Europe's biggest international development conference

Attracting over a thousand people, the Bond Annual Conference brings together diverse organisations and thinkers to share ideas and discuss emerging trends in the international development and humanitarian sectors.

In this time of unprecedented change, this two-day conference will challenge your thinking and stimulate debate around crucial current issues. You’ll be inspired to take new approaches in your work to make a real difference while tackling the challenges facing the NGO sector. 

Hear from a range of high profile speakers, including Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, British Council chief executive Sir Ciarán Devane, and Norwegian Refugee Council secretary general Jan Egeland.

Pricing and tickets

Sessions are divided into six stands

Implement: learn how to optimise processes and streamline operations from organisations within and beyond the sector

Inspire: get insights into what effective leadership means in a changing landscape of digitalisation and civil society under threat

Invest: find out about funding, alternative financing and diversifying income from donors and government

Innovate: learn about fostering a culture of innovation, alternative business models and how to scale up.

Influence: hear about the latest issues affecting policy and advocacy, including Brexit, climate change, SDGs and MPs’ differing views on international development

Impact: find out how to measure and make real impact, as well as the importance of transparency  

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Sessions

Innovate Session
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Finding new ways of working that balance risk and reward is crucial to any organisation’s success in today’s climate.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
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With regulations predicted to diminish organisations’ fundraising abilities, the need for innovative fundraising has never been more pressing.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
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How do organisations use digital to inspire their audiences and effect change?

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Inspire session
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Now more than ever leaders within NGOs are expected to demonstrate great knowledge, skills, stamina and judgement.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Influence Session
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This in-conversation session brings together cross-party MPs to negotiate and hopefully agree on specific international development issues.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Implement Session
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Brexit is making a direct and indirect impact on the planning environment for INGOs.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Inspire session
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Now more than ever leaders within NGOs are expected to demonstrate great knowledge, skills, stamina and judgement.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Inspire session
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In our interconnected world, most NGOs know that you can’t achieve sustainable change alone.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 16:15
Inspire session
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This session explores how those charged with the governance of NGOs can navigate through these challenging times.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Inspire session
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As people in the global south rightly take greater ownership of the decisions that affect them, we need to ask what this means for UK INGOs.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
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With regulations predicted to diminish organisations’ fundraising abilities, the need for innovative fundraising has never been more pressing.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
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Learn more about DFID’s funding strategy and how you can plan accordingly.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
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With the sector’s major grant-makers on hiatus, many NGOs are looking for ways to generate income outside of normal proposals and project funding.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Invest Session
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Increasing amounts of the UK’s overseas development assistance (ODA) is being spent outside of DFID.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15
Invest Session
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Philanthropic foundations can help the development sector get the resources it needs to make a greater impact.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Innovate Session
Innovate header

Finding new ways of working that balance risk and reward is crucial to any organisation’s success in today’s climate.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Innovate Session
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Learn how to create new business models that meet changing needs.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Innovate Session
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The world of work is changing radically, with profound consequences for people’s livelihoods around the world.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Innovate Session
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Scaling innovation has emerged as a critical subject as we enter 2017.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Innovate Session
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This accessible session features real-life organisational challenges and how they were solved practically with mobile technology.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15
Influence Session
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This in-conversation session brings together cross-party MPs to negotiate and hopefully agree on specific international development issues.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Influence Session
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This session explores why the SDGs are not "business as usual" and have the potential to drive true change.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Influence Session
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Listen to experts pitch ideas about how we should respond to the triggering of Article 50.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Influence Session
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This session explores the evolving role of Bond members and NGOs advocating for civic space around the world.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Influence Session
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This session explores what the record number of migrants worldwide, and the responses of governments and international institutions to this context

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15
Impact Session
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How do organisations use digital to inspire their audiences and effect change?

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Impact Session
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What keeps the leaders of southern civil society organisations awake at night?

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
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In this Question Time-like session, you’ll get the hard questions answered about trust and transparency by development experts.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
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Hear how you can supercharge your communications by partnering up with the right people.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Impact Session
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This session explores new approaches to ensuring your messages reach the right audience.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15
Implement Session
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Brexit is making a direct and indirect impact on the planning environment for INGOs.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Implement Session
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Hear from INGOs that have saved thousands of pounds and streamlined their operations using savvy pricing and Full-cost Recovery.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15
Implement Session
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Technological innovations are changing the way we work and how organisations are resourced and structured.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Implement Session
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This session will give you practical tips for understanding your own business processes and accessing support from outside the NGO sector.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Implement Session
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We look at the challenges and reasons for making the World Humanitarian Summit's "Grand Bargain" a reality.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Innovate Session
Innovate header

Finding new ways of working that balance risk and reward is crucial to any organisation’s success in today’s climate.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Inspire session
Inspire Header

Now more than ever leaders within NGOs are expected to demonstrate great knowledge, skills, stamina and judgement.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:15 to 15:45
Implement Session
Implement Header

Brexit is making a direct and indirect impact on the planning environment for INGOs.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Influence Session
Influence Header Image

This session explores why the SDGs are not "business as usual" and have the potential to drive true change.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
Invest header

Learn more about DFID’s funding strategy and how you can plan accordingly.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
Impact header

In this Question Time-like session, you’ll get the hard questions answered about trust and transparency by development experts.

