LATEST NEWS: Industrial action annouced

Updated on 24 April 2024

Aslef drives to hold train strikes in early May 

Following the recent announcement that the Aslef Union has called a set of strikes from 7 May to 9 May across all the national rail operators, the BSA is working with organisers and accommodation providers to assist delegates with travel and hotel arrangements. Furtherr information will be included in delegate joining instructions.

We urge that all delegates to check the National Rail wesbsite to see how your journey may be affected.

Chosen charity confirmed for 2023

Updated on 10 February 2023

Social justice charity fighting social injustice and poverty

Micah Liverpool | Official Conference Charity 2023

The Building Societies Association are delighted to once again partner with Micah Liverpool, who are our chosen conference charity for 2023.

Micah Liverpool are a social justice charity that has been set up to relieve Liverpool residents from social injustice and poverty. They  are currently running projects to combat unemployment and deliver emergency food aid and affordable food. They currently support over 300 people per week with emergency food aid parcels.

They will be in the exhibition hall ready to talk about all the great work they do for the local community. They will also be accepting cash/contactless donations on the stand or you can donate via the Micah Liverpool justgiving page

If you are heading to the conference make sure you pay them a visit on stand 03 in the exhibition hall.

Building Societies Annual Conference 2023

Updated on 25 October 2022

What has the Eurovision Song Contest got to do with it?

Building Societies Annual Conference | 3-4 May 2023

You'll be forgiven for asking what has the Eurovision Song Contest got to do with the Building Societies Annual Conference 2023?  Well, on the 7th October 2022 Liverpool were announced as host city to the Eurovision Song Contest which resulted in plenty of juggling behind the scenes to ensure we could still bring the conference to Liverpool.

The announcement has meant some clever reshuffling of venue space, but as a result we will have access to some of the best conference spaces the ACC has to offer, including state of the art purpose built auditoriums and bigger and better exhibition space.

With preparations for the Eurovision starting in April there will be an extra buzz to the city who will be hosting the first contest to be held in the UK for 25 years. As accommodation will be in high demand the BSA have teamed up with Liverpool Convention Bureau to secure a range of discounted hotel rooms, all in easy reach of the ACC Liverpool, including the official Conference HQ Hotel - Jury's Inn, Liverpool. We strongly advise that delegates book their accommodation as early as possible once the accommodation portal opens.

In other news the conference dinner will be held at the end of day two of the conference which will be Thursday 4th May.  We will be returning to the breath-taking Liverpool Cathedral, so if you missed out this year make sure you book your place.  Keep in mind the date of the dinner when booking accommodation.

Building Societies Annual Conference 2022

Updated on 20 September 2021

We are heading to Liverpool in 2022!

Building Societies Annual Conference | 4-5 May 2022

It's a case of third time lucky for next year's Building Societies Annual Conference, as we to head to Liverpool for our flagship annual event.

The conference will be returning to face-to-face format and we can't wait to welcome our delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers to our conference.

The event will be held at the ACC Liverpool on the 4th & 5th May 2022, with networking events taking place from 3rd May onwards.

Full conference details including programme information, speaker biographies, sponsors and exhibitor listings will all be available soon. Registration will open towards the end of 2021!

Building Societies Annual Conference 2021

Updated on 25 February 2021

This year's conference is going virtual!

Building Societies Annual Conference | 4-7 May 2021
'From COVID-19 to a new mutual economy'

This year the Building Societies Annual Conference will  be going virtual. The event will take place across four half-day sessions from 4th - 7th May 2021.

Four key themes will be covered across the conference:

  1. Returning to growth
  2. Strong and simple - resilience and innovation serving mutuality
  3. Outcomes based on conduct
  4. A business led recovery

Speakers will be coming to you from a live studio, offering an engaging and thought-provoking conference. The whole event will be delivered on a bespoke virtual platform giving you the opportunity to ask questions, listen to the latest content and engage with our sponsors.

Full conference details, the programme, speakers and virtual sponsors will be updated on a regular basis - and registration is now open!