Disability Employment Event - smallThis is a networking event where as well as networking with local businesses you will be able to hear about the benefits of employing a person with disabilities and what grants are available to support organisations to do this.  Connect Dacorum is organising the event in partnership with Dacorum Borough Council and Accessible Dacorum and takes place on Friday 13th March in the Bulbourne Room at the Civic Centre.


10:30                     Arrival & Networking

11:00                     Welcome Address from the Mayor of Dacorum – Cllr Alan Lawson

Speakers             Tobi Manikin                      Accessible Dacorum

                           Luke DeLuhunty

                           Heidi Buckell                      Be Aware, Be Clear

                           Helen Whitton                  HT Care

Employer Panel – A mix of large and small employers from a mixture of backgrounds talking about their experiences, perceptions, support available and learning points.

12:00                     Buffet lunch


InviteOur next networking lunch will be held on Tuesday 24th February from 11.30am to 2.00pm and will have a theme of Volunteering

school posterFor CV writing and interview techniques at local secondary schools














Dec 14 front page

 In this issue:

  •          Christmas Lunch at Pendley Manor Hotel
  •          October’s Networking Lunch
  •          New members
  •          Dragons Apprentice Update
  •          Great Companies doing Great Things in Dacorum


Below is the invite to the annual Connect Dacorum and Dacorum Community Trust’s (DCT) Christmas Lunch. This year it is being held at Pendley Manor Hotel in Tring on Friday 5th December at 12.00 midday.

The event is an annual celebration of company support for the local community in the Dacorum area. Connect Dacorum and DCT host the lunch and invite all their supporting companies and friends.

Mike Penning MP and David Gauke MP both attend as well as the Mayor of Dacorum, the Mayor of Berkhamsted and the Mayor of Tring. We are expecting around 140 guests at the Christmas lunch, including business leaders from large and small companies, state organisations and other charities.

Our special guest speaker this year is Alp Mehmet who is is a former British diplomat and one of the United Kingdom's first two ethnic minority ambassadors, along with Anwar Choudhury

All Connect Dacorum Members and DCT supporters will be presented with a Certificate of Appreciation signed by the Mayor of Dacorum and presented by Mike Penning MP and David Gauke MP.  This event is becoming more popular each year and is a great time to invite some of your key staff or valued customers along with you.

Tickets are only £27.50 each and include a traditional 3 course Christmas lunch.

it would be great to see you all there to celebrate a great year for our community.


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xmas invite