2017 AMDIS Annual Conference


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Monday 15 - Tuesday 16 May 2017
East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham

Conference Sponsors
1 BBSN ZB          FinalsiteUK TRANS     Metropolis Education TRANS 2     MTM TRANS     6 My School Portal PURPLE BOTTOM     

The AMDIS Annual Conference continues to bring together delegates from around the UK to share experiences, to learn and to listen to an outstanding line up of speakers and presenters. Over two days, delegates will experience a diverse range of seminars, workshops, discussion sessions and keynote addresses.


Full Programme

2017 AMDIS Annual Conference Programme



An extensive choice of seminars, workshops, keynote speakers, discussions and debates

First class motivational and inspirational keynote speakers

Expert seminar speakers from business and commerce, as well as from the schools marketing sector

Inspirational, Practical and Strategic sessions covering a wide variety of topics and issues

Extensive Exhibition Hall with key suppliers from all areas of the industry offering expert advice

A central location with excellent road, rail and airport links

State of the art conference centre and hotel, with exclusive use for the whole of the two day event

Vital networking opportunities throughout the two days


Grant Leboff

Marketing strategist,
inspirational speaker
and author of Sticky
Marketing and Stickier


Christian Howes

A social media
expert with over
15 years of
experience in digital.


Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Global entrepreneur,
motivational speaker,
business mentor,
educator and candidate
in 2014's The Apprentice.


Oliver Blond

Roedean School,
East Sussex.



// Case Studies Redefining a school for the future; Bringing in the girls; The buy out option; Changing the culture & boarding map of a school

// Legal updates The Brexit effect; Public benefits - the current rules; Threat of the Grammar Schools

// Marketing Initiatives and techniques Pupil led marketing, Social media trends; KPIs; Strategic planning

// ISC Census The latest census news & updates

// Development Fundraising law update; Telethon success; Creating a development culture

// International marketing Building lasting relationships with agents; Tier 4 - the update; Starting out overseas

// Personal development Time management, Relationship management; Change management


Full Programme

2017 AMDIS Annual Conference Programme



  • Informal drinks and dinner on Sunday 14 May 2017 for those who arrive early to the Conference
  • Annual Conference Drinks and Dinner with top after dinner speaker on Monday 15 May 2017
  • Breaks throughout the day to give maximum networking opportunities for delegates to share knowledge, experiences and best practice


"Excellent speakers and really interesting topics – found it hard to choose which session to attend on many occasions! Keep up the variety."

2016 Conference Delegate


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A dedicated area where the top suppliers involved with admissions, marketing and development in independent schools will showcase all that is new, relevant and important to the sector.

The Annual Conference Dinner will also be held in the Exhibition Hall.

"The best event by far to be able to truly network and discuss with fellow delegates across the two days."

2016 Conference Delegate


Set in 330 acres, yet only 2 miles from central Nottingham, the East Midlands Conference Centre is a stunning modern venue, with a stylish, contemporary look. Having access to a variety of meeting rooms and open spaces, as well as quiet areas for one to one discussions and catching up with e-mails, means that this Conference Centre meets the needs of everyone attending the 2016 Conference.

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State of the art audio visual equipment in every meeting room and the main auditorium ensures that every presentation and workshop can be delivered to the highest standard.

The brand new, contemporary hotel, The Orchard, located adjacent to the Conference Centre, is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day. Relax in the gym or unwind in the bar.

Take a look for yourself...


Both the Conference Centre and the Hotel will be for the exclusive use of those attending the conference throughout the two day event.

Terms & Conditions

CANCELLATION Final date for a full refund: Friday 21 April 2017
FINAL BOOKINGS Final date to book a place: Friday 5 May 2017

For further information regarding the 2017 AMDIS Annual Conference, please contact Tory at the AMDIS Office:

T: 01653 699800
E: enquiries@amdis.co.uk

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