Hamilton Place Summer Party

Hamilton Place Summer Party

June 2017 - Summer Party Networking event at No.4 Hamilton Place

Bramble Hub partners joined us for our Summer party at Hamilton Place terrace, which overlooks Hyde Park in London. The venue provided a wonderful setting with both indoor and outdoor facilities, which attendees made full use out of on one of the hottest days of the year.

95% of attendees who filled out the event feedback form said they made useful contacts at the event.

Event feedback from attendees:

'We really appreciate the effort that Bramble Hub expends to bring potential partners together to consider bids that might otherwise escape their attention.'

'I have only recently engaged with Bramble Hub, and was encouraged by feedback from existing partners that I had made the right decision to do so'

'The Bramble social events provide the perfect forum to network with a wide range of suppliers in a relaxed and fun environment'

More feedback:

'A relaxed and productive approach to hosting a networking event'
'Bramble social events are a great opportunity for partners to nurture relationships, share challenges, and discuss ways to generate new business. They are always worth the effort to attend, the venues are good quality and the conversations valuable'

We also updated partners on the changes to the frameworks, as well as other news and developments.

We would like to thank all the partners who were able to turn up on such a hot day. It was great meeting you all and we look forward to meeting you again soon.

Royal Institution Networking

Royal Institution Networking

November 2016 - Winter Partner Networking event at the Library at the Royal Institution, London

Bramble Hub Partners joined us for our Autumn/Winter networking event on 24 November 2016. The venue provided a beautiful setting and partners met, shared experiences and made contacts in a relaxed environment.

Over 90% of attendees who filled out our feedback form said they made useful contacts at the event

We had great feedback from the attendees: 

‘Well done Bramble Hub for organising the partner gathering and giving us all the opportunity to network with people who - like us - are always trying to find new routes to market and new customers.’
‘I enjoyed the event and had some good discussions around frameworks. I didn't arrive until 7.00, on the way home, but it was well worth the hour and a half I spent there.’
‘Great location and overall engagement provided opportunity to explore possibilities’
‘Attending the Bramble Hub Partner Networking Events was a real revelation, it showed me that they now have a really extensive and impressive array of like minded business, with a myriad of skills and services, all critical for supporting the UK Public Sector face the challenges of the coming years!’

We’d like to thank all the partners who were able to attend the event and look forward to meeting you all again soon. 

Autumn 2016 - Partner Technology Interchange

Autumn 2016 - Partner Technology Interchange

September 2016 - Partner Technology Interchange at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists

The event provided attendees with the opportunity to see hands-on demonstrations by a selection of Bramble Hub partners of software solutions and services that could be pertinent to, or incorporated into, their own products and services.

Demonstrations include:

  • CORE realtime customer feedback applications - Cauwill Technologies
  • PDX integration project delivery - Integrella
  • Collaboration Portal - Mvine
  • Real-time data visualisation tools - Dynistics
  • mDesign mobile app development platform - Common Time

If you are a Bramble Hub Partner and don't think you are receiving invitations to our networking events, please contact Peter Duschinsky at: peter.duschinsky@bramblehub.co.uk.

Partner Summer Party Networking Event 2016

Partner Summer Party Networking Event 2016

June 2016 - Partner Summer Party Networking Event - House of Commons Terrace at the Houses of Parliament, London

In celebration of 15 years in business, Bramble Hub held its Summer Partner Networking Event on the House of Commons Terrace at the Houses of Parliament on Friday, 3rd June 2016.

Partners were invited to join us for a buffet lunch and drinks in the unique surroundings, to meet our team and gain insights from shared experience of other Bramble Hub partners. 

