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.
19:00 Registration and networking drink
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 - Priya Lakhani
22:30 Heads & Tails Quiz followed by Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
22:40 Closing remarks by Tim Hames, Director General, BVCA
22:45 Post Dinner drinks
Priya Lakhani OBEHaving trained as a barrister, Priya left the security of the legal profession to found the Masala Masala food brand and later establish a charity based on the model that for every unit of a product sold, a life- changing item was donated to those in need. Priya’s next business, Century Tech, is a company bringing together AI, neuroscience and education in order to measure and simulate brain responses for personalised learning.
As well as starting businesses Priya has worked with government as a member of the Department of Business, Education and Skills’ Entrepreneur Forum. She is a regular contributor to BBC News’ and BBC World News’ review of global headlines. She has also advised a number of education and skills organisations, and was named Entrepreneur of the Year and was highlighted in Management Today’s ’35 Women Under 35’ list.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
Heritage tomato, Mozzarella, basil
Herb crusted fillet of cod, crushed potatoes, tenderstem broccoli, red pesto dressing
Lemon and lime posset, strawberry meringue
Please note that all table bookings include 5 bottles of wine and unlimited still and sparkling water
The Old Government House Hotel
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Members: £250.00 for a single seat
Members: £2,195.00 for a table of 10
Non-members: Limited allocation, please email Jack Hughes to discuss participation and pricing.
VIP Package £2,795.00 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
To enquire about our VIP Package, please email Jack Hughes
Bookings are non-refundable. Please see our Terms & Conditions.
We have secured a 5% discounted rate with Old Government House on their best rooms available subject to availability.Please call 01481 738600 and quote "BVCA" for the discounted rate, alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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