- Thursday 18 February 2016, 18:3021:00,
Edwin Coe LLP, 2 Stone
Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London, WC2A 3TH
(please note that entry to the Inn after 7.00 pm is via the
main gate at Lincoln's Inn Fields)
Kindly hosted by Edwin Coe LLP
The MBC's YPN is delighted to invite you to its first event of
2016 - 'New Year, New Networking Opportunities'.
As a young professional, networking can be a daunting
undertaking and sometimes it can feel like a waste of your
precious time. We want to help you to keep that New Year's
resolution to get out there and network more often.
Ian Roberts, Chair of the Midtown Business Club and Managing
Director of Central Legal Personnel along with Ed
Shardlow, Senior Associate at Ablestoke Financial Planning,
will lead a presentation focusing on the value of networking
to develop your professional networks as well as set-out
the assistance that the MBC YPN can provide you to
achieve your networking goals. The presentation will draw on
Ian and Ed's extensive networking experience and will cover a
range of topics.
The presentation will be followed by an opportunity for Members to
meet each other and socialise over drinks.
To book your place contact email@example.com or
complete the short form by clicking 'Book Now' below.
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- Thursday 10 March 2016, 18:00-20.30,
Crowne Plaza London - The City, 19 New Bridge Street,
Blackfriars, EC4V 6DB
The Crowne Plaza Hotel at Blackfriars will be host to the next
MBC event - Building Bridges - an update on The Garden
Bridge. Further details on Speakers, and invitations will
The event will be open to MBC Members and potential Members, two
attendees per company.
Crowne Plaza London - The City is the flagship hotel for the
EMEA region of Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand as part of
the InterContinental Hotel's Group global portfolio.
Formerly the grounds of Henry VIII's Bridewell Place, the 204
bedroom hotel boasts a conference floor with 5 meeting rooms and a
business centre, 2 award winning restaurants; Chinese and Italian,
an all-day lounge, and a cocktail and champagne bar with 9 private
gated vaults serving Afternoon Tea by day, and burgers and
cocktails by night.
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- Wednesday 13 April 2016, 18:00-20.30,
30 Euston Square,
30 Euston Square is one of London's leading venues, and the
headquarters of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
The venue opened its doors in February 2013 after an extensive
improvement and refurbishment programme and offers a 300 seat
tiered auditorium with 3D projector and surround sound
speakers. The auditorium is complemented by a self contained
and exclusive exhibition space and a series of meeting rooms.
This event will be open to Members and potential Members of the
Club, two attendees per company.
Further details on the chosen topic will follow shortly.
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- Thursday 21 April 2016, 19:00- Midnight,
The Ballroom, Rosewood London, High Holborn, WC1V 7EN
A new venue, a new date, and a new business audience.
The Midtown Business Club Dinner is one of the area's largest
and most beneficial business to business events of the year - a
great opportunity to network, entertain and develop new contacts in
business. For 2016, the event is relocating to an even
greater stage, to Midtown's iconic Rosewood Hotel and occupies a
new, soon to be memorable date in your business calendar.
This Black Tie dinner is a must attend event. Tables of 10
are available at £2,000 plus VAT - including a pre-Dinner Drinks
reception, 3-course Dinner with wines and after dinner drinks.
Tables can be booked by emailing the MBC office or telephone 01993
Individual tickets will also be available for networking tables
@ £200 each plus VAT.
Additional sponsorship opportunities are available to raise your
profile on the night - please ask for details.
Crossrail Update - kindly hosted by Hogan
Ian Lindsay, Land & Property Director, Crossrail Presentation
Disaster strikes three times! - Disaster Recovery Summit
- Lessons learnt after the Kingsway Fire - kindly hosted
Hamish Cameron - London Resilience Manager, London Fire
Tim Walker - Taylor Made Computer Solutions
Andy Beech - Farrer & Co
Gary Marshall - MTT
Back to the future - kindly hosted by Farrer
Hugh Petter - ADAM Architecture
When your lease expects it - kindly hosted by
Louise Cartwright - Irwin Mitchell
Sue Wilson - Irwin Mitchell
Mark Anstey - Farebrother
Jon Batt - Farebrother.
Social Capital - kindly hosted by Speechly
Robert Bond - Speechly Bircham
Nick Hurd MP - Minister for Civil Society
Simon Hoare - Hoare's Bank
Moira Protani - Wilsons Solicitors. Presentation
Refurbish or rebuild? - kindly hosted by
Natalie Roberts - Land Securities
Mark Anstey - Farebrother
Clare Wildfire - Mott MacDonald
Alasdair Donn - Willmott Dixon
Discussion - produced by Talking Edge Studios
Business Development in difficult markets
Chris Butterwick & Paul Matthews - The PACE Partners LLP. Presentation
Is Sustainability working? hosted by Buro
Simon Pilkington - Buro Happold
Andrew Richmond - GLA
Andrew Cooper - Consultant
James Fitzgerald - justebikes.co.uk & Low Emission Vehicles
The Bloomsbury Summer Fete 2013 - in partnership with
The Midtown Business Club
Levenes Employment - Social Media - Don't make a
#hashtag of it!
