These FAQs are for the March 2017 conference that happened Thursday 2nd.

How will I know who is speaking at the conference?

See our full programme for the list of our 2017 speakers.

How do I book?

Click on the booking link and follow the instructions.

What should I do if I have a problem booking my ticket?

Hopefully booking your tickets will be a smooth process. If however you do have any problems, or you can’t book online, please contact 0207 015 1800 or [email protected].

How do I book breakout sessions?

Breakout sessions can be booked by emailing [email protected]. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Do I need to bring my ticket to register?

Yes, please bring your ticket with you to the conference. You will need this to collect your badge and conference pack. You can do this by printing it out, or by downloading it to your phone or tablet.

Is there parking at the conference?

There is ample free car parking on-site. If you have any bespoke parking requirements, please let us know in advance by emailing [email protected] or calling 020 7015 1800.

What time should I arrive?

The conference doors will open at 9.00am on Thursday 2 March 2017.

I am attending the Skills Awards the night before. Are there nearby hotels?

For ease of travel, we suggest that you stay at our recommended hotels: 

Premier Inn Thurrock West
Stonehouse Lane
West Thurrock
RM19 1NS

Park Inn By Radisson Thurrock
High Road
North Stifford
RM16 5UE

Should I bring my own lunch?

You are welcome to bring your own lunch, but we will be providing a full buffet lunch with various dietary requirements catered for. We advise you to save some space for our delicious cakes that will be laid out during the afternoon.

How can I get involved?

We are currently finalising our programme for the conference, but we may still have opportunities to be a part of the event. If you would like to speak to us, please send an email to [email protected]

I am interested in sponsoring the conference. How can I do this?

If you are interested in sponsoring, or donating, to Creative & Cultural Skills, please email [email protected]