Brighton is to host the first Annual Debate of the ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter.
The two-day event, which will take place 24-25 March 2015,
includes an evening reception and dinner and was secured by Brighton following
a competitive RFP.
The Annual Debate will be the key meeting in the association’s
calendar, replacing its previous winter and summer debates. The Chapter
anticipates 80 delegates will attend.
Kerrin MacPhie (pictured), ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter Chair and
Director of Sales at ACC Liverpool, says: “Brighton presented an excellent bid
to host our Annual Debate. In 2015, we have chosen to focus on an annual
debate, making this the key calendar event for our Chapter members to connect,
hear from expert speakers and debate key industry trends.”
VisitBrighton’s Sales Manager, Darren Johnson, adds:
“VisitBrighton has always valued and been proud of its ICCA membership, so we,
along with our city partners, are delighted that the city has been selected as
the 2015 destination for the ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter Annual Debate.
“I’ve no doubt Brighton will provide a fitting backdrop for this
prestigious event and I am truly confident that whilst in the city, delegates
will have a productive, enjoyable and memorable time.”
The ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter represents 74 members and
continues to grow each year. Attendance at the annual debate is open to members
and non-members. Organisers say a full programme will be unveiled closer to the
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