It’s amazing what a difference a day makes. At Irongate LIVE, ideas are exchanged, knowledge is shared, and lasting connections are made. Irongate LIVE is divided into five lively and interactive zones, each dedicated to demonstrating the latest in cutting-edge products, technology, services and procurement solutions. Bondholders will enjoy a delicious breakfast before having access to the exhibition before any other customers arrive.
This informative event will focus on mental health and well-being in the workplace, highlighting ways organisations can effectively manage mental health related issues. Representatives of Derby County Community Trust and Knights plc will explain how they can support businesses with employee engagement and assist in improving the well-being and mental health of your employees. We will also be joined by a sporting personality who will be sharing their experiences of managing their mental wellbeing when in the spotlight and under intense pressure.
“The Most Talked About House in Derby”
Balls2 Marketing directors Andy and Sarah Ball are hosting an open house event at Number 41, their self-build in Allestree. Hear all about how their dream home came to life at the same time as running their highly successful Derby-based business.
Your chance to raise a glass and celebrate a successful year with fellow Bondholders at pentahotel Derby. Enjoy an evening of fun, food and festivities this December, as “penta does Christmas!”. A relaxed evening in the penta lounge to mix, mingle and be merry.
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the annual Bondholder Christmas Ball 2019.
The last six years have seen almost 4,500 Bondholders, along with their clients, friends and families, enjoy what has now become Derby's ultimate Christmas party experience.
"Rio Rocks....this December Derby's flagship Christmas Party venue, The Roundhouse, transforms into the bustling city of Rio de Janeiro; Brazil's most iconic party destination. A city where intoxicating energy lives hand in hand with a deep cultural history and an overwhelming zest for life."
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, 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.
For more details and to book your place at the Bondholder event of the year please visit:
Table bookings are for a minimum of 8 and maximum of 12. If you would like to "Join-a-Table" please let me know and I will arrange this for you.
Due to the popularity of the evening, we politely request that companies restrict their bookings to no more than 4 tables so all of our Bondholders have the opportunity to join the party.
If you would prefer to be invoiced, please get in touch with me.
Please could you email me once you have booked via the link and received your confirmation so I can keep track of tables left available.
Pre-ordered drinks will be available but, as in previous years, wristbands will not.
If you have any questions, please contact me on email@example.com
The Marketing Derby team looks forward to celebrating and raising a glass with you all,
Derby Festé has joined together with Derby Cathedral to bring to the city a magnificent touring installation called ‘Museum of the Moon’ by Luke Jerram.
This 21-metre replica of the moon will take pride of place in the beautiful surroundings of Derby Cathedral. This Bondholder event will also mark the launch of this years exciting programme for Derby Festé that will take place on 27 and 28 September. Enjoy refreshments in The Sanctuary café on Iron Gate before being amongst the first to view this amazing spectacular.
Bondholders are invited to a garden party at the stunning Stancliffe Hall for the much anticipated Bake-Off final. The 6 heats, have seen many of our Bondholders battle it out to prove themselves to be “Star Bakers” or “Shabby Chefs”.
The winners from each heat have now been invited back to create their showstoppers, aiming to be crowned the overall winners of the 2019 Love Marketing Bake-Off. We hope you can join us for a garden party in the beautiful grounds of Stancliffe Hall to enjoy afternoon tea - style canapés with a glass of fizz whilst supporting your favourite bakers. Relax with a game of croquet and Jenga on the lawn before tasting the finalists’ showstoppers and raising a glass to the Star Bakers, there will definitely be no soggy bottoms!
Derby’s Built Heritage – something to be treasured or is it holding the city back?
Bondholder Planning Design Ltd invite you to join them at the iconic Derby QUAD for what promises to be a lively discussion on balancing the needs of preserving Derby and the Nation’s built heritage, versus the need for innovation in the regeneration of our built environment. A chance to enjoy breakfast and take part in a stimulating debate on looking to our past, is this something to be treasured or is it holding development back?
With less than a year before Tokyo 2020 hurtles into action we are invited to hear from Bondholder Derbyshire Institute of Sport about its successes over the last 12 months and the exciting plans for the future. A chance to have breakfast whilst getting to know our home-grown athletes and to see demonstrations in the Human Performance Unit with the sports science team in the University of Derby’s sports centre.
Marketing Derby Bondholder Derbyshire County Cricket Club is once again delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to its annual exclusive Vitality Blast hospitality experience, as Derbyshire
Falcons entertain Leicestershire Foxes at The Pattonair County Ground.
This event is payable.
** Times are approximate and will be confirmed nearer the time **
Bondholder Lea Green Learning and Development Centre in Derbyshire is one of the country’s leading outdoor education and adventurous activity centres.
Located in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside with a range of inclusive, accessible and challenging outdoor activities, Lea Green is the perfect place for team building, personal development and outdoor learning.
Bondholders are invited for hot bacon butties before taking part in some of the activities on offer.
Whose got a head for heights??
Join Bondholder YMCA Derbyshire to learn about how tax breaks can help Derby's young people. Working closely with Cooper Parry, Derby County Community Trust and Baby People, YMCA Derbyshire is launching an innovative scheme to improve health and wellbeing and prevent homelessness.
You will also hear about the positive impact YMCA Derbyshire have on many lives and within our city and county. Bondholders will be treated to a delicious breakfast cooked and served by YMCA Key College students.
