Contact ABPCO Tel: +44 (0)1386 858 886
ABPCO AGM hosted by Belfast  header internal ABPCO AGM hosted by Belfast  header internal


ABPCO AGM hosted by Belfast  header internal
June 26th 2019

AGM hosted by Belfast highlights a year of success for ABPCO

Heather Lishman image by Heather Lishman

ABPCO’s annual AGM and member conference took place in Belfast on Friday attended by more than 60 PCOs, partners, speakers and press.  During the event, which was hosted by ICC Belfast, Visit Belfast and Titanic Belfast, the ABPCO leadership team highlighted the association’s ongoing success as well as forward looking plans from greater member engagement and communication.

During the AGM, the following were confirmed as new members of the ABPCO executive board:

  • David Parker, Royal College of Physicians
  • Michael Smith, RenewableUK
  • Rob Everleigh, Brightelm
  • Anne Doherty, Happening Conferences & Events
  • Barbara Calderwood, MCI Group

The last year was hailed a tremendous success by the chairs Kate Sargent and Jo Powel during their review of 2018/2019.  In particular they highlighted increase in member attendance at events, increased profile for the associations across a range of different media and ongoing membership growth.

Moving into 2019/2020 ABPCO are launching a new online member portal that will deliver a wide range of resources to the ABPCO community including education content, event booking tools and opportunities for peer to peer communication.  The new website portal was launched during the AGM.

At the start of the day  the ICC Belfast and Visit Belfast delivered content including a session designed to improve connectivity amongst members and highlights of Belfast’s recent successes and future plans.  The AGM was preceded by a welcome reception and dinner hosted by Titanic Belfast.

“The AGM rounded off a fantastic year for ABPCO,” comments joint chair Jo Powel.  “It was an opportunity to highlight our success whilst demonstrating our plans for the future.  The new online portal will be an incredibly powerful tool for our members as they continue engage and get value from ABPCO in a host of different ways.  The whole Belfast team were incredible, they delivered a seamless event that perfectly balanced professionalism and friendliness, clearly demonstrating everything the city has to offer event organisers.”

Copyright 2019 ABPCO. All Rights Reserved. Privacy and Cookies Terms and Conditions
VAT Reg No. 75 385 8001 England Reg No. 2111650

Our website uses cookies which are small files of letters and numbers that we put on your computer. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also helps us to improve our website. Read more about the cookies we use by clicking here. By clicking CONTINUE you agree to cookies being used in accordance with our Cookie Policy. If you don't agree you can disable cookies - see the Cookie Policy for more details.