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We are delighted to invite you to the ABPCO Excellence Awards 08-09 December 2022
This year we are heading to Birmingham! Thank you to the ICC for sponsoring our annual celebration event of the year.

Thursday 8th December

This hugely popular event will start on 8th December at 6pm with a welcome drink at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Birmingham, we will then move across Centenary Square to Birmingham Library for 7pm, a truly unique venue where Unique Venues Birmingham will welcome all ABPCO members to a networking supper, a great place to re-connect before the awards the following day. 

The Leonardo Royal Hotel are offering special rates for the event – we have secured 75 superior rooms at £125 B&B, per room.  Please go to this page to book - you will need to search for the hotel, add the date and the promotion code JITHEI081222 then press search.


Friday 9th December

10am – join us for a session on ‘legacy’.  After a summer hosting sporting excellence at the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham will be the perfect location to look at this topic in detail.  We will have a panel, and plenty of time for discussion

11am – City tour – West Midlands Growth Company are kindly sponsoring a Birmingham Guided Walking Tour

Birthplace to the industrial revolution, cultural hotspot and international sporting stage, Birmingham has a lot to offer all within the walkable city centre. A walking tour tells the story of the city through its eclectic mix of stunning historic buildings and innovative architecture.


12 noon – 4pm – join us in Hall 4 for the prestigious Excellence Awards.   The Excellence Awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate excellence, best practice and the best in our industry. We look forward to a reception drink sponsored by Harrogate Convention Centre, a lovely lunch, great wine, super company and of course learning about the finalists and celebrating the winners.  Come along to network, learn, share best practice and celebrate the achievements.  We would like to thank all of the award sponsors:   Oxford Abstracts , Manchester Central , SAGE ICC - Newcastle , Abstract Events ,  ExCeL London ,  P&J Live - Aberdeen , ACC Liverpool and Soaring Worldwide 


As you can see, we have planned an exciting couple of days and hope that you will join us for as much as possible. The deadline for booking is the 1st December, so get it in your diaries now!

What will it cost?

ABPCO members £35 inc VAT per ticket (this includes the welcome drink, networking supper and all of the activities on the 9th December), or book a table of 10 for £300 inc VAT. 

Non-members £85 inc VAT per ticket, and if you join ABPCO before the 31st April 2023 we will discount your membership invoice by £50. 

See you in Birmingham!


Start: 8 December 2022
End: 9 December 2022

The International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham, UK

Broad Street
B1 2EA England
United Kingdom

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