Water Industry Forum Annual Dinner 2019

Date: 8th - 9th May 2019

Location: Clayton Hotel, Birmingham

Time: 7pm onwards

Following the success of our 6th Anniversary Dinner last year, we are very pleased to announce that we will be joined at this year's event by our special guest speaker Sir James Bevan KCMG, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency.

Sir James Bevan KCMG

Chief Executive
Environment Agency

Sir James Bevan joined the Environment Agency (EA) as Chief Executive in 2015.

Sir James has held a number of senior posts in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office including posts in Washington, Paris and Brussels. With a long career in government, his  previous roles include: UK High Commissioner to India; Chief Operating Officer, UK Foreign Office; Visiting Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard

Sir James has a BA Honours in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University in 2012.

He was also made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 2006 and awarded a Knighthood in 2012.

The Clayton Hotel is a contemporary 4* hotel and dining experience situated in the heart of Birmingham city centre's Knowledge Quarter in the Eastside district, just a few minutes' walk from Birmingham's three main rail stations. The area is home to the iconic Millennium Point building, which houses Birmingham's award-winning science museum, Thinktank, as well as the Science Garden and Planetarium.

The dinner will be a great opportunity to meet with our directors and colleagues from across the UK water sector and to hear from our renowned keynote speaker.


WIF Partner/Full Member Rates
£100 (+ VAT) per person*
£700 (+ VAT) per table of 8*

Due to limited numbers we are offering our Partners and Full Members advance notice and early registration access for this event. Please note that from Wednesday 13th March places will be made available to our wider membership on a first come, first served basis.

WIF Associate Member Rates
£120 (+ VAT) per person*

Non-Member Rates
£150 (+ VAT) per person*

* Cost includes glass of Prosecco on arrival, 3-course dinner and half bottle of wine per person.


If you are unsure of your organisation's current MEMBERSHIP STATUS, please click HERE to check your listing in our Members Directory in order to book at the correct Member Rate.

If you would like overnight accommodation, we have secured a special rate at the hotel (subject to availability, all accommodation to be arranged directly with the hotel by the guest, quote WATE080519). You may also find discounted rates online.

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