President’s Annual Dinner 2018

Date: 20 Sep 2018

Time: 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Sheffield Chamber President John Hayward cordially invites you to join him at one of Sheffield Chamber’s flagship events, the President’s Annual Dinner.

JohnThe President’s Annual Dinner is a successful, well established and greatly respected event within the region that provides networking opportunities at the highest level. As ever it is expected to attract a capacity audience of over 300 guests including the A-list of the region’s business world, Chamber Board members and dignitaries.

The theme of the evening is to celebrate and honour the service given by our armed forces and we are delighted to be joined by speakers that represent all that is good about our armed forces and our business community. Chamber President, John Hayward, CEO of Pressure Technologies, an AIM listed company, will open the evening with a reflection on his year in office, followed by our keynote speakers Dan Jarvis MP and Colonel Andy Hadfield.



Mayor Dan Jarvis MBE MP

Dan Jarvis MBE is a British Labour Party politician and former British Army Major. From 1997 to 2011, he served in the Parachute Regiment of the British Army, before being elected as the Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central in a by-election. He was elected as Mayor of Sheffield City Region in May 2018.

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Colonel Andy Hadfield was born, bred and educated in Staffordshire. Joining the Army in 1986 he attended RMAS in 1988-89 and commissioned into the Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s), then serving in Germany with their newly received Warrior IFVs. Colonel Hadfield is now deputy commander of 4th infantry brigade and head quarters North East, based at Catterick Garrison. He is also Head of Civil Engagement for the North of England.


PauletteEvent Host

Paulette Edwards

Paulette Edwards is a mid-morning radio presenter on BBC Radio Sheffield. Paulette began her career as a teacher at Jordanthorpe School before starting work at Radio Sheffield in 2000.


Hall of Fame

Sheffield Chamber’s Hall of Fame award recognises our city’s unsung heroes across the community and business sectors. During the event this year we will once again honour several individuals into the Chambers Hall of Fame.


Charity of the Year

Following dozens of applications and weeks of deliberation the Chamber will be announcing their new Charity of the Year during the evening.

This years shortlist:

  • Lost Chord
  • Sheffield Churches Council for Community Care
  • Eden Dora Trust for Children with Encephalitis

The event also doubles as a fund raising opportunity for the newly appointed Charity of the Year.


This year’s dinner will be held at Cutlers Hall. A drinks reception is followed by a three course meal with table wine, coffee and entertainment. Seating is on round tables of 10 and dress code is black tie.

The event is kindly sponsored by Pressure Technologies plcReserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association and MCi4Service. Official Print sponsored by Pinders.


Please pay using a credit / debit card or choose ‘pay offline’ to receive an invoice. Payment to be made in full before any tickets will be distributed (e-tickets). You will receive a confirmation email from the organisers with information on seating plans, wine orders, menus etc in due course.

Location: Cutlers Hall

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Bookings are closed for this event.