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 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
Dame Kelly Holmes DBEA double Olympic gold medallist, Kelly Holmes became only the second woman in history to claim the 800m and 1500m titles in the same Games.
She won seven Gold, eight Silver and four Bronze medals at Olympic, Commonwealth and European levels. In 2004, BBC Sports gave her the title of Personality of the Year and European Athlete of the Year.
Kelly spent nearly 10 years in the Army and was awarded an MBE for her services. After focusing on the running track full time, she has recently returned to the military as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Armoured Corps.
She founded the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust for retired athletes and disadvantaged young people. Kelly was an Ambassador for London 2012, a patron of several charities, and founded a multi-million-pound programme for British women athletes. She also hosts her own mental health-themed podcast and wrote a clutch of books.
Black tie and evening/cocktail dress
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Early bird up until 31st January: £250.00 +VAT for a single seat
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Members: £275.00 +VAT for a single seat
Members: £2,295.00 + 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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