With so many different groups, there is always some event or meeting happening in the near future. The agenda column of this magazine carries these meetings and the web site lists all the groups and how to get in contact with each of them.
Many of them run excellent and very cost-effective conference days, all of which are very accessible. For example, last week's conference near Cheltenham and this week's one in Birmingham are followed by events in Scotland, north-east England and Wales.
All are available to non-members and often provide you with the level and quality of speaker that cost up to four times the amount at other conferences.
- Scotland Annual Fundraising Conference and Awards Dinner - Hilton Dunblane Hydro, Perthshire
4 & 5 November. Please visit the Scotland pages at www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk
- North-East Autumn Conference - Dissington Hall, Northumberland
6 November. Contact Gary Richardson at email@example.com.
- North-West Regional Conference - Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria
7 & 8 November. Contact Jane Morgan on 01925 766977.
- Wales Annual Fundraisers' Conference - The Techno Centre, Cardiff Bay
6 December. Contact Martin Price on 029 2051 4034.