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Associations UK Congress

16 – 17 December 2019 ICC Birmingham, UK Congress

The Associations UK Congress brings together Association leaders, directors, managers and innovators from membership organisations as well as experts, and association business partners.

Over two days, Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 December, there are plenaries, talks, case studies and workshops in five parallel sessions each day for you to choose from. There is the exclusive Association Leaders Forum on both days as well as sessions throughout for Events, Marketing, Membership, Education specialists. 

The congress starts at 8am each morning with Breakfast Brains and the main plenary at 9am, followed by sessions all day, breaks, lunch and a drinks reception on Monday. On Tuesday sessions are from 8am to 2pm followed by the Association UK Awards lunch, until 4.30pm.

Organisations represented - A selection

Central UK Location - ICC Birmingham (only 1hr 12 mins from London)

Alternating the location of this annual congress between London and other UK cities, we are pleased to be bringing the congress to the International Conference Centre (ICC) Birmingham, which has recently been refurbished and where the centre of birmingham has undergone great development, all making it a superb destination. Delegates will have the opportunity to experience this for consideration for their own events.

20% discount on Virgin Trains  |  Hotels from £45 per night (as of 14 November 2019)


“Covered so much of the vital ground that senior executives have to address. Highly relevant and particularly engaging.
Brian Burridge, CEO,
Royal Aeronautical Society

“The conference was really valuable with excellent presentations and networking opportunities.  It was good to take time away from the 'office' to think about what we do and talk about how we can do it better.“
Ian Thompson, CEO   
British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

“The connections I made cannot be replicated. It’s the first thing I urged my team to do today: visit the website and reach out to those who have shared their stories of success. There is something valuable to learn in every case.
Caron Fassetta, Head of Membership & Information Management
British Parking Association

“Inspiring and made you think outside the box on how to solve problems of membership, limited resources and engaging with members.
Barany Sothirajah, Technical Manager
Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances

“A lot of effort to deliver relevant and timely content and exhibitors. Always worth attending.“
Louise  Hay, Managing Director    
Fine Art Trade Guild

“Useful to meet other 'Associations' - both large and small to strengthen our common visions.
Jennipher Marshall-Jenkins, Chairman
Microwave Technologies Association