This year, our guest is Michelle Mone OBE. Entrepreneur and successful Business Guru

One of the most prestigious events of the licensed retail industry calendar, the 2012 BII Annual Lunch will take place on Tuesday 8th May 2012. Join us and our 2012 partners, Britvic, at The Grosvenor House in London.

Michelle Mone, OBE
Michelle Mone, OBE

Our theme focuses on Success in Business, Excellence in Customer Service and Pride in Great Britain, and out guest speaker is Michelle Mone OBE, co-owner of MJM International and the creator of Ultimo. Listed as one of the top 3 female entrepreneurs in the UK Michelle’s straight talking speech will give guests a genuine down to earth personal account of how she built up her company, and a passionate account of her struggle to succeed against all odds, providing practical advice to budding entrepreneurs.

BII and Britvic are also delighted to be announcing the winner of the prestigious 2012 BII Licensee of the Year competition, celebrating the highest level of excellence within our industry.

The BII Annual Lunch offers a fantastic opportunity to network with friends, colleagues and key industry influencers – and a great day out!

The impressive Grosvenor House on Park Lane will once again play host to the lunch, now in its 24th year. Guests will be treated to a sumptuous three-course lunch, served with a selection of fine wines, and beer from the event’s supporters Fuller, Smith & Turner, and Budweiser Budvar

Book your place now by visiting or call Claire Williamson on 01276 417823 or email

The BII AGM will also take place at the Grosvenor House. This is open only to BII members and will give invaluable insight to BII’s past year’s activities and plans for the future.

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