NICAS Schemes: AGM

On 27th June we, the ABC Training Trust (the team which runs the NICAS and NIBAS schemes) will be holding our Annual General Meeting at the University of Sheffield. Attendance at the AGM is free to members however a booking is required via this booking webpage.

  • (exact timing to be confirmed. Likely to be late afternoon).
  • (if you're unable to attend and wish to vote)
  • Please note: In our Arts and Mems (governance document) there are some stipulations about voting. Generally, ABC members can vote at our AGM however all current invoices need to have been settled for that member to be eligible to vote. We will try and ensure that members know their account status if they have anything outstanding. If as an ABC member you're not sure or want to check please contact us.

The ABC (Association of British Climbing Walls) is also hosting their AGM, as part of their wider 2 day industry conference. Our NICAS team will be attending the conference in order to talk to and gain feedback from as many people as we can. Look out for us in the Rockcity bar area, we hope to see you there.

More details from the ABC about the conference are below.

ABC: Conference and AGM

AGM Conference LogoThe ABC Annual conference and AGM promises to be the best yet! With the exhibitor hall fully booked and tickets selling fast, anyone and everyone from the world of indoor climbing will be under the same roof on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June. This year's venue is the University of Sheffield with choice of overnight accommodation available in one of two hotels on site, only a short stagger away from the exhibitor hall (and bar...)

To buy tickets and see the full list of exhibitors and speakers, go to the ABC's event page.

Ticket price includes:

  • Access to workshops and seminars
  • Entry to the Entre-Prises Exhibitor Hall
  • Entry to the Rock City bar
  • Demonstrations from Rock City and Wide Boyz
  • Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks
  • 2-course buffet lunch on both Thursday and Friday
  • Delegate day pack
  • Discount on accommodation
  • Free parking
  • AND your Thursday evening entertainment, brought to you by, barbecue and special guest speaker: Pete Whittaker, who will be sharing his stories, from small gritstone adventures to soloing the big walls of Yosemite. Episodes of toilets, thirst, falls and failures are all part of the game when trying to succeed on big granite cliffs on your own!

With all things climbing in one place for two days - the University of Sheffield promises to be the happiest place in the world on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June. Make sure you're there!

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