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‘Back to Business’ industry gala dinner

9th May 2022 – DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes

Treat your team and connect with customers at the industry’s ‘Back to Business’ gala dinner

Date: 9 May 2022
Time: 6.30pm – Late

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Stadium Way West
Milton Keynes

Ticket prices:
BHTA member rate:
£65 per ticket
Non-BHTA rate:
£90 per ticket

BHTA members can enjoy an evening of celebration and comedy at the ‘Back to Business’ gala dinner while enjoying an exclusive member-only ticket price of £65 (saving £25).

Taking place the night before the inaugural RISE @ THIIS at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes, the gala dinner will provide the perfect opportunity to network ahead of the trade exhibition and conference.

Join friends and colleagues in the mobility, access and independent living industry for an evening of delicious food and award-winning entertainment.

With its smart casual dress code, the evening is the perfect opportunity to reward employees, treat clients, and make new acquaintances, in a relaxed and laidback environment.

To secure your gala dinner at the member-rate, contact event organiser Jade Godier at

The evening…

will begin with the gala dinner drinks reception at 6.30pm, where you can catch up and mingle over complimentary fizz.

7.30pm will see attendees led into the gala dinner room, where you will enjoy a delicious three-course meal and drinks, accompanied with a serving of side-splitting humour throughout the night.

Dress code: Smart casual

The entertainment

Host – Simon Minty

Simon was number 5 on the Shaw Trust Disability Powerlist and is currently starring on Gogglebox!

Comedian – Steve Day

Warm, witty and engaging whilst dealing with the dilemmas of being a deaf man in a hearing world.

Comedian – Don Biswas

Award-winning comedian regularly heard on BBC Radio 4.

The menu

RISE @ THIIS gala dinner menu


Woodland mushroom and roasted garlic soup (VE)


BLT: Pressed ham hock, frisée and baby tomatoes, bacon jam, garlic mayonnaise and fried sourdough crumbs



Vegetable biryani arancini: served with aloo gobi and coriander soya yoghurt (VE)


Spinach and herb stuffed chicken wrapped in prosciutto: with fondant potato, roast chantenay carrots, green beans and a red wine and tarragon sauce



Baked white chocolate cheesecake: topped with macerated strawberries and burnt white chocolate


Vegan alternative available on request


*(VE) Suitable for vegans

Free VIP access to RISE @ THIIS for members

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Did you know BHTA members attending RISE @ THIIS enjoy free VIP tickets worth £40?
Contact for your exclusive discount code.

Discover more about exhibiting and sponsorship

If you are interested in showcasing your products and services to trade buyers, installers and distributors
contact Joe Fahy, Sales Manager at BHTA Engage, to discuss opportunities,
as well as special BHTA member rates.