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Comedian Sean Collins to bring festive cheer to business forum lunch

7 November 2016

Local businesses can enjoy plenty of festive cheer at this year’s Bridgend Business Forum Christmas lunch, where the celebrity guest speaker will be Canadian comedian, Sean Collins.

The annual event, being held at the Coed y Mwstwr Hotel on Friday 16 December, is an opportunity for local businesses to come together and celebrate with a glitzy drinks reception, three course meal and top-notch entertainment from Sean, who is an established comedy club and festival favourite and has appeared on TV shows including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow.

The Christmas lunch event, which will take place from 12pm to 3pm, is in an excellent opportunity for businesses to network, entertain clients and celebrate their successes from the last year.

Bridgend Business Forum (BBF), supported by Bridgend County Borough Council,offers a range of training and networking events throughout the year for businesses in Bridgend County Borough.

Established in 2008, BBF acts as a collective voice for local businesses, representing companies of all sizes and across all sectors, responding to issues that are impacting local enterprises.

The forum currently has over 700members and can help local businesses to develop contacts, customers and clients, helping to boost local supply chains.

Chair of Bridgend Business Forum and Managing Director of KK solutions, Ian Jessopp, said: “If local businesses are looking for a way to celebrate Christmas as a company or team, the forum’s Christmas lunch is a really enjoyable event which can also benefit your business and expand your contacts.

“There are also sponsorship opportunities available for any companies wanting to promote their services at a prestigious local business event.”

Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Councillor Charles Smith, said: “The Christmas lunch is an ideal opportunity for companies to raise their profile and promote their products and services to a high-calibre business audience.

“The great food and entertainment is, of course, an added bonus and an ideal way for local business people to celebrate with colleagues and friends.”

The cost of the event is £40+VAT per person, which includes a pre-lunch drinks reception, three course lunch with tea and coffee and top-quality entertainment. Tables of ten are also available for booking. To reserve your place at the event, email:

Local businesses wanting to take advantage of the exciting sponsorship opportunities available at this popular event can call 01656 815320 for more information.

You can find out the latest updates on the Bridgend Business Forum by following the forum on Twitter, @Bridgendforum or like them on Facebook.

Last Updated: 15/11/2016
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