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Upcoming APA events

    • 31 Mar 2018
    • UK Wide

    The APA in partnership with our Accredited Partners will be hosting regular regional events across the UK. These events are free to attend for all APA members however numbers will be limited so register early. 

    These regional events will cover a variety of AP and Transaction Finance specific topics and include talks from industry experts. 

    • 15 Oct 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • The Studio, Birmingham Central
    Register

    Once a year, the APA invites all members to an Annual Forum which is held in Birmingham. Included within the event are a variety of guest speakers from the AP industry who will cover a wide spectrum of AP related topics. There event will also have a thought leadership round-table, Q&A to industry experts, AP specific vendors, APA awards ceremony, Refreshments throughout the day and much more!

    We encourage all members to attend this flagship event. It is a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow AP professionals and also to meet the APA leadership team. Attendees will be able to talk through issues and to be able to compare their own AP function to others and compare performance levels, staffing, policies and processes, etc.

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Past APA Events

APA Annual Conference 2017

06th November 2017 - Held at The Studio, Birmingham City Centre.

The APA Annual Conference 2017 was a highly successful event offering AP professionals the opportunity to network, learn, meet our accredited partners, attend workshop demonstrations and receive awards for your hard work throughout the year. See highlights of the day here.


2017 APA Annual Forum Agenda - Reward, Recognition and The Voice of AP

 09.30am to 10.00am       Registration & Reception (breakfast & networking)

10.00am to 10.30am       Jamie Radford CEO APA – Welcome & Intro to day. An overview of the Accounts Payable                                                               Association journey to date & future aspirations

10.30am to 11.00am       Hays Recruitment – 2017 Job Market & 2018 Outlook
11.00am to 11.30am       Coffee/Tea Break
11.30am to 12.00pm       Donna Austin - Supplier & Employee Exps Manager (Interserve)  - How Interserve have applied                                              Lean principles giving AP a real benefit in their organisation
12.00pm to 12.30pm       Konica Minolta/Process Flows – How Automation & Technology are moving AP Forwards?
12.30pm to 13.15pm       Lunch
13.15pm to 14.00pm       Headline Guest Speaker – Michael Ryan  - TBA
14.00pm to 14.30pm       Jezz Gobran – I -Secured  Information Security & Data Protection. & Solv.ai - AI within AP 
14.30pm to 15.00pm       Coffee/Tea Break
15.00pm to 15.30pm       Daniel Caines – World 400m Track Champion Motivational Speech around the “Underdog                                                          winning & that perception being reality & his journey”
15.30pm to 16.00pm       Awards – Sponsored by Konica Minolta
16.00pm to 16.30pm       Jamie Radford – final thoughts & Giveaways 


2017 APA Award Winners Announced

 APA Awards Categories are:

1. Accounts Payable Team Of The Year - The Guinness Partnership

2. Significant Acheivement - Lumesse

3. AP Manager Of The Year - Donna Austin - Interserve Support Services









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