We run a range of events for Chairs and Vice Chairs - including briefings, workshops, talks by guest speakers, panel discussions and our member only supper clubs. Our events provide an opportunity for you to learn more about the role of chairing, stay up to date with the latest practice and trends in the sector as well as giving you a chance to meet and network with other Chairs.


Chairing Plus Webinar: Working with Your Chief Executive
This event is now fully booked. Add your name to the waiting list.
Wednesday 12 August 2020 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Live Webinar
Online - Zoom

As Chair, building and maintaining a successful relationship with your Chief Executive is a key part of the role. But it’s not always a simple task. This session will look at what is needed at key stages in the Chair-Chief Executive relationship including appraising your Chief Executive. 

This live, interactive training webinar is part of our Chairing Plus webinar series and is £15 for Association of Chairs members and £30 for non-members and Beacon participants.




Online Peer Surgery: Coronavirus – a chance to share
Friday 14 August 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Peer Surgery
Online - Zoom

Our online peer surgeries are designed to help you connect with other Chairs and Vice Chairs, share your experiences and learn from those who may be facing similar challenges and opportunities to you.




An expert's insight on staff restructuring and redundancies - what Chairs need to know
Thursday 20 August 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Expert Insight Session
Online - Zoom

Our Expert Insight Sessions will give you the opportunity to hear from an expert, ask questions and discuss with fellow Chairs and Vice Chairs.




Achieving racial diversity on the board - a peer session
Tuesday 25 August 2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online - Zoom

Are you looking to increase the racial diversity of your board, or are you willing to share experiences that will help others to do so? This session is an opportunity for Chairs to share, peer to peer, challenges and solutions to achieving a more racially diverse board.  




Chairing Plus Webinar: Navigating Difficult Board Dynamics
Thursday 27 August 2020 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Live Webinar
Online - Zoom

Getting the right behaviours and dynamics on the board and between board members is an essential ingredient for successful organisations. This session will provide useful insight and advice on how to set the tone for the board, manage difficult dynamics, and create expectations of appropriate trustee behaviours. 

This live, interactive training webinar is part of our Chairing Plus webinar series and is £15 for Association of Chairs members and £30 for non-members and Beacon participants.


Spaces are still available for this event (£15.00 - £30.00).

An expert's insight into the risk of insolvency - what Chairs need to know
Wednesday 16 September 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Expert Insight Session
Online - Zoom

Our Expert Insight Sessions will give you the opportunity to hear from an expert, ask questions and discuss with fellow Chairs and Vice Chairs.




Dynamic Duo – Balancing the Roles Between Chair and CEO
Thursday 17 September 2020 9:30 am - 3:45 pm Online Workshop
Online

When the relationship between chair and chief executive is strong they are a dynamic duo, both adding value to the organisation. When the relationship is in trouble it’s hard on both chair and CEO and the organisation suffers.

This digital event explores how to balance the roles and how to bring out the best in each other.




Chairing Essentials Webinar: Chairing with Confidence
Thursday 1 October 2020 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Live Webinar
Online - Zoom

We know that the role of Chair although rewarding can be challenging. This webinar will provide you with an overview of the role of Chair as well as practical guidance and tools to support you to be an effective Chair.

This webinar is part of our Chairing Essentials webinar series and is free for Association of Chairs members.




An expert's insight on why and how to recruit young trustees
Tuesday 6 October 2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Expert Insight Session
Online - Zoom

Our Expert Insight Sessions will give you the opportunity to hear from an expert, ask questions and discuss with fellow Chairs and Vice Chairs.




Chairing Essentials Webinar: Dynamic and Productive Meetings
Tuesday 3 November 2020 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Live Webinar
Online - Zoom

Well planned and chaired meetings can leave participants feeling inspired, energised and with the feeling of having accomplished something useful.  This webinar will give you the tools for dynamic and productive board meetings.

This webinar is part of our Chairing Essentials webinar series and is free for Association of Chairs members.




Chairing Essentials Webinar: Building the Board You Want
Thursday 3 December 2020 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Live Webinar
Online - Zoom

Chairs have a key role in recruiting and developing a strong board and bringing out the best in trustees, starting from the beginning of the trustee cycle at recruitment and continuing to departure. 

This webinar is part of our Chairing Essentials webinar series and is free for Association of Chairs members.