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National Ambulance BME Forum Conference 2019

Our colleagues at the National Ambulance BME Forum will be holding their second annual conference at the AmEx Stadium in Brighton on Thursday 24 October.


Date and Time

24 October 2019



AmEx Stadium, Brighton

American Express Community Stadium
Village Way

National Ambulance BME Forum Conference 2019

24 October 2019

We are delighted to support the second conference for the National Ambulance BME Forum will take place on Thursday 24 October at the AmEx Stadium in Brighton.

The themes of this conference  include:

  • The power of staff networks
  • Mental health in the BME workforce and communities
  • Intersectionality

The conference is designed to build upon the conversations that we are all having within our organsiations in a response to the Workforce Race Equality Standard and is also a fantastic opportunity to meet colleagues from across the country and share best practice. .

The event is free^ to attend. Each NHS Ambulance Trust has been allocated an initial ten places and these will be allocated by your Equality and Diversity Lead.  Any remaining places will be released in Mid-July r and allocated on a first come first served basis. Once the 150 places are allocated, a reserve list will be held in case of any cancellations. All participants will receive lunch, a certificate of attendance and conference pack.

^ A non-attendance fee of £50 is applicable to people who do not attend and fail the cancel their place. Demand for tickets is expected to be high and we encourage anyone who cannot attend to cancel their place as soon as possible to enable others a chance to take part.

Accommodation and Travel

There are a number of hotels in the local area should you require accomodation. We recommend booking early to secure the best price.

Falmer Station is adjacent to the AmEx Stadium concourse. There are regular services all day and late into the evening to Brighton and Lewes. For information on services and times visit

There are a wide range of bus routes that serve the AmEx Stadium. A full bus schedule can be found online at

From Brighton the 25 bus service is the best to use because you can be dropped off right outside the stadium entrance. Services 28 and 29 can also be used if you don't mind a short walk. The 28 and 29 services come from Lewes and the best stop to use is Falmer Train Station, where you will only be a 5 minute walk from the stadium.

If you are travelling by car, the AmEx Stadium offers a large free car park at the venue.  

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