Our established series of dinners feature high-calibre speakers and an audience drawn from all parts of the private equity and venture capital community, making it an ideal networking event to raise your profile and entertain your clients. All proceeds from fundraising are donated to charity. The Northern Ireland Dinner will also host the BVCA's Regional Management Team Awards, which will recognise and celebrate the industry's success stories within the region.
19:00 Registration and networking drinks
20:00 Welcome from Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
20:05 Dinner service
21:25 Management Team Awards, presented by Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
21:35 Dinner service resumes
22:05 Business card draw and charity donations
22:10 Address by guest speaker - LJ Rich
22:30 Heads & Tails followed by Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
22:40 Closing remarks by Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
22:45 Networking reception
01:00 Guest Departure
LJ RichAfter a degree in music, LJ (Laura-Jane) worked as a touring musician and as a sound engineer for Pete Waterman before moving into TV. Presenter, writer, producer, musician and self-confessed geek, LJ is now best known for her role covering social media trends and gadgets on BBC News’ Click, Radio 5 Live and the Today programme.
LJ was chosen as one of NASA’s Datanauts, collaborating with other experts to solve problems using the federal agency’s data and was previously one of the top sellers on the QVC shopping channel, where she gained an insight into the retail and manufacturing side of technology. She has also interviewed the likes of Google’s Eric Schmidt, Eben Upton of Raspberry Pi, and Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter. LJ has created installations for the SouthBySouthWest Festival, Bestival and Nocturnal Wonderland, as well as running her own music production company and occasionally writing restaurant reviews.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
16 Skipper Street
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Members: £250.00 +VAT for a single seat
Members: £2,195.00 + VAT for a table of 10
Non-members: Limited allocation, please email Jack Hughes to discuss participation and pricing.
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