Annual Conference

Welcome to the home of the voluntary and charity sector’s annual conference. This renowned event is the perfect opportunity to challenge, inspire and celebrate the work of the sector and includes expert speakers who address key issues, as well as workshops delivered by trained practitioners exploring a range of topics to help support your work. There is also an opportunity for lively conversation and debate with fellow colleagues and the chance to explore the bustling marketplace.

2019 Annual Conference

This year’s annual conference was on 9th April at the University of Surrey in the Rik Medlik building. The theme of the conference was ‘Are We Making a Difference’ exploring the impact the charity and voluntary sector is having.

We had a fantastic line up of expert speakers including The Charity Commission’s Head of Policy and Guidance, Jane Hobson; Senior Consultant Charlotte Lamb from New Philanthropy Capital; Chief Executive of Surrey County Council, Joanna Killian; Jason Gaskell from Surrey Community Action and Kate Peters from the Community Foundation for Surrey and more…

What you said about the conference:

“It was an excellent and engaging day”

“It was a very inspiring day”

“All of the speakers gave me different ideas and new perspectives”

“The workshops were very clear and informative”

“The speakers were excellent, engaging and fully well informed”

“The workshops I attended gave me food for thought”

“It was extremely good value for money”

“It is very well organised and there were plenty of people around to help”

” Good value for money and a great opportunity for charity workers to reflect and review practices”

Keep checking the webpage for information about the 2020 annual conference, or to sign up, please click here.