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School business leaders' conference


Tuesday 19 June 2018 - the studio, Birmingham

"We are delighted to invite you to our third annual school business leaders conference. Our aim is to challenge, stimulate and inspire you to undertake your role with renewed vitality. You will have the opportunity to hear from experts and practitioners, as well as national figures who will update us on the challenging times that we face. At the end of the conference, you will take with you practical ideas, advice and information that you can use to further improve your setting. We hope you will join us."

Rachel Younger, school business leader representative, NAHT national executive

Why should you attend?

  • Learn from experienced professionals at three bespoke workshops
  • Network with like-minded colleagues
  • Discuss and assess best practice for your school
  • Feel empowered as an SBL and leave-taking ownership of your role in the school
  • Be inspired by our renowned keynote speakers
We have eight specially commissioned workshops on offer at this event - for more information on each workshop, click on the title below:
Keynote speakers (find out more information about them)
  • Paul Whiteman, NAHT general secretary
  • Stephen Morales, NASBM chief executive
  • David Hyner, goal setting researcher and motivational speaker - "'SMART' goals DON'T to achieve your MASSIVE goals"
  • Tony Foot, director, education funding group, DfE
SBL networking gathering, Monday 18 June - Bacchus Bar, 8pm 

All delegates are invited to attend a networking gathering organised by NAHT's SBL council members. We encourage you to come along and meet other SBLs in an informal setting. Please RSVP within the booking form.

* Please note that food and beverages are to be paid for by attendees.

How can I book accommodation?
On Monday 18 June, we have a limited number of rooms available at preferential rates via our booking agency. To book and pay for these rooms, call Review Travel on 01625 446288. Rooms will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 


  • Opens at 8.15am
  • Starts at 9.15am
  • Ends at 4.15pm


Early bird offer - limited to the first 50 members - £155

Member - £195
Non-Member - £225

Group booking for 3+ people - £175* per person

Terms and conditions apply