Book your place and join Business South for our next Exclusive Champion Directors Dinner at the beautiful Chewton Glen Hotel.

We can guarantee fabulous food in a wonderful setting, the opportunity to engage with fellow Champion Directors and discuss important issues over the course of what promises to be an engaging and worthwhile evening.

We will be welcomed to the hotel by Andrew Stembridge, Executive Director for Iconic Luxury Hotels. We will also be joined by Steve Conibear and Susan Elliott from British Business Bank.

This event is for our Champion CEO`s and Directors only.

Date: Monday 4th July
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Venue: Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Champion Ticket Price: £85.00 Plus VAT


Steve Conibear, Director UK Network, South & East of England – British Business Bank

Steve’s career has centred around funding and finance, both in the public and private sector. He currently works for the British Business Bank as UK Network Director for the South and East of England.

Previous experience includes working for the UK Government in Brussels as a European research and innovation policy advisor and for Big 4 advisory firms EY and Deloitte in Brussels and Amsterdam, where he was responsible for setting up and leading the EU Government Incentives business.

Since moving back to the UK, Steve has also worked for the Life Sciences Hub Wales, where he established the business growth services to support SMEs in the sector to access the finance and know-how needed to grow.


Maarten Hoffman, Founder – Platinum Media Group

The Platinum Media Group publish the largest circulation business magazines in the UK. Having been a journalist for many years, Maarten brings strong opinions and an acerbic wit to the magazine and is rightly proud of the result – an informative, independent and knowledgeable publication that has gained tremendous traction within the business community.

He is also Founder of the premier business networking forum in the county, The Platinum Club, which takes a totally fresh view on the networking formula and has seen tremendous growth since its inception in 2010.