Events

CCA Local Government Conference 2019

Running from 22nd-23rd February 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Oxford Belfry, the CCA Conference has a programme packed full of policy and campaigning sessions, as well as providing the opportunity for councillors to meet the MHCLG Ministerial team.

This is a fantastic weekend for councillors from across the country to come together and discuss policy ideas, network, and get motivated ahead of the 2019 local elections. Speakers will include the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, the MHCLG Ministerial Team and Party Chairman, Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP. Darren Mott, CCHQ Director of Campaigning, will address delegates on Campaign 2019.

The popular all-inclusive CCA Member Full Package, costing just £185, includes access to the whole conference, accommodation at the Oxford Belfry, drinks reception and three-course dinner, lunches and refreshment breaks. As well as this, there are a number of other options available, including day passes starting from just £40. We are also pleased to offer a 3-for-the-price-of-2 discount for those members who would like to attend as a Council Group.

Please click here for more information and to book your place.

Roe Project Public Speaking Course Stages I and II

Stage I - 15th March 2019

We are pleased to once again be hosting the always popular Public Speaking Course Stage I in conjunction with the Roe Project. The course looks at how to deliver a presentation, making an impact and dealing with difficult questions. Stage I courses are perfect for all members of the CCA, whether they are councillors, candidates, or Associate Members as they deal with skills and techniques that are important in both in attendees’ professional and personal lives. The course will be held here at CCHQ and will run from 9.30am – 5.00pm, and costs just £80 including a buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Please note that the event is only open to members of the CCA. If you would like to attend, you can reserve your place by clicking on the PayPal button below.

Stage II - 22nd March 2019

Building on the skills identified in Stage I of the Public Speaking Course, the Stage II training course is the perfect follow-on for Stage I attendees. The course will look at: The Power of Thought, Interviews, Debate/Public Meeting and Speech Preparation. Providing enormously useful lessons and guidance on how best to manage yourself in your day-to-day life, both inside and outside of the Council Chamber, the course comes highly recommended from those members who have attended previously. The course will be held here at CCHQ and will run from 9.30am – 5.00pm, and costs just £80 including a buffet lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Please note that the Stage II is only open to CCA Members and those who have completed a previous Stage I course.

 

If you would like to attend either of the Public Speaking courses, you can reserve your place by clicking on the relevant PayPal button below.

 

Public Speaking Course Stage I

Public Speaking Course Stage 2