Terms and Conditions


Terms and Conditions - Commonwealth Business Forum 2013

CBC reserves the right to cancel a registration, in this case a full refund of the registration fee will be made.

By registering online delegates consent to the disclosure and subsequent verification of information concerning date of birth, address, employment criminal security check and photo. and also certify that the information provided is true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief.

Reservations will be confirmed in writing by CBC.

20% UK VAT applicable to organisations registered within the EU only.

The CBC reserves the right to postpone events or amend the programme.

This booking form constitutes a non-cancellable binding contract and firm commitment to the CBC subject to the cancellation policy thereafter.

This contract has been drawn up in writing; verbal agreement has not been made.

The delegate price does not include travel, accommodation or additional related expenses.


Cancellation Policy - Commonwealth Business Forum 2013

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than 30/09/13, and will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee unless a substitute delegate is nominated. Cancellations received after 30/09/13 will be liable for the full registration fee, however substitutions will be accepted. Cancellations must be acknowledged in writing by the Commonwealth Business Council.


Registration Fee

The registration fee, as listed for each conference, covers all conference papers, lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments and, where applicable , an evening reception/dinner.  Accommodation and travel associated with the conference are NOT included in the registration fee.

Data Protection

The information you provide when booking for a conference will be held on a database.  It will not be released to third parties unconnected with the conference for which you are registering without your express permission.


Please note that Commonwealth Business Council , the organisers, do not endorse or recommend in any way any of the companies, individuals or firms presenting at, attending or associated with the conference nor the information given by them.  All information provided at the conference is for information only and to be used on an 'as is, with all faults' basis.  The organiser relies on the companies, individuals or firms presenting at or associated with the conference to present accurate and reliable information, however the organisers give no warranty for it.  The organisers shall not be liable for any decision made or action taken by delegates based upon any information obtained at or as a result of attending the conference.

Cancellation - (excluding Commonwealth Business Forum 2013)

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than one month or 30 days before the Event start date and will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee unless a substitute delegate is nominated. This must be acknowledge by the Commonwealth Business Council. No refund will be made for cancellations received 30 or fewer days before the Event start date or for non-attendance. We shall not be liable to you for travel, accommodation or other costs if we are required to cancel the Event as a result of an event outside our control. Refunds will not be given if you cannot attend for the reason that your visa application is declined. It is the delegate’s responsibility to check the eligibility criteria prior to registering for the forum.

Online Payments

Payments made online will be taken in British Pounds (GBP). Some conversion and commission costs may be applicable against the card and currency you are paying from.



Corporate membership of the CBC is open to any company currently doing business, or wishing to explore business opportunities, in Commonwealth countries.

Company Representation

Member companies must be represented on the Council at the level of Chairman, Chielf Executive or other Board Memebr (Primary Representative). A secondary representative should be nominated to liaise between the company and the CBC, normally receiving all correspondence sent out by the CBC (Designated Liaison).

Annual Subscription Fee

The annual subscription fee for membership is based on your company's latest published annual turnover figure, tiered as follows: Up to £100m, £100m to £500m, £500m to £1bn, £1bn to £10bn and £10bn or more. Subscriptions are renewable every twelve months.


For members who are headquartered in the UK, VAT is applicable to the membership fee at 20%.


CBC reserves the right to terminate membership at its discretion.

Use of CBC Logo

CBC reserves the right to approve or withold authorisation to use the name and logo of the Commonwealth Business Council.


Web Membership

CBC Membership entitlements are available to anyone who has attended a CBC event. If you have any questions about your eligibility, or about web membership in general, please contact web@cbcglobal.org

Web Members are not entitled to reproduce Premium Content and information within the Premium Content areas without written permission of the CBC.

CBC reserves the right to refuse or cancel Web Membership at its discretion.


Page Updated - 11 July 2013