Derby success story, Frogspark, would like you to join them at Gaslight where they will be talking business owners through ways they can gain visibility for their business and generate more leads online. There will be arrival drinks and a few twists and surprises.
Bondholders along with their family, friends and teams are invited to the first ever Bondholder Lock-in with intu. Spend the evening browsing the shops which will be offering some amazing discounts and enjoy a bite to eat and drink in one of the pop-up bars. Everybody must register to get their VIP pass so please keep your eye out for the invite.
To register, please click here.
Too many children across the country and in Derby go without a healthy breakfast. Research tells us that children who attend breakfast clubs have improved attendance, attainment, behaviour, confidence and social skills. Kavita Oberoi OBE, founder and managing director at the Oberoi Business Hub, would be delighted to share the exciting success story of the Derby Breakfast Club pilot undertaken in 2016-2017, with her fellow bondholders, share how Derby College are supporting the cause and the difference each one of your business can make to the future of children in Derby.
Smith Partnership’s Birthday Bash! Launched 1st October 1987, over the years they have enjoyed plenty of success and growth and are now one of the largest firms of Solicitors in the East Midlands. Held at the Silk Mill Museum, join us on Thirsty Thursday for a glass of bubbly to help us celebrate Smith Partnership’s 30th Birthday. Bondholders will also enjoy nibbles and birthday cake. Party hats optional!
Collaboration in Construction: Following the success of last year’s EKV Design & BSP Consulting Bondholder breakfast, they have joined forces with Hodgkinson Builders to present an autumn event focused on the construction industry’s image and the importance of close working relationships. Bondholders will enjoy breakfast followed by brief presentations from all three companies highlighting some of the schemes they are currently partnering on to deliver, the skills gap and apprenticeships, the National Construction Academy, community engagement and their commitment to improve the overall image of the industry to the wider public.
Hosted by the University of Derby, Safe and Sound will talk about their work supporting children affected by sexual exploitation across Derbyshire. You will learn more about child sexual exploitation – a form of abuse that can affect any child – what is being done to protect children locally, and how you can play a part in keeping young people safe. Safe and Sound will launch their CSE awareness training for businesses working outside the child protection field.
Derby's leading structural steel manufacturer, Robinson Structures, is delighted to open its doors for a VIP preview of its new HQ Building, incorporating a state of the art steel fabrication facility and stunning contemporary modern offices and amenities designed in association with fellow Bondholder and award winning interior fit-out contractor DSP (Interiors) Ltd. Located on Ivygrove's new development site Eagle Park and following a re-brand by Alt Design , Robinson Structures have increased their manufacturing capability to over 700 tonnes of steel per month. Enjoy a relaxed evening, drinks and nibbles, a tour around the manufacturing facility and a opportunity to look around the offices.
Come along and hear from the team at QUAD including CEO, Adam Buss, showcasing QUAD and what it can do for your business.
Whether you are looking for a venue to host an event or a unique cinema experience this Christmas, such as the festive film parties or maybe you require a team of creatives who specialise in virtual reality and projection mapping to facilitate exhibitions or outdoor spectaculars then the TECH:SQUAD team will be around to answer any questions.
You will also hear from other areas of the business such as Mainframe – developing Derby and Derbyshire’s digital and creative community, who deliver free monthly events within this sector. Find out what Workshops are available that can help you and your business.
Derby College will be opening the doors to The Carriage Shop at the beautiful Derby Roundhouse for this year’s festive drinks reception. Celebrate another successful year and hear from the team at the Roundhouse about things to come.
Enjoy a selection of Indian-inspired canapes and “Step into the LIGHT” with Neo Elegance at this social event with a difference. Hear how, since its launch in 2013, the brand has grown significantly. Neo Elegance products, the brainchild of Derby sisters, Farrah and Farzila, are used by high end professional doctors and facialists, as well as well-known celebrities.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to its annual exclusive NatWest T20 Blast hospitality experience, as Derbyshire Falcons entertain Lancashire Lightning at The 3aaa County Ground.
The evening, which is just £350.00 + VAT for a table of 10, will include car parking, entry to the ground and marquee, a pint of beer (or alternative), curry, private cash bar facilities, match programme and scorecard.
Individual tickets are also available on a "Join-a-Table" basis at just £35.00 + VAT.
This special offer is open to Bondholders, their friends, family and work colleagues and is a great opportunity to enjoy the excitement of a NatWest T20 Blast from the comfort of the Greene King IPA Marquee at The 3aaa County Ground.
