Community conference 2014

28 February – 2 March 2014

The Brighton Centre

The national conference of UNISON’s community service group.

Registrations and enquiries

If you want to attend the conference, please contact your branch, who can register you as a delegate or visitor on the Online Conference System.

Venue and accommodation

The Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

The venue

For more than 30 years, the council-run Brighton Centre has been a favourite UK venue for exhibitions, conferences, trade fairs, public shows, product launches, banquets and live entertainment. For more information, see the Brighton Centre’s website.

Travel arrangements

Branches are asked to book all travel arrangements for conference through Stewart Corporate Travel. Travel application forms are attached to the forthcoming conference bulletin. 

Travel costs for delegates will be funded nationally; travel costs for visitors must be paid for by the branch.

Branches are responsible for funding their delegates’ and visitors’ attendance at conference. Subsistence should cover the cost of accommodation, meals, childcare, dependent care and facilitation.

Accommodation

Branches are encouraged to arrange accommodation through VisitBrighton. Using this booking service supports the work of our members in local government and ensures our continuing ability, as a not-for-profit organisation, to secure preferential rates for our conference venues.

A dedicated website is now available for attendees to book their hotel rooms for the conference online: http://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucc0214

You can also telephone VisitBrighton on 01273 292 626.

Who should attend

Branch representation levels are as defined by the community service group.

The requirements for ensuring proportionality and fair representation of branch delegations is in line with the NDC Scheme of Branch Representation which applies to all service groups.

Full details on who can attend, branch representation, proportionality and fair representation are available in the conference bulletin.

Contact the conference office

UNISON Conference Office, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Tel: 020 7121 5123

Resources

Conference Motions