 

 

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Invest Session
Invest header

With regulations predicted to diminish organisations’ fundraising abilities, the need for innovative fundraising has never been more pressing.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
Impact header

How do organisations use digital to inspire their audiences and effect change?

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Influence Session
Influence header

This in-conversation session brings together cross-party MPs to negotiate and hopefully agree on specific international development issues.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Innovate Session
Innovate header

Learn how to create new business models that meet changing needs.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Impact Session
Impact header

What keeps the leaders of southern civil society organisations awake at night?

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 11:15 to 12:45
Implement Session
Implement Header

Hear from INGOs that have saved thousands of pounds and streamlined their operations using savvy pricing and Full-cost Recovery.

 

 

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 15:15 to 16:15

Pricing

Book early. The earlybird discount ends 23 December, 2016. Small Bond members (<£500,000) are eligible for the reduced fee listed below.

We offer group discounts to members as follows: 5+ bookings receive a 20% discount; 10+ bookings receive a 25% discount

Earlybird (1 day | 2 day)

Large Bond members (>£500K): £195 | £295 

Non-members (not for profit): £345| £445 

Full (1 day | 2 day)

Small Bond members (<£500K): £175 | £275

Large Bond members (>£500K): £295 | £395

Non-members (not for profit): £395 | £495

Non-members (corporate): £495 | £595

Bond corporate supporters: £395 | £495

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The conference was very insightful and thought-provoking. I met new people and made a number of connections.
Mary Mosinghi, KwaAfrica

Main sponsors

Diversity Travel Logo

Diversity Travel is an award-winning Travel Management Company specialising in the international development sector.

INTL FCStone Ltd (IFL) specialises in transferring funds to the emerging markets and complex countries.

Key Travel is an award-winning international travel management company, specialising in the humanitarian, faith and education sectors since 1980.

Other sponsors

DAI is a global development company working on the frontlines of international development consulting.

Perrett Laver is a global executive search firm finding exceptional leaders within non-profits, civil society, education, research and healthcare institutions.

Plenary sponsor

Exhibitors

DAI is a global development company working on the frontlines of international development consulting.

SGS Logo

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.

TGS are Toyota Motor Corporation's official suppliers of ex-stock Toyota vehicles and parts to aid and humanitarian agencies working in emergency and development projects worldwide.

Scriptoria is a world leader in sustainable development communications who is able to find solutions to the most complex communications and knowledge management problems.

Precio Fishbone is a specialist IT company focused on Microsoft technology, which works with NGOs to help address common challenges.

Perrett Laver is a global executive search firm finding exceptional leaders within non-profits, civil society, education, research and healthcare institutions.

Key Travel is an award-winning international travel management company, specialising in the humanitarian, faith and education sectors since 1980.

Primary Sponsor INTL FCStone Ltd provides a customised Foreign Exchange and treasury service to organisations in more than 140 currencies.

ILS is committed to the safety and security of international development and humanitarian relief professionals though the delivery of advice, support, equipment and training.

Precio Fishbone is a specialist IT company focused on Microsoft technology, which works with NGOs to help address common challenges.

Primary Sponsor INTL FCStone Ltd provides a customised Foreign Exchange and treasury service to organisations in more than 140 currencies.

Perrett Laver is a global executive search firm finding exceptional leaders within non-profits, civil society, education, research and healthcare institutions.

Clements Worldwide is the leading provider of insurance solutions for expatriates and international organisations.

Scriptoria is a world leader in sustainable development communications who is able to find solutions to the most complex communications and knowledge management problems.

Durbin specialises in supplying NGO’s and charities with all types of pharmaceuticals and medical items as well as Luci solar rechargeable lights.

ILS is committed to the safety and security of international development and humanitarian relief professionals though the delivery of advice, support, equipment and training.

Key Travel is an award-winning international travel management company, specialising in the humanitarian, faith and education sectors since 1980.

Diversity Travel Logo

Diversity Travel is an award-winning Travel Management Company specialising in the international development sector.