Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - Friday, 31 January 2020
Thank you for your interest in attending the ABO Conference.
DUE TO HIGH DEMAND WE HAVE NOW CLOSED BOOKINGS. IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE, PLEASE EMAIL INFO@ABO.ORG.UK ADVISING WHEN YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF WE ARE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR BOOKING.
We encourage you to read this information before making your booking.
If you are an ABO member, you will need to log in to the Members Area of the website to obtain the member rates. If you are unsure if you have a log in to the website then please contact the ABO office, firstname.lastname@example.org or 0207 557 6770.
If you are a Musician or Student wishing to attend, please email the ABO office outlining when you would like to attend the conference and we will give you further details on how to book to obtain the appropriate rate. If you would like to apply for the Under 30 discount, please complete the form here and submit it to the ABO and we will then be in touch to give you more details on how to book.
If you are booking a full conference place, please note that this includes a place at the Conference Dinner on Wednesday 29 January.
If you would like to attend the Conference Concert on Thursday 30 January we encourage you to book your ticket at the same time as you book your conference place. There are a limited number of tickets available to attend this performance and we cannot guarantee availability of tickets after Friday 13 December.
Once you have made your booking, you will have the option to select payment by invoice or card. If you pay by invoice, we will send this to you within 5 working days. If you pay by card, the confirmation receipt created at the end of the booking process should also act as a VAT receipt which you can download for your records but if you do require an additional receipt please contact us.
All bookings made will produce a confirmation receipt at the end of the booking process which you can download to confirm what bookings you have made. However, if you have any queries about your booking please contact us at the email address above.
The Early Booking Deadline has passed and a limited number of spaces are now available to attend the conference in Manchester, 29-31 January. Please note our next booking deadline is currently 5pm on Tuesday 14 January. However depending on demand we may need to close bookings by the end of the week beginning Monday 6th January. Once bookings are closed we may not be able to guarantee your attendance so please book soon if you wish to attend.
Terms and Conditions
The full attendance delegate rates include only those items described in the Booking Information sheet. Cancellation: In the event of cancellation up to midday on Friday 13 December 2019 a refund of 75% of the Conference fee will be made. The ABO regrets that no refund* will be made available after this date, however a substitute delegate may attend.
Neither the ABO nor the hotel or Conference venues will accept responsibility beyond that imposed by law for any loss or damage to personal property or any personal injury that might be suffered by anyone attending or connected with the Conference. The ABO reserves the right to make alterations to the programme and speakers without notice.
Full conference places can be shared between two members of staff across the three days of the conference and an administration charge of £75 + VAT will be applied to your booking. Please also note that bookings, in order to accommodate special requirements, will close at 5pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020. After this time any further bookings will be subject to an additional administration charge of £75 + VAT.
* Refunds may occasionally be offered at the discretion of the management in exceptional circumstances