Planning surpises in and around Midtown
Chris Hicks, Nick Spall & Setareh Neshati. Presentation
Midtown - Better Connected
Robert Lines - Network Rail. Blackfriars Station & Bridge
Mike Keegan - Transport for London. Improving transport for
The 2011 Midtown Business Club Dinner - The
Bloomsbury Big Top. Sponsors - George Carter, Archive Acumen, CgMs,
EA Shaw, Farebrother, MTT, PKF and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Alistair Subba Row, Chairman of the Midtown Business Club and Senior Partner at Farebrother
heralded a new Vision for London Midtown that includes better
streets, spaces, transport, co-ordination between authorities and
branding at the Club's Annual Dinner this week, attended by 480
business, local authority and community leaders, raising £7,250 for
Wooden Spoon in the process and BBC Commentator / Wooden Spoon
Ambassador Ian Robertson's thumbs.
MBC Young Professionals' Network Launch
- hosted by Saffery Champness.
Louise Beddoes - Speechly Bircham. Networking
2012 - Ready or Not - hosted by
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Tim Jones - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. The
London 2012 Opportunity. Presentation
Ben Plowden - TfL. 2012 Transport. Helping businesses
Rick Cudworth - Deloitte. Preparing for 'The Greatest Show on
Vision On! - hosted by
Peter Daw - Mayor of London's Office. Leading to a greener
Alistair Subba Row - Chairman, Midtown Business Club. A Vision
for Midtown. Presentation
Vision for Midtown -
Business leaders working for change
Andrew Jones - AECOM. More than the sum of its parts.
John Powner - Atelier Works. A Midtown Conversation - Branding
Pat Brown - Central. Presentation
Corporate Social Responsibility Workshops -
1. How to get started. Robert Bond & Shelley Rowley -
2. How to communicate initiatives. Holly McKinlay - M&N and
Graham Thorley - Strategic Fusion. Presentation
3a. How to engage staff. Bernie Watson - haysmacintyre, Marie
Broad - Time & Talents.
3b. Unlocking value. Mark Hutcheon - Reputation Inc.
4. Working with charity partners. Louisa Dixon & Natalie
Appleby - Nabarro, Laura Cook - Great Ormond Street Hospital, Alex
Robinson - Lymphoma & Leukaemia Research. Presentation
5a. Maintaining the momentum. Robert Bond & Shelley Rowley -
5b. Street to school. Deborah O'Malley - Aviva. Presentation
Introduction to the Equality Act 2010 - Levenes
An introduction to Business Development - Dale
* Prospect more intelligently in order to get to pitch more
* Better structure what you say in meetings
* Present yourself and your organisation with confidence and
* Use strong evidence to underline the value of your product or
* Build lasting relationships with clients.
London 2012 - Ensuring MBC members are
Vince Fihosy, Director, London 2012 City Operations Programme,
Mark Evers, Director, Games Transport, TfL Games Team. Presentation
Rick Cudworth, Deloitte. Presentation
Tim Jones, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Presentation
Travel broadens the mind - Statesman
Speakers: Tracey Randell, Statesman Travel, Gwyneth Williams,
Collyer Bristow and Matthew Hudson, Transport for London. Hosted by
Statesman Travel Limited, supported by Transport for London.
The 2010 Midtown Business Club Dinner
Chairman Alistair Subba Row of Farebrother set-out the Club's
four-point plan for the year ahead to create:
* A 20 year masterplan for Midtown including environmental,
transport and public realm improvements
* An international place marketing strategy that celebrates the
collection of world-renowned 'villages' that make up Midtown
* A sound stakeholder network to establish a pro-active voice for
Midtown, at all levels of government
* A continuing platform for the generation of new business for
Members and guests were given a headstart on the issues facing the
area, locally and internationally by Fred Cerullo, President/CEO of
New York's Grand Central Partnership (below) who spoke of the
benefits of working together in partnerships and how uniting
business communities is the key to a successful City, and Ross
Walker, of RBS whose timely and entertaining economic forecasts
were thought-provoking. Presentation.
Profile of Fred Cerullo in Property Week.
The Midtown Hotel Economy - Performance and future
growth - PKF (UK) LLP. Presentation
The key to successful litigation - Nabarro. Presentation
On your marks....Set.....Go! London Olympics
Heather Hancock, Lead Partner for London 2012 and Managing Partner
for Innovation & Brand, Deloitte. Presentation is available to
Club members who attended the event, upon request.
Bernie Hollywood, Senior Business Development Manager, Lloyds TSB.
Tim Lawler, Chief Executive, SportsAid. Presentation
The Green Costs Code
Martin Powell, Director of Projects, LDA. Presentation
: Low-carbon London.
Dave Farebrother, Environmental Director, Land Securities.
Presentation : Moving ahead through partnership.
Richard Weavers, Head of Technical Management, Land Securities.
Presentation : CRC Treating everyone fairly.
Charlotte Eddington, Group Head, Energy & Sustainability, CB
Presentation : An extraordinarily long walk.
Planning issues in Midtown - Explained! - CgMs.