The Annual General Meeting 2020 - Tortworth Court

Date: Saturday 9th May, 2020 - Venue: , GL12 8HH

The Association of British Investigators (Limited by Guarantee) will hold its AGM at De Vere Tortworth Court Tortworth, Wotton Under Edge GL12 8HH on Saturday 09th May 2020 for all members and their guests.

Click here to access and download members' AGM documents, (member log-in required).

HOTEL:  As at 20/12/2019 all rooms at the De Vere Tortworth Court for the event weekend have been booked, however, the following are nearby alternatives:

Best Western Bristol North The Gables Hotel Bristol Road, Falfield GL12 8DL [1.1 miles from De Vere Tortworth Court]

Days Inn by Wyndham Michaelwood M5 Northbound Michaelwood Service Area Mule Street | Dursley, Lower Wick GL13 9JS [1.8 miles from De Vere Tortworth Court]

Swan Hotel 16 Market Street, Wotton-under-Edge GL12 7AE [3.9 miles from De Vere Tortworth Court]

TORTWORTH COURT - Its architect was Samuel Sanders Teulon. The house is situated in the civil parish of Tortworth, near Thornbury in South Gloucestershire, England. During World War II the mansion became a naval training base for coding and signals, under the name of HMS Cabbala, and a mast was erected in the high reception hall.

FRIDAY 08th May 2020

ABI Secretariat samples shoot

Clay Pigeon Shoot & Archery sponsored by

Conflict International


Blue Moon College

13:30 Rendezvous at Tortworth Court Hotel for prompt departure to shooting ground or meet direct on site

14:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Shooting ground is situated just outside Wotton Under Edge

[51.61253 degrees North, 2.3541 degrees West.]
The Kingswood Shoot is found by taking the side turning by the Dinnywicks pub in Kingswood (by the Spar shop) and following this for about a mile and we are approximately 150 yards after the 90 degree left hand bend.

Chairman's wife samples shoot

Click to view Chairman's shoot
Click to view Secretariat's shoot

FRIDAY 08th May 2020

18:30 ABI Drinks Reception at Tortworth Court Hotel sponsored by 

Bluemoon Investigations

VTK Investigations

FRIDAY 08th May 2020

19:30 Dinner at Tortworth Court Hotel (dress casual ...ish)

21:30 Nightcap at Tortworth Court Hotel

SATURDAY 09th May 2020

09:00 Registration Tortworth Court Hotel

10:00 Annual General Meeting - Click here to access and download members' AGM documents, (member log-in required).

11:00 Coffee break sponsored by Amber Client Ltd

13:00 Lunch sponsored by 

Amber Client Ltd

Ash (UK) Process Servers Ltd

14:00 Seminar Speaker 1

Courtsdesk Searcher - Kim Crossley

The ABI has secured the first commercial access to this new digital Courts Data Search of companies and persons in the UK and Ireland on behalf of its members.  ABI users report that it searches many more courts than can be done by conventional means at a fraction of the time and cost.  Courtsdesk will demonstrate how to use the service via the ABI website and present some interesting and unexpected search findingsClick here to read more and see members' testimonials.

14:30 Seminar Speaker 2

Neotas OnLine Due Diligence - Vipul Mishra (AF/048)

Neotas specialise in deep dives into all publicly available data across social media and the dark web to pinpoint people risk. We harness this wealth of untapped intelligence at speed, through a unique blend of cyber intelligence skills, machine learning technology and analytical expertise. Neotas works with investigators and also governments, banks, insurance companies to help mitigate and prevent fraud risks.

15:20 Coffee break sponsored by Amber Client Ltd

15:50 Seminar Speaker 3

Blue Door Software - Chris Hill

Introducing the Case Management System covering everyday templates (Proposals, Reports, DPIA etc), GDPR compliance and a secure data sharing programme ring-fenced and exclusive to ABI membership

16:30 End of Business

16:30 Governing Council Meeting

SATURDAY 09th May 2020

19:00 President's Drinks Reception sponsored by Specialised Investigation Services Ltd

20:00 Banquet [Masked Ball - prize for best mask] dress Black Tie / formal, sponsored by

IP Forensics GB



Conflict International

2019 Photo Albums:

Friday rib ride and drinks reception

AGM business day

President's drinks reception

Banquet - Murder Mystery