Social programme

Drinks reception

We are pleased to invite all delegates to a drinks reception on Monday 11 September, following the Mayor's address. This will take place in the catering area of the ACC from 18:30.

Conference run

On the morning of Tuesday 12 September a 5K conference run will take place at 7am and the starting point will be the main entrance of the ACC. You do not need to formally register for this, but to indicate that you are planning to join please email  

Conference dinner

A conference dinner will be taking place on Tuesday 12 September at St George’s Hall. Tickets are £60 each and include a three course meal, arrival drink, wine at the table and entertainment. Please visit the Conference dinner web page for more information and to buy tickets. 

ACC card

Upon arrival to the ACC please collect you ACC card which offers discount on local bars, restaurants and tourist attractions.

Local discounts have kindly secured discounts for our delegates at local cultural attaractions and restaurants.