The Annual Gala Dinner brings together the private equity and venture capital community at the end of the year for an evening of networking, musical entertainment and a high profile guest speaker, all amongst festive surroundings. The Annual Gala Dinner will also host the BVCA Management Team Awards (National Winners) to recognise and celebrate the industry's success stories across the UK.
18:30 Champagne Reception
19:50 Guests seated and welcome remarks
21:20 BVCA National Management Team Awards
22:20 Charity business card draw
22:25 Address by guest speaker Sandi Toksvig OBE
23:00 Entertainment and post-dinner networking drinks
Sandi Toksvig OBE
Having firmly established her presenting laurels with Radio 4’s Excess Baggage and The News Quiz, Sandi divides her time between travelling, writing and performing. She is also a regular on I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. TV credits include Mock the Week and the first ever episode of Have I Got News For You.
Sandi has written a number of children’s books, starting with Tales From The Norse’s Mouth. She has also been successful with non-fiction, including Island Race - an account of her voyage around the coast of Great Britain with her friend and former Beirut hostage John McCarthy, and The Tricky Art of Co-Existing, a guide to behaving decently in an indecent world.
Sandi has been named Channel 4 Political Humourist of the Year, and Radio Broadcaster of the Year by the Press Guild.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
StarterSelection of breads and butterPoached seabass, pea purée, quinoa and mint gel
MainBeef fillet, Stilton crust, Bordelaise sauce, mash, Savoy cabbage
DessertStrawberry, white chocolate and pistachio domeCoffee and mini mince pies
BeveragesWhite wine – Chateau Montcabier Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon, Bordeaux Superieur 2016Red wine – Chateau La Fleur Plaisance, Montagne Saint-Emilion 2012½ bottle of wine is included per person along with unlimited still/sparkling water
Should you wish to upgrade your wine or order additional beverages please do so via this form. Full beverage list can be found here.
Hilton Park Lane22 Park LaneLondonW1K 1BE
Table of 10
Bookings are non-refundable. Please see our Terms & Conditions.
Please click here to view current list of companies attending.
A block of rooms have been reserved for the BVCA Dinner 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane for the night of 30 November 2017.
At £289.00 your rate will be inclusive of taxes and full English breakfast for up one person. A second person can be added at an additional £20.00 Inc. VAT.
To book your stay, simply click here and complete your reservation at your special group rate. This rate expires 31 October 2017.
In association with our chosen charity partner
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BVCA
+44 (0)20 7492 0400