new cycling and pedestrian bridge

Return to the Guildhall

Bath Quays Waterside – reconnecting Bath to its river

Council plans to reconnect Bath to its riverside; project working with Festival of Nature event organisers.   Upcoming city centre public realm event spaces.


Break


Working in partnership with city stakeholders

Collaborative working across the City to deliver Major Events and Celebrations with Visit Bath, Bath BID, SouthGate, B&NES Council.

Lunch   

Hope & Glory Festival – “No hope and very little glory . . . “

The Hope & Glory Festival has left an unwanted legacy for Liverpool’s event history.

A presentation on what went wrong and the big question / discussion, could it have happened to you?


Open Forum

Conference Ends


Refreshments

Chair LAEOG Lee House
& Councillor Bob Goodman B&NES Council

Jacqui Mills (Chart. PR, MCIPR)
Public and Community Relations Manager
Bristol Airport


Sean Williams - Blue Owl Events Ltd

Geoff Dicker - Senior Health & Safety Advisor B&NES Council 




Claire Eason-Bassett
Executive Producer

Mackerel Sky Events





Claire Eason-Bassett 
Executive Producer

Mackerel Sky Events





Leaving from the Guildhall - led by Mark Cassidy Parks Team Manager B&NES Council


The Roman Baths

at The Martini Restaurant




Meet at The Abbey Hotel Reception

Alison Bethell 

Project Communications Officer, 

Project Delivery Team B&NES Council 


Cleo Newcombe-Jones

Project Coordinator, Environment & Design Team B&NES Council





Vicky Bunt - Head of Events Visit Bath

Linda Todd - Events Team Leader  

B&NES Council
Lynda Deane - Active Lifestyles & Events Team Manager B&NES Council


Andy McNicholl, City Events Manager
Liverpool Council




led by the Chair of LAEOG and Committee


Sponsored by IOSH   


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