NEWHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LIMITED

EVENTS CALANDER 2017

NB: Events are sometimes changed or cancelled and new events are occasionally created. Keep an eye on the Chamber’s events list at www.newhamchamber.com

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14th (Sponsored by Holiday Inn – Westfield Stratford City)

5.30pm – 7.30pm Welcoming drink and superb food and networking at our annual BBQ on the 3rd-floor balcony at the Holiday Inn – Westfield Stratford City . (if wet. In the restaurant). On safety grounds, numbers are limited to two per business. Networking – and drinking from the cash bar – often continues well into the evening.

Cost: Free

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28TH (Sponsored by Chamber members)

7-9am Annual General Meeting breakfast, Holiday Inn, Westfield Stratford City. We start with a relaxed English or Continental breakfast and networking. We then wander in to the meeting room to hear  a review of the past year, including finances, plans for the forthcoming year and electing the new Executive Council and officers. Your ideas are always welcome.

Cost: Free for Chamber members; 10.00 (including VAT) for non-members.

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, JULY  12TH (Sponsored by Aspers Casino)

5,30pm – 7.30pm The second networking evening for this year, which is being held in the VIP Lounge at Aspers Casino, Westfield Shopping Centre. This is always a lively occasion with a gourmet food spread to tempt the tastebuds and wine/fruit juice to get in the mood for selling your business in an informal environment. Another event which tends to continue until late in the evening at the cash bar.

Cost: Free

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

 FRIDAY, JULY 21st (Sponsored by Tate & Lyle Sugars)

7.15am – 9.15am The monthly breakfast meeting moves to the sugar refinery, where a hearty meal is provided and  always interesting  talks are given. A post-meeting tour of the refinery may be possible, but has not been confirmed at the time of writing. On safety grounds,  ladies are asked to wear flat shoes.

Cost: Free for members, 10.00 (including VAT) for non-members

To book, contact John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH (Sponsored by Gallions Reach Shopping Park)

7.15am-9.15am We go aboard the Good Hotel London, which is floating in the Royal Victoria Dock, E16 1FA as breakfast meetings restart. Enjoy a varied Continental breakfast in an area of the hotel with a superb view of the dock and then a meeting room with similar excellent views.  Ideal for networking. Please note that the only parking locally (opposite the hotel) is at a  wholeday parking cost. DLR station is Royal Victoria.

Cost: Free for members, 10.00 (including VAT) for non-members

To book, contact John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH (Sponsored by Holiday Inn Express – London Excel)

5.30pm – 7.30pm Our 3rd and final networking evening of this year where our hosts at Holiday Inn Express (DLR station Royal Albert – onsite free parking available) will, as usual, ensure you get a warm welcome , a fantastic buffet, a splendid venue and opportunities galore to network.

Cost: Free

To book: contact John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5TH

6.30pm for 7pm-Midnight The 2nd annual Business of the Year presentation dinner, Old Stratford Town Hall, Broadway, Stratford, E15. A reception, three-course meal, presentations to those who are considered 2017’s best in the local business world and a lively musical/dancing end to the evening. This is a black tie/evening dress occasion and proved to be one of Newham’s big social events last year.

Cost: 60.00 (including VAT), payable in advance

To book: contact John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17TH (Sponsored by Caritas Anchor House)

7am – 9am Monthly breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn -Westfield Stratford City.

Cost: Free for members, 10.00 (including VAT) for non-members.

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15th (Sponsored by Newham College)

7am – 9am Monthly breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn – Westfield Stratford City

Cost: Free for members, 10.00 (including VAT) for non-members.

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14TH (Sponsored by Barclays Bank)

7am-9am The final breakfast meeting of the year at the Holiday Inn – Westfield Stratford City, which includes the  annual toy collection for local families who may otherwise have a dismal Christmas. Our sponsors will, no doubt, be setting us up for a trouble-free 2018

Cost: Free

To book: Email John James at johnjames@fastnet.co.uk