Bondholder Serjeants is delighted to invite fellow Bondholders to its swish offices at the
iHub Infinity Park, for breakfast in the impressive atrium.
Serjeants LLP is a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys based in the East Midlands. The team focuses on providing clear, commercially relevant, tailored advice to help protect businesses.
Following a delicious breakfast, you will hear from the attorneys about how they work with a variety of companies including multi-national corporations, SMEs and universities as well as people who want to protect their ideas and secure their future. Using real-life examples, Serjeants will explain the benefits of protection for your business. This is a great opportunity to meet the team and also to take a look around Infinity Park's iHub.
The Serjeants team look forward to seeing you at the event.
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We are excited to be welcomed back to visit Bondholder Foremarke Hall, the Midland’s leading independent day and boarding school for boys and girls from ages 3 – 13.
Bondholders will be treated to breakfast in the recently completed £2.5 million dining hall which was designed by fellow Bondholder Matthew Montague Architects. We will hear from Robert Relton, Headmaster Foremarke Hall and Mark Semmence, Headmaster Repton School, before being introduced to some of the pupils. Guests will be offered a tailor made tour by Year 8 pupils, or for those keen sports enthusiast, watch or join in a spot of cricket!
During the 30 days of June, to celebrate its 30th year in business, Bondholder Mercia Image will, along with the support of other local companies, be aiming to raise as much money as possible for 30 local charities. We will be doing our bit by inviting our Bondholders, their friends, family and clients to join the Marketing Derby team as they hit the bright lights of the pubs and bars of Derby City Centre.
Expect the unexpected! A £10 donation will be requested on the night, all of which will go directly into the 30 Days of Giving pot.
(Drinks will be payable)
Our annual event as part of Derby Book Festival has become a firm favourite over previous years with some incredible speakers that have left us inspired by their stories and messages. This year’s speaker will certainly not disappoint and we are delighted that he will be able to join us.
Professor Steve Peters is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in the functioning of the human mind. With clients across a range of disciplines including education, business and elite sport, he helps people understand how the mind works, gain insight into their own unique mind and then develop skills to optimise individual performance and quality of life.
Nowcomm would like to invite you to experience a condensed workshop of our 1 day Cyber Security Awareness course.
We can’t promise that you won’t be a little alarmed but we can guarantee that you will be better informed and equipped to deal with these growing threats to your business.
Please note there is a strict 5pm start in the Cinema.
4:30 - 5:00 - drinks reception and networking. We will provide pinot grigio wine, orange juice and water. Any other drinks can be purchased as the bar.
5:00 - 5:15 - presentation from Lotus (can increase to 30 mins if Markting Derby are going to do any talks)
5:15 - 6: 00 - networking with finger buffet of some streetfood items from the menu and drinks. Food provided will be chicken tikka (D), seekh kebab, palak and kale pakora chaat (V, D) and gobi manchurian (V, G). The same drinks as above will be provided, and once again people can buy drinks at the bar.
V - vegetarian
D - contains dairy
G - contains gluten
Seekh kekab is lamb and gobi manchurian is cauliflour.
Marketing Derby Bondholders Ask the Chameleon and Bustler Market are joining forces to hold a Bondholder breakfast which promises to leave you brimming with ideas on how to take your companies profile to the next level.
With over 3500 business awards open at any one time, are you missing out on significant opportunities to raise your profile, locally, regionally and nationally?
With special guest Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire Mr William Tucker, hear about the range of Queens Awards available for businesses and gather useful hints and tips from bid and awards writer Rachel
Hayward, owner of Ask the Chameleon.
Rachel has an impressive number of accolades under her belt including being chosen as one of the Small Business 100 in 2018 and winning the Micro Business of the Year from the East Midlands Federation of Small Businesses.
Rachel has also been a finalist in the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce Enterprising Women Awards in two categories, The Burton Mail Rising Star and East Midlands Enterprising Women.
Sit back and enjoy a hearty breakfast in the comfort of Bustler Market's new home, a venue which is ideal for exhibitions and events as well as their monthly food extravaganza which regularly welcomes over 4000
people through its doors on the last weekend of every month.
Marketing Derby Bondholder Derbyshire County Cricket Club is excited to invite Bondholders to the Pattonair County Ground for its Start of the Season breakfast, always one of the most popular
events in the Marketing Derby calendar.
With the Aston Lark fixture against Australia, an England Women Twenty20 international and some great events to look forward to, 2019 is set to be a special year at the Club.
Following a hot and hearty breakfast, hear from new Chief Executive Ryan Duckett, and new Head of Cricket, Dave Houghton about a packed summer of cricket and have the opportunity to meet a number of the 1st team squad who will also be in attendance at this event.
Be amongst the first to hear about this year's events including An Evening of Queen, featuring the stars of London's West End and be in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes.
Join the team that represented Derby and Derbyshire this year at MIPIM - the world's largest property conference held in Cannes.
Hosted by Bondholder Déda, hear from Team Derby about the latest developments and schemes that were showcased as part of the Midlands UK Pavilion to promote the UK Capital for Innovation to a global audience.
A hot breakfast will be served on arrival from 8am.
Following a successful MIPIM 2019, this Summit will bring together the investment promotions teams from Marketing Derby and Marketing NG - together with East Midlands Airport - to share the investment pitches made to a global property audience in France.
Join us for this annual regional networking opportunity with brief presentations and a Q&A panel.
Breakfast will be served from 9am.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To book your place, click here.
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
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.