Globally Connected Central South

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

We shall be working closely with the team at the hotel to ensure all safety measures are adhered to and that you have an enjoyable experience whilst connecting with fellow business leaders who you may not have seen for some time.

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

Date: 30th June
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Venue: Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Ticket prices: Champion Ticket Price: £75.00 Plus VAT

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event, please contact Leigh-Sara on 07506 742214 or


Steve Szalay, Operations Director – Southampton Airport

Born in South Shields and a lifelong Sunderland fan, Steve is the Operations Director at Southampton Airport.

Previous roles in Aviation include Managing Director of Aberdeen Airport and VP of Ground Handling at dnata Heathrow.

Steve entered aviation as a second career, following 21 years in the Army. In 2010 he served in Afghanistan working for General Petraeus as a strategist based in the HQ and Karzai’s Presidential Palace. He left the Army in 2012 as a Lt Col and commanding officer of a REME Battalion in Tidworth.

Settling in Salisbury, Southampton has been his local airport for the last 12 years.

One of his biggest challenges has been securing approval for the runway extension at SOU.


Our Safety Pledge
Business South will implement all safety measures as advised by the government at our future events. It is up to you as an attendee to adhere to these measures. If you have any of the Covid 19 symptoms we would ask that you refrain from attending and if you develop symptoms whilst at an event please leave and advise a member of the event team.

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