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POSTPONED - Southern Counties Branch Annual General Meeting


Given the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, this year’s Southern Counties Branch AGM, Presidential Dinner and Conference scheduled for the 30 April - 1 May will be postponed. We are arranging a new date for the Autumn and as soon as this date is confirmed this page will be updated.

The Southern Counties Branch AGM will preceed the Branch Presidential Dinner.

DateThursday 30 April 2020

Crowne Plaza Felbridge - Gatwick

London Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 2BH

18:00 prompt - AGM with refreshments

All BDA members welcome!

How to book / enquiriesTo assist with refreshment arrangements, please register to attend by emailing: or please call the events team on 020 7563 4590.


Venue directions

By Car

From the M25

  • Leave the M25 at Junction 6
  • At the exit roundabout stay in the left hand lane and join the A22 towards East Grinstead
  • Follow the A22 for approximately 9 miles heading towards East Grinstead
  • The Hotel is located on the left hand side at Felbridge

From the M23

  • Leave the M23 at Junction 10
  • At the exit roundabout stay in the left hand lane and join the A264 towards East Grinstead
  • Follow the A264 for approximately 8 miles, passing over two roundabouts
  • At the Felbridge traffic lights, turn right onto the A22 towards East Grinstead
  • The Hotel is located after 50 yards on the left hand side.

By Train

The Gatwick Express takes just 30 minutes from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport and then the hotel is just a 15 minute taxi journey from the Hotel. Additionally services from London to East Grinstead operate from London Bridge or London Victoria in 50 minutes and East Grinstead station is a 5 minute taxi journey from the Hotel.





If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact the Crowne Plaza Felbridge - Gatwick directly on 01342 337700 or email

Rates will be offered at £89 on the evening of Thursday 30 April 2020, including breakfast, WiFi, spa facilities, car parking and VAT. Please ensure you mention you are attending the conference to receive the agreed rate. Bookings are made on a first come first served basis. 

Southern Counties Branch Presidential Dinner

The presidential dinner is taking place on the evening of Thursday 30 April at the Crowne Plaza Felbridge - Gatwick, East Grinstead. The dinner provides a fantastic opportunity to catch-up with those you know and get to know those you don't!  

Set in a tranquil location in East Grinstead with manicured gardens, the venue is an ideal location for the dinner, which commences at 18:30 with an al fresco drinks reception in their courtyard (weather permitting!).

Tickets are £66 (including vat) and consists of arrival drinks and a three-course meal with wine. Further details about the evening and booking can be found here

Dress code: Smart casual.

Carriages: 23:00.

Southern Counties Branch Presidential Conference

This year's conference, The scourge of dental implants in practice, is taking place on Friday 1 May 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Felbridge -  Gatwick, East Grinstead.

Starting at 9:00, the day will explore the effective management of the dental implant patient in general practice. For further details and to book your place, please click here