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 drinks
20:00 Welcome address by Neil MacDougall, BVCA Chair
20:05 BVCA Update by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
20:10 Dinner service
21:20 Management Team Awards, presented by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
21:30 Dinner service resumes
22:00 Business card draw and charity donations
22:05 Guest speaker address
22:20 Closing remarks
22:30 Networking reception
01:00 Guest Departure
Sharron Davies MBEDuring her career, Sharron Davies broke 200 British swimming records. She became the youngest member of the 1976 Olympic Team, and four years later went on to win silver in the 400m individual medley in Moscow. After retiring, Sharron made the transition to BBC commentator, covered major swimming competitions, including the Olympic and Commonwealth Games and other events. She is also an author of a fitness book, the face of Swim for Life and a patron of Disabled Sports England. Sharron has also appeared on ITV's Gladiators, The Big Breakfast and Dancing on Ice. Sharron is an official ambassador for the London 2012 Games.
Venture TrustVenture Trust works with Scotland’s most socially and economically disadvantaged youth and adults who are challenged by many debilitating issues such as addiction, homelessness, unemployment and involvement in the Criminal Justice system. Venture Trust supports participants in their communities through intense personal development programmes, lasting up to one year, designed to break down barriers including a transformative and challenging Wilderness Journey experience into the remote Scottish Highlands. The Scottish Charity’s position is unique in that for more than three decades their educational programs have collaboratively and inclusively enabled participants from all walks of life to gain life skills, take back control of their lives, equip themselves with employability skills and successfully enter work placements, education or training: ultimately leading to an integrated and positive contribution to society. There are many more individual out there who, with the right support, could make and sustain positive changes in their lives.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
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