NEWHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LIMITED

Tel: 07935 245236   Email: secretary@newhamchamber.com

 

THE 2018 EVENTS DIARY UPDATE

The Chamber office will be closed on the mornings of Tuesday/Wednesday, May 8th and 9th and all day Thursday and Friday, May 10th and 11th  

 To book your attendance at any of the events below, email John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

TUESDAY, MAY 22th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

TUESDAY, MAY 29th (Sponsored by THOUGHT AGILE)

Event: Breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn – London Stratford City, 10a Chestnut Plaza, Westfield, Stratford City, Montfichet Road, Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 1GL. Breakfast between 7am and 7.50am. The meeting is between 8am and 9am. It will start with 30-second presentations by members, then a talk by Himanshu Jain from Thought Agile. Frankie Graham from BetNoMoreUK will also be attending and one other speaker.

Cost: Free for members; £10 (inclusive of VAT) for non-members.

To book, email John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com. Cost: Free for members, £10 for all others

DATE CHANGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13th

(Sponsored by HOLIDAY INN LONDON – WESTFIELD)

Event: The annual BBQ networking evening on the hotel’s 3rd-floor balcony (if wet, in the adjoining restaurant), 5.30pm – 7.30pm. This is always a sizzling occasion. You arrive to a hotel management welcome and a free drink (cash bar thereafter). The BBQ spit will be roasting for a splendid plateful of food until 7pm. And there is probably the best networking opportunities of the year in a very informal event. To ensure Chamber members and visitors have comfort, numbers are limited to 70. Booking early is advised. After 7.30pm, you can remain on the balcony or continue networking  in the nearby bar. At every previous BBQ there has been a handful of people to be found there after 10pm!

Cost: FREE to Chamber members and non-members.

NEW EVENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FRIDAY, JUNE 15th (Sponsored by ABP LONDON)

Event: A breakfast meeting with a difference. It will be concentrating on the opportunities for local businesses when Phase 1 of ABP’s Royal Albert Dock’s business park is completed next March (the exterior structural work has been finished). The phase includes retail outlets, office space and residential units. This will be followed with a spotlight on the rest of the business park project and the opportunities to supply the contractors or, again, service those who will be living and/or working onsite. This event has been specifically aimed at Newham Chamber members and those on our mailing lists. Don’t miss out on the marketing outlets being created. The event will be held at ABP’s offices and Business Centre, Newham Dockside, Dockside Road, London, E16 2QU – in the same building as Newham Council’s central offices (breakfast and networking 7.15am-8am; meeting 8am-9.15am). Onsite car parking can be arranged, but provide your registration number when booking.

Cost: FREE to Chamber members and non-members

TUESDAY, JUNE 19th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

VENUE DECIDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THURSDAY, JUNE 28th

Event: Annual General Meeting at Holiday Inn London – Westfield Stratford City. Food served 7am-8am, followed by the meeting until 9am. An opportunity to be involved in next year’s policy decisions and review the past year. This event is sponsored by members’ subscriptions.

Cost: Free to Chamber members; £10 (including VAT) for non-members

TUESDAY, JULY 17th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

FRIDAY, JULY 20th (Sponsored by TATE & LYLE SUGARS)

Breakfast meeting at Tate & Lyle Sugars refinery in Factory Road, Silvertown (near London City Airport). Breakfast is between 7am and 7.55am, followed by the meeting until 9.15am. The meeting will feature presentations by Newham Council’s Chief Executive, Kim Bromley-Derry, the London Air Ambulance service and Tate & Lyle Sugars themselves (which last year resulted in a keen discussion on existing building occupiers defending themselves against potential planning difficulties from developers of adjoining land).

FOLLOWING THE MEETING, UP TO 15 PEOPLE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GO ON A ONE-HOUR TOUR OF THE REFINERY. IF INTERESTED, PROVIDE YOUR SHOE SIZE(S) WHEN BOOKING.

