The theme for the 2024 discussion is:
Bridging the gap between Education and Industry

The 2024 MAKE A DiFFERENCE conference will be held on Friday 12th April 2024 at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Eton Ave, Belsize Park, London, NW3 3HY. We give thanks to Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and GSA  for their support of this event.

The ABTT are inviting those in working in higher education, including apprenticeship schemes along with businesses and organisations to express their interest in attending and join in with the campaign to “MAKE A DiFFERENCE”.

Spaces are limited for the 2024 Conference so if you would like to attend please fill in our MADC 2024 Expressions of Interest Form here.


The MAKE A DiFFERENCE Conference participation agreement:

The conference day will be documented and a written account of the day’s activities and discussions with a list of proposed actions and commitments from delegates will be listed below when available.

A concise version of this report will be presented to industry at the ABTT Theatre Show 2024 in June and will be published for all to read.

The last MAKE A DiFFERENCE Conference was held in April 2023 covering the topic of ‘Recruitment and Retention’.

Outcomes of the 2023 event can be found below: