- Wednesday 30 April 2014, 18:00-21.30,
Temple Bar, 1 Milfords Lane, off Strand, WC2R 3LL, and then on
to St Clement Danes Church, Strand
Brandenburg Choral Festival London 2014
Kerman & Co LLP
A gala evening combining the power of business networking with
the power of music.
The Brandenburg Choral Festival and Kerman & Co have joined
forces to offer a unique evening of networking and lively choral
music designed to engage. We'll begin the evening over
networking drinks and small treats hosted by Kerman & Co at
Temple Bar (formerly Milfords), just opposite the famous St Clement
Danes Church where we'll later take our seats to celebrate The
Brandenburg Festival successful 2014 programme with a lively
performance by Surrey Youth Choir & Jazz Orchestra that will
envelope this historic space with the sound of swing.
The Brandenburg Choral Festival is London's biggest and broadest
choral celebration. It exists as a platform for choirs of all
shapes, sizes and styles to perform in a whole range of iconic
Central London venues. The Festival opens at the end of
December and runs through to the first May Bank Holiday each year,
providing more than four months of unparalleled variety.
Centred geographically and spiritually on St Martin-in-the-Fields,
other venues include St Clement Danes, Temple Church, Corpus
Christi Maiden Lane and the National Portrait Gallery.
Kerman & Co: with offices in Midtown London, opposite the
Royal Courts of Justice and in Dublin, Kerman & Co offer a
complete range of legal services aimed at helping businesses and
individuals alike. Their expertise covers all the areas of
law that you'd expect, as well as more specialised subjects.
Their work is Partner led, assisted by teams of highly skilled
Please note that this an event for MBC Members only.
Potential Members will have an opportunity to attend a future
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- Tuesday 6 May 2014, 18:30- 20.30,
The Grange St Paul's club 10, 10 Godliman Street, London EC4V
Some of the most valuable business skills today concern how you
communicate both with colleagues and clients.
The MBC YPN invite you to The Grange St Paul's club 10 for an
event with a difference, led by Bob Porter, Director of the
Brandenburg Choral Festival and hosted by Grange Hotels.
Bob and his team will give you a new look at communication
skills for business by sharing ways to develop confidence and
techniques such as how to project vocally, so that you can present
your ideas better.
Grange Hotels are kindly providing reception drinks and canapes
for the event whilst showcasing their Nightclub, club 10.
Join us for an evening which promises to be both informative and
The Midtown Business Club Young Professionals' Network (MBC YPN)
is a forum in which junior professionals can learn and practice
networking skills and develop business ties at an early stage in
their careers. Meeting bi-monthly, Members can expect to
attend varied presentations and social events aimed at supporting
and encouraging their confidence and professional development.
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- Wednesday 21 May 2014, 18:00- 21.30,
Buro Happold, 71
Newman Street, London W1T 3EQ
You are invited to take part in MBC's inaugural Quiz, kindly
hosted by Buro Happold at their venue in Newman Street.
Following a networking session, we will organise guests into teams
of 8 for a fun 'pub style' quiz - with rounds covering a range of
general knowledge topics.
Invitations will be circulated shortly.
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- Tuesday 25 November 2014, 18:45,
Bloomsbury Big Top, Guilford Street, London WC1
We are pleased to announce preliminary details for Midtown's
largest business to business event of 2014. The Bloomsbury
Big Top has been booked for the fourth successive year, offering
the best opportunity to nework and entertain your clients.
Tables will go on sale shortly, the 2013 price has been held -
£1,650 inc VAT for a table of 10 is the early bird offer price
(paid before Sept 1st). Tables of 12, and individual tickets
are also available. The price includes a pre-dinner drinks
reception, 3 course Dinner with wine during and after the meal.
Sponsorship opportunities are available - please contact the MBC
office for details.
The Club will give its support to a worthy Charity, details will
be announced soon.
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.