A Big Thank You To Our Delegates…..

I would like to say a quick thank you to everyone who helped make the First National Conference for Men and Boys a huge success. The day was packed with powerful conversations, each one with the potential to spark another conference in its own right.

Special thanks goes to the team of volunteers who worked flat out all day long to make the event happen and to the 50 or so experts who travelled from all over the UK to debate, discuss, present and share their experience and ideas on improving the lives of men and boys in the UK.

For those who asked for a delegate list, please click here now for a list of people who registered (though not all were present on the day).

It was a very proud day for everyone at The Men’s Network, we were honoured to have spent the day in your company and encouraged by your support for the idea of developing some form of National Network for Men and Boys. It’s a great vision that puts me in mind of one of my favourite quotes from Joel Barker:

“Vision without action is merely a dream, action without vision just passes the time, vision with action can change the world”.

My promise to each and everyone of you is that we will take action to build on that vision of a National Network for Men and Boys in the UK over the next 12 months and create a space for us all to come together again next year for The Second National Conference for Men and Boys.

Best Regards


Glen Poole

Strategic Director
The Men’s Network
t: 07981 334222
CVSF Representative for Men & Boys in Brighton & Hove
UK Co-ordinator for International Men’s Day 2011

Glen Poole is UK co-ordinator for International Men's Day, Director at the consultancy Helping Men and news editor of insideMAN magazine. Follow him on twitter @HelpingMen or find out more about his work at www.helpingmen.co.uk.

Posted in NEWS, News From The Men's Network
6 comments on “A Big Thank You To Our Delegates…..
  1. David Eggins says:

    It was great, thank you for all the organisation and the opportunity to take part and meet so many committed people.

    Best wishes to all – apply for funding, let those charged with deciding work out the priorities.

  2. Arnold says:

    Good job, but you need better promotion on facebook and such!

  3. Nigel says:

    Well done. I hope you have one next year. You all should be proud of this step into the future.

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