VIEW Conference 2019

Be part of the biggest annual gathering of the vision impairment education workforce in the UK. Join your colleagues for two days of professional development focusing on the education and support of children and young people with vision impairment. Come along to listen to inspiring speakers, participate in workshops, and network with colleagues from across the sector. Day and residential places available. 

  • If you wish to reserve a place or book, please send us an email at
  • Please note that even if you’ve been on our mailing list before – due to new EU data regulations, you will need to opt in to join the “VIEW Conference, Courses and Events” mailing list to continue to hear from us about the conference. Please fill out the form at the following link: – thank you for your support.


The VIEW Conference 2019 will be held on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 March.


Hallmark Hotel Birmingham Strathallan
225 Hagley Road
B16 9RY

Price – Early Bird Offer

We have an early bird offer –

If you book and confirm a place by 30 September, the cost will be the same as this year:

• Whole conference (residential) £320 (VIEW members £250)
• Thursday 14th March (daytime only) £140 (VIEW members £115)
• Friday 15th March (daytime only) £140 (VIEW members £115)

From October 2018 onwards, prices will be as follows:

• Whole conference (residential) £325 (VIEW members £255)
• Thursday 14th March (daytime only) £145 (VIEW members £120)
• Friday 15th March (daytime only) £145 (VIEW members £120)

We are also offering a joint conference and membership offer whereby you can pay for membership fees and conference fees at the same time – this would be membership rate plus membership fee, so, for example, the two day residential early bird cost would be £250 plus £60 – £310. This may be of interest to those of you whose LA pay their membership fees.

You will again be able to book accommodation for the night prior to the conference and this will be for the additional price of £75 (bed and breakfast).

Bookings will be available through the website from September, but if you wish to reserve a place for next year now, please send us an email at


Please e mail to enquiry about exhibiting.



90% of delegates providing feedback said they learnt something at the conference that they would immediately put to use in their work

“Once again, a brilliant conference. It is very difficult to find training in vi but the conference presents a diverse range and enable participants to access speakers who provide lots of useful info”

“As a VIEW member the conference is amazing value for money – to hear experts in the field and have the chance to catch up with colleagues from around the country”

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