Back by popular demand, join the team from Nelsons who will guide you through a scenario from a real Employment Tribunal. You’ll be given a unique insight into the workings of the Employment Tribunal from receiving the claim to the judgement.
Marketing Derby would like to invite you to the ‘best breakfast in Cannes’ at the award-winning Derby Embassy event, as part of MIPIM 2019.
Hear about the £4bn that has been invested in the city since 2005 with over £2bn in the investment pipeline, as well as exclusive announcements on up and coming £1bn of city investment opportunities.
Register for the event here.
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Frank Horsley, Head of Economic Regeneration at Derbyshire County Council joins panellists from the UK property world to discuss the quality, scale and flexibility required by end occupiers. Take your seat in what is sure to be a popular session in the Midlands UK Pavilion.
Derby City Mission’s vision is three-fold the first being the eradication of extreme poverty in Derby, Derbyshire and surrounding counties ensuring that no-one is without a roof, food or clothing.
Our vision is to address the growing number of homeless and vulnerable people by expanding the services we currently offer through our established crisis projects.
We have identified 5 influencers that can create chaotic lifestyles which need addressing. These areas are: Mental health issues, Broken relationships, Drug and alcohol addiction, Criminal lifestyles and the ‘revolving door’ effect and Low/lack of employment skills.
Marketing Derby Bondholder HUUB is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to join them to welcome Prof. Greg Whyte, OBE to Derby and to catch up with HUUB Wattbike, the cyclistsputting Derby and the nation of Derbados on the world map.
An independent British UCI track team, HUUB Wattbike started as 4 ambitious riders fromDerby with the desire to compete on the world stage. After a breakthrough season where theywon World Championships, a World Cup, Commonwealth Games medals and National Titlesthey are back, bigger and more ambitious than ever.
Dean Jackson, proud owner of HUUB and sponsor for HUUB Wattbike, will be taking theathletes through their paces in an interactive Q&A. Expect some witty anecdotes, a little bit ofchaos and the odd cowboy hat!
Next up to the stage, we will welcome Prof. Greg Whyte, OBE, a former Olympian and sportsscientist who competed in two Olympic games, representing Great Britain in the ModernPentathlon. He is a professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science and a UK authorityon exercise physiology, sports performance and rehabilitation.
Greg is well-known for his involvement in Comic Relief, where his role has been to train andcoach celebrities to complete challenges for charity. He has worked with David Walliams, John Bishop, James Cracknell, Cheryl Cole, Gary Barlow and Eddie Izzard and this year he is supporting Kilimanjaro: The Return. This year's Comic Relief will have aired on our screens the week before, soyou will hear straight from the horse's mouth how the celebrities coped with the challenge.
Prof. Greg Whyte learnt from an early age that the biggest obstacle in life was people telling him"No, you can't" but we all have the ability to achieve what others may tell you is impossible.
Greg will share with us aspects of his book "Achieve The Impossible" including the methodsthat can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary, mortals into elite athletes and how to deliver,not dream.
Venue: The Carriage Shop Theatre, The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Derby, DE24 8JECar Parking: Limited onsite. Please use the station car park opposite which is payable.
Celebrate Valentines week with Bondholder Bespoke Inns, who have the Dragon at Willington, The Boot at Repton and Harpurs of Melbourne. Join the team for “Love is in the Ale” to sample some of its newest ales and BBQ nibbles from the Big Green Eggs in The Garden Room which offers alfresco dining 365 days a year.
As part of the recent 20th Anniversary of Toyota-Derbyshire Twinning activities the Japan Local Government Centre will be hosting a conference to focus on creating opportunities for local business through international municipal twinning links.
The conference will look at Derbyshire's longstanding link with Toyota City, international strategies implemented by local authorities with Japan and the importance of UK local authorities forming long-term partnerships to support their local economies.
This event has been organised in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and Marketing Derby for local businesses interested in finding out more about the Japanese market and Japanese inward investment trends into the UK.
This open event, held at Derby Theatre, invites everyone to join us for a vibrant mix of films and presentations from special guest speakers at the city’s biggest business event of the year.
This year Jon Eno of HotHouse Music will be taking up the gauntlet of the “Dare to Dream” slot.
Sajeeda Rose, the new chief executive at D2N2, will be keynote speaker.
The Q&A panel will consist of Bob Betts, chairman of Marketing Derby, Steve Hall, Marketing Derby board member and Q&A host, and Marketing Derby managing director, John Forkin.
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Littleover-based Derby Grammar School is an independent day school which is making a big impact on the lives of children in Mwanza, Tanzania.
Halfway through a 10-year life-changing project with Gedeli B school, teachers and students will share with Bondholders the story of the project so far and the plans for the next five years. You will also hear how the project brings about a real change in perspective for the Grammar School pupils who visit year on year.
“The best part about the experience is to see just how much the kids appreciate the little things, and how much they enjoy seeing us. It really does make you think about the small things in life …you see what really matters.”
