We are pleased to announce that this year’s IDEA Conference will be held on 23th October at Birmingham’s St. Andrew’s Stadium. With many exhibitors and speakers attending from the world of energy, it is sure to be a day of inspiration for everyone! Attendance to the IDEA Conference qualifies you for 6 CPD hours and, as last year, we will be hosting a curry night before the event in order for attendees to get acquainted. For more details concerning the event you can visit our dedicated website at ideaconference.co.uk.


Re-energising the future

Institute for the Development of Energy Assessment

Annual Conference 2017

23rd October – St Andrews Stadium Birmingham

The vision

To provide a selection of presentations, workshops and exhibitors to satisfy all strands of energy assessment. Be brought up to date on Green Deal, ECO, RHI and RdSAP with the industry experts in one place.


Accreditation Scheme Leaders, GDAO’s, Training Providers, Renewable Energy suppliers, experts in various fields of Renewable Technologies, network with other assessors.

Access to Accreditation Bodies

With Elmhurst, ECMK, RIC’s, Stroma and Quidos speaking and exhibiting this is a great opportunity to gain face to face contact and get answers to those questions you always wanted to ask.


Along with all the accreditation bodies we have Connells Group, Low Cost Accounts and Advanced Details Ltd exhibiting, with a number still to finalise their availability.


We are working with a few members to enable short MEES master classes to be run throughout the day. This is with a view to enabling assessor to have enough information and tools to advise landlords of the changes they will have to comply with come April 2018

Curry Night

As ever a curry night is being organised for the night before the conference. If you wish to book yourself a place at the table or find out further details, give us a call on 01942 418 726 or email admin@whatstheidea.org.uk. Cost for food and transport from/to the Ibis Bordesley will be no more that £30 a head.


Places are still available for this year’s conference. To book your ticket please register via the Eventbrite link below


Tickets for all can be purchased here. Prices (exc. VAT) are as follows:

Members Early Bird: £50 (valid to 31st August)

Members: £60

Non-members: £75

Or give us a call on 07554 995 447 or email admin@whatstheidea.org.uk

Don’t forget attendance will count as 6 hours to your annual CPD requirement.