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Membership costs £95 per year

Members receive a £12 discount off the price of each monthly lunch, and discounted prices for other events.Corporate Membership now available

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February 21st - Speaker: Emily Hancock

Emily Hancock, project manager of Impacting Business by Design (IBbD) will be joining us as guest speaker for our event in February.

De Montfort University has joined forces with Nottingham Trent University and Brunel University to create a specialist programme known as Impacting Business by Design (IBbD) – working with SME’s in England to develop and commercialise new product ideas and innovations.

Emily is a trained product designer and in her role at IBbD, she manages a portfolio of over 90 business collaborations to facilitate the value of design and new product development being embedded into SME organisations across England.  

Why not take advantage of our special 95th anniversary membership fee which is currently £95 for a limited period of time. Members then receive a £12 discount off the price of each monthly lunch, and discounted prices for other events.Corporate membership also available.

Tickets for the event cost £27.50 for members and £39.50 for non-members. 

Guest and members are invited to continue their discussions at The Castle Pub afterwards. NCBC members receive 10% discount with their Castle card.

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March 20th - Speakers: Sam Preston & Henry Franklin, 

Nottingham Roosevelt Scholars

Two scholars from the Nottingham Roosevelt Scholarship will joining us as our guest speakers on Friday 20 March 2020.

Henry Franklin, a chartered mechanical engineer and graduate from Nottingham University, will be speaking about his experiences of the Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Scholarship where he spent six weeks in the States completing a project examining the adoption of prefabrication in the construction sector.

Joining Henry will be Sam Preston, a behaviour change officer at Nottingham City Council. After reading geography at Durham University, Sam received an Experiencing China scholarship at Tsinghua University where she specialised in the environment, before starting a placement at Nottingham City Council (NCC) coordinating the new sustainability plan. Following some public engagement work in London around recycling, she returned to NCC on their graduate programme, running behaviour change initiatives for staff, businesses and citizens.

At our event, Sam will also be talking about her recent trip to the US as a travelling Roosevelt Scholar where she researched the sustainability stories of 11 US cities, taking lessons home to help shape Nottingham’s transition into the UK’s first carbon neutral city. 

The Nottingham Roosevelt Memorial Travelling Scholarship is awarded annually to young men and women aged between 21 and 35 working and/or living in the City or County of Nottingham and being primarily engaged in trade, commerce or the professions.The Scholarship consists of a gift of money to enable the successful applicant them to visit the USA for a period of between six weeks and three months.

The object of the Scholarship is to promote study and to obtain further education and in particular of the history and way of life of the American people by granting scholarships to young men and women of distinction and ability in commerce and industry to enable them to visit the United States of America.

Tickets for the event cost £27.50 for members and £39.50 for non-members

Why not take advantage of our special 95th anniversary membership fee which is currently £95 for a limited period of time. Members then receive a £12 discount off the price of each monthly lunch, and discounted prices for other events.Corporate membership also available.
Guest and members are invited to continue their discussions at The Castle Pub afterwards. NCBC members receive 10% discount with their Castle card.

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Nottingham City Business Club - creating better commerce

Welcome to Nottingham City Business Club.

Created in 1924, Nottingham City Business Club is the oldest business club outside London, with members drawn from all sectors and sizes of commercial enterprise.

The aims of the club have remained the same throughout its history: to promote and discuss all matters pertaining to the business and social interests of members, and to hold lunches to which prominent guests are invited to speak on matters of commercial interest.

Monthly Lunch Events

Our lunch meetings are held on the third Friday of each month (excluding August) at the four-star Park Plaza Hotel on Maid Marian Way in the centre of Nottingham. Pre-lunch drinks are available from noon and a two course lunch is served at 12.30pm.  This is followed by a presentation by the guest speaker plus a Q&A session concluding at 2.30pm. Check out our "Upcoming Events" page to find out about our next events.

Places must be booked online and payment is required when booking.  Our events are very popular and places are limited so it is important to book early.  Visitors and guests are welcome.

Members - don't forget to log in before booking to take advantage of the membership rate. If you have any problems booking your lunch for any reason please email us here.

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    The Nottingham City Business Club (NCBC) was founded in 1924, with Mr J G McMeeking as its first president.

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    Our lunch meetings are held on the third Friday of each month (excluding August) at the design-led, four-star Park Plaza Hotel on Maid Marian Way in Nottingham.

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