MAA annual black tie dinner 2019

The Council House, Birmingham

This event is now fully booked.

VIP speaker: we are very pleased to announce that Malcolm Harbour CBE, who had a distinguished career as a senior manager in the automotive industry and Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands, will be our VIP speaker. For more about Malcolm click here.

The premier black-tie dinner of 2019 in the Midlands will see members of the aerospace and defence industry gather for an evening in the company of colleagues and partners. With leading companies well represented it is an opportunity not to be missed.

  • Renew acquaintances with old friends and enjoy new networking opportunities in a convivial setting!
  • Enjoy a VIP keynote speaker and after-dinner entertainment!
  • Have you considered hosting some of your customers at this important networking event?

What happens at an MAA dinner? Here is a snapshot of 2017

MAA dinner 2017 5Guests networked at the reception before dinner

MAA dinner 2017 2West Midlands Mayor Andy Street addressed the guests on the importance of our industry to the region

MAA dinner 2017 4Guests made new contacts over dinner


MAA dinner 2017 14Rolls-Royce chatted with Arrowsmith Engineering 

MAA dinner 2017 3Charity raffle prizes were won!

MAA dinner 2017 8Anthony Barlow cut the birthday cake after being thanked for his contribution to the MAA over many years


MAA dinner 2017 11Dinner sponsor Nasmyth Group's senior management team enjoyed an excellent evening together

MAA dinner 2017 13Business acquintances were made and renewed

MAA dinner 2017 12After dinner speaker, the BBC's Nick Owen, mingled with the guests

And here is a snapshot of 2018


Networking over drinks before dinner


Catching up with colleagues


Sir John Peace addresses the guests on the Midlands economy



AE Aerospace look forward to four course dinner


Our magician wows the guests

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A generous contributor to our charity raffle is rewarded!

For a full report on 2017's excellent dinner with West Midlands Mayor Andy Street click here.

And for a full report on 2018's excellent dinner with Midlands Engine Chairman Sir John Peace click here.

Promote your organisation by sponsoring the dinner

For how you can promote your organisation to the Midlands aerospace industry at the MAA dinner, click here or contact Maxine Oatridge directly on 02476 430250.

The venue

This year's dinner is being held at the same venue as 2018, Birmingham's fabulous Council House.

Birmingham Council House at night bThe entrance to the Second City's Council House, built in the 1870s

Birmingham Council House staircase bMake your way up the magnificent staircase


Birmingham Council House ceiling bStop and admire the fabulous domed ceiling

Birmingham Council House tables for dinner 1bThe dining room awaits you

Silver sponsors of the event include our PRIME members:

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Heller Logo

Jonathan Lee


Sponsor of the drinks reception:

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