NPA Conference

Conference is the high point of the National Portage Association’s calendar.

It takes place annually over a weekend in early autumn and both residential and day places are eagerly sought by both families and practitioners.

The venue is currently, the Northampton Hilton – where luxury accommodation and delegates’ comfort is of prime importance.

Exchanging information and ideas

During the weekend information and ideas from a wide range of early years’ practice is shared and exchanged through topical main speakers, seminars and workshops delivered by both parents and professionals. 

Social activities

The social side of Conference is very important and there are many opportunities over the weekend to catch up with friends of long standing and to also meet new friends.


Shopping and resources

There is also the opportunity to visit a range of trade stands to get new ideas and also to do some shopping!