Congratulations to all the after dinner and motivational speakers to receive New Year Honours. Former England cricket captain, Alastair Cook, is to be knighted, as is rugby icon, Bill Beaumont, and fellow rugby hero, Willie John McBride, will receive a CBE, as will naturalist and superb speaker, Chris Packham. Inspirational speaker and current Sports Personality of the year , following his 2018 Tour de France triumph, Geraint Thomas will receive an OBE. Other honours amongst the conference and after dinner speakers include Doddie Weir, who founded his own charitable foundation, who will receive an OBE and an MBE for singer, coach and speaker, David Grant.

 

Huge congratulations to all our speakers and presenters who will be honoured, including verteran three times World darts champion, John Lowe, who will receive an MBE and opera singer, Nicola Benedetti who will receive a CBE.  Not forgetting renowned adventurer Col John Blasford-Snell who will receive a CBE.