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New Year, new beginnings

The Clyde Suite, The Grand Central Hotel
The Clyde Suite, The Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SF.
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The Clyde Suite, The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

January 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm

We would like to wish you a very Happy New Year!

Grand Central hotelWe chose The Grand Central Hotel, an iconic building in the heart of Glasgow city centre, for our first event of the year. This beautiful building was the perfect setting to hear our speaker for the evening, Vanessa Collingridge.

An award-winning journalist and broadcaster, Vanessa's body of work includes ITV's Current Affairs, Timewatch and Making History. Her company, Monster Media, runs presentation and communication skills coaching for businesses and universities in both the UK and Hong Kong. Vanessa is also the co-founder of Cafe Scientifiques in Glasgow and Hong Kong. Vanessa shared her enthusiasm, inspiration and motivation to help us achieve our aspirations and goals for the year ahead.

Feedback from those who attended included:

Thought this was a fantastic event. Grand Central is great, the food lovely and the staff so helpful. Vanessa was such a good speaker too, one of the best I've seen

I was unsure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by how relaxed and welcoming it was! Glad I chose this as first event.

Great event, really good speaker good topics and delivered in an engaging way.

Lovely location and plenty of active discussions!

I loved hearing from the speaker and enjoyed having a chance to network with other people on my tables.

I really enjoyed this event. Vanessa Collingridge was an excellent speaker, informative, engaging and entertaining, great choice! The food and service was impeccable.

Fantastic event, amazing food and impressive service, engaging speaker and great company - what else can I say? oh - and good wine!

Great event - first proper one for me as I previously went to the Christmas event. Very friendly and Vanessa was great.

Vanessa was an excellent speaker - an enthusiastic opener for 2017; there was a great atmosphere before and during dinner; the food was excellent

All feedback is reviewed by the committee and suggestions & comments used to inform future events.