BPMA celebrates 75 years with anniversary dinner

To celebrate 75 years of unbroken service to both its members and the wider pump industry, the BPMA will be staging a special 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance on Thursday 6th October 2016. Sponsored by Grundfos, Wilo and WEG, and held at the Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire, the event promises to be the highlight of the year-long celebratory activities, and has already sold out with some 200 guests securing their tickets.

Heythrop Park boasts a unique and luxurious venue set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire Countryside. Dating back to 1710 this quintessential English country estate seamlessly combines elegance with style. Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, with Oxford on the doorstep, it is also close to Blenheim Palace and the picturesque Cotswold villages of Burford & Chipping Norton. The Resort also offers a championship 18-hole golf course, superb health club facilities, and exceptional dining.

A glittering champagne reception, held in the main hall and accompanied by live music, will be followed by a stunning 4-course dinner with fine wine, and further musical entertainment direct from London’s West End. More music and dancing courtesy of the Swinging Little Big Band will ensure a great time is had by all.

BPMA Director & CEO, Steve Schofield said of this special occasion, “75 years serving the British pump industry is an impressive milestone. From its humble beginnings back in 1941, through the numerous economic peaks and troughs that have followed, and against an ever changing legislative landscape, the BPMA has been a constant source of support, guidance and information. I am therefore delighted that we can acknowledge the past endeavours of the Association with a wonderful night of celebration. And for the event to have already sold out by July is fantastic news. I look forward to seeing our members and their guests enjoying the superb hospitality and entertainment, and to herald the next 75 years of BPMA service.”

Event Timings:

• 1.00pm – 5.00pm – Arrival, Check-In and Leisure Time

• 7.00pm – 7.45pm – Drinks Reception in the Great Hall

• 7.45pm – 8.00pm – Move through to Dinner in the Enstone Suite

• 8.00pm – 9.45pm – Anniversary Dinner

• 9.45pm – 10.30pm – West End Musical Showcase

• 10.30pm – Late – Dancing to the Swinging Little Big Band

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