Ford & Stanley key sponsors at Dinner at the Roundhouse
For the second year running, Ford & Stanley were named as key sponsors of the annual Dinner at the Roundhouse event, hosted at the historic railway roundhouse on Pride Park, Derby. The event has come to be known as one of the largest gatherings of railway decision-makers outside of London, with more than 600 industry professionals in attendance.
Acclaimed writer and stand-up comedienne Holly Walsh took to the stage as the host for this year’s dinner, talking more about her impressive career in television and radio whilst providing the entertainment for the evening. President of Bombardier Transportation, Laurent Troger also delivered a passionate speech about the importance of exporting within the rail market and the growing number of international opportunities for UK businesses.
As key sponsors, Ford & Stanley were joined by leading employers such as Porterbrook, Ricardo Rail, CAF, Wabtec Rail, Chiltern Railways, Unipart Rail and UK Rail Leasing. Other big names such as Hitachi Rail Europe, Faiveley Transport and Bombardier Transportation had also secured tables at this event, with rail professionals from across all areas of the UK travelling to Derby in order to attend.