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Development Conference Agenda Announced

Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 January 2020

Have you secured your place at the conference?

The agenda for the 2020 National Development conference has been announced and with the theme of ‘Making Development Work For You’ considers numerous areas where clubs can take some valuable tips and advice which clubs can adapt to suit their own needs.
With places limited, members are urged to book their place early.

Saturday sees a focus on club initiatives, data and surveys to help clubs get a better understanding of how to make informed decisions on the clubs direction.

Sunday moves onto looking into the volunteering sector, youth and the club offer for members which considers what clubs are doing to help retain existing members whilst making their club an attractive position for new people in a busy sporting market.

Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 January 2020, the conference will be taking place at the YHA National Forest, Swadlincote, near Burton on Trent and has secured exclusive use of the venue. This will allow members to stay overnight with fellow orienteers to really add the social atmosphere and providing an excellent opportunity for networking.

A key part of the conference will see presentations of some great projects from clubs across the country. If you would like to share your story get in touch with Peter Brooke on

The prices per person for the conference are;

Full weekend including overnight accommodation


Full weekend with no accommodation


Saturday only


Sunday only


All prices include refreshments of drinks and lunches. Overnight accommodation is for Saturday night only at the YHA National Forest. Rooms will be shared with other delegates and requests to share with fellow members accommodated as much as possible.

Saturday’s sessions will run between 11:00 and 17:30, with Sunday commencing at 9:00 through to 15:00.

Registration is via Si Entries on the following link Development Conference 2020


Limited places available