BETA AGM & Conference 26th February 2024

On February 26th, the Hilton East Midlands Airport Hotel BETA will be hosting a day filled with invaluable insights and networking opportunities. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

Our lineup of speakers is absolutely phenomenal, covering a wide range of topics that are pertinent to all equestrian businesses. From discussions on cyber security and the impact of AI on your business to exploring HR trends for the year 2024 and analyzing the UK economic landscape, there will be something for everyone! We are particularly thrilled to have John Arnold, our renowned political commentator, joining us for the day. His insights will be invaluable.
We will also be hosting an engaging panel discussion on marketing strategies and innovations. This is your chance to gain invaluable ideas to take your business to new heights.

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For our valued members, the day will kick off with the AGM promptly at 9:30, followed by the Conference at 10:30.

If you really want to make the most of this fantastic opportunity, we highly recommend joining us for an optional overnight stay on February 25th. We will be hosting an informal dinner and get-together, which will provide the perfect setting to connect with fellow equestrian professionals in a more relaxed environment.

Conveniently located near the M1 with excellent rail, road, and air links, the Hilton East Midlands Airport Hotel is easily accessible from Derby and beyond. So, there’s no excuse not to join us!

Whether you’re a BETA member or not, we want to extend a warm invitation to all.

Regardless of your affiliation, this conference promises to be an exciting event that will undoubtedly bring immense value to your business. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Click the link below to secure your spot at the BETA Conference and AGM. We cannot wait to see you there!

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BETA Feed Conference- 27th-28th June 2023

Tuesday 27th June will be a full day covering NOPS topics with sessions on sporting regulatory and legal perspectives, emerging risks and situation update. It provides not only essential CPD but is the first opportunity since 2019 for a wide ranging debate on matters prohibited substances.

Day two on Wednesday 28th June tackled the main issues facing the equine nutrition industry with sessions on the responsible marketing of products, sustainability in sourcing and production of feed, and government regulatory update.

The days start at 10.00am and run through until approx. 3.30 pm.  

There will be a conference dinner on the Tuesday night (27th) with pre-dinner speaker, Helen Nicholls, World Class Performance Director of British Equestrian. Please see ticket options below if you wish to join us for the evening.

Booking and prices are available here….

PROGRAMME- updated 16th June 2023

We are also delighted to welcome back Gold spondor Premier Nutrition and Silver sponsors KIWA and Cargill in support of the Conference









BETA Conference 30th March 2023

The day was a great opportunity for the equestrian trade to network and listen to a full day of speakers addressing topics relevant to all equestrian businesses including:

An HR update for employers,

Making sense of the Economy and the outlook for inflationary impacts

Working with influencers, sponsored riders and Ambassadors – what is the difference and what are the   rules

Marketing effectiveness- what is it?

The imminent extended producer responsibility (EPR) for packaging and what it means for businesses
And more!

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