For more information, and to book tickets please contact Jimmy Drew at (01332) 388 121 or Jimmy.Drew@Derbyshireccc.com
Bondholders will enjoy the food and drink tasters on offer at the recently refurbished Lodge Bar and Dining at Littleover Lodge Hotel, before a short presentation from owner, John Crooks, about how JC Hotels formed, his plans for the future and an introduction to the Head Chef.
The Midland's largest property summit will return on 21st June.
Join over 400 senior level-delegates to find out Derby's latest investment opportunities and regeneration priorities.
This year's Summit will centre around the theme, Shaping the Post-Brexit City.
- Proactive place-shaping has never been more important;
- The 2008 crash constrained market funding models;
- Austerity has limited local authority activity;
- Brexit throws up unknown challenges.
Yet, customers are still demanding vibrant cities with flexible, quality spaces that mix living, working and playing.
Join Marketing Derby as we discuss how cities can meet these challenges, with two heavyweights of the property world.
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To register your interest for the Derby Property Summit 2017, please fill out the below form
Following last year’s incredible Bondholder Derby Book Festival event with Dr Dave Alred, this year we have the privilege of welcoming John McAvoy, who’s inspiring book, Redemption: From Iron Bars to Ironman will be brought to life at this breakfast event not to be missed.
Hosted by Dean Jackson of HUUB Design, we will hear from John, about the ultimate story of sporting salvation, and how one of Britain’s most-wanted men before serving life in Belmarsh, has now become one of the UK’s leading Ironman competitors and his plans to turn pro in 2017.
We’re all familiar how mobile apps are great to use personally, but now the business world can leverage this technology to make a real difference.
With a range of real-world examples and experience from Greendog’s years of development, we’ll help you navigate the world of mobile app technology, helping you best understand how it can have a positive impact on your business.
Join Adam and the Greendog team for a “Breakfast Appy Morning” to find out more about how Greendog has been designing and building apps to help businesses in the Retail, Manufacturing, Construction and Hospitality sectors. The morning has been designed to help inspire ideas and understand the range of technologies you can use within your business to help improve employee and customer engagement, reducing costs and streamlining operations.
Bondholders will have the opportunity to sample the drinks and canapes that are on offer at this exciting city centre bar that opened last year and fast became the place to meet for after-work drinks. Guests will be invited to The Loft to find out more about how the team can help with organising and executing parties for your business or personal celebrations.
Bondholders can relax over breakfast before hearing about First Steps, their recent Queens Award and how the internship and volunteering experiences they provide to service users and students, help them complete their studies and assist with them with finding employment. The event will be opened by Vice Lord Lieutenant for Derbyshire, Colonel John Wilson, OBE, DL.
The University of Derby will also talk about their part-funded internship programme and other ways you could connect with students and graduates, and how this could potentially benefit your organisation.
Following arrival wine and canapés, you will hear a short presentation on the plans for Cromford Mills and how Derbyshire based businesses can make the most of having a world heritage site on their doorstep. Idom Meerbrook will then explain why they chose to relocate to the Mills before taking Bondholders on a tour of the gateway centre and an historical tour of the grounds.
Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and some tasters of the food options available, before being taken on a VIP, behind the scenes tour of intu Derby's state-of-the-art Showcase Cinema de Lux and its new leisure additions Hollywood Bowl and Paradise Adventure Golf. Having being fully acquainted with the new development, you will be invited to try your hands at bowling and golf.
Make your marketing memorable
Jamie & Katie will demonstrate the common pitfalls that businesses fall into with their marketing and explain how, by looking through the eyes of your customers, you can create compelling brand messages which connect with and engage your audience and drive your sales.
A fast-paced presentation, packed full of video content, will leave you with the five principles of creating memorable marketing, which you can take back to your business and apply.
Join the team at 3aaa Apprenticeships for its breakfast event at the 3aaa Apprenticeships Derby Academy. Find out how hiring an apprentice could benefit your business. Hear from the Derby Academy Manager exactly what is involved in hiring an apprentice and meet some of the Derby-based businesses currently reaping the benefits of employing 3aaa apprentices.
Bondholders have been invited back to the 3aaa County Ground to mark the beginning of the 2017 season. Enjoy the now famous Derbyshire County Cricket Club breakfast before hearing about plans for the year including the exciting news that the club will be hosting both the ICC Women’s World Cup and Elton John in the summer.
