Baroness Karren Brady CBE to be guest speaker at RHA Annual Lunch

Posted On: 
11th March 2016

With just over twelve weeks to go, tickets are selling fast for the Road Haulage Associations annual lunch on Thursday 2 June 2016.

This year’s event will take place at the London Hilton on Park Lane. The RHA annual lunch has become recognised as the perfect opportunity for members to entertain clients, meet old friends and network with other members. It’s also a good chance to catch-up with RHA staff and key industry figures.

To make sure you don’t miss out on this important event, book your ticket now at the special early bird offer of £135 per head for RHA members and £160 per head for non-members. Alternatively, why not take advantage of the offer and book a table for ten people for £1,350. This early bird offer runs until 31 March so book your tickets now.

The 2016 package offers superb value and includes a champagne reception, three-course gourmet lunch, half a bottle of wine per head, bottled water, coffee and petit fours.

At a time when the RHA is actively promoting the industry as a career option for women with its new initiative, She’s RHA, we are delighted to announce that this year's keynote speaker will be one of the UK’s most high-profile businesswomen Baroness Karren Brady CBE.

Known to millions through her role as one of Lord Alan Sugar’s assistants on BBC’s The Apprentice, Karren is among the 50 most inspirational people in the world and this, together with her natural wit, honest and down-to-earth approach, has made her one of the world’s most sought-after speakers.

As Britain’s ‘First Lady of Football’, she is currently vice-chairman of West Ham United FC. However, her background in the business side of the beautiful game goes back a long way. At 23, she was appointed managing director of then-ailing Birmingham City football club and in four years, turned the club’s fortunes around and floated it on the UK stock exchange, becoming the youngest ever managing director to do so.

Outside of the world of football world, she sits on the boards of several companies as well as acting as the government’s Small Business Ambassador. 

Awarded a CBE in 2013 and elevated to the House of Lords by the Prime Minister in 2014, Karren Brady is also a four-times-published author and columnist. A keen charity supporter, she is patron of both The Stroke Association and Teenage Cancer Trust. Also In 2013, she helped set up the LifeSkills programme, which helps bridge the gap between school and work for thousands of young people. She also chairs the LifeSkills Advisory Council.

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