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    NAA Awards & Networking Dinner 2023

    Start date: 21/09/2023


    The most important NAA event of the year is the Annual Awards & Networking Dinner, which is the best opportunity to network with fellow members over dinner and drinks. The attendee numbers grow year on year so make sure you don’t miss out in 2023…

    We will be returning to The Mere Golf Resort & Spa on Thursday 21st September,  starting at 7pm

    We are pleased to announce that our Guest Speaker this year will be Mike Hawes, Chief Executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) – Mike Hawes became SMMT Chief Executive on 2 September 2013, having spent the majority of his career in the automotive industry.  Mike has more than 30 years’ experience in corporate and public affairs, initially in Government and then consultancy, before joining Toyota in the late 1990s.  He worked in both the UK and Europe for the company, managing both manufacturing and market issues before joining Bentley Motors in a global communications role.


    Dinner Agenda

    19:00 – Reception Drinks

    19:30 – Welcome

    20:00 – Dinner

    21:30 – Awards Ceremony

    22:30 – Networking

    24:00 – Close



    Table of 10: £990.00

    Individual Tickets: £110.00

    All the above include a three course meal with coffee and drinks.

    (Above prices are subject to VAT).

    If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities please speak to us now – don’t leave it until the last minute!


    Dress Code:

    Business Suit / Lounge Suit



    We have a number of rooms reserved at a preferential rate of £140.00 (single occupancy); £150.00 (double occupancy) on a B&B basis – if you would like to reserve a room, please contact The Mere Reservations Team and quote our dinner and date.



    If you would like to book a place or receive more information on event sponsorship, please e-mail

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    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham