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Code of Practice Seminars

​​​​​​​The PMCPA holds regular training seminars on the requirements of the Code of Practice. These seminars are open to all.

The seminars have been designed to explain the requirements of the Code:

  • to those responsible for day-to-day commissioning and creation of promotional material and to those writing and approving copy and artwork
  • to those responsible for determining promotional methods including professional representation, hospitality to health professionals and the use of audio-visual and related communications technology
  • to those responsible for producing material aimed at patients or the general public and for those working with patient organisations.

The seminars also cover the procedures followed by the PMCPA, the Code of Practice Panel and the Code of Practice Appeal Board.

Speakers at the seminars will be from the PMCPA.

The seminars last a full day, commencing at 9.30am and finishing at 4pm. A standing buffet lunch with limited seating is provided.

Who should attend

  • Personnel from ABPI member companies and those non-member companies which have agreed to comply with the ABPI Code.
  • Appropriate agency executives.
  • Product managers and medical department personnel responsible for the certification of material.
  • Sales and advertising, marketing and advertising agency account executives.


One Great George Street is located just off Parliament Square, Westminster, and is very near to the House of Parliament. London’s mainline stations at Waterloo, Victoria and Charing Cross are a few minutes away by London Underground. Both Westminster underground station (exit 6) on the Jubilee, District and Circle lines and St James’s Park station on the District and Circle lines are a five minute walk away.


• ABPI Member companies: £400 per delegate (£333.33 plus £66.67 VAT)
• ABPI Affiliate Member Companies: £500 per delegate (£416.67 plus £83.33 VAT)
• Non-member Companies: £550 per delegate (£458.33 plus £91.67 VAT)

Seminar dates 2019
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
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Ivan Dennie

  • Upon registering you will be bound to the following terms.

    * Payment must be received in advance of your attendance at the seminar.

  • * No shows on the day are still chargeable​.​

  • * No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than seven days before the date of the seminar.
    * An alternative ​delegate may be substituted at any time.
    * The deadline for submitting any changes to your booking is one week before the seminar is due to take place.

Once registration has been completed, a confirmation email with the information that you need to attend the seminar will be sent to you.  For hard copies of the code please request this in your booking - NO HARD COPIES OF THE CODE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE DAY - BOOKING CONFIRMATION WILL NOT BE SENT IN THE POST.  Only copies of the Code will be sent if requested.  If you have not received confirmation to attend the seminar it will not be acceptable to turn up on the day.  Please call first to check that you have a confirmed place.