Eighteenth Annual General Meeting and CPD Event

Saturday 21st September 2019 – Holiday Inn Milton Keynes Central

We warmly invite you to join us in Milton Keynes this autumn for a time of learning and friendship.

Our event theme is ‘Connections, Communications and Conversations’. We aim to provide an event that builds on these three topics to continue IFPA’s growth and development as a centre/hub/organisation of excellence for professional aromatherapy practice.

We are so looking forward to spending this time with you and have included an optional networking “night before” event. On Friday evening there will be a fun and informal marketing workshop followed by drinks and supper in the hotel’s Marco Pierre White restaurant. Great company, lively conversation and good food – we hope some of you will be able to join us! You will be able to order your own preference from the restaurant menu, and IFPA will provide the wine!

Our CPD day will focus on workshops delivered by dynamic and knowledgeable aromatherapy experts. Full details of the speakers, the content of their workshops and the full timetable of the day coming soon. An outline of this event is attached for your information.

The AGM part of the day (approx. 90 mins) will be an opportunity for you to learn more about the IFPA organisation that has been developed in response to your passion and professionalism and is there to support you and your practice. There will be time to chat over refreshments and a delicious lunch is provided free of charge which will give you the opportunity to meet old friends and make some new ones and mingle with the team behind the IFPA volunteer board of directors.

Our Holiday Inn Milton Keynes Central venue is convenient for motorway and railway links and easily accessible from Heathrow and Birmingham. If you arrive on the train, board member Craig Vassie will organise a shuttle service to collect you and bring you to the venue.

We cannot promise a red carpet, but we aim to make it easy to get as many of us together as possible. If you would like to stay overnight we have arranged a special deal with the hotel. The rooms are reasonably priced on a Bed and Breakfast rate of £73.00 per twin or double room. If you would like to share a twin room, then please let the IFPA office know and we will circulate a list of those who wish to share rooms. All rooms need to be booked directly with the hotel. Before you make your room reservation, we recommend that you join IHG Rewards Club. This loyalty scheme is free to join, and members get free wifi at the hotel if they are staying overnight! To book your room please either email meetings@himiltonkeynes.co.uk or call their events team on 01908 698555 and state the booking name ‘IFPA’ to get the special £73 B&B rate.The newly renovated hotel will offer us comfort and great hospitality during our time there and if retail therapy is on your agenda, Centre MK Intu shopping centre is a 5-minute walk and offers late night shopping…yes, we have researched the important things, food, beds, shopping.

Book now

To secure your place please e-mail admin@ifparoma.org or complete the booking form below:

We will contact you with a booking confirmation and payment details.


The fee for the day is as follows: –

Early Bird offer – £36.00 if payment is received before 31 July 2019 then £48.00 thereafter.

The price is inclusive of lunch, refreshments and attendance certificate for 6 hours CPD training.

We do hope that we have tempted you to join us. Our hope is that you will find the event a valuable and enjoyable social and learning experience both personally and professionally and that with your support we can make it an annual event.

Caren, Julie & Craig & The IFPA Board

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