Dorset Charities Conference 2018

Book your place

We would like to invite you to the annual Dorset Charities Conference 2018! The event, which is now in its seventh year, will continue to connect charities with leading sector suppliers and a wealth of expert speakers, who will be conducting informative presentations throughout the day providing an opportunity for delegates to earn CPD credits where applicable.

  • Date: Thursday 5th July 2018
  • Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Venue: Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne

Book Your Place

Delegate Admission per person

£10.00 + vat

Suppliers Stand(Includes 2 Delegates)

£100.00 + vat
(+ fee on EventBrite)

For more information, please contact or call 01202 875900.

“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.

Dorset Charities Conference Agenda

Learn more about our speakers >

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
  • Ian Rodd, Ward Goodman - Charity of the Year Raffle Draw and Closing message
15:15 - 17:00
Tea, Cake & Networking


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If you would like to discuss further, please book a meeting with an experienced member of our team. Simply let us know when’s best for you and we will get in touch to arrange a suitable time.

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