Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Vince Cable to speak at IoD West Midlands Annual Lecture & Dinner on Thursday 7th November

The IoD Coventry and Warwickshire Branch has announced details of its keynote event for 2013: The 2013 West Midlands IoD Annual Lecture and Dinner in Aid of Cancer Research.

“We welcome two guest speakers, The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable, Minister of State for the Department of Business Innovation and Graeme Leach, IoD head of Policy and Chief Economist.”

The event will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum and pre-diinner drinks and canap├ęs will be served from 7-7.45pm in the museum while you admire the largest collection of British motorcycles in the world. Dinner follows in the Compton Suite from 7.45-10.30pm

This will be an exceptional opportunity to entertain important guests in prestigious surroundings and to share informed discussion relating to the UK economy and world moving forward

Dress code is Black Tie.

Tickets are priced at £75 for members and £85 for non members

To book tables and take advantage of members’ early bird offer of a table for 10 at £625 +VAT before September 30,  please email

Thursday, 4 July 2013

CIMA & Institute of Directors Exclusive Joint Visit to RAF Cosford’s Museum on Tuesday 3rd December 2013 commencing at 6.15pm

Join us on the evening of Tuesday 3rd December at 6.15pm (after the museum has closed to the general public) for an exclusive visit to the RAF Cosford Museum.

The Royal Air Force Museum, home to one of the largest and most impressive collections of aviation history, is an impressive and truly unique venue. The National Cold War Exhibition is the first major exhibition telling the story of the cold war period, with exhibits and aircraft not seen anywhere else in the world. Here you can stand beneath the wings of Britain’s V-Bombers; the Valiant, Vulcan and Victor.

Organised as a joint event between the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the North West Midlands and the Institute of Directors, this event is open to Members, students and friends/guests (everyone welcome), although numbers may be limited, subject to demand.

For a small fee of £7.50, the evening will commence with a buffet meal in the Visitor Centre before museum tour guides take small groups (maximum number of 15 visitors per guide) on a guided tour of the War Planes and Test Flight Hangar and the National Cold War Exhibition. The event/tours will conclude at approx. 9pm.

To book your place on this exclusive CIMA/IoD visit to view our fascinating aeronautical heritage, please contact