Dorset Charities Conference 2018

Thank You

Ward Goodman would like to thank everyone involved in making this years Dorset Charities Conference another huge success.

It was wonderful to see so many representatives from such a diverse range of charities and organisation getting the most out of the day, particularly from an excellent array of guest speakers.

To download the speaker presentations, please see the links below

“This conference is special to the local charities’ community as it offers a day of variety, including listening to eminent speakers, learning from others and networking with specialist suppliers. It’s a day organised for members of charities and community organisations to share ideas, experiences and identify opportunities to work together”

Ian Rodd, Managing Director of Ward Goodman.

Trade stands, presentations and networking opportunities bring together charities and sector suppliers to facilitate collaborative working.

For more information or to register your interest for the 2019 Dorset Charities Conference, please contact or call 01202 875900.

Dorset Charities Conference Agenda

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09:00 - 10:00
Registration and supplier trade stand setup
10:00 - 10:20
  • Ian Rodd, Ward Goodman and Peter Trueman - Business Development Officer, QE School Business Team
10:20 - 11:00
Keynote Speaker
  • Jon Yates - CEO from Dorset Community Foundation
11:00 - 11:15
  • Bev Jesse - Teachers Building Society
11:15 - 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:40
Compliance Session
  • Jen Richardson – Head of Charities, Ward Goodman
  • Geoff Trobridge – Partner, Lester Aldridge, LLP
  • Sarah Wrixon - Summers & Co Independent Insurance Brokers
12:40 - 12:50
  • Ian Girling - Chief Executive, Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry
12:50 - 13:40
13:40 - 14:10
  • Ian Jones - Head of Regional Community Partnerships, Bournemouth University
14:10 - 15:00
  • Dr Claire Routley - Legacy Fundraising
15:00 - 15:15
  • Chris Beale, Chief Executive, Poole CVS
  • Ian Rodd, Ward Goodman - Charity of the Year Raffle Draw and Closing message
15:15 - 17:00
Tea, Cake & Networking


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