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Annual General Meeting 

Thistle Hotel, East Midlands Airport
Wednesday 23rd May 2012

The ninety-fifth Annual General Meeting of NACO will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2012 at the Thistle Hotel at East Midlands Airport.
All members of NACO are invited and entitled to attend the AGM in their own right. Delegates are nominated through their Constituent Association.

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NACO Annual Dinner
All members attending the AGM are invited to the Annual Dinner on Tuesday 22nd May, with accommodation provided by NACO.

This is an opportunity for members to meet the NACO Executive on a more informal basis and learn more about the work that NACO does for and on behalf of the members.
Co-operatives - Past, Present & Future
The theme for the 2012 AGM is Co-operatives – past, present and future. Following the NACO Annual Dinner there will be a presentation on the history of the co-operative movement using material from the Rochdale Pioneers film (film's facebook page). Following the AGM there will be two further presentations on the current and future challenges and opportunities facing the consumer co-operative movement.

We are delighted to confirm that we will be joined by three key speakers:

  • Martyn Cheatle Chief Executive, Midlands Co-operative
  • Moira Lees Group Secretary, Co-operative Group
  • Mark Robinson-Field National Co-operative & Membership Manager, Co-operative Group

The AGM provides the opportunity for the NACO Executive to present the report on the activity of NACO during 2011, including a presentation on the accounts for the year ended 31st December 2011. Alongside this there will be presentations on the future strategic direction of NACO and attendees will be invited to join the debate on the future focus of NACO.
Papers for the AGM are available from the NACO website:

  • Agenda for the ninety-fifth NACO AGM
  • Motions General and Motions to Amend Rules
  • Standing Orders for Annual General Meeting
  • Rules of Debate
  • Annual Report including full accounts for year ending 31st December 2011 (available 24th April)
call 0161 351 7900 or click here to attend

The NACO Executive looks forward to welcoming you to the ninety-fifth Annual General Meeting of NACO.