BPA Conference 2019

The British Ports Association Conference 2019 will be hosted by Belfast Harbour from 15-18 October 2019 at Titanic Belfast.

The annual BPA Conference is a unique opportunity for industry partners and key stakeholders to catch up with all the latest policy and industry trends in the UK ports and harbours sector.


Tuesday 15th October 2019
Arrival and Pre-registration
Welcome Drinks Reception at Belfast Harbour Commissioners, Harbour Office

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Day 1 of Conference and Exhibition
Social Evening at Ulster Transport Museum

Thursday 17th October 2019
Day 2 of Conference and Exhibition
Gala Dinner at Belfast City Hall

Friday 18th October 2019
Port Tour 

Delegate package

• 2 Day Conference Pass including refreshments on arrival, coffee breaks and buffet lunch (Wednesday, 16th and Thursday, 17th October)
• Access to exhibition space with over 20 industry stands over 2 days
• Exclusive programme of events including:
– Welcome Drinks Reception at Belfast Harbour Office (Tuesday, 15th October)
– Social Evening including transportation, drinks reception, dinner and entertainment (Wednesday, 16th October)
– Closing Gala Dinner at Belfast City Hall including drinks reception, three course gala dinner and entertainment (Thursday, 17th October)
– Belfast Harbour Tour (Friday, 18th October)


BPA Member Rate: £470 +VAT
Non-BPA Member Rate: £560 +VAT

Gala Dinner
Additional place: £120 +VAT
Table of 10: £1,200 +VAT


An exclusive rate at a hotel near the conference centre has been negotiated for BPA Conference delegates.

AC Hotel, Belfast

In order to guarantee the BPA Conference rate, please book your accommodation by 15th August 2019 by clicking on the link above.

Other options include
Premier Inn, Titanic Quarter
Ramada Encore
Titanic Hotel

Click here for more details and to book your delegate pass

Take a look at the sponsorship opportunities available and see who is sponsoring
See who’s exhibiting at the event
View the partners programme
Download the presentation slides and programme from 2018