Annual General Meeting

Date – Wednesday 23 November

Location – Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

Time – 10 am until 3.15pm

Type of Event – Members Only/In-person

To Book – Please contact kat[email protected]

Agenda –

10.00am Opening of the Meeting and Chair Welcome 

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

10.05am Minutes of the Annual General Meeting, held 24 November 2021 at the Pyramid Arts Centre in Warrington, and Matters Arising

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

The Executive Overview

  • Chairman’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Honorary Secretary Report
  • Community Leisure Scotland Chair Report
  • Community Leisure Wales Director Report
  • Single Sites Network Chair Report
  • Culture Director Report
  • Update from representatives: Moving Communities Strategic Board and ukactive Council


10.40am To appoint National Executive Directors

To approve the appointment or re-appointment of the following positions:

  • Culture Director
  • Treasurer

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

10.45am Chief Executive Report

  • Reflections from the past year and current priorities for the association
11am Guests to join the AGM
11.15am Hot topic: Energy and Cost of Living Crisis 

An opportunity for members to engage with colleagues through group discussion sessions to discuss key challenges and potential solutions/actions.

12.25pm Any other business and close of the Members’ Meeting

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

12.30pm – Lunch and refreshment 
1.15pm Social Value and Social Enterprise in a Changing Landscape

Andrew O’Brien, Director of External Affairs, Social Enterprise UK

Reflections on social value within the current political context and considerations on the importance of social value and social enterprise within our membership.

1.45pm Social Value at the Heart of Business

Michelle York, Commercial Director, Nuneaton Signs 

Running a business with social value at the core – the inspiring story of Nuneaton Signs, a social enterprise manufacturing signs. Balancing commercial viability with social purpose and articulating their USP to distinguish the organisation from others in the same field. 

2.15pm World Cafe on Social Value

An interactive session for members to consider different aspects of social value in a relaxed small group format, with learning from members already using social value with partners.

What are you doing well?

What are the barriers?

Where are there opportunities?

What support do you need?

Wrap and close with next steps and actions to follow from the session.



Meeting close: 3.15pm

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