37th Businet Annual Conference

Businet holds it’s Annual Conference in November of each year. The 2024 event will be held in the captivating and cultural City of Istanbul. This will be Businet’s first return to the City since the conference was held there in 2011 and we are delighted to be hosting the event there again.

We anticipate approximately 230 people to attend the event from around 95 institutions.

If you register before the end of Sunday 30 June then there is a discounted registration fee, which we refer to as being the “Early-bird rate”.

The event will include:

  • There will be 4 keynote speakers on general issue of interest to a higher education audience.
  • A minimum of 18 “Good Practice” workshops. These are workshops where member share their good practices with conference delegates – You choose up to 3 workshops from those on offer.
  • One of the major USP’s of the network is our “Curriculum specific” working groups and “Special Interest Groups. These take place on afternoons at the conference. There are 15 groups. More information can be found about the groups at https://www.businet.org.uk/working-group-information
  • All meals are included in the conference package.
  • Delegates tend to stay at the conference hotel and then there is the opportunity to network from early in the morning to late at night.
  • The conference starts at 6pm on Wednesday 13th November. There are however pre-conference meetings on Wednesday and a session for “newcomers” at 1pm on Wednesday to introduce new delegates to the network.
  • There is a social tour on Saturday 16th November – to get a feel of the area and allow for more social networking.

The Conference will be held at the Hilton Istanbul Bakirkoy from 13th – 16th November 2024.

Registration for the event is now open.

Click here to register for the conference

Your hotel reservation should be made directly with the Hilton Hotel Istanbul Bakirkoy.
Businet has negotiated a special room rate for delegated of the conference and is holding an allocation of bedrooms at the hotel until 11 th October 24, which can be booked using the Hilton Link provided on the registration form. After this date rooms will be subject to availability and special price not guaranteed.

(Please register for the conference first before booking your hotel)

Please Note, when booking your hotel through the Hilton booking link you will see the dates 12th to the 17 th displayed, these are just parameters where our contracted rate applies. You can select whatever dates you want within those parameters.
You can edit the dates and duration of your stay by choosing ‘edit stay’ at the top of step 1 (of 3) of the hotel registration page. Click on that and select the dates you require.
If you have an issues, would like to arrive before the 12th, or depart after the 17th, please let me know and I will help or arrange a longer stay at our reduced rates where possible - email me at businet@gmx.com.

Click here to book your hotel