Development day 

6th November 2021 
A development day with lots of chances to network followed by a 2 course dinner with a bar open until 11pm. 
Limited places available 
price includes: 
4 x 35-minute Expert Sessions * 
3 networking opportunities 
1 x 2 course dinner 
1 reusable CGRS name badge * 
1 certificate of attendance 
Choose 4 working sessions from a range of 8 topics: 
The Grief Recovery Method in practice 
Getting funding and working with funded clients 
PR & Social Media 
The HCWL programme 
Getting clients using free talks 
Making the most of Academy, Microsites & all things technical 
Marketing & branding 
Turning Prospects into clients 
- Get any and all questions you have on anything related to being a CGRS answered. 
- Meet & network with other Specialists from around the country. 
- Socialise over a 2 course dinner and into the evening. 
*Must book by the 13th October or before to be guaranteed your magnetic reusable CGRS name badge. 
1.30 - 2.00 registration, session sign up & coffee / networking 
2.00 - 2.15 welcome & introductions 
2.15 - 2.45 session 1 
3.00 - 3.30 session 2 
3.45 - 4.15 session 3 
4.30 - 5.00 session 4 
5.15 - 6.00 Panel discussion & announcements 
6.00 - 6.30 last orders at the shop but not the bar! 
6.30 - 7.00 networking at the bar 
7.00 - dinner 
11.00 - bar closes 
PLEASE NOTE : The venue is sadly not suitable for those with limited or no mobility. There are two sets of stairs and no disabled access or toilets. 
If you need to book over night accommodation, you can reference this list on the Specialist Resources page. 

Your expert hosts 

Carole Henderson 

Carole needs no introduction! She will be answering questions on the Grief Recovery Method, and delivery of any of the GRM programmes and Open Ears 

Phyl Edmonds 

Phyl is a Grief Recovery Trainer and highly experienced Grief Recovery Specialist who has been successful growing her practice through public sector/local authority funding - come and ask her all about getting funding & working with funded clients 

Jill Attree 

Jill Attree is a successful, full time Grief Recovery Specialist who has grown her practice by doing free talks on Zoom - come and ask her how she makes her talks successful 

Sara Bowater 

Sara Bowater - aka Sara Louise is a highly experienced CGRS who has had great success with the Helping Children with Loss programme. Come and ask her any questions of the topic of HCWL. 

Matt Leighton 

Matt Leighton is the Grief UK Database Marketing Manager with a background in customer success. He will be happy to answer all your questions about The Academy, Microsites, Eventbrite, your facebook page and Calendly 

Maria Bailey 

Maria Bailey is our PR and Social Media lady - she will be answering all your questions on how to work with local media, use our Social Media to your advantage and whatever you come up with on her topics 

Ian Henderson 

Ian Henderson while occasionally known as Mr Grief UK is really a brand and design expert who will answer all your questions around making the most of the branding you have, how to maximise benefit of the products you've bought and all things design and marketing. 

Andy Tong 

A professional sales trainer with more years of experience than he will admit to! He Certified in 2103 as a Specialist and understands the importance of the value sell. Andy will answer your questions on how to convert a conversation with a prospect into a signed up client. Look out for specific sales training with Andy coming soon. 

Booking your sessions 

You will be able to book your sessions on the day when you arrive. Each expert will have a limited number of places per session to allow time for everyone in the group to ask their questions. Places will be on a first come, first served basis. 
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