Lewis, Tanzania 2018 team
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The last five years have seen almost 4000 Bondholders, along with their clients, friends and families, enjoy what has now become Derby's ultimate Christmas party experience not to be missed.
"Moroccan Fire Nights....Having left the cold winter's night behind, silhouettes of
minarets and giant archways rise over the Red City as you make your way through
the bustling souk....As the music levels rise, so do the exotic characters as they use
their lithe bodies to push the boundaries of possibility in mind-blowing spectacles of
skill, distortion and contortion!"
The Roundhouse will once again be opening its doors exclusively to Marketing Derby Bondholders and their guests, and has kindly offered tickets at an amazing discounted rate of £37.50 plus VAT per person.
Guests will enjoy a canapé reception, a 3-course dinner, survivors' breakfast, on-stage entertainment, after-dinner disco, casino tables and fairground stalls and rides.
Let loose your competitive streak with a spin on the dodgems or indulge yourself at the chocolate fountain.
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The Marketing Derby team looks forward to celebrating and raising a glass with you all.
Marketing Derby Bondholder Flowerworld is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to join them for breakfast and a tour of its huge flower site.
The flower hub prepares the blooms for almost 490 Morrisons stores up and down the country, producing 900,000 bouquets a week as well as an online bouquet delivery service which covers the whole UK.
Following an arrival breakfast, Bondholders will hear about the B2B brand, Bloom Market. An opportunity to find out how flowers can enhance your business and delight your customers.
Prepare to get creative as we will be invited to make our own seasonal flower creations.
Since 2015, the team at Pattonair have been focussing on their approach to corporate and social responsibility. They are about to publish the 3rd CSR report and with each year they grow a little more with targets being met and a cultural shift has begun. Enjoy breakfast and hear the story so far.
Marketing Derby Bondholders CWC Group and The Palfrey have joined forces to invite fellow
Bondholders on a VIP tour of St James' Yard and recently re-opened The Palfrey.
Work to transform the historic buildings in St James' Yard will soon be completed and Bondholders will be amongst the first to hear of the future plans for what was once the place where guests of the St James' Hotel would keep their horses and carriages.
The Palfrey, which won Best Bar at the Derby Food and Drink Awards last year suffered a devastating fire which caused extensive damage resulting in Sharon and Amie having to close the venue. After a huge amount of commitment and hard work they have re-opened the doors and it is business as usual.
Enjoy arrival drinks in both buildings and hear from both CWC Group and The Palfrey about how they are making their mark in Derby.
Derby Museums is delighted to offer fellow Bondholders an exclusive tour of the former Derby Central Library building. As well as showcasing the exciting plans for this beautiful and iconic building, there will also be an opportunity to find out more about some of the events that are due to take place.
Want to know how our innovative GIS (Geographic Information Systems) mapping tool can help you expand, relocate or target new business?
Learn how to use this free system to create bespoke reports showing statistics relating to labour force, demographics, commercial properties, local businesses and compare regions across the UK.
When: Thursday 1 Nov
Time: 09:00 - 13:00
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Marketing Derby Bondholders the University of Derby and Ace Sameday Couriers are delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to hear how Bondholder Leigh Timmis recently smashed the Guinness World Record to become the fastest person to cycle across Europe in an incredible time of 16 days, 10 hours and 45 minutes.
Leigh will recount how he achieved this amazing cycle ride with the support of his sponsors and the University of Derby Human Performance Unit.
Following a delicious breakfast, we will hear from Leigh and some of his sponsors.
Marketing Derby Bondholders AWD Development Solutions and Hot House Music Schools have joined forces to bring you an evening of music and team building lessons, kindly hosted by fellow Bondholder Derby Grammar School.
Andrew will share elements from his high performing team framework to help you improve the teams in your business, and Jon will explain how he uses those elements in his work to develop some of the most talented young musicians in Derby.
Bondholders will be treated to refreshments and throughout the event you will be entertained by the Screaming Kicks Big Band – one of the top youth big bands in the UK. In fact, a week after the event, Screaming Kicks will be representing Derby on their ten day US tour to Boston, New Orleans and San Francisco.
So join Andrew and Jon for a fabulous evening where you will take away some top team tips and experience some fantastic musical talent.
Recognised as the region’s most prestigious awards in this sector, we will be celebrating the 10th year of Derby Food and Drink Awards in style. Hosted by Derby Roundhouse, this event is open to the public as well as Bondholders, families, friends and colleagues.
Following the success of last years Bondholder VIP Shopping Night, we have decided to do it all again!
Invite your teams, friends and family to join Marketing Derby at intu Derby for a fun and relaxed evening of discounted shopping, live music and fizz, plus, complimentary car parking!
It's all free (apart from the shopping!) so we hope you can come along. There are approximately 43,000 people in Derby who work for a Bondholder company and we would like to thank as many of them as possible for their support so please spread the word.
