Enjoy pastries and coffee before taking a pew to hear from Stephen Hance, the new Dean of Derby, about future plans for Derby Cathedral. We will also hear from Bill Tomlinson, chairman of Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre and from John Whitby, Mayor of Derby on why he has chosen DCHC as one of his charities. We will then head out to Cathedral Green to wave goodbye to the first DCHC children going this year on holiday to Skegness. There will be two tours of the Tudor Towers during the event. These will be restricted to 30 people in total.
Join the team representing Derby and Derbyshire 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 Déda, hear from the delegation about plans for Derby and Derbyshire that will help shape the future including:
• Heart of the City - including plans for a new Performance Venue, Market Hall and Debenhams and Becketwell
• Bold Lane - new Grade A office complex
• Swimming Pool
• Friar Gate Goods Yard
• Peak Resort and Buxton
John Forkin, Managing Director of Marketing Derby, will give an insight into Derby and Derbyshire's role in the Midlands UK Pavilion at MIPIM, which sees the Midlands come together to promote its offer on the global stage.
A breakfast will be served on arrival from 8am.
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 fellow Bondholders who were part of the delegation and plans that will help shape the future of the city.
It's more than just cricket at Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 2018. Bondholders are invited for a locally-sourced Derbyshire breakfast to mark the new season and the start of summer which will see the world's biggest girl band, Little Mix, perform live at The 3aaa County Ground.
There will be a chance to watch the Derbyshire players in pre-season training, before hearing from Chief Executive, Simon Storey and Commercial Director, Ryan Duckett, about exciting opportunities in 2018, both on and off the field.
Marketing Derby Bondholder Bombardier is delighted to open its doors to fellow Bondholders for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of its site.
Hear a presentation from Bombardier before enjoying a tour of the factory to include the Cab Shop and Sub-Surface Lines Tubestock assembly line.
Since it is a working factory, tours are limited to 30 people. Bombardier have kindly offered two sessions.
Breakfast will be served in the 8.00-9.30am session, and brunch will be served in the 10.30-12noon session.
LoatesHR in conjunction with the University of Derby will host a light-hearted and highly interactive “A Question of HR”. Where teams test their knowledge and judgement in a variety of HR scenarios. With special guests to be confirmed, an event not to be missed!
The Midland's largest property event returns on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at a new venue, the iconic Derby Roundhouse. With 400 senior-level delegates due to attend from across the UK, this event is a must-attend for anybody looking to do business in Midlands property.
Invitations will be sent in due course, to register your interest please email email@example.com.
Thank you to Morley Hayes who have kindly invited us to lunch with them in their award-winning restaurant The Dovecote. Bondholders are invited to celebrate the restaurant that has won ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at The food Awards England, and that has retained its AA rosettes (2) for the sixth year running. Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch before hearing from the team about future plans and offerings.
Bondholder Air-IT has joined forces with fellow Bondholder Flint Bishop LLP to deliver a workshop on GDPR.
Hosted at Air-IT's brand new offices, we will begin by hearing from Claire Tonks, Partner at Flint Bishop Solicitors, who will present "GDPR: Understanding Your Road Map to Compliance".
Claire is an expert on GDPR compliance and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Following a coffee break, Sam Reed, Chief Technology Officer at Air-IT, will deliver "Cyber Security: What Your Business Needs to Know and Do".
Lunch will be provided following the presentations, an opportunity for you to ask further questions and to take a tour of Air-IT's ultra-modern new workplace.
There will be spaces available for 20 people.
This event is part of the "Invest in D2N2" project supported by the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund.
New for 2018, The Cow Dalbury has reopened its doors following an extensive programme of sympathetic restoration that finds the once popular Black Cow pub transformed into a delightful 12 bedroom boutique hotel nestled alongside the village green
Bondholders are invited for arrival drinks before hearing about the backstory of the venue. Enjoy a tour of the hotel and explore first-hand the guest accommodation available. A selection of dishes from the extensive menu will be available for you to graze from in the bar, with an opportunity to chat with the team and learn more about the various rates and packages available for corporate clients.
Thank you to Morley Hayes who have kindly invited us to lunch with them in their award-winning restaurant The Dovecote. Bondholders are invited to celebrate the restaurant that has won ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at The food Awards England, and that has retained its AA rosettes (2) for the sixth year running. Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch before hearing from the team about future plans and offerings
It has been a couple of years since we had a Bondholder visited Royal Crown Derby, one of the few original fine bone china manufacturers that still remains in Britain today.
Bacon Sandwiches and toasted tea cakes will be served in the 1750 Tea Room whilst hearing from Sales and Marketing Director, Steve Rowley. We will then be split into teams to show your competitive streaks with a treasure hunt around the exhibition and museum with prizes to be won for the best “Anneka Rice”! We will also be treated to a tour of the factory to discover how its world renowned fine bone china items are created. Guests will also receive a 10% discount on the morning in the retail shop.
Marketing Derby Bondholder, and former Rising Star Ed Hollands of DrivenMedia, is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to celebrate his experience of pitching to the Dragons at a breakfast event sponsored by the University of Derby and Flint Bishop Solicitors.
Ed visited us a couple of years ago, immediately after graduating, and explained his business idea of selling advertising space on the side of trucks. He won us over with his passion and determination and we were delighted to give him a year's Bondholder Membership through the Rising Star award.
Ed's idea soon turned into a business and through sheer hard-work and tenacity he has proven himself to be a true entrepreneur in the city.
You are invited to watch a re-run of Ed's appearance on Dragon's Den, which aired last night, and hear about his experience, with all the back-stage gossip. There will also be a Q&A with Ed's mentor Graham Mulholland.
Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Peak District, Mount Cook offers a unique venue for team training and leadership development. Fill up on a hearty hot breakfast and hear about the outstanding programme of activities including challenging outdoor experiences tailored to your company’s needs. There will be an opportunity to view the Glamping Pods and to go up to the roof with views over Black Rock. All attendees will be invited to return on the 13th April to take part in the activities.
If you have never had the opportunity to view first-hand the amazing work carried out by YMCA Derbyshire, well here’s your chance. Enjoy breakfast prepared in-house by the talented hospitality learners before hearing from Peter Posner, President World YMCA on the topic of “Global Presence, Local Impact”. Gillian Sewell, CEO will host a Q&A with a resident before handing over to Tony Walker to explain Toyota’s Investment in Young People. There will be a tour and a meet and greet with the residents and the chance to find out how you and your company can join the YMCA in this year’s Sleep Easy.
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’s keynote speaker will be Leigh Timmis, Round the World Cyclist, who will be taking up the gauntlet of the “Dared to Dream” slot.
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The first event of the season will be hosted by Derby City Mission at Seven Restaurant and will focus on the Nightshelter which runs from 1st December-31st March 2018. Celebrating its fifth year, the Nightshelter brings Derby’s churches together to provide welcoming and safe accommodation for Derby’s homeless. Presenting will be CEO, Julio Abraham with Paul Munro, Nightshelter Manager and Phil Morton - Head of Relief of Poverty
The last four years have seen almost 3000 Bondholders, along with their clients, friends and families, enjoy what has now become Derby's ultimate Christmas party experience not to be missed.
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 price of just £36.50 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.
Why not get a glimpse into the year ahead by visiting the fortune teller or let loose your competitive streak with a spin on the dodgems?
Table bookings are for a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12. If you would like to "Join-a-Table" please let Lindsey know and she will arrange this for you.
If you have any questions, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Derby College will be opening the doors to The Engine Shed 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.
Rail continues to be one of the UK's major growth sectors, with multi-billion pound investment planned to support continued passenger demand. The agenda reaches from new rail franchises and massive investment in Derby station, to the hot debates on electrification and HS2.
Derby is one of the best rail-connected cities in the UK and remains home to Europe's largest rail cluster - the only UK city where trains can be designed, developed, built, tested and maintained. Competition is growing, as more companies are attracted into the UK and pressure builds on the skills requirement.
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 rail - for passengers, customers and suppliers - will be explored to develop a Derby-based perspective on the big issues.
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'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.
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.
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.
Marketing Derby will be officially launching the London Chapter of the Derby Ambassadors Club at City Hall, this October.
The London Chapter of Derby Ambassadors Club is a group of individuals who are primarily based in London but have an ongoing affiliation with Derby.
For more information about the event, or club, please email Georgina Staley at email@example.com
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!
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.
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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.
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Marketing Derby will be in attendance at REVO 2017, in Liverpool.
Revo Liverpool 2017 is the UK’s largest gathering of people and businesses that together create great places for work, rest and play. It is the largest UK retail property deal making, learning and networking event
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.
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.
In partnership with
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.