Members are invited to attend our exclusive face to face and online events throughout the year, included as part of their membership. These events include our flagship 2-day Annual Conference, our relevant and thought-provoking Leaders’ events and our quarterly Practitioner Networks, that are the lifeblood of the Forum’s ethos. We want our members to leave each event feeling motivated and inspired with ideas to solve problems and achieve greater success, and with a roadmap to change, think differently and to improve themselves, their teams and ultimately their organisation
ANNUAL CONFERENCE - Our flagship annual conference provides members with the opportunity to participate in quality networking, learn and share best practice, listen to outstanding speakers, meet exhibitors and enjoy first-class hospitality. Each year our Conference attracts over 300 leading Shared Service professionals, and showcases a select number of key industry sponsors and business partners. Guest speakers have included, Jeffrey Archer, Lord Paddy Ashdown, Steve Backshall MBE, Jim Lawless, Alex Staniforth, Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
LEADERS EVENTS - We host three Leaders’ Meetings per year, including our ever popular Summer Social. Each member organisation’s Shared Service Centre Leader is invited to attend, alongside selected Sponsors, Partners and Associates. These events provide the opportunity to network and meet like-minded professionals. It is a great platform for leaders to exchange views and information, allowing them to discuss tomorrow's challenges as well as share ideas on how to leverage current business opportunities.
NETWORK EVENTS - The lifeblood of Shared Services Forum UK is our activate practitioner networks, Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash, FA&R, Digital & Operational Excellence and HR & Payroll. These events are held quarterly for each Network either online or face to face and all networks are voluntarily chaired by 2 of our SSF UK members.
All of our online events are recorded and can be accessed from the website along with all the relevant resources. Our face to face events take place at prestigious locations nationwide and have included, The Houses of Parliament, The Chester Grosvenor, Aintree Racecourse, The Lowry Hotel, The Tower of London, Birmingham Science Museum and The Hilton Hotel. Our exclusive events are not to be missed!