GMB picks Brighton for congress events

Brighton has secured a two-year deal to host trade union GMB's annual congress until 2012.

GMB picks Brighton for congress events
GMB picks Brighton for congress events

The 2011 event will take place between 5-9 June at the Brighton Centre, and is set to attract more than 800 delegates.

The congress has been held in Brighton six times since 1981, and more recently at various UK cities including Blackpool and Newcastle.
 
GMB executive officer Steve Short said: "Our executive council has to consider overall costs, not only to the union itself, but the value for the delegates. Brighton has resisted pressures to drive prices in the city too far upmarket."

 

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