We had great feedback from the event:

"I wanted to thank you for the invite to the Summer Party on Friday. I thought the event was superb. An enjoyable afternoon, at a great venue and some really excellent networking."
"Thank you very much for a most enjoyable afternoon on Friday on the Terrace at the House of Commons. "
"Thank you so much for the invitation to the Summer Party, which was held in the glorious setting of The House of Commons. It was an absolutely stunning location, backed up by the splendid tour with Matthew Offord, MP for Hendon. Everyone I met was suitably impressed with not only the surroundings but also the organisation of the whole event. Thank you again."
"Just wanted to thank you for including me in the invitations for the Summer Event on Friday. It was really lovely to meet all your team and to finally put faces to the names. Nice canapes too"
"I wanted to thank you for putting on such a great event. We found it extremely interesting and enjoyable"

Open Source - Partner Technology Interchange event

Open Source - Partner Technology Interchange event

April 2016 - Partner Technology Interchange at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, with the theme: Open Source.

The event provided attendees with the opportunity to:

  • see practical demonstrations of Open Source solutions
  • learn about Open Source adoption in the public sector
  • connect with other Bramble Hub partners to generate business
  • contribute to the debate on Open Source commercial models

Speakers included: Red Hat, Stuart Mackintosh of OpusVL and the Open Source Consortium, Graham Taylor of OpenForum Europe, and PTFS Europe.

"The Open Source Partner Technology event hosted by Bramble was extremely useful in bringing together different parts of the Open Source ecosystem and sharing their knowledge and best practice. The balance of content and networking was very good"

To see the videos of all the presentations at this event, visit the Partner Videos page.

Partner Winter Networking Event

Partner Winter Networking Event

November 2015 - Partner Networking Event Oriental Club - Stratford Place, London W1

Hidden just north of Oxford Street, the Oriental Club in London's West End proved to be an excellent venue for our third Partner Networking event.

Over 80 partners attended and took the opportunity to; meet others, discuss business and talk about opportunities to collaborate on future projects.

Feedback from attendees was excellent and actually sum up the benefits of attending the event far better than we could:

"This is an event where everyone is happy for you to join their discussion so that you can make new contacts and get fresh ideas." 
"The networking event was run very efficiently with a great venue, informal atmosphere and a great mix of partners in attendance. It was the first Bramble Networking Event I had been to and one which I'd happily attend again." 
"The Bramble Hub Networking event was perfectly set in the ideal location of Oriental Place and the varied people in attendance made it ideal for making new contacts and for forging possibly lasting working relationships." 
"I found the Bramble Hub networking event excellent, it gives an opportunity to meet like minded organisations/people in an informal environment to hopefully generate business opportunities." 
"One of the best networking events I've been to for a long time- nice and relaxed" 
"Very high quality and relevant networking" 
"Bramble always find interesting and unusual locations. The staff were welcoming and helpful to assist in networking." 
"100% useful contacts"

Richard Archer said ' We were really pleased to see so many partners at the event and delighted that with very little input from us the conversations were obviously flowing. Bramble Hub events exist to help forge long term professional relationships between best-of-type ICT companies and this certainly seems to be happening.'

Partner Technology Interchange Event - Grant Thornton - September 2015

Partner Technology Interchange Event - Grant Thornton - September 2015

September 2015 - Partner Technology Interchange Event at Grant Thornton's offices in Euston, London NW1

Bramble Hub's second Partner Technology Interchange, hosted by Grant Thornton's Business Growth Service, was a great success. 

The half-day workshop provided an opportunity for over 40 Bramble hub Partners to see hands-on demonstrations of software pertinent to their own product/service offerings. Partners were able to interact and exchange information with presenters and during the networking lunch that followed.

