BMC AGM weekend 2019

Posted by Suzanne Jones on 05/02/2019
The 2018 BMC AGM in Kendal. Photo Alex Messenger / BMC

This year, the BMC AGM is heading to Buxton. Join BMC President Lynn Robinson for the annual President's dinner and Volunteer Awards on Saturday night, and then have your vote on the running of the BMC on Sunday.

The BMC AGM weekend is taking place on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March 2019 in Buxton.

Join BMC President Lynn Robinson for the President's Dinner and presentation of the 2019 Volunteer Awards on Saturday from 7pm at the Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton.

The AGM will  be taking place on Sunday 31 March from 12 noon at the Devonshire Dome. Registration is open from 9.00 am, and is necessary if you wish to vote on any of the agenda items. Please make sure your membership is valid and make your vote on the day count! 

If you are unable to attend the AGM in person, you can still cast your vote by appointing a proxy to vote on your behalf. Find out more about proxy voting here.

There will also be a number of meetings and workshops related to the BMC Organisational Development Group, a local walk organised by the BMC Peak area hill walking team, subsidised skills sessions for BMC affiliated club members (details TBC), and a chance to check out the BMC & MHT British Women Climb exhibition.

Please use this form to let us know if you will be attending the meal, walk and weekend meetings.

Booking for the clubs skills workshop will be taken seperately. More details to follow.

 

BMC AGM essentials

Advance notice of the BMC AGM 2019 & proxy voting information

BMC AGM 2019 Agenda - available 22 February 

BMC 2018 Annual Report - available 22 February

BMC 2018 Annual Accounts - available 22 February

BMC AGM voting rights

BMC Articles of Association

BMC AGM 2018 minutes

 

BMC AGM weekend programme

Saturday 30 March - Lee Wood Hotel

10.00 am Walk

Meet the BMC Peak area hill walking team outside Buxton railway station for a 9 to 10-mile circular walk, visiting the high gritstone plateau of Combs Moss and the delightful Goyt Valley.
See the BMC Local Areas site for more info.

10.00 am Clubs skills sessions

Details TBC

Booking for the clubs skills workshop will be taken seperately. More details to follow.

3.30 pm Clubs – how will they have a say in the future BMC?

Open to clubs officials past or present - how will clubs be represented in the BMC and what might the strategy for clubs look like?

We would highly recommend that clubs send 1-2 reps to the workshop as the discussions will impact on the future support offer to clubs.

To help with the practical planning of the workshop we are asking that people register as spaces are limited

7.00 pm BMC Presidents dinner & Volunteer Awards presentation

Join BMC President Lynn Robinson for a buffet meal and the presentation of the 2019 BMC Volunteer Awards at the Lee Wood Hotel.

The dinner is free to all members, however registration is mandatory as spaces are limited.

 

Sunday 31 March - Devonshire Dome

9.00 - 11.30 am BMC AGM Registration 

Mandatory for all members wishing to attend the AGM

9.30 - 11.00 am Members open discussion - fit for the future

A review of the BMC’s vision, mission & core values. Open to all BMC members

11.00 am Tea, coffee and pastries

A chance to check out the BMC & MHT British Women Climb exhibition if you missed it at Kendal Mountain Festival last year. The BMC shop will also be on hand with the full range of guidebooks and AGM special offers.

12.00 noon BMC AGM starts

 

Please use this form to let us know if you will be attending the Saturday evening meal, walk and weekend meetings.

Booking for the clubs skills workshop will be taken seperately. More details to follow.

For all AGM weekend queries please email suzanne@thebmc.co.uk.

 

Accomodation

Please note that the BMC is unable to book members accomodation. 

Accomodation is available at the Lee Wood, and should be booked directly with the hotel.

There are plenty of alternative options in Buxton, a list of accomodation can be found on the Visit Buxton website.



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