The Institute of Refrigeration's Annual General Meeting took place on the 1st November at Arden Hotel in Birmingham. The Minutes and Annual Report are now available in the members area of the IOR website. The IOR AGM, always an interesting evening, this year took place at The Arden Hotel Birmingham, situated 1/3 mile from the National Exhibition Centre and 1/2 mile from Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station, probably one of the most accessible hotels in the UK. The Arden, as with all large hotels could save a substantial amount of money each year by switching to new energy efficient refrigeration equipment from Foster Refrigerator.