Positive comments included:

"Great network event and a fantastic opportunity to meet partners and see solutions demonstrated to assess suitability for collaboration"
"The meeting was an excellent mix of being informative with time to network"
"Great event organised by the team at Bramble. There was a good turnout and the most important thing for me is that the attendee's participated in questions. This means that there was an interest in all of the demos and talks"

Presentations included:

  • INPHASE demonstrated their Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management web portal application and tool set already procured by over 100 public sector organisations.
  • DeskCenter® showed how end to end processes can be easily solved, highlighting the benefits of using a single 'out-of-the-box' solution to solve complex IT management and process issues, including Software and Hardware Asset Management.
  • Concentra demonstrated their OrgVueonline HR analytics tool which enables organisations to bring together and take action on information relating to people in their business and how it can be used to solve a number of key business issues, including organisational re-design and process improvement.
  • zsah demonstrated their managed hosting service, delivered from state-of the-art, highly secure and resilient London data centres and supported 24x7x365 by a highly experienced technical team.
  • TechMarketView showed the key findings of their recently published UK Public Sector SITS Market Trends and Forecasts report, focusing on the Software and IT Services landscape in the UK Public Sector.
  • Grant Thornton introduced the Business Growth Service, a government-backed service offering support to businesses with the potential to improve and grow.

 

Partner Summer Party Networking Event 2015

Partner Summer Party Networking Event 2015

July 2015 - Partner Summer Party networking event at Lambeth Palace Garden Museum, London SE1

We held our second Partner networking event on 1 st July in the lovely surroundings of the Garden Museum on Lambeth Palace Road, just round the corner from Bramble Hub's offices. 

It turned out to be the hottest July day on record (!) but luckily there was a cool drink and shade to greet all the partners as they arrived.

Despite the heat over 80 partners attended the event and enjoyed meeting other partners and the Bramble Hub team.

Richard Archer said 'We were delighted that so many people attended the event and got to meet other partners. Many partners took this networking opportunity to connect with others and to find out more about how Bramble Hub can help secure public sector frameworks.'

Food and Canapes were provided by Al Fresco Feasts www.alfrescofeasts.co.uk

Our event photographer was Alicia Tolhurst info@aliciaphotographics.com

Partner Technology Interchange Event - April 2015

Partner Technology Interchange Event - April 2015

April 2015 - Partner Technology Interchange Event at Grant Thornton's offices in Euston, London NW1

Bramble Hub's first Partner Technology Interchange, hosted by Grant Thornton's Business Growth Service, attracted 36 partners who heard about some innovative software platforms and applications and had the opportunity to quiz the presenters with technical questions about their software and its potential application for inclusion in their own offerings.

Event Feedback:

"It was well-organised and well-attended, with very interesting presentations."

"I liked the interactive approach of the presentations' the format felt good."

"It was certainly an enjoyable, useful, well-organised event."

Presentations Included: 

  • GOSS Interactive demonstrated the GOSS Self-Service Platform, with integration tools to enable customers to accelerate their clients' Channel Shift programmes and deliver self-service.
  • Objective demonstrated Objective Connect, an ease to use File Share and Synchronisation (FSS) solution developed specifically for Government organisations who need to share files but find commercial alternatives unsecure and blocked or difficult to use or costly
  • Icon demonstrated their Digital Signature Verification software, showing how signing your signature by hand on touch-sensitive devices can be better than retina scans where it involves documentation, contracts or convenient consumer/citizen identification.
  • Livestax demonstrated a new secure corporate apps portal, designed to help the Public Sector use new web technologies to extend the capability, life and value of the existing IT infrastructure.
  • Oracle reviewed their technological solutions.
  • Grant Thornton introduced the Business Growth Service, a government-backed service offering support to businesses with the potential to improve and grow.

Partner Networking Event - March 2015

Partner Networking Event - March 2015

March 2015 - Partner Networking event at Searcy's St Pancras Grand, London N1

Over 80 Bramble Hub partners attended a hugely successful Partner Networking event at Searcy's St Pancras Grand Brasserie on the upper level at St Pancras International station.

Richard Archer, Bramble Hub's MD said:

“We were delighted at the response – we have had to turn people away, as we were restricted by the size of the venue! Feedback from partners has been very positive. They valued the opportunity to talk to other senior people with similar experience working with the public sector. And they appreciated being able to establish contact with potential business partners and collaborators."