The Night

Dress code – Black tie

Travelling to the Grange St.Paul’s Hotel by public transport couldn’t be easier. The venue is close to Blackfriars, St Pauls and City Thameslink station.

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2017 host Justin Webb, Broadcaster

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After serving as BBC North America Editor, Justin Webb joined the team of presenters on Radio 4’s influential Today programme. He now interviews the great and the good and those making the day’s headlines – alongside John Humphrys, Mishal Husain, Sarah Montague and Nick Robinson. In the US Justin covered all the twists and turns of the 2008 Presidential election which saw a little-known Illinois senator become the country’s first black Commander-in-Chief. Justin continues to observe the American political, social and economic climate, assessing the often dramatic events on Capitol Hill, Wall Street and Main Street. As well as becoming a senior member of the White House press pack, he was the first British journalist to be granted a full television interview with President Obama.

Prior to his Washington posting Justin reported from Brussels as the BBC’s European Correspondent. He has also covered elections in Australia, a coup in the Maldives and Mafia trials in Italy. And as well as various overseas postings, he has anchored Breakfast News and The World Tonight. Justin now spends his mornings grilling British politicians and news-makers on the agendasetting Radio 4 programme. He’s also an extremely assured conference chair and awards host, and a wonderfully engaging speaker. After dinner he uncovers the truth about America and Americans (as in his books Have A Nice Day and Notes on Them and Us) – and has great fun demonstrating some of the differences in interviewing styles between ‘Old’ and ‘New World’ journalists.

2017 Running Order

The evening ran as follows:

18.30 Drinks reception

19.00 Welcome

19.20 Dinner

21.20 Awards presentations

22.30 Post awards networking

00.00 Carriages


2017 Table Prices

Bookings are now closed. Rates for the 2017 were as follows:

Public Sector Rate:
Single ticket – £225+VAT
Table of 10 – £2,195+VAT
Gold table of 10 – 2,595+VAT

Private Sector Rate:
Single ticket – £275 +VAT
Table of 10 – £2,595+VAT
Gold table of 10 – 2,995+VAT

Single ticket rate will include:
– Awards drinks reception
– Stunning three course dinner
– Awards ceremony
– Post awards networking

Standard Table of 10 rate will include:
– Awards drinks reception
– Stunning three course dinner
– Post awards networking

Gold table public sector/ private sector rates will include:
– Awards drinks reception including poseur table with company logo board in the drinks reception
– Guaranteed table in the first four rows
– Enhanced listing in the guest directory
– Stunning three course dinner
– Awards ceremony
– Two buckets of beers or four bottles of wine
– After dinner liqueurs

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