Book your place here
QUAD has been at the heart of Derby’s cultural scene since it opened in September 2008 and the team are inviting you to help celebrate it’s 10th Birthday.
Following a delicious arrival breakfast, sit back and hear from Adam Buss who will be looking back at a fantastic ten years and QUAD's TECH:SQUAD will also be on hand to show you how they can enhance your audience experience through mobile cinema, creative audio visual and digital development.
An applied university of today and for tomorrow
The University of Derby continues to go from strength to strength having recently been recognised as a Top 30 institution in the UK by The Guardian and one of the Top 250 Young Universities in the world by the Times Higher Education.
This is an opportunity to hear from Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Derby, discussing the University’s 2018-2030 Strategic Framework, its ambitions for the future and its civic role within our region.
“The University is proud of its achievements to date and recognises that it is time to take ambitious steps in terms of what we do and how we do it, and a real determination to embrace change and deliver an outstanding experience for everyone who wants to engage with the University of Derby. The framework provides the foundations and direction on which to plan, perform and succeed in a changing and globally dynamic environment, and sets out a clear purpose and promise to its students, staff and region.”
Hold on tight and fasten your seat belts because the team at East Midland’s Airport are inviting us back for a behind-the-scenes tour of everyone’s favourite local airport. Passports will be required and expect a few surprises.
A great opportunity to tour the workshop facility of one of only 12 worldwide approved Aston Martin Heritage specialists. You will have the opportunity to see many rare Aston Martins such as DB5’s, undergoing full restorations together with an engine rebuild/ Dyno facility
Bondholders are invited to join Smith Partnership at an exciting event to showcase their new offices with more than just a glass of bubbly to toast the official opening! Bondholders will have a chance to join in on a treasure hunt whilst exploring the swanky new offices and get to cool off with especially made ice cream and a pick’n’mix!
Nutrivitality is inviting fellow Bondholders to come and learn about its ground-breaking new Beauty product.
We lose an astonishing 1.5% of our skin's collagen every single year after the age of 20 which begins to affect our appearance. For decades now we've been using creams and masks to help hydration and improve skin tone, but the real innovation is in high absorption nutrients delivered orally to help maintain the skin's collagen levels. Nutrivitality will take you through the ageing process and how science can help keep your skin's youthful glow.
Be the first to get a sample of the revolutionary skincare product.
It is going to change everything.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club is once again delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to its annual exclusive Vitality Blast hospitality experience, as Derbyshire Falcons entertain Northants Steelbacks at The 3aaa County Ground.
The last few years have seen large numbers attend and with the theme "Beer & Balti" back for its second year, I'm sure it will be another hugely popular year.
The evening, which is just £350.00 plus 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 plus 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 Vitality Blast from the comfort of the Greene King IPA Marquee at The 3aaa County Ground.
Date: Wednesday 8th August
Gates Open: From 5.15pm
Food Served: From 6.00pm
Start of Game: 7.00pm
The Derby Property Summit will return on Tuesday 17 July. This year sees the Summit move to a new venue - the historic Roundhouse, Derby, a new interactive format, with a range of topical focus sessions, as as thought provoking plenaries from key industry speakers, including:
The Summit, now in its sixth year, is the largest commercial property event in the region, with over 400 senior-level delegates due to attend from across the UK. The agenda will bring together the individual strands of regeneration, property and development, and is a must-attend for anybody looking to do business in Midlands property.
Journalist and Broadcaster Declan Curry will host the event.
With thousands of vacancies across the UK, East Midlands and Derbyshire, the shortage of talent is a very real challenge for organisations of all shapes and sizes. With Engineering, IT and Digital economies currently worst affected, the problems will soon be felt across all sectors due to the highest levels of employment in living memory.
Are you struggling to find or retain talent? Are you losing people to your competitors? Is your growth being restricted by a lack of skills and experience within your organisation?
This session will offer you insights, help and positive solutions to the Talent Equation.
Bringing together thought leaders from across the region, we are going to be discussing the problems and providing insights and practical advice on what you can do within your business to attract, retain, hire and grow.
If together we can find a solution to The Talent Equation we can look forward to thriving people and a thriving place.
Held in partnership with East Midlands Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by EMBS Recruitment.
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Enjoy a BBQ breakfast in the beautiful setting of Darley Abbey Wines. The event will provide an insight into the future of the office, how design effects productivity and the present situation in most companies and is agile working here to stay.
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Back by popular demand, join David and his team at picturesque The Horseshoes, Long Lane in an after-work relaxed social event – Derby’s No.1 multi sector recruiter’s interactive session will include ‘blind hiring’, recruitment tips, staff retention, talent pipeline, continuous feedback….and a few surprises!
Come along to hear from Mark Averill about his passion for cameras and photography whilst enjoying delicious canapes created by the experienced chefs at Derby Conference Centre.