Registration Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions of registration

  1. Each delegate wishing to attend a conference, course or event as organised by BESS must register on-line via the website
  2. Please ensure you have read and are in agreement with our privacy statement.
  3. The name of each delegate and their institution only will be available to other delegates and our exhibitors. We will not disclose any contact details unless you request us to do so or you choose to do so via our app or any other means.
  4. Block bookings are NOT permitted.
  5. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Your place will not be confirmed until payment is made.
  6. Payment is to be made by the individual registering.
  7. Methods of payment are through Stripe via credit or debit card.
  8. All course package rates are strictly for one person only and cannot be shared.
  9. The early bird rates are specified on our website for the course you are registering for. After this date the rates are increased.
  10. Substitution is possible but should a non-member replace a member the appropriate supplement will be charged. However, this cannot be guaranteed.
  11. Notification of any amendment, cancellation or substitution must be made in writing (email) to
  12. For refunds please see our separate refund policy.
  13. The British Elbow & Shoulder Society will not be held responsible for
    • Any reason outside its control should the conference, course or event not be able to commence or be curtailed early.
    • Any loss or damage to personal items of any delegate or accompanying person or any other loss or injury caused to a delegate or accompanying person during or in connection with the conference, course or event.
    •  Its inability to accept a booking for the conference, course or event due to it being over-subscribed.
    • For arranging any special diet, medical requests etc, of delegate or accompanying persons but will endeavour to do so if these requirements are advised to BESS at the time of registration.
  14. Accommodation at hotels/universities is subject to availability.
    • BESS will not be held responsible for any delegate not being able to reserve a room at the selected conference, course or event accommodation.
    • All reservations must be made directly with your choice of accommodation provider as clearly detailed on the accommodation pages of the events website.
    • Each delegate is responsible for settling their own accounts along with any “extras” ie telephone calls, newspapers, bar charges, additional meals etc directly with their accommodation provider.