We hold regular networking events giving our members the opportunity to promote their organisations and meet like-minded individuals.

You’ll see a selection of our forthcoming events below, which as a networking member you’ll receive an invitation to attend.

If you’re not currently a member, please complete the form here and we’ll be in touch.

Nottingham Partners Members’ Lunch – Friday 9 November 2018

This lunch will be held on Friday 9th November 2018 and starts at 12 noon.  It is being held at Alea Nottingham and there is still a sponsorship opportunity available should this be of interest.

We are delighted to confirm that Sandy Mahal, Director, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature will be our first speaker. Sandy recently featured on BBC Radio 4 talking about the cultural scene in Nottingham. Sandy will challenge guests to think about whose stories we are telling and the importance of literacy, libraries and literature in our lives.

Our second speaker will be Olly Betts.  Olly is Co-Founder and CEO of OpenWrks, an award winning fintech company dedicated to making Open Banking work to improve people’s everyday lives. The OpenWrks toolkit makes it easy for customers to share their financial information securely with businesses they trust, so those businesses can deliver better, faster and more personalised products to their customers.

Olly is a regular speaker at industry events on the subject of borrower focused credit decisions and the use of open banking technologies.

An engineer at heart; prior to founding OpenWrks, Olly spent his time building technology platforms to enable creditors to support their customers with debt repayments, building global businesses as a member of the leadership team at TDX Group and Lowell Group.

As a member if you would like to bring a guest to this event, please email:

Please click here to book your place.

Nottingham Partners Christmas Drinks Reception – Wednesday 5 December 2018

Our Christmas drinks reception will be held on Wednesday 5 December 2018 and starts at 5pm until 7pm.

The venue and sponsor for this event are yet TBC.

There is no charge to attend this event but you do still need to book your place to attend.

Nottingham Partners Annual Dinner – Thursday 31 January 2019

We are delighted to announce our inaugral Nottingham Partners Annual Dinner being held on Thursday 31 January 2019 is being sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland LLP and hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nottingham.

The evening will start with a champagne reception at 7pm followed by a three-course meal being served at 8pm.

We will be joined by one of the UK’s leading Economists, Rhys Herbert from Lloyds Banking Group, who will be giving us a fascinating insight into the global economy, Brexit and beyond considering the implications for the UK and East Midlands economies.

Karen Smart, the Managing Director of East Midlands Airport will share her vision for growth as the East Midlands Gateway and HS2 projects provide the opportunity for better integrated transport and housing that will facilitate thousands of new jobs for the region.

Chris Peters, the Group Managing Director of the Addo Food Group will also be joining us. Chris heads up one of the region’s leading businesses (high flyers in the recent Nottinghamshire Top 200 published by the Nottingham Post).

We are also delighted to announce too, that the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, Nick Ebbs, will be coming along to talk about his role and chosen charity, Framework.

Tables are on sale now at a cost of £500 + vat for a table of 10 or individual tickets can be purchased at a cost of £60 + vat.

Please email Natalie Williams ( with your requirements.

You will be able to pre-order wine and soft drinks for your table in advance of the dinner at your own cost.

Many thanks for supporting what we think will be a fabulous evening.


Past Events

Blogs on our past events can be found here:-

22 September 2017

20 October 2017

17 January 2018

26 January 2018

23 March 2018

25 May 2018

6 July 2018

6 September 2018

14 September 2018