The event covers industry topics and features a tour of the JCB factory. The HTA has extended the advance booking rate to 7 January 2015.
Halls is a broadcaster, ocean adventurer, former Royal Marine, and leadership specialist. He will speak about the extraordinary things people and teams will do when pressure is applied. His experience covers over two decades of leading teams in some of the most remote environments on earth, presenting wildlife and adventure documentaries, and working with blue-chip companies both in the UK and overseas.
Other speakers include Wayne Eady, David Denny, Tim Clapp, Graham Spencer and Guy Moreton.
The conference dinner takes place on the evening of 14 January at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport and will feature some charity fundraising for Perennial.
Delegates will be able to pick and choose from four workshop sessions to attend on Thursday 15 January. Topics include "Making Horticulture Attractive" and "Understanding the value of Research".
Contact 2015 is an invaluable event for anyone in the hardy stock sector. For the full line-up of speakers, further information about the Programme and to book your place visit www.contactconference.co.uk