HFMA summer conference

HFMA summer conference

Encompassing the annual provider and commissioning faculty conferences

04 July 2019 - 05 July 2019

Ashton Gate Stadium


About this event

HFMA’s Summer Conference will return for its 15th year in July 2019; fully combining the Commissioning and Provider networks conferences. This time being held at Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, the two day event will be a unique opportunity for delegates and exhibitors to come together to engage, network and share learning with one another.

Why should you attend?

With system working at the forefront of attendee’s mind, this year’s summer conference will have a strong focus on integration, prevention and technology and will provide delegates a unique opportunity to come together to share ideas, concerns and innovation from across the NHS.

Those that attend the conference will engage in lively debates and discussions whilst having extensive opportunities to gain a greater understanding into key issues with peers.

Speakers at this event will include key policy makers, politicians, clinicians, professional and technical experts. This flagship event is attended by approximately 200 senior finance professionals from the HFMA Provider, Mental Health and Commissioning faculties as well as senior stakeholders from arms-lengths bodies.

Book your place

To book your place at the conference, please contact josie.baskerville@hfma.org.uk

Watch the highlights from last year...

Getting to Bristol

Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, BS3 2EJ

Getting to Bristol

As the gateway to the South West Bristol has direct connections to the North, Midlands and South East via plane, train and car.

Bristol has a vibrant and unmistakeable identity, it's not surprising that it's consistently names as one of the best places to visit in the UK.

Transport will be provided from the Marriot Hotel City Centre to and from the Stadium.

Train services to Bristol Temple Meads

Bristol Temple Meads is extremely well connected, with direct routes to many cities across the UK

1hr 11mins - from Reading

1hr 38mins - from London Paddington

3hrs - from Manchester

1hr 25mins - from Birmingham

Getting from the train station

Bristol Temple Meads is a short 10 minute walk to the Marriot Hotel City Centre and a 10 minute drive to Ashton Gate Stadium

Getting from the airport

Bristol airport is conveniently located for the hotel and venue Ashton Gate stadium is only a fifteen minutes’ drive away from Bristol International Airport. Taxis or a regular shuttle bus services are available.


Driving to Bristol

Bristol can be easily reached by car with direct links to the M4 and M5 connecting on to the rest of the country

Address for the Bristol Marriot Hotel City Centre

2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market
Bristol, BS1 3AD United Kingdom
Feedback from the 2018 summer conference

"This and indeed last year’s convergence conference are the best conferences I have been too in recent years"

"Helped reconnect with the reason why we do what we do; the patient"

"Greater understanding of the issues and challenges of integrated care systems"

"As always the most significant thing I gained was the interaction with NHS finance colleagues"

"Network, enable new relationships building - I shared learning and gained ideas from advanced sites and got to understand their challenges"