Tuesday 21st Evening: Welcome Reception (Delegates, Partners and Guests)
An opportunity to catch up with old friends and to meet new friends at a Welcome Cocktail Reception at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Wednesday 22nd : visit to Chester and Falconery Display.
Partners will take a short walk (5 minutes) from the hotel to take a trip on the world-famous Mersey Ferry. On the other side of the river they will be taken by coach to the medieval city of Chester. Apart from enjoying lunch at Chester they will enjoy a guided walking tour of this fascinating walled city, as well as a falconry display.
Wednesday 22nd Evening: Maritime Museum Reception (Delegates, Partners and Guests)
Only a short walk (10 minutes) from the hotel, is the Merseyside Maritime Museum. We will enjoy free exclusive access to two floors of the museum (Titanic & Slavery exhibitions) as well as enjoying a barbeque overlooking the refurbished Albert Dock complex. A special EMPA beer has been commissioned for this evening.
Thursday 23rd afternoon: (With Delegates) Magical Mystery Tour and Anfield stadium evening reception
Liverpool is famous for many things, not only the Beatles. This Magical Mystery Tour has been designed to enable you to understand and enjoy the many facets of this famous city.
Famously, Liverpool is the home of two world class football teams. Everton and Everton Reserves!
Less than one kilometre from Everton’s imposing stadium is Anfield, home to Liverpool Football Club.
We will enjoy an exclusive guided tour of Liverpool’s stadium followed by a reception and dinner.
Friday 24th Visit to Speke Hall (TBC) and evening Gala Dinner at Anglican Cathedral
A relaxing day is being planned which will allow partners the chance to return to the hotel with plenty of time to prepare for the evening.
The formal, black tie, Gala Dinner will include welcome drinks and canapes. Held in the imposing Anglican Cathedral, there will be an opportunity to climb to the top of the tower, which affords spectacular views of the city.
Liverpool has two outstanding cathedrals, situated at opposite ends of Hope Street. The Roman Catholic cathedral, on the right, was designed by a protestant architect while the Anglican cathedral, on the left, was designed by a catholic architect, who incidentally also designed the iconic red telephone box.