The venue this year is Ashorne Hill, Leamington Spa, CV33 9QW. The venue is easily accessible from the M40 - J14 southbound / J13 northbound. All bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom and the usual facilities. Visit their website at: www.ashornehill.co.uk
The rate for the Conference Day of Thursday 10th October is £155.00 pp plus VAT and includes lunch on arrival at 13:00hrs, the afternoon meeting and its room facilities, dinner including drinks for the table, after dinner speech by celebrity guest speaker Simon Weston CBE and bed & breakfast. Please complete the Booking Form for yourself and your party.
Golf will be organized for the morning of the 10th and we kindly ask for confirmation of your numbers on the booking form. Tee times will be announced separately. Again please book early!
The provisional programme is shown below:
12:00 to 13:30hrs – 3 Course Lunch, Cedar Restaurant
14:15hrs – Tea, coffee & snacks
14:45hrs - AGM & Programme for 2019/20 in the Sherbourne Room with 3 presentation screens plus smart boards.
15:30hrs – Guest Speaker – Specialist Environmental Lawyer, Vincent Brown, with an update on his October 2017 presentation and Where Are We Now?
16:00hrs - Motivational Guest Speaker – Dr William Holden, Sewells.
“If it is to be....it is up to me.....I make the difference”
What WE need to do to “make it happen” now, and throughout 2020 Attitude is everything (well, almost everything!)
How to succeed, communicate, motivate and inspire in challenging times.
17:00hrs – Questions & Meeting Close
19:00hrs – Pre-dinner Drinks in the Bar
19:45hrs – Private Dinner in the Cedar Restaurant with Simon Weston CBE
22:00hrs - Celebrity Guest Speaker – Simon Weston CBE
After joining everyone for the dinner Simon will make a presentation
22:30hrs - Late Bar until 1am
Guest Speakers Backgrounds
Vincent Brown - Vincent is a Waste & Environmental EU & UK Law Specialist who is already well known to many ORA Members. He previously made a pre- Brexit presentation to Members at the October 2017 AGM. More details are available from his website - http://vincentbrown.eu/
Dr William Holden - Will is an ordinary down-to-earth man with a gift to inspire and motivate people into action. He is in high demand from businesses in all sectors, both in the UK and internationally and has delivered motivational speeches for global brands including Mars, Reckitt Benckiser, Heinz, Rolls Royce Aero-Engines, Unilever, Shell, Hewlett Packard, Marks and Spencer and many more. For Sewells website - www.sewells.com
His testimonials include: “I have seen all the supposed “greats”, Anthony Robbins, Tom Peters, Jack Black ... they are no comparison, not even in the same league.”
Simon Weston CBE - Simon's message is one of achievement, of triumph over adversity, of seizing the moment and succeeding!
In 1982 the Sir Galahad was destroyed in Bluff Cove on the Falkland Islands. On board was Simon Weston, Welsh Guardsman, a name and face that was going to become well known for his struggle to overcome his injuries (46% burns) and redefine his role in life.
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW, please Email the completed Booking Form to - firstname.lastname@example.org ORA will then issue an invoice that must be paid within 21 days.
Where a company party is attending may we ask that your normal company representative co- ordinates arrangements using the Booking Form provided, which can be returned to me via email.
Based on the 70 who attended last year’s AGM, we have provisionally agreed space for 70 delegates with Ashorne Hill for this year’s AGM & Dinner. This could be increased up to 90 delegates by 31st July 2019 at the latest. On or before this date, we will consider offering availability on just a day delegate and dinner basis without overnight accommodation. However, for the moment, only the 24 hour delegate rate is available.
Please help us by registering early.