The provisional date for the Visionary Annual Conference 2020 is 18-20 November 2020. Please save the date and look out your chance to register for exclusive early bird rates if you book for next year.

Save the Date – Visionary Annual Conference 2020

The Visionary Annual Conference 2019 is happening this week and we are looking forward to seeing so many of our members there. To help with planning for your arrival and departure times please click here for the full programme. The conference this year will again be held at Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 14 … Continued

Annual Conference 2019: Full Programme Available

Through the awards we aim to recognise and celebrate the impactful services delivered by local sight loss charities and the positive difference made to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Highlighting the achievements of local charities helps share good practice across the sector and draws attention to the talent and expertise out there! … Continued

2019 Visionary Awards voting now open!

Through the awards we aim to recognise and celebrate the impactful services delivered by local sight loss charities and the positive difference made to the lives of blind and partially sighted people. Highlighting the achievements of local charities helps share good practice across the sector and draws attention to the talent and expertise out there! … Continued

2019 Visionary Award for Inspirational Service Delivery sponsored by Blind Veterans UK

Naqi Rizvi is an engineer by qualification, a banker by profession and a sportsman by passion. Despite being the only one in his entire batch with a physical disability, he graduated with the highest grade to obtain a degree in Industrial Engineering. He then pursued further education and completed his master’s degree in Systems Engineering/Technology … Continued

Naqi Haider Rizvi

Exhibitors We have a fantastic line up of exhibitors for you this year, including; technology, legal advice and leisure. See below for more information about each exhibition and to view the exhibition map.   Stand 1: Associated Optical Since 1983 Associated Optical has sought to provide eye-care professionals with innovative magnification devices to further enhance … Continued

Visionary’s Annual Conference Exhibition

Aston Conference Centre Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham, B4 7ET After reviewing and visiting various locations we have decided to, once again, hold our conference at Aston Conference Centre in Birmingham. The venue has repeatedly received high praise from our previous delegates and we can find no other location that is so centrally located for … Continued

Venue

Children and young people are the voice of the future.  Our keynote addresses will share the opportunities and inspiration that can be gained from the younger members of our community. Colin Low – Lord Low of Dalston CBE Colin has been President of Visionary since 2010. Former Chair, now Vice President of RNIB, and former … Continued

Day 1 Speakers

  Wednesday 13 November (Evening) 16:00 – 18:00     Registration and hotel check-in Courtyard Lounge and Bar 18:00 – 23:00     The restaurant and bar will be open for delegates who wish to purchase                              refreshments   Thursday 14 November (Day) 08:30 – 09:15     Conference registration and exhibition* Courtyard Lounge and Bar Conference Room 1 09:15 – … Continued

Annual conference programme 2019

Workshop programme This year, we are excited to host 29 workshops covering a range of relevant and innovative topics, which we believe you will take great value from. Workshops at the Visionary Annual Conference not only provide an opportunity to gain knowledge and share learning, but to network with individuals and organisations that have similar … Continued

Visionary Annual Conference 2019 – Workshops

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