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 North West 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 - Jason Bradbury
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
02:00 Guest Departure
Jason BradburyJason Bradbury is best known for presenting The Gadget Show, both in the UK and US. He has also worked as a presenter and producer on BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky. Away from the studio he is a lecturer on the University of Lincoln’s Computer Science and Product Design courses.
As well as being a student of all things tech, Jason builds things, from hoverboards and robots, to mind-reading devices. Jason has written extensively for technology and computer magazines throughout his career. He has also written both fiction and non-fiction books, has served as a judge at the BAFTA Video Games and the Young Engineers of the Year awards, and holds a variety of gadget- related world-records.
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We have secured preferential rates with The Hilton, Deansgate of £155.00 for a double room. To secure a room please click here.
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.
VIP Package £2,795.00 + 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• Priority placement in the room
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