Devon Chamber Spring Dinner
Thursday 23/03/2017 - Thursday 23/03/2017
Devon Chamber’s Spring Dinner will bring together a wide range of businesses for an evening of black tie networking, including an arrival drink, a four course dinner with wine and a motivational key note speech from Kevin Byrne, founder of Checkatrade. From sleeping in his car, to founding the worlds first online review website and building a business with a £2.37 billion GDP, business management speaker and entrepreneur Kevin Byrne is known as one of the great pioneers of business in the UK.
Chairman and Founder of Checkatrade.com, a trade and service providers monitoring service, Kevin Byrne launched the business in 1998; then the first of its kind Byrne’s business concept quickly flourished and has become one of the most trusted companies in the field, responsible for generating more than £2.7 billion a year for more than 19,000 companies.
A proud and dedicated man Kevin Byrne’s tale is a truly inspirational one, beginning on a computer and telephone in his bedroom Checkatrade now employs more than two hundred members of staff and boasts more than 1,000,000 visits to their website a month. One of the most impressive online British businesses of recent years both Kevin and Checkatrade have garnered a number of awards and have gained national recognition thanks to its creative business management and ingenious public promotion.
Amongst his numerous awards Kevin boasts a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and Business of the Year at both the 2014 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards and the 2013 Sussex Business Awards. Kevin has also won the Sunday Times Top 100 small companies to work for on 2015.
The Duke of Cornwall are offering an exclusive best rate for rooms of £90.00 in a Twin or Double, £100 in a Superior Twin or Double and £75.00 in a Single Room - All rate are per room and include Full English Breakfast and vat.
Date: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Venue: Duke of Cornwall Hotel
Price: Members £45+VAT Table of 10 £400+VAT/ Non-Members £55+VAT Table of 10 £500+VAT
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