AGM 2024 – Candidate for Elections

  1. Candidate for Elections – Casual Vacancy on Council

The BWF is pleased to announce that there is one candidate for the elections to be held at the AGM in Chengdu on Saturday 27 April 2024. As per our notice of 31 October 2023, there is a casual vacancy on Council for which an election was called.


On Friday 8 March, the BWF will send out to the membership, the Agenda, meeting papers, Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements for year ended 31 December 2023.

Please see the reminders below to get ready for the BWF Annual General Meeting 2024. The AGM page of the BWF website has all the information.

  1. Your Tasks – Get Ready

Thank you to all the Members who have completed the below. This is a friendly reminder to others to complete this as soon as possible.

  1. Complete the Delegate Nomination Form (download from AGM page of the BWF website) and send to Patricia Wong ([email protected]).
  2. Book flight for your delegate(s). See the Travel Grant for one delegate (linked here).
  3. Transport will only be provided from these airports to the Holiday Inn and back to the airport. Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) / Tianfu International Airport (TFU)

Book your hotel room – see our Notice of 22 February (linked here) for all the details – deadline is 5 April 2024 – see below on accommodation.

  1. Booking Accommodation

Official Hotel – Holiday Inn Chengdu City West.

Accommodation – each Member must book and pay for accommodation at the official hotel – deadline Friday 5 April.

BWF Support – The BWF will reimburse the room cost for 1 delegate for 3 nights (or 4 nights if they also attend their Continental Confederation AGM in Chengdu). Note that BWF will reimburse only the Standard King/Twin rate of USD92 per night. This will be reimbursed latest 3 weeks after the AGM.

Room Rates – Each room comes with 2 complimentary breakfasts, so delegates can share rooms (Twin option).

  • Standard King/Twin: USD 92 (reimbursement rate)
  • Deluxe King/Twin: USD 106
  • Executive Club King: USD 134


Booking – There are two ways to book and pay for your accommodation:

  1. Option 1online booking – credit card payment – (see instructions) – to secure your booking, you need to provide a credit card number and details.
  2. Option 2 – manual booking – bank transfer payment – (see instructions) and send this to the organisers. They will send you an invoice and you use this invoice number when you pay by bank transfer.


If any Member Association has difficulty with the payment process, please contact Patricia Wong ([email protected]).

Check in/Check Out – Terms and Conditons

  • Official check-in time is 14:00 hrs and check out time is 12:00 hrs. Requests for early check-in is subject to availability.
  • Full-day surcharge will be applicable for guests arriving to check in between 08:00 hours to 14:00 hours.
  • Late check out shall be chargeable at 50% of room rate after 14:00 hours but before 18:00 hours. Full rate is chargeable for departures after 18:00 hours
  • Any cancellation after Monday 15 April will result in a late cancellation charge which is equivalent to 1 night charge. The hotel must be notified in writing for this.


Deposit on Check In – When you check in, the hotel will take a deposit of CNY500 (USD70) as a guarantee. This does not cover expenses such as long-distance phone calls, room service mini bar, laundry. If no deposit is paid, the mini bar will be locked and all requests for service will be on a cash basis.

  1. Key Dates – Towards the AGM 2024

-Friday 8 March – Notice of the AGM / agenda.

– Friday 22 March – Deadline for amendments.

Friday 4 April – deadline to book / pay rooms.

– Thursday 25 April Welcome Dinner

– Friday 26 April – BWF Members’ Forum 2024

– Saturday 27 April – 85th BWF AGM

Please contact Patricia Wong ([email protected]) if you need assistance.