RAFA conference to inject £700,000 into Bournemouth economy

Royal Air Forces Association to hold annual conference at BIC

BIC: to host RAFA conference
BIC: to host RAFA conference

The Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) annual conference is anticipated to generate nearly £700,000 into the Bournemouth economy this weekend.

RAFA's annual conference is being held at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) from Friday to Sunday.

Some 800 delegates are anticipated to attend the conference, which will include keynote addresses from Air Chief Marshall Sir Glenn Torpy and president of the RAF Association, Air Marshall Philip Sturley.

The annual conference rotates between Blackpool and Bournemouth and was most recently at the BIC in 2007.

BIC managing director Peter Gunn said: "The association market is key to maintaining a busy diary of events and we are pleased to welcome back the RAFA annual conference this year."

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