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York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Announces Key Speaker

Eve Pollard

2:25pm 23rd January 2013

Leeds, York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce have announced that English author, journalist and former editor, Eve Pollard OBE will be their guest speaker at the Annual Dinner in York this March.

Eve worked on newspapers and magazines before becoming editor of the Sunday Mirror where she won the Editor of the Year Award. She is a regular broadcaster on television and radio and has appeared as guest Newspaper Reviewer on Breakfast with Frost as well as appearing on Have I Got News for You, Loose Women and Beat the Nation. Her daughter is presenter and journalist Claudia Winkleman.

The Dinner, to be held at the York Racecourse, is a key date in the business diary regularly attracting senior business leaders from across the area.

Richard Flanagan, President of York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce said: “The Annual Dinner is firmly positioned as the largest and most prestigious business dinner in North Yorkshire and a great opportunity to entertain clients and network with the region's business leaders.  We are looking forward to welcoming Eve Pollard to York and I am sure she will have plenty of stories to keep us entertained from her days in Fleet Street. We are also looking forward to welcoming back the Pocklington School Swing Band who will play for guests during the drinks receptions.”

The dinner is supported by principal sponsor, HSBC Commercial Banking and additional sponsors are NYnet, Leeds Bradford International Airport, British Airways and Shepherd Group. Other sponsorship opportunities are available.

Tickets are available for individual places or tables of 10. Anyone interested should contact the Chamber’s events team on 01904 567838 or email sarah.welsh@yourchamber.org.uk . Details also at www.yourchamber.org.uk

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