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National Dinner Series - Yorkshire and North East

19 April 2018
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Our established series of dinners throughout the UK give our regional members the opportunity to come together and celebrate their achievements and network with colleagues. The Yorkshire & North East Dinner will also host the BVCA's Regional Management Team Awards for the Yorkshire & North East region, which will recognise and celebrate the industry's success stories within the region.


19:00 - 01:00

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Alex Depledge MBE

Alex Depledge is an entrepreneur and businesswoman. She is the co-founder and former CEO of Hassle.com, and since selling the company has gone on start a new venture, this time in planning and architecture. With a lot of lessons learned in a short time, Alex considers what her experience can tell anyone seeking to be an entrepreneur, or adopt a startup mentality. She also looks at areas like branding, how to scale up a business without losing the culture that made it special, and how to respond to customer needs. She also shares her experiences and opinions on women in technology, the sharing and gig economy, and the future of the tech sector.


Leek, chestnut mushroom & blue cheese tart, balsamic reduction

Breast of chicken, chorizo & black olive potato, roasted zucchini, tomato herb salsa

Fruit crème brûlée, biscotti

Da Luca Pinot Grigio, Italy

Portillo Malbec, Argentina

Dress code

Black tie and evening/cocktail dress


Queens Hotel 
City Square


Member £250.00 + VAT for a single seat
Member £2,095.00 + VAT for a table of 10
Non-member Limited allocation, please email Martin Punt mpunt@bvca.co.uk to discuss participation and pricing.

VIP Package £2,595.00 + VAT for a table of 10, includes:
• Champagne on table as seated (2 bottles)
• Upgraded red and white wine on table
• Additional bottle of wine (6 bottles per table)
• Host company branded napkins

To enquire about our VIP Package, please email Martin Punt

Bookings are non-refundable. Please see our Terms & Conditions.

On the night the BVCA will be raising money in association with Impetus-PEF for IntoUniversity.

About IntoUniversity

The vision of IntoUniversity is to provide a national network of high quality, local learning centres where young people are inspired to achieve. 

At each local centre IntoUniversity offers an innovative programme that supports children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain either a university place or another chosen aspiration.

The charity began in 2002 as a homework club in North Kensington, West London and now operates a network of 25 learning centres across 10 UK towns and cities, working with over 29,000 children and young people each year.



We secured preferential rates with the Queens Hotel in Leeds of £109.00 inc. VAT for a double room, or £97.00 for a single room, inclusive of breakfast.
Please call 0845 074 0060 and quote "BVCA dinner" for preferential rates.
Please note these rates expire 8 March 2018

We have also secured rates with the Park Plaza Hotel in Leeds of £95.00 inc. VAT for a double room, or £85.00 inc. VAT for a single room, inclusive of breakfast.
Please call 0844 415 6720 abd quote "PPL 14962394" for preferential rates.
Please note these rates expire 23 March 2018

Series Sponsor

 Local Sponsor

Featuring the BVCA Management Team Awards

In association with

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