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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register to attend?

You will find a copy of the registration form on the final page of the conference brochure. The conference brochure can be found on each individual conference web page. Simply download the form, complete with your details and then return to us by one of the following ways:

Email:
Return the completed form to the conference organiser; details of the organisers email address can be found on the form.

Fax:
Send the completed form to us via fax on +44 (0) 117 311 1534.

Post:
Send the completed form to Applied Market Information Ltd., ‚Äč6 Pritchard Street, Bristol, BS2 8RH United Kingdom.

As soon as we receive your completed form we will register you to attend the conference and send a registration confirmation via email. The email will also contain further details on the conference and how to book accommodation. 

NOTE: We are currently working on an online registration system which will become available in the near future.

Can I register online?

Online registration is not yet available.

Please refer to the question how can I register to attend to see what methods are available.

What does the registration fee include?

The registration fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, the Welcome Cocktail Reception, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days and a set of the conference proceedings including an electronic copy of the conference papers.

Do I need to book my accommodation directly with the Hotel?

Yes, delegates are responsible for booking their own accommodation. A limited number of discounted rooms have been reserved for attendees who make their reservations early.  Please click on the Accommodation button for the conference you will be attending for further details.

How can I pay?

Payments for conferences are accepted by bank transfer, cash or credit card. Each conference programme will give full details of how payments can be made.

Do I get a refund if I cancel my participation at the conference?

Full refunds, less a cancellation charge of €200 will be made on cancellations received one month prior to the event. Thereafter we regret that no refunds can be made.

Degates may be substituted at any time. Please refer to the question Can my colleague replace me if I cannot attend the conference for more information. 

Please note, no refunds wil be given at any time on table top packages, sponsorship packages or dinner bookings.

Can my colleague replace me if I cannot attend the conference?

Yes, delegates may be substituted at any time, at no extra charge.  Please inform the conference organiser via email or phone with the colleagues name and job title.

Can I get a group discount?

If your company is planning to send 2 or more delegates, you are entitled to a group discount. Please contact the Conference Organiser on: +44 (0) 117 314 8111 for more details.

Please note, to qualify for the group discount delegates must be booked at the same time, otherwise additional delegates may be charged at the full price.


If I cannot attend, can I obtain the presentations given at the event?

Yes, the conference proceedings are available for sale after the event priced at €335 + postage.

To place your order please contact Matt Wherlock via fax +44 (0) 117 314 8111 or email mjw@amiplastics.com. We will send a pro forma invoice before dispatching the conference proceedings and an electronic version of the conference papers.

What if I cannot attend an AMI event because of bad weather, industrial action, sickness or bereavement?

Unfortunately AMI cannot take responsibility for such problems. We recommend that you ensure that your travel plans leave you enough spare time to cope with weather delays or industrial action and that your travel insurance policy will recompense you for any financial loss that you suffer as a result of being unable to travel for other reasons.

Remember that if you cannot attend an event then you can always send a colleague in your place at no extra charge.  Please refer to the question can my colleague replace me if I cannot attend the conference for more information

Do I need a visa to enter a country where AMI is holding a conference?

It is entirely possible that you may need a valid visa to enter a country where AMI is holding a conference. This is especially the case for individuals attending our conferences and holding non-European passports. We recommend that at the time of booking you check the visa requirements with the embassy of the host country in your home location.

Unfortunately we are unable to give refunds to delegates who cannot attend conferences because they fail the visa requirements of the country concerned.

Does the conference programme ever change?

AMI always does its utmost to avoid changes in advertised conference programmes. However, it is a fact of life that from time to time amendments have to be made as a result of changes to speakers’ circumstances or corporate change. Remember that you can always check with our conference staff on the latest status of any conference programme.

Can I give a paper at an AMI conference?

Naturally AMI welcomes offers of papers for presentation at our conferences provided such papers meet our quality and relevance requirements. Within each conference you will find a section on Call for papers, which tells you what to do if you want to offer to present a paper at a specific conference.

I would like to suggest a new conference

We would love to hear from you. Contact Adele Brown, Conference Manager on ab@amiplastics.com  

I have another question that has not been answered

Please email your question to Adele Brown, Conference Manager at ab@amiplastics.com who will do her best to assist you

When will my invoice be sent?

You will be sent an invoice in 7-14 working days via post/email. Please allow additional time for postage.

If your company requires a purchase order number to be quoted on the invoice, please note that this must be provided at the time of registration

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