The Awards Presenter

We are delighted to welcome Gyles Brandreth as our guest presenter at the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards 2016. Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip.  A reporter on The One Show on BBC1 and a regular on Radio 4’s Just a Minute, his many books include The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries and the No 1 best-seller: The 7 Secrets of Happiness.

The Awards Evening

The Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards 2016 will be presented at a glittering black-tie dinner to be held at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on Thursday, November 17. The Royal Berkshire Conference Centre is part of the impressive Madejski Stadium Complex which is home to the London Irish Rugby Club and Reading Football Club. The 201 bedroom Millennium Madejski Hotel is linked to the conference centre and offers four-star deluxe accommodation for guests traveling from outside the region.


Tables for the black tie awards evening are priced at £1,700 ex VAT for a table of 10 with individual places available at £180 ex VAT. The evening will comprise drinks reception starting at 6.15 followed by a three course meal, speeches and awards ceremony. Early booking is advisable as TVBMA sells out very quickly. For tickets and enquiries about the evening please email our events manager, Linda Morse on

TVBMA timeline

  • Awards open for entries: April 1
  • Entries close: September 23
  • Judging starts: October 1
  • Finalists announced: October 18
  • Awards evening: November 17

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