Making the most of your evening

We look forward to welcoming you on the evening of Thursday 26 November 2020. If you have booked a ticket or been invited onto a table you should have been sent a link to access the virtual Hopin platform which the Awards will be hosted on. If you haven’t please contact  [email protected]

When do the Awards start?

The main event runs from 18.00-21.00. However you will be able to access the platform from 17.30, so if you would like to familiarise yourself with the platform, find your table and check your tech set up, make sure to log in prior to 18.00 when activities will begin! We’ll also be staying open till midnight, so if you want to continue networking feel free to do so.

You can view the full schedule below:

5.30-6.00pm
Make your way to your tables

6.00-6.10pm
Awards Open: Simon Drakeford, Chairman, BOSS and Amy Hutchinson, CEO, BOSS

6.10-6.30pm
Network with your table or meet new faces in our networking area

6.30- 7.00pm
Cocktail making and competition with Jonny Cocktail*

7.00-7.20pm
Enjoy your drinks on your table or meet new faces in our networking area

7.20-7.35pm
Paul Sinha Stand Up

7.35-8.10pm
The Industry Recognition Awards – brought to you by BOSS

8.10-8.20pm
Comfort Break

8.20-9.00pm
The Industry Recognition Awards – brought to you by BOSS

9.00-11.00pm
Industry Networking

Ingredients for the online cocktail making class*

  • White rum
  • Soda water
  • Sugar
  • A lime
  • Mint leaves
Johnny Cocktail
Paul Sinha

What’s happening on the evening?

We’ll be kicking the evening off with some virtual cocktail making with Jonny Cocktail to ensure you have a drink in hand. If you have been invited as a guest on a table and have provided an address prior to the 18th November or have purchased an individual ticket you should receive a Goody Box with ingredients in around the 24 November 2020.

We’ll have a photo booth with prizes for the best dressed on the evening.

Dress code: Dress to impress on top/Lounge wear on bottom

Fancy throwing some shapes in our Disco Room? Yes, there’s prizes for that too.

The Awards will be hosted by Paul Sinha (the Sinnerman) from the Chase, so get ready to be entertained. Paul Sinha, a trained medical doctor, who is perhaps best known as the Sinnerman on the hugely popular ITV quiz show ‘The Chase’. As a comedian, Paul has played every major comedy club in the UK, and been three times nominated for Best Club Comedian at the Chortle Awards, winning in 2014. Paul has taken eight solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, his 2006 show Saint Or Sinha was nominated for the Perrier Comedy Award.

What can I expect?

First class entertainment from Paul Sinha, Jonny Cocktail and the chance to applaud those in the industry who have gone above and beyond in 2020.

The opportunity to network with 300+ attendees. You’ll be paired up speed dating style at random or you can invite another attendee to your own private networking session for longer.

A chance to be introduced to our fantastic sponsors exhibiting and learn about their exclusive offerings in the Exhibition area.

Navigating the Hopin Platform

The Awards will be hosted on the Hopin virtual platform. We’ve put together a handy video to help you navigate your way around, so you can get the most out of the experience.

If you want to check you can access the platform and share your video and sound we will be hosting a drop in sessions on:

  • 24.11.2020 at 2.00-4.00pm
  • 25.11.2020 at 10.00-12.30pm.

You can access these sessions here: www.bossfederation.com/techrehearsal

What do I need?

You can view the Awards with just a web browser, however if you have a webcam, speakers and microphone (most laptops have these built in) you’ll be able to network with other attendees and speak to guests on your table.

For the best experience make sure you have a good WiFi or hardwire internet connection.

Try to run Hopin in Google Chrome or Firefox if possible

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR EVENING

Dinner Plans?

BOSS have negotiated discounts with a number of online food providers. Want to treat your teams to dinner look no further than the providers below – we’ve negotiated a number of discounts for you to take advantage of.

 

Pasta Evangelists

Discount Negotiated

30% use code BOSS20

How to place your order

For group bookings contact Sophie Cobley at [email protected]. For individual orders book online www.pastaevangelists.com

Order must be made by 21 November 2020

Dietary requirements catered for

Vegan & gluten-free diets

Location Available

Mainland UK including Northern Ireland

 

Pizza Pilgrims

Discount Negotiated

15% use code BOSS20

How to place your order

For group bookings complete the spreadsheet. For individual orders book online. www.pizzainthepost.co.uk

Order must be made by 25 November 2020

Dietary requirements catered for

Vegetarian

Location Available

Mainland UK, Wales and parts of Scotland & Ireland

 

One Fine Dine

Discount Negotiated

20% use code BOSS20.

How to place your order

For group bookings contact the Customer Experience Team directly at [email protected]. For individual orders book online www.onefinedine.com.

Location Available

Mainland UK