North West Annual Conference 2019

Value the opportunity: together towards tomorrow

27 June 2019 - 28 June 2019

Grand Hotel

About the conference

The North West Branch Annual Conference is returning to Blackpool and this year we are  supporting the HFMA President's of  'Value The Opportunity'.

How would you benefit?

This two day event is an excellent opportunity to share learning with colleagues and explore a range of potential solutions for your organisation whilst helping you to meet your annual CPD requirements

What to expect?

  • Kathy Roe, Finance director for public services in Tameside & Glossop and HFMA Finance Director of the Year 2018
  • Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive of the Kings Fund presenting on the long term plan update
  • talking about digital innovation
  • Jonathan Stephens, NHS Improvement
  • Tony Oakman, Chief Executive, Bolton Council presenting on setting up health and social integration & regeneration
  • Sarah Baker, Civil Aerospace, Rolls  Royce plc sharing how to create a high performance culture
  • North West award winners at National HFMA Awards
  • Great networking opportunities
  • Variety of workshops

Who should attend?

Delegates of all bands are welcome to attend

Achievements to be recognised

Every year we celebrate the achievements of the organisations in the North West. This year the categories for awards are:

  • Finance Team of the Year Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Great Place to Work Award

The awards are open for nominations. Details on how to enter 

Booking information

For group bookings, please complete this spreadsheet and return to

Early Bird tickets are available until 30 April.

New Member Discount NWAC19

As part of the conference, we are encouraging new members to join our circle by offering a £30 discount* to any potential brand new North West members. 

If you would like to take advantage of the discount, and are new to HFMA, join online. Or, if you are already an affiliate member, please download this direct debit form and send to Please ensure you quote the code above!

*This offer is only available to new paying members based in the North West and will not work for returning members. This offer is only available when purchasing the annual membership subscription and not the monthly rate.
** This offer excludes Gala Dinner only tickets. The offer ends on 14th June 2019.


Grand Hotel, North Promenade Sea Front, Blackpool, FY1 2JQ