Yorkshire Regional Dinner – 20th April 2018

The IMechE Yorkshire Region celebrated another year of engineering achievements hosting its seventh annual Regional Dinner in the prestigious surroundings of the Cutlers’ Hall in Sheffield. The evening included a number of presentation ceremonies and speeches made by the 132nd President of the Institution – Carolyn Griffiths, the Master Cutler – Ken Cooke, and the Yorkshire Region Chairman – Alan Brattan.

Over 190 guests attended this year’s event, including three past IMechE Presidents – Pam Liversidge OBE, Prof Rod Smith and Patrick Kniveton. Other distinguished guests included The Deputy Lord Mayor of Sheffield - Cllr Magid Magid, Cllr Mazher Iqbal, and other prominent, local business people and academics. A number of companies and universities supported the Dinner including AESSEAL, ANSYS, BP, Elevation Recruitment Group, MetLase, Score (Europe), Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield.

In addition to the customary presentation of certificates to members who had achieved Corporate Membership or become a Fellow of the Institution within the past 12 months, the evening also included prize presentations to the Heat winners and runners-up of the Region's Speak Out for Engineering Competition 2017 and the winner of the Communication in Engineering Competition 2018, Frankie Jackson. 

A charity collection was made for RedR, an international humanitarian charity which helps to save and rebuild lives by training aid workers in the essential skills needed to prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters and conflict. Their CEO, Martin McCann, attended the Dinner and thanked guests for their very kind donations. 

We would like to say a very big “thank you” to all of the individuals and organisations that supported this year's Dinner and made it such an enjoyable evening.

Our special thanks go to Elevation Recruitment Group, who kindly sponsored this event for the sixth year running.

We look forward to hosting our eighth Regional Dinner at Cutlers' Hall on Friday 22nd March 2019. Tickets will be on sale in Autumn 2018.

Event sponsored by:




Main Hall - Aerial View Denis Healy - Master of Ceremonies Networking - Aerial View SHU Main Hall - Cutlers' Hall Reception Drinks Alan Brattan - Yorkshire Region Chairman Carolyn Griffiths - President Ken Cooke - Master Cutler MetLase SOfE & YMs Reception Drinks Eastern Area Committee Frankie Jackson Saylee Jangam Ross O'Brien Razvan Apetrei Ali Dostanpor After Dinner Networking Top Table


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