- Wednesday 10 September 2014, 18:00- 20.30,
SWAY London, 61-65 Great
Queen Street, London WC2B 5BZ
The Midtown Business Club would like to invite potential Members
to a Summer Drinks Party.
The event offers an opportunity for those considering membership
to find out a little more about the Club and its ambitions, meet
some of its Members and network with a broad range of businesses
from the Midtown area.
There is no charge to attend the event, and we look forward to
welcoming you to SWAY London.
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- Monday 15 September 2014, 18:30- 21.30,
City Sports Bar,
Grange St Paul's Hotel, 10 Godliman Street, EC4V 5AJ
The MBC YPN is delighted to invite you to a networking quiz
night inside one of London's greatest collections of sporting
memorabilia. The newly-opened City Sports Bar at Grange St
Paul's Hotel will be our home ground to an evening of informal
networking and trivia.
We will create dream teams with a promising mix of complementary
talents. As always, the match will be followed by refreshments and
Part of London's leading independent hotel group, Grange Hotels,
the Grange St Paul's Hotel, with its unrivalled roof terrace,
SkyBar and sister properties provide some of the best stay options
in the Capital.
Grange St Paul's Hotel is a stylish and contemporary luxury
5-star Hotel just a stone's throw from Wren's iconic
Cathedral. The Hotel features 433 bedrooms and suites
alongside a host of the very latest amenities. The Hotel
boasts a dedicated wing to provide female guests with
internationally award-winning 'femail-friendly' services.
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- Thursday 18 September 2014, 8:00- 10.00,
Irwin Mitchell, 40
Holborn Viaduct, EC1N 2PZ
The total amount of available office space in Midtown is
currently the lowest in Central London. Businesses from
across London are increasingly attracted to move to the area.
A decision to move office or to stay must be well-planned in
advance as well as business-effective. Whether you are looking to
move, extend or contract your office space, or even have lease
options over 18 months away, this event is a must.
Successful plays are founded on sound legal and Real Estate
advice. Lawyers Irwin Mitchell and Surveyor/Agent Farebrother, join
forces at this one-off event to share insights.
The presentation will include a timely overview of current
office market dynamics, a step-by-step guide to navigating lease
event dates to ensure that the right decisions are made and lease
obligations met at the right times, followed by an opportunity to
have your own questions answered.
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- Wednesday 19 November 2014, 8:00-09.30,
Speechly Bircham, 6 New Street Square, London EC4A 3LX
'How green is our City' will bring together a panel of Speakers
who will cover this topic from an environmental, planning and
charitable perspective. Further details to be announced
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- Tuesday 25 November 2014, 18:45,
Bloomsbury Big Top, Guilford Street, London WC1
Midtown's largest business to business event. Leaders from each
of London Midtown's economic and community partnerships joined
local authority leaders and over 350 business executives at our
Dinner in 2013, joining forces to improve, promote and generate new
investment into the area. It is our largest and most comprehensive
opportunity to network, promote your business and entertain your
The 2013 table price has been held - £1,650 inc VAT for a table
of 10 - if paid before September 1st. Tables of 12 and individual
tickets are also available. The price includes a pre-dinner drinks
reception and a three course Dinner with wine.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please contact the
MBC office for details.
Our Dinners have also raised a total of £25,000 for Charity
since they began in 2011. The Lord's
Taverners, the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports
Charity, dedicated to giving disadvantaged and disabled young
people a sporting chance, will be the Club's Charity Partner in
Please note you cannot book tickets online, contact the MBC
office for further details - email@example.com
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.