- Tuesday 18 October 2016, 18:00- 20.30,
The Cocktail Bar, Sway, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London WC2B
Join us and our most-active Members for a private evening drink
and see for yourself exactly what we do best - introduce new
clients and markets to great businesses.
The Midtown Business Club brings together the top businesses
working in Central London. It is a shortcut to successful
business development for its 160 Members. The Club also acts
as a high level conduit to local public and third sector
stakeholders to help accelerate growth and provides a heads-up on
key activity such as Crossrail and The London Garden Bridge.
It is also a thought leader on big issues such as Brexit and
Members are able to host their own event on any relevant subject
and will typically attract 100 Members to network your key
The Club also has a Young Professionals' Network where junior
professionals can learn and practice networking skills and develop
Club Membership is open to any business based in Midtown and to
organisations which have business interests in Midtown. It
has Members in all sectors and of all business sizes. Pop in,
say hello and ask us what we can do for you!
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- Wednesday 19 October 2016, 18:00-20.30,
Grange Holborn Hotel, 50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B 4AR
Who will win the next MBC Quiz??
We are adding a little competition to your networking at the
Club. Join us for a combative evening of personal RAM raids
to find Midtown's own eggheads. Expect examination of your
general knowledge, sport, music, history, food and drink
Grange Holborn Hotel is a luxury 5-star hotel, conveniently
located in Midtown. Business guests can benefit from a
dedicated floor of meeting and event space. The main
banqueting suite can accommodate up to 450 people and is
particularly well suited for gala dinners and large
conferences. Summer events and informal meetings can also be
hosted in the Sky Bar on the landscaped roof terrace. The
Grange Holborn is part of the Grange Hotels luxury portfolio,
comprising of 17 4-star and 5-star hotels in London's most
desirable locations. For more information please visit the
Grange Hotels website.
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- Thursday 24 November 2016, 18:00-20.30,
Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4AG
Recent data breaches and cyber crime has caused widespread
concern amongst businesses, Government organisations and
individuals. Seemingly noone is exempt from opportunistic
hackers. Organised groups of cyber criminals are developing
strategies for systematically stealing intellectual property and
The specialist team at haysmacintyre will give their thoughts on
how to get the basics right, the simple measures that can be taken
to strengthen your defences.
Further details to follow.
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- Thursday 27 April 2017, 19:00- midnight,
The Ballroom, Rosewood London, High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
The Midtown Business Club reaches its 10th Anniversary in 2017 -
celebrate with us at the Club's biggest event - The MBC Dinner, a
stand-out opportunity to network, entertain and develop new
For 2017, the black tie event will once again be at the iconic
Rosewood Hotel, and will be a date to remember.
Tables of 10 are available at £2,000 plus VAT, including a
Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception, and three course Dinner with
wines. Smaller groups can be accommodated on networking
tables, subject to availability.
We cannot take bookings through the website, please call the MBC
office - 01993 844776, or contact us by email
Health and WELLbeing in the Workplace - kindly
hosted by Cundall
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.