This is where the leading construction companies come at the end of the day to unwind, meet up with new and existing business colleagues for an evening of fun, entertainment and some great networking. As ever there will be a fantastic after dinner speaker, previous speakers include Brian Blessed, Gyles Brandreth and Ranulph Fiennes
Book your place onto the Construction Expo Dinner on 13th September at South of England Event Centre, Ardingly, Haywards Heath
Chaired by Rosemary French OBE, Executive Director, The Gatwick Diamond Inititative
5.30 pm, Sit down 7 pm, Close 10 pm
£49.50+VAT includes reception drink, three course meal and after dinner speaker. Table of 10 £490+VAT
Dress attire: Smart/business wear and lounge suits for men
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Gyles won his first prize as a public speaker when fifteen. A former Oxford Scholar, President of the Oxford Union and MP for the City of Chester, Gyles Brandreth's career has ranged from being a Whip and Lord Commissioner of the Treasury in John Major's government to starring in his own award-winning musical revue in London's West End.
A prolific broadcaster (in programmes ranging from Just a Minute to Have I Got News for You), an acclaimed interviewer (principally for the Sunday Telegraph), a novelist, children's author and biographer, he has published two volumes of diaries: Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries, and Something Sensational to Read in the Train: The Diary of a Lifetime, and is the author of two acclaimed royal biographies: Philip & Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage and Charles & Camilla: Portrait of a Love Affair. In 2007/2008, The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries, his series of Victorian murder mysteries featuring Oscar Wilde as an amateur detective was published in the UK and US.
Gyles Brandreth is one of Britain's busiest after-dinner speakers and award ceremony hosts. He has won awards himself, and been nominated for awards, as a public speaker, novelist, children's writer, broadcaster (Sony), political diarist (Channel Four), journalist (British Press Awards), theatre producer (Olivier), and businessman (British Tourist Authority Come to Britain Trophy).
He has been London correspondent for "Up to the Minute" on CBS News and his books published in the United States include the New York Times best-seller, The Joy of Lex as well as Philip & Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage and The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries.
Listen to Gyles on Business Bunker with Paul Andrews here