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Annual Gala Dinner

The Annual Gala Dinner brings together the private equity and venture capital community at the end of the year for an evening of networking, musical entertainment and a high profile guest speaker, all amongst festive surroundings. The Gala Dinner also hosts BVCA Vision 2022, our new initiative aimed at recognising the best business leaders within our members’ portfolio companies
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Annual Gala Dinner

Date
01 December 2022

Venue/location
Hilton Park Lane,
22 Park Lane,
London, W1K 1BE

Costs
All members: £415 +VAT for an early bird single seat
All members: £3,825 +VAT for an early bird table of 10
Non members: Limited allocation
Early bird rate ends on the 31 August 2022

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to all

Overview
The Gala Dinner brings together the private equity and venture capital community for a festive evening of networking, musical entertainment and
a high-profile guest speaker, the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season. The Gala Dinner also hosts BVCA Vision 2022, our new initiative aimed at recognising the best business leaders within our members’ portfolio companies.

Guest speaker
TBC
Event dates
01 December 2022
Format
In-person dinner
Location
London

Chair's Dinner

This exclusive dinner is a celebration to welcome the new BVCA chair, and thank the outgoing Chair. Join senior industry figures, parliamentarians, senior members of the media, officials and regulators for a high-level evening looking at the impact of the industry.
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Chair's Dinner

Date
08 March 2022

Venue/location
Quaglinos
16 Bury St,
St. James's,
London, SW1Y 6AJ

Costs
Complimentary by invitation only

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Senior GPs, LPs and media

Overview
This exclusive dinner is a celebration to welcome the new BVCA chair, and thank the outgoing Chair. Join senior industry figures, parliamentarians, senior members of the media, officials and regulators for a high-level evening looking at the impact of the industry.

Guest speaker
TBC

Event dates
08 March 2022
Format
In-person dinner
Location
London

LP-GP Dinner

A one-of-a-kind event in the UK, and part of the Summit, the LP-GP Dinner provides an intimate setting for one-on-one networking amongst senior institutional investors and GP members of the BVCA. This exclusive event begins with an extended networking drinks reception followed by a seated dinner and guest speaker.
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LP-GP Dinner

Date
05 October 2022

Venue/location
The Landmark Hotel,
222 Marylebone Road,
London, NW1 6JQ

Costs
LP Members: Complimentary
GP Members: £349+VAT per person
Non-members: Limited allocation

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
LPs and member GPs only

Overview
A one-of-a-kind event in the UK, and part of the Summit, the LP-GP Dinner provides an intimate setting for one-on-one networking amongst senior institutional investors and GP members of the BVCA. This exclusive event begins with an extended networking drinks reception followed by a seated dinner and guest speaker.

Guest speaker
TBC


Event dates
05 October 2022
Format
In-person dinner
Location
London

National Dinner Series

Hosted in four locations across the UK throughout the year, the BVCA’s National Dinner Series features 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. The dinners also host BVCA Vision 2022, our new initiative aimed at recognising the best business leaders within our members’ portfolio companies.
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National Dinner Series

Dates
Yorkshire & North East Dinner: (Leeds) 19 May 2022
South England & Wales Dinner: (Bristol) 30 June 2022
North England Dinner: (Manchester) 15 September 2022
Scotland Dinner: (Edinburgh) 03 November 2022

Venue/location
Aspire Leeds
Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa
Hilton Deansgate, Manchester
The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Costs
Members: £265 +VAT for a single seat
Members: £2,305 +VAT for a table of 10
Non-members: Limited allocation

Frequency
Four times a year

Audience
Open to all

Overview
Hosted in four locations across the UK throughout the year, the
BVCA’s National Dinner Series features 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. The dinners also host BVCA Vision 2022, our new initiative aimed at recognising the best business leaders within our members’ portfolio companies.

Event dates
Throughout 2022
Format
In-person dinners
Location
Leeds, Bristol, Manchester & Edinburgh

Next Generation

The Next Generation Series provides an excellent opportunity for early career professionals to network and socialise with their peers in a fun and relaxed environment. With activities ranging from curling, lawn bowling and speed networking, use the occasions to build long-lasting connections with those in the industry, essential in any career.
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Next Generation

Date(s)
18 May 2022 and February 2023

Venue/location
Various locations across London

Costs
All members: £125.00+VAT per place

Frequency
Twice a year

Audience
Members only

Overview
The Next Generation Series provides an excellent opportunity for early career professionals to network and socialise with their peers in a fun and relaxed environment. With activities ranging from curling, lawn bowling and speed networking, use the occasions to build long-lasting connections with those in the industry, essential in any career.


Event dates
18 May 2022
Format
In-person events
Location
Venues across London

Parliamentary Reception

An informal networking event held in the House of Commons, the BVCA’s Parliamentary Reception is an opportunity for BVCA members and their portfolio companies to engage with ministers, MPs and peers.
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Parliamentary Reception

Date(s)
25 May 2022

Venue/location
Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA

Costs
Complimentary, by invitation only

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Senior GPs, LPs and politicians

Overview
An informal networking event held in the House of Commons, the BVCA’s Parliamentary Reception is an opportunity for BVCA members and their portfolio companies to engage with ministers, MPs and peers.

Guest speaker
TBC


Event dates
25 May 2022
Format
In-person reception
Location
House of Commons, London

Investment Team Reception

This unique event, exclusive to BVCA members and held in London, is an opportunity to meet those who are shaping the future of the private equity and venture capital industry. It will bring together senior investment professionals for an evening of networking and knowledge-sharing.
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Investment Team Reception

Date
26 April 2022

Venue/location
The Dilly, London

Costs
Complimentary to BVCA members

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Senior investment team professionals

Overview
This unique event, exclusive to BVCA members and held in London, is an opportunity to meet those who are shaping the future of the private equity and venture capital industry. It will bring together senior investment professionals for an evening of networking and knowledge-sharing.


Event dates
26 April 2022
Format
In-person reception
Location
London

CFO-COO Reception

The BVCA is bringing together senior finance and operations professionals from private equity and venture capital firms. The aim of the event is to provide a forum where peers can exchange knowledge and experience.
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CFO-COO Reception

Date(s)
TBC January 2023

Venue/location
London, TBC

Costs
Complimentary to BVCA members

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Senior finance and operations professionals

Overview
The BVCA is bringing together senior finance and operations professionals from private equity and venture capital firms. The aim of the event is to provide a forum where peers can exchange knowledge and experience.


Event dates
January 2023
Format
In-person reception
Location
London

Global Capital Reception

This exclusive event will feature a fireside chat with a keynote speaker from the industry. The evening will bring together the most senior leaders and buyout firms from within the membership.
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Global Capital Reception

Date
29 March 2022

Venue/location
Covent Garden Hotel,
10 Monmouth Street,
London, WC2H 9HB

Costs
Complimentary and exclusive to BVCA Member GPs

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Senior leaders from buyout firms

Overview
This exclusive event will feature a fireside chat with a keynote speaker from industry. The evening will bring together the most senior leaders and buyout firms from within the membership.

Guest speaker
TBC

Event dates
29 March 2022
Format
In-person reception
Location
Covent Garden Hotel, London

View all upcoming BVCA events via our events calendar

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Further information

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BVCA

 +44 (0)20 7492 0400

 events@bvca.co.uk