Conference, workshops, networking, gala dinner & entertainment

27 November 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Paradise Way, Coventry CV2 2ST, UK

The conference, workshops, networking, gala dinner and entertainment take place in the heart of England at the Doubletree by Hilton on the outskirts of Coventry. IPAF's Elevation, now in its second year, is aimed at the UK powered access industry and is open to IPAF members and non-members alike.

The event is a chance for powered access professionals to meet and network, learn about the latest developments, and celebrate all that is great about our industry.

The afternoon begins with a UK Open Meeting from 13:00 and is open for IPAF members and non-members. The conference begins at 14:00 and finishes 17:45, followed by pre-dinner drinks and networking. The dinner with entertainment begins at 18:45.

The full programme and line-up of conference speakers will be announced shortly. Among planned topics will be a discussion about developments in secondary guarding, while the main conference programme will also feature contributions from Ray Cooke, from UK HSE, Paul Godfrey of the British Materials Handling Federation, Karl Baum, MD of F-Tec, talking about the new Lift, Truck and Powered Access Technician Apprenticeship, and David Bishop, Deputy CEO of Build UK.

Giles Councell, Operations Director, and Richard Whiting, UK & Ireland Market General Manager, will present IPAF updates. Peter Douglas, former IPAF board member, will give an update about the No Falls Foundation, of which he is a trustee.

The IPAF Training Film Competition will run again in 2019 - further details will be posted on the website when available.

See you in Coventry!

Book your early bird tickets now!

Get a discount of 10% when you book for a table of 8 or 10

Non-member
Conference
& Gala Dinner

£130
  • Early bird rate available until 18 October 2019. Standard rate £190, from 19 October 2019.

    Prices are exclusive of tax.
    UK VAT of 20% will be added.
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IPAF Member
& Non-member
Conference Only

£FREE
  • This ticket option does not include attendence to the pre-dinner networking event and gala dinner.
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IPAF Elevation 2018, UK

The Venue - Doubletree by Hilton


IPAF's Elevation conference and gala dinner takes place in the heart of England at the Doubletree by Hilton on the outskirts of Coventry. It's perfectly situated just off junction 2 of the M6 motorway and only 10 minutes from the city centre.

Doubletree by Hilton
Paradise Way, Coventry CV2 2ST
Website: doubletree3.hilton.com
Telephone: 02476 603 000

Special Rates
Delegates can take advantage of the special rate of £159 (includes VAT & breakfast) for a Standard Room or £179 (includes VAT & breakfast) for a Deluxe Room. These room rates are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please quote allocation code ‘AIPAFB’ at the time of booking.
 
Getting to the Hotel
By car: Get directions to the conference hotel
By train & taxi: The nearest train station is Coventry and it is served by Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains and CrossCountry. It is 5.1 miles to the hotel.

Other Hotels

Hotels close to the main conference hotel.

Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2
Hinckley Rd, Coventry CV2 2HP
Website: holidayinn-coventrym6jct2.h-rez.com
Telephone: 0808 145-3778
Just 0.9 miles (2.5 kms) from the conference hotel, around 3 minutes by car.

Macdonald Ansty Hall
Ansty, Coventry CV7 9HZ
Website: www.macdonaldhotels.co.uk/our-hotels/macdonald-ansty-hall/
Telephone: 0344 879 9031
1.6 miles (2.6 kms) from the conference hotel, around 4 minutes by car.

Coombe Abbey Hotel
Brinklow Rd, Binley, Coventry CV3 2AB
Website: www.coombeabbey.com
Telephone: 02476 450 450
5.6 miles (9 kms) from the conference hotel, around 12 minutes by car.

Sponsorship

Boost your brand by being a sponsor of IPAF’s Elevation event!

For sponsorship opportunities please download the sponsorship brochure.

The sooner you book, the more coverage your brand will receive and your logo will instantly be added to the event website and be included in pre-event promotion. 

To book a sponsor package, or for more information, please contact Faith Cobaine on +44 (0)15395 66700 or faith.cobaine@ipaf.org.

Sponsorship

Boost your brand by being a sponsor of IPAF’s Elevation event!

ASSOCIATE SPONSOR


For sponsorship opportunities please download the sponsorship brochure.

The sooner you book, the more coverage your brand will receive and your logo will instantly be added to the event website and be included in pre-event promotion. 

To book a sponsor package, or for more information, please contact Faith Cobaine on +44 (0)15395 66700 or faith.cobaine@ipaf.org.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to the IPAF Elevation UK conference (hereafter referred to as ‘the event’), taking place on 27 November 2019 at the Doubletree by Hilton, Paradise Way, Coventry CV2 2ST, UK. This event is organised by IPAF. Registration is processed by IPAF, Moss End Business Village, Crooklands, Cumbria LA7 7NU, UK.

Registration
Participants register for the event through www.ipaf.org/elevation. Payment is made in GBP £ online by credit card or by invoice as part of the registration process. Fees paid by participants cover admission to the gala dinner and networking event prior to the gala dinner. Attendance at the meetings and/or the main conference is free of charge.

UK VAT
Admission to events, exhibitions and conferences in the EU is subject to VAT in the country where the event takes place. The event is located in the UK and UK VAT of 20% will be included. Details on reclaiming VAT can be found at: www.gov.uk/vat

Confirmation of Registration
A confirmation of registration will be sent to each registrant upon receipt of payment together with an invoice. Delegates are asked to bring proof of confirmation to the event.

Change of Participants
Organisations/companies may change the names of individuals on their booking until three days prior to the event start date, at no charge.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Participant
Participants can cancel their registrations until one month prior to the event start date. Until that date, payments already received will be refunded (limited to the amount paid by the participants). However, a fee of £50 will be charged to cover administration and banking costs. Refunds will be handled after the event.

In case of cancellation after one month prior to the event start date, a 25% refund will be made.
In case of cancellation after one week prior to the event start date, or in case of no-show, no refund will be made.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Organiser
If the organiser cancels the event for any reason other than force majeure, registration fees are refunded to registered participants. However, refunds are limited to the amount paid by the participants. The organiser is not liable for any other loss or expenses incurred by participants as a consequence of the cancellation.

If the organiser cancels, postpones or relocates the event on account of fire, flood, riot, earthquake, civil commotion, decisions taken by the national and/or local authorities, weather conditions, strike, lock-out, labour disturbances, explosions, sabotage, accident, terrorism, war, acts of God, or any other causes or casualties beyond the control of the organiser, no refund shall be made. Participants waive all claims for damage in this case.

Marketing & PR
By attending the event and associated activities such as a networking session, you are giving IPAF and its media partners permission to use photographs and/or footage of you captured during the entire event, for marketing and promotional purposes, including on social media. If booking on behalf of other people, you are confirming that you have gained their consent for this aspect of the terms & conditions.

Event App
By registering for the event and associated activities such as the networking session, you are giving IPAF permission to list your name, company and job title on the event app. This information is displayed on the event app and can be accessed by all delegates. If booking on behalf of other people, you are confirming that you have gained their consent for this aspect of the terms & conditions.

Please ensure that you have read the general terms and conditions. By submitting the booking form, you are accepting the general terms and conditions stated above.