Association of Association Executives: Annual Congress 2019

Association of Association Executives: Annual Congress 2019

16 and 17 December 2019
International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham

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, and on sessions are from 8am to 2pm followed by the Association UK Awards lunch, until 4.30pm.

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BetaDen Turns 1 & Official Introduction to Cohort 2.0

BetaDen Turns 1 & Official Introduction to Cohort 2.0

Join the BetaDen team and Cohort 2.0 as we celebrate our first 12 months of running Worcestershire’s first commercial technology accelerator alongside the offical introduction to cohort 2.0


4:00pm – Welcome and Networking

4:30pm – Introduction from CEO and Founder Linda Smith

4:40pm – Introduction from Cohort 2.0

5:10pm – Q&A

5:20pm – Networking

6:00pm – Event Close

BetaDen invites Worcestershire based businesses to celebrate the success of the past 12 months, network with likeminded organisations and discover the new wave of emerging technology here in Worcestershire.

Cohort 2.0 members will deliver a 3 minute pitch of thier innovative technology product / service and thier plans with BetaDen. Also hear from CEO and founder Linda Smith as she sets out the vision for BetaDen till 2021.

And of course, Networking. We encourage as much networking with other businesses and organisations in the room as possible. After all, how else are we going to contimue to develop our thriving tech eco-system without it?

Cohort 2 Members:

  • Data Legacy
  • Green Gorilla Apps
  • Hero Skin
  • Impact Ariel
  • Utelize
  • Voice Biometrics
  • Wearable Link

For more information on this event or all things BetaDen, contact us

TEL: 01905 672700 E:

Lisa Ventura to Chair a Panel Discussion at the 2019 Cloud & Cyber Expo

Lisa Ventura to Chair a Panel Discussion at the 2019 Cloud & Cyber Expo

Lisa Ventura is delighted to announce that she has been invited to Chair a panel discussion at this year’s “Cloud & Cyber Security Expo” on 12 March 2019 at ExCel London.

The “Cloud & Cyber Security Expo” takes place on March 12/13 and aims to deliver a world-class programme of solutions focused content, case studies, speakers and a huge exhibition floor of providers.  Their ethos is to provide content aimed at telling you all you need to know to stay safe in a hostile digital space.

Lisa will be joining over 150 of the world’s leading suppliers delivering services and solutions critical to your cloud security including Barracuda, ESET, Symantec, GlobalSign, Sophos, Duo Security, Neustar, McAfee, Avast, Bitdefender, Fortinet, DarkTrace, Echoworx, CrowdStrike, Trend Micro, Palo Alto and many more. Over 150 expert speakers will share insight and inspiration including Pepsico, Barclays, GSK, National Trust, Photobox, Twitter and Sainsbury’s.

Lisa will chair a panel discussion entitled “Securing Against Emerging Tech” on Tuesday 12 March 2019 at 11.55am in the Keynote Theatre. Emerging technologies bring their own risks, some of which are still to be discovered, and in this panel discussion you will hear how the largest organisations created a strategic plan to support the use of emerging technology, continually evaluate the risks and learn lessons from their mistakes. Panellists so far include Adri Purkayastha, Head of Technology and Risk Analytics from BNP Paribas plus many more,

Find out more about the “Cloud & Security Expo” and secure your place for the event here.