Bondholders are invited to join The High Sheriff of Derbyshire Elizabeth Fothergill Hon D Univ. CBE DL, YMCA Derbyshire and Marketing Derby for the most unusual Bondholder event of the year.
- Can you and your team take up the challenge of sleeping rough so others don't have to?
- Would you like the opportunity to meet other Bondholders over coffee and a campfire?
- Can you top the Bondholder leader board and raise the most funds for YMCA Derbyshire?
What happens at Sleep Easy? Entrants challenge themselves to spend the night sleeping rough and get sponsorship in the process. Alongside the opportunity to mix with other Bondholders, YMCA provides hot drinks, food, cardboard boxes and a campfire.
Why? YMCA believes every young person should have a safe front door. Sleep Easy helps raise vital funds needed to make this happen.
Last year, 80 people slept rough at Sleep Easy and raised £30,000 helping YMCA to support 299 people.
The one night you spend sleeping rough will make a difference to a homeless young person for weeks, months or even a lifetime.
With a target of £30,000 to raise at this year's event, please take up the challenge and be part of a Bondholder event with a difference. Help YMCA to raise the funds it needs to keep the homeless people of Derby safe and well; providing them with opportunities to become productive members of our city.
Join Cactus Images and Gravity Digital for Breakfast with Benefits at Morley Hayes. Find out what’s new in the world of digital marketing and photography with two of the best in their field! With a few surprises, prizes, goody bags and a fantastic breakfast – an event not to be missed…
Join the team representing Derby this year at MIPIM-the world's largest property conference-to hear about the developments and schemes which will have been unveiled the previous week to an audience of international investors in Cannes.
Hosted by Bondholder Deda, hear from the delegation about plans for Derby that will help shape the future of the city including;
- Heart of the City
- Nightingale Quarter
- University of Derby Science Park
- Midlands Engine
John Forkin, Managing Director of Marketing Derby, will give an insight into Derby's role in the first ever Midlands Engine Pavilion at MIPIM, which sees the Midlands come together to promote its offer on the global stage.
This is a fantastic opportunity to view the recently re-furbished Hollywood House in Blackbrook Belper that just oozes the style & sophistication of 1950’s Hollywood with a contemporary twist. Explore this beautiful property which offers luxury group accommodation for get-togethers and celebrations and corporate events, Marilyn Monroe or Humphrey Bogart which one are you?
The UK Government is consulting on a new Industrial Strategy, consisting of 10 "pillars" of growth.
It is essential that this work is informed by real business experience.
To this end Marketing Derby is partnering with the East Midlands Chamber to hold a Derby business consultation session, where the strengths, assets and opportunities that exist within businesses will be explored and a Derby-based response developed.
The event is kindly being hosted by Derby Conference Centre.
The session is aimed at all businesses and will be participative and include a Q&A with MP for Derby North, Amanda Solloway, who sits on the BEIS Select Committee.
Yeldersley Hall is a delightful venue set in Derbyshire close to Ashbourne just 20 minutes from Derby. It has a rich and interesting history with links to the original Bond girl, Royalty and International Clock makers Smiths of Derby. The relaxed and engaging environs offer the perfect setting for business meetings, conferences and team development. Join us for a range of fine light refreshments, a tour of the Hall and gardens and a snippet of fun team development to whet the appetite.
The University of Derby is delighted to invite Bondholders to the launch of its new Bloomberg Trading room. Enjoy an arrival breakfast before hearing from a speaker from Bloomberg and taking a look around another great facility at the University.
Following the incredible event in the summer of 2016, when HUUB treated us to an afternoon watching the Brownlee brothers win gold and silver in the final of the men’s Olympic Triathlon, Alistair and Jonny will be visiting Derby for an exclusive Q&A event for our Bondholders. The event will be hosted by Dean Jackson and his team, and Danny Mills, former England international footballer, will be compering the Q&A.
We are all aware of the national shortage of teachers. Visit Landau Forte College to find out more about how it is developing and training the next generation of teachers via its School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) and the work of the Landau Forte Teaching School Alliance.
Bondholders are invited to a unique breakfast event to learn more about Derby’s growing passion for running - how it attracts people from all over the UK to Derby and the huge part it plays in the city’s thriving economy. The RunDerby team will provide an inspiring and creative overview of its flagship event – Ramathon – whilst revealing some of the more surprising details of organising an annual large-scale sports event.
David and his team will be opening the year of events with drinks at new Bondholder Gaslight at 6 Friar Gate. They will be providing tips, advice and guidance on good recruitment practice….and how to avoid bad recruitment practice.