The 30th IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference

10 - 12 November 2017 (conference ends at 14:00)

Salini Resort, Salina Bay, Malta

IATEFL BESIG are pleased to announce that the 2017 annual conference, in cooperation with IATEFL ReSIG, will take place in Salina Bay, Malta.

REGISTER HERE!: Click here for the online booking form.

Venue: Salini Resort, Salina Bay, Malta (Please book your room via the hotel website using the Promo Code: BESIG2017.)

NEW for 2017!: If you are planning on bringing your spouse or partner to this year's Annual Conference, we have organised a full day tour for them on Saturday 11 November. For full details, please click on the flyer BESIG conference - tours for delegate partners. To book one of these tours, please contact Annabel Cutajar at

Conference information

PCS information

Plenary and keynote speaker information

We are grateful to everyone who submitted a proposal for this year's conference. An overview of the schedule of talks is available to download here.


(Note: If you are not a member of IATEFL BESIG, you may wish to join before registering for this conference. By doing so you'll save money on your conference registration fee and at the same time join a great global community of ELT and business English professionals. Find out more about the benefits of IATEFL membership at and

Online delegates and speakers early-bird booking fees from 01 July – 01 September 2017:
  • GBP 85 for IATEFL members
  • GBP 100 for members of teaching organizations who are IATEFL Associates (worldwide offer)*
  • GBP 125 for non-IATEFL members
  • GBP 60 for local (Malta-based) teachers**
Online delegates booking fees from 02 September – 20 October 2017:
  • GBP 140 for IATEFL members
  • GBP 155 for members of teaching organizations who are IATEFL Associates (worldwide offer)*
  • GBP 170 for non-IATEFL members
  • GBP 60 for local (Malta-based) teachers**
*If you are a current paid-up member of an IATEFL Associate, please contact your local teachers association for the promo code. Note: if you register without entering the promo code, then the full amount will be charged and no refund can be given.
**Local (Malta-based) teachers - please contact or for the promo code.

Pre-Conference Seminar (PCS) on Friday afternoon, 10 November 2017: 

  • Free for IATEFL BESIG members***
  • GBP 15 for non-IATEFL BESIG members

***If you are a BESIG member, please check your inbox for the code which was emailed to you on 7 July. If you have not received the PCS code, please contact Harley Light at do NOT pay for the PCS, as a later refund cannot be given.

Friday evening reception (incl. food and drinks):

  • GBP 14 for all delegates (incl. session speakers)
REGISTER HERE!: Click here for the online booking form.

Information and forms for sponsors / exhibitors (downloads):  

ReSIG logo

Events team contact details:

IATEFL BESIG Events Coordinator

Helen Strong

IATEFL BESIG PR & Sponsorship Coordinator

Dale Coulter

IATEFL BESIG Conference Programme Coordinator

Maribel Ortega

IATEFL BESIG Administration Coordinator

Andrzej Stesik

IATEFL BESIG Web and Online Team Coordinator

Pete Rutherford