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 Scotland Dinner will also host the BVCA's Regional Management Team Awards for Scotland, which will recognise and celebrate the industry's success stories within the region.
and venture capital.
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 - Timandra Harkness
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
Timandra HarknessTimandra formed the first comedy science double-act in the UK with neuroscientist Dr Helen Pilcher. She has also appeared in and co-written Your Days Are Numbered: The Maths of Death and Science Burlesque, from the Cheltenham Science Festival.
Now a regular writer and presenter on Radio 4, Timandra has fronted documentaries such as Data, Data Everywhere, and Personality Politics. She co-hosts FutureProofing, with Leo Johnson and is the resident reporter on the social psychology series, The Human Zoo.
Since winning a competition in the Independent with a piece on goat-borrowing, she has written for publications including the Telegraph, Guardian, Sunday Times, Evening Standard, WIRED, Men's Health and Significance (the journal of the Royal Statistical Society). Her book, Big Data: does size matter?, gives a history of data collection and collation, how it’s changing the world, and its shortcomings from politics to health to smart cities.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
Vine ripened tomato & mozzarella, ciabbatta cracker, basil dressing
Ox cheek served with a Smokey Arran mustard mash, mulled red cabbage, baby onion and turnip, thyme reduction
Palet d Or
Please note that all table bookings include 5 bottles of wine and unlimited still and sparkling water
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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.
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
To enquire about our VIP Package, please email Jack Hughes
Bookings are non-refundable. Please see our Terms & Conditions.
We have secured preferential rates with the The Balmoral Hotel of £220.00 inc. VAT for a single room and £245.00 inc. VAT for a double room. Both include breakfast.Please call 0131 556 2414 and quote "BVCA230519" for preferential rates, alternatively you can email email@example.comPlease note these rates expire on 25 April 2019.
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