What we do

 Event Management

An event management service can also be provided by the CPD team who have a wide range of experience and a special understanding and knowledge of the requirements of national and international conferences.

The events team will help create a tailor made package to fit your budget, manage the event from start to finish and always be on hand to assist with queries.

From concept, design and management see how we can help plan the perfect event.

See who we have worked with.

Financial planning and management

  • Preparation of conference budget, with updates as required
  • Handling of fee collection and banking
  • Handling of accounts and invoices
  • Preparation of financial summary

Programme and project management

  • Preparation of management schedule
  • Liaison with organisers and service providers to agreed deadlines
  • Monitoring of schedule during preparatory stages
  • Management of planning and logistics

Marketing and publicity

  • Design and preparation of marketing literature
  • Design and insertion of advertisements
  • Handling of mailshots


  • Design and preparation of registration paperwork
  • Handling of enquiries
  • Computerisation of registrations/letters of confirmation
  • Assisting with international visitors 
  • Preparation of badges, conference packs and special joining instructions
  • Manning of registration desk and stewarding of event

Abstract Submission and Design 

  • Online abstract submission and review process
  • Design of abstract book
  • Printing of abstract book
  • Digital production of abstracts on USB flashdrives

Sponsorship and trade exhibition

  • Liaison with sponsors
  • Coordination of trade exhibitions

Social programmes

  • Venue research and booking of suitable venues for day/evening functions and outings
  • Liaison with venues over programmes, schedules and invoicing
  • Management of ticket sales, ticket allocations and attendance lists
  • Arrangement of transport and other logistical requirements

Hotel accommodation

  • Handling of booking/confirmation of delegates and speakers accommodation

Support services liaison

  • Preparation of detailed brief and liaison with caterers
  • Preparation of detailed brief and liaison with audiovisual services  


Contact the CPD Office to learn more med-cpdbookings@contacts.bham.ac.uk