FA UK Convention
The 2014 FA UK Convention will be held during the weekend of April 26/27.
Venue: Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP
The theme this year is: ACCEPTANCE
How to get there: By plane or train to Birmingham International then walk through the NEC (20 mins). If you’re staying at the hotel, there’s a free shuttle bus that can be requested using the freephone in the station.
By car to M42 J6 (NEC). Hotel parking is £3 per day if you state you’re with FA. Map and directions are on the hotel website.
The hotel offers a special deal of evening meal, bed and breakfast for each of the 2 nights Fri 25th, and Sat 26th at £65 pppn. If you book this deal, the evening meal on Friday night is available in the restaurant (not the bar), and on Saturday is served in a private room designated for FA. Use of the hotel pool, spa and gym is included in the price.
To book for 1 or 2 nights, call 0121-780-4242 or book online at www.birminghammetropole.com
and quote Group Code ‘GFAMI’. The hotel has allocated FA a limited number of rooms for the weekend. If you are told there are no rooms left when you book, please contact the office immediately as it’s possible the allocation can be extended. To avoid disappointment book early!
The convention fee is £10 paid on the day or £8 pre-booked. It covers refreshments during the morning break of the Convention. At other break times the hotel designates an area where we can buy hot drinks, and you can buy refreshments at the hotel bar.
Lunch on any day is excluded from the cost. You may either bring your own lunch or buy it from the bar or restaurant. On Saturday the hotel caters a special light lunch for us which is for sale at the Convention. There are also snack bars in the train station.
You are invited to bring suitable gifts (no alcohol please) to be raffled, and hand them in at Registration.
Fri 25/4/14: evening: Meet for dinner – informal
Sat 26/4/14: -9-10 am Convention registration
evening – private meal
Sun 27//4/14: 8.45-9.30am AGM registration
9.30am-1.30pm FA UK 30th Annual General Meeting
If you would like to pre-book for the Convention and save £2 please download a booking form here
and send it to the FA office with your cheque.