Conference 2022

Conference 2022

In light of the ever changing environment, HEBCoN have made the decision to postpone the conference until March 2022

It will be held on Thurs 17th and Friday 18th March 2022 at Liverpool Crowne Plaza Hotel.

If you have booked a place it  will automatically roll over onto the new date.

Venue Information

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Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre Hotel

Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre is the perfect Liverpool lodging choice for your trip to United Kingdom. With numerous amenities for guests such as 24 hour front desk, fitness center, hot tub or spa, you will wake up at Crowne Plaza Liverpool City Centre feeling ready to go every day for your time in Liverpool.

Here’s what else you can look forward to:

Property Location
With a stay at Crowne Plaza Liverpool, you’ll be centrally located in Liverpool, steps from Royal Liver Building and Cunard Building. This 4-star hotel is close to Liverpool ONE and University of Liverpool.

Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Don’t miss out on the many recreational opportunities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Travel Information

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Both Liverpool Lime street and Moorfields train stations are near the Albert Dock.

If travelling from Liverpool Lime street station, board the number 12 at Queens Square bus station ( 4 min walk from station).

Exit the bus at North John Street (Stop DE)

Walk to Hotel approx 8 mins

Alternatively  – leave Liverpool Lime street station walk 2 mins to Elliot street bus stop, board the 79D.

Exit at James Street Station (stop JE)

walk to hotel approx 8 mins

If arriving at Moorfields station, there is no public transport to the Hotel, it is a 9 min walk.

Award Dinner

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This year’s Award’s Dinner will be held at the

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Merseyside Maritime Museum is in the Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool. It contains a variety of objects associated with the social and commercial history of the port of Liverpool.

Highlights include ship modelsmaritime paintings, colourful posters from the golden age of liners and even some full sized vessels. There is also the major exhibition Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story, which tells the story of Liverpool’s links to the ill-fated liner. The Museum also houses the International Slavery Museum (on the third floor) as well as the Border Force’s national museum: Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered (in the basement).

We will start with welcome drinks and a short introduction by one of the curators regarding a specific exhibition,  you are then free to explore the museum/gallery at your pace between 6.45pm to 7.30pm.

We will be sitting down to dinner at 7.45pm in the Maritime
Dining Room, Located on the fourth floor of the Museum
with unrivalled views of Liverpool Waterfront and the Royal
Albert Dock.

The fourth floor spaces are transformed from when they once stored valuable cargo, such as brandy, tea and cotton more than 100 years ago.

Key Note Speaker

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Donald Steel is an international responder, trainer and speaker on crisis communications. He works extensively across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Australasia. He is a former chief media spokesman at the British Broadcasting Corporation. He is also a director of crisis communications at Kenyon International Emergency Services, a leading commercial responder to incidents involving fatality or injury, and at Johnston Associates, the UK’s leading aviation PR company based at London Heathrow.

Purchase Conference

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The conference is open to members of HEBCoN only. If you are a member please choose which package you wish to book from the options below.  (VAT not applicable)

Member Package 1: £375
17th to 18th March 2022

Includes 1.5 days conference , gala dinner and one night’s accommodation on the night of Thursday 17th March.

Member Package 2: £475
16th to 18th March 2022

Includes 1.5 days conference,  buffet dinner on 1st night, gala dinner and two nights’ accommodation on the nights of Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th March.

Accommodation will be at

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Liverpool City Centre, 2 St Nicholas Pl, Liverpool L3 1QW

Cancellation Policy:

From 31st Jan 2022 to 28th Feb 2022 – half delegate rate is payable

From 1st March 2022 full rate is payable but transferable to another delegate

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Booking instructions

When you have booked a conference place, you will have the option to pay by credit card or BACS. If you are paying by BACS you will be sent an email with your invoice – please pass this to your finance department. If you need us to reissue the invoice please email us at:

Conference supported by:

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