Cost: Free to Chamber members and non-members

NEW EVENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THURSDAY, JULY 26th (Sponsored by  FUNCRAFT UK LTD)

Event: Network Evening aboard the Tereza Joanne in King George V Dock, Woolwich Manor Way, London, E16 2QY (near Gallions Reach roundabout and the University of East London), 6pm – 8pm. This is our first visit to this entertainment hotspot and a lively evening is promised. Onsite parking is available at the end of the lane on of the left-hand side of the Woolwich Manor Way bridge. Pedestrians alight from Gallions Reach DLR, walk across the bridge to the lane and a vehicle will drive you to the vessel between 6pm and 7pm

Cost: Free to Chamber members and non-members

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21th

Executive Council meeting. Yes, your policy-makers are still at work during the so-called summer holiday period! At this time of year, they will be particularly concentrating on the Business of the Year entry take-up and the October presentation dinner. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23rd (Sponsored by NEWHAM COUNCIL)

Event: Breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn London – Westfield Stratford City, 10a Chestnut Plaza, Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet Road, Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 1GL. This is, surprisingly to some, always a well-supported, popular event among those still working hard and not having the time to take a holiday.

Cost: Free to members; £10 (including VAT) for non-members

VENUE DECIDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th (Sponsored by NEWHAM COUNCIL)

Event: Breakfast meeting at the Good Hotel London, moored alongside Royal Victoria Dock (next to the Emerate cable car service). Food will be available 7am-7.50am, followed by the meeting between 8am and 9am. The main presentation will be from Newham College. Other speakers are being arranged.

Cost: Free to members; £10 (including VAT) for non-members

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

VENUE DECIDED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th (Sponsored by ASPERS CASINO)

Event: Networking Evening at Aspers Casino, Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford. Always popular, with a drink and buffet to enjoy…..and a flutter for a few afterwards…….5.30pm – 7.30pm

Cost: Free to members and non-members

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4th

Event: NEWHAM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR PRESENTATION DINNER, a black tie event at the Old Town Hall, Broadway, Stratford, E15, 6.30pm drinks reception, 7pm onwards three-course dinner, table wine, various entertainments, after-dinner speaker, presentations and a live band. To reserve your place at this very special occasion in our events diary, contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com.

Cost: Tickets are £50 (plus £10 VAT). It is an event not to be missed.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

NEW EVENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17th (Sponsored by NEW VIC AND PLAISTOW SOUTH BIG LOCAL)

Event: A special networking evening to mark the 25th anniversary of New Vic and the 5th anniversary of  community support group Plaistow South Big Local. We have been guaranteed all the special attractions of our normal networking evenings, with a few surprise additions!! The two sponsors are members of Newham Chamber of Commerce. The event is being held at New Vic Sixth Form College, Prince Regent Lane, London, E13 8SG

Cost: Free for Chamber members and non-members

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24th (Sponsored by NEWHAM COUNCIL)

Event: Breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn London – Westfield Stratford City, 10a Chestnut Plaza, Westfield Stratford City, Montfichet Road, Olympic Park, Stratford, E20 1GL.

Cost: Free for Chamber members; £10 (including VAT) for non-members

NEW VENUE AND THEME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16th (provisional on Budget Day date) Sponsored by LB ACCOUNTANTS LTD

Event: Our first breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn Express London – Excel, Royal Albert Dock, with a detailed analysis of the Budget by experts from Stratford’s LB Accountants Ltd and their usual interesting perceptions on the implications for businesses. Food served 7.15am-8am, followed by the meeting until 9am

Cost: Free for Chamber members; £10 (including VAT) for non-members

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20th

Executive Council meeting. If any member wishes an issue to be raised, please contact John James at secretary@newhamchamber.com

SPECIAL PRESENTATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13th (Sponsored by LONDON CITY AIRPORT)

Event: To be held at the Holiday Inn London – Westfield Stratford City, the Chief Executive of London City Airport makes his first visit to the Chamber and  introduces himself, details the major changes that have taken place in his first year and forecasts future planning. PLUS, the annual Christmas toy appeal collection for local children in need at this festive time. Breakfast served 7am-8am, followed by the meeting until 9am.

Cost: Free to all (just bring a toy or financial donation)

THAT’S IT FOR 2018, FOLKS. ENJOY YOUR CHRISTMAS BREAK. SEE YOU ALL IN 2019