“Thanks for the opportunity to participate.  I found the evening very enjoyable & I was very impressed with the attendee list.”
2014-09-11T10:43:02+00:00
“Thanks for the opportunity to participate.  I found the evening very enjoyable & I was very impressed with the attendee list.”
“A cracking event!”
2014-09-11T10:44:04+00:00
“A cracking event!”

Bailey Fisher’s Chairman Dinner is a networking forum for Chairmen & NEDs in the technology sector. Events are hosted by Paul Bailey, Founding Partner at Bailey Fisher.

Previous discussion topics

The war on talent

June 2017: Dinner with discussion in London for 24 Chair/NEDs in technology, chaired by Simon Calver, Head of BGF Ventures.

Investment trends in UK tech

March 2017: Dinner in Cambridge for 20 Chair/NEDs, chaired by Simon Calver, Head of BGF Ventures.

Impact of Brexit on the global technology scene

October 2016: Dinner in Cambridge for 22 Chairmen in technology, chaired by Simon Calver, Head of BGF Ventures.

Opportunities for UK early stage technology companies

October 2015: Dinner in Cambridge with guest speaker Simon Calver, Head of Business Growth Fund’s £200m venture fund for UK early stage tech & former LOVEFiLM CEO.

US & UK tech investment trends

March 2015: Dinner & discussion at Soho Hotel, London with guest speaker Gerald Brady, Head of UK Relationship Banking at Silicon Valley Bank.

Current state of the technology sector

October 2014: Dinner & discussion for 24 Chairmen/NEDs at Hotel du Vin, Cambridge

Can the UK technology sector take on California?

March 2014: Dinner and discussion at Soho Hotel, London with guest speaker William Reeve, Co-founder at LOVEfilm.com, NED at Secret Escapes & Graze.com

Growing Global

October 2013: Dinner and discussion for 40 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

Chairman Summer Drinks

June 2013: Drinks & networking for 60 Chairmen/NEDs at Hotel Felix, Cambridge.

High-growth & innovation: what are the funding options?

March 2013: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

Growth in adversity

October 2012: Dinner & discussion for 50 guests at Hotel Felix, Cambridge.

Demise of the Euro: impact on the technology sector

March 2012: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

Entrepreneurship: nature or nurture?

October 2011: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 at Soho Hotel, London.

Are corporates filling the funding gap?

May 2011: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

What does 2011 look like for the technology sector?

March 2011: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

Racing ahead of the competition

November 2010: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 25 guests at Soho Hotel, London.

Seismic moves in the global economy

June 2010: Dinner & roundtable discussion for 20 guests at Marshall Business Aviation Centre, Cambridge.

The state of our finances

February 2010: Dinner and roundtable discussion for 20 guests at Marshall Business Aviation Centre, Cambridge.