How do I find out more?
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Will I be the only new member at Conference?
No, at each Conference we like to hold a 'Newcomers Reception' where first timers can meet the Committee and have a coffee and a chat before the Conference begins. There are typically several newcomers at each Conference. So don't be shy!
What is the Conference format ?
Conference runs from Monday lunchtime to close of the business day. A sponsored bar runs from the end of Conference until Dinner that evening.
For Full delegates: Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation and Breakfast are included in the Conference cost. Delegates depart after breakfast on Tuesday morning - or take part in a round of golf with SPA peers (venue-dependant)
Day Delegates: Lunch on Monday is included in the Conference cost.
What is the Conference Cost?
Conference cost is venue-dependant. The SPA Secretariat negotiates a rate of approx. £250 per delegate including all Conference materials, accommodation, sponsored bar and food.
Who goes to Conference?
Any SPA member (whether a Converter Member or Supplier Member), invited guests and any Sheet Plant or Supplier to our industry who wishes to 'try before they buy' full membership.
How do I get the most out of the SPA?
Become a member, attend Conference, visit the website regularly, engage with the SPA initiatives, call the SPA Hotlines, follow SPA on social media and reap the rewards of Membership.
Twitter: @SheetPlantAssoc
LinkedIn: UK Sheet Plant Association
YouTube: UK Sheet Plant Association SPA News
FaceBook: @sheetplant
How many Members are there in the Sheet Plant Association?
Over 100 members in total, representing over 70 sheet plants with a combined sales turnover in excess of £300 million.
How long has the Sheet Plant Association been around?
Since the mid 1980's and during that time has hosted over 100 Conferences.
How often does the SPA have Conferences?
3 a year usually. When the SPA hosts the UK Corrugated Industry Trade Show, this will replace 1 annual Conference.
SPA Virtual events, such as Masterclasses take place online on a regular basis.
Where are these Conferences held?
A variety of locations centrally in the UK with easy access from the motorway network and close to a major airport.
Virtual events online are hosted via the SPA ZOOM platform.