Annual Conference
Associated Independent Stores

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Monday 8 - Tuesday 9 April 2019


The Belfry Hotel, Lichfield Road, Wishaw, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 9PR.

Telephone 01675 238600.


Monday morning, 8 April with departure after breakfast on Tuesday, 9 April inclusive.



Please register by 18 January 2019. Nil replies are required.

A confirmation email will be sent to you on receipt of your booking.


£225 + VAT for day delegates, ie including lunch and refreshments.

£450 + VAT for delegates attending the whole conference in single accommodation, or £420 + VAT per person sharing twin/double accommodation ie 24 hour delegate rate. This includes accommodation and full board from Monday to Tuesday morning, inclusive of lunch and dinner on the Monday and breakfast on Tuesday. A subsidy of 50% will be made available to one delegate per member. Optional workshop attendance on Tuesday morning is free of charge.

£155 + VAT additional charge for those delegates requiring dinner and accommodation on the Sunday evening or £105 + VAT per person sharing twin/double accommodation. This will be charged at the full rate, ie no 50% subsidy.

Members will be invoiced via Cenpac prior to the conference.


Cancellations made before 18 January will not incur a charge. Any booking cancelled after 18 January will incur a 100% cancellation charge. However you may send a substitute delegate at any time.

Sporting Activities (Golf):

The Belfry is renowned for its golf and we have reserved the first tee on the Brabazon Championship Golf Course for the Stableford competition on Sunday, 7 April. Further information is available upon registration. Peter Mallinson, of AIS, is organising the competition and if you wish to play you are requested to complete the registration.

Leisure Club & Spa:

The Belfry has an excellent leisure club and spa. You are recommended to book any treatments, via reception, in advance of your visit.