A senior volunteer from Community Focus Ltd had the opportunity to attend a conference in Birmingham, west Midlands on the 18th March, 2013. The conference was organised by the Faith Based Regeneration Network. The conference brought together experts, guests and organisational representatives from across the country. There were a range of workshops undertaken and inspirational presentations from various individual speakers. CFL believe it is important to participate in conferences and networking as this helps personal and professional development of individuals and organisations. Events such as these also allow community organisations opportunities to have their voices heard. These platforms are positive in enhancing community empowerment, knowledge and increasing professional networks. CFL is committed to facilitating social change through working with diverse communities.