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CIOB Belfast Graduation Ceremony

by The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Event details

  • Assembly Buildings Conference Centre, Belfast
  • 12 November 2022
  • 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM BST

Event fees

Individual Member


Company Member




Children 4-12 years


Children under 4 years



This Graduation Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate with family your tremendous achievement at becoming a Chartered Member of the CIOB

About the event

This Graduation Ceremony is an opportunity to celebrate with family your tremendous achievement at gaining this internationally recognised accreditation. Chartered Membership sets you apart as a true professional in your field and will enhance your career, help you win contracts, boost the professionalism of your organisation and raise standards of construction management around the world.

Dress Code

Business dress i.e. suits, trousers, jackets, shirts, skirts and dresses, while not formal, are appropriate for a business environment.

Gown Hire

All CIOB Members and Fellows receiving recognition are required to wear a CIOB gown, which can be hired from the robe makers Ede & Ravenscroft (please select Chartered Institute of Building (Ireland) Ede & Ravenscroft

All gowns will be delivered to the venue, ready for you to pick up on the day and needs to be ordered at least 10 days before the ceremony.

Agenda for the day

09:30 - Arrival and Registration

  • Collection of Gowns
  • Photographs to be taken
  • Refreshments to be served

10:30 - Seating

  • Master of Ceremonies invites guests to take their seats
  • All New Members have their group photograph taken

11:00 - Presentation Ceremony

  • Opening Remarks by Mr Roger Gillespie FCIOB, CIOB Northern Ireland Hub Chair
  • Welcome by Caroline Gumble, CIOB Chief Executive
  • Address by Mike Foy FCIOB, CIOB Past President

11:20 - Presentation of Certificates

  • Presentation of certificates by Mike Foy FCIOB, CIOB Past President
  • Address by Noel McKee FCIOB, CIOB Trustee

12:00 - Light refreshments

13:00 - Graduation ends


A Historic and Iconic Venue

Assembly Buildings is one of the most iconic venues in the UK and certainly Belfast. Built in 1905, in the style of a Scottish Baronial Castle, this historic and ‘one of a kind’ conference and meeting venue with a wide range of rooms that can accommodate any Hybrid Conference size .

For any questions, please contact: [email protected]

Telephone: +44 (0)1344 630729


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COVID Event Disclaimer

We reserve the right to postpone or cancel any face-to-face events due to COVID-19 or any other public health crisis, for example where: (a) there is any applicable government restriction or guidance that would, or is reasonably likely to, prevent the event from being held on the scheduled date – for instance due to the emergence of a new variant; and / or (b) CIOB, acting reasonably, but in its discretion determines that it would be too high risk to hold the event on the scheduled date. If we cancel or postpone the event, we will be in touch regarding any fees which you have pre-paid and details of any rescheduled events (where applicable). However, other than where we agree to reimburse you for any pre-paid fees, we will not otherwise be liable to you for any other costs, liabilities, expenses or damages which you may suffer due to the cancellation or postponement of an event in the above circumstances.

We strongly encourage all attendees to follow government guidelines, including taking regular lateral flow tests before attending public events and not attending if you have any COVID-19 symptoms - we reserve the right to enforce such requirements, as a condition of you being able to attend the event. Further specific rules and restrictions may apply depending on the venue and nature of the event (for instance wearing of masks and social distancing may be required). By registering for an event, you agree to comply with these requirements and accept our policy set out above.