Gallery: Plymouth Area Business Council 2023 Professionals Autumn Dinner


More than a hundred guests and delegates enjoyed an unforgettable evening at Stonehouse Barracks for the Plymouth Area Business Council (PABC) Professionals Autumn Dinner.

SCROLL DOWN to browse through all the pictures from the dinner below, courtesy of John Allen.

The event in November 2023 was held in the Officers Mess by kind permission of the Base Commander, Brigadier Duncan Forbes RM, while the dinner partners on the night were Westcotts Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers and Sir Fix-A-Lock.

Dinner President, Richard Stevens MBE DL, Chair of the PABC, was joined by guests of honour including the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Plymouth, Mark Shayer and Sam Shayer; Luke Pollard MP, and Stuart Elford, CEO of Devon & Plymouth Chamber of Commerce.

After a delicious meal, guests heard from the key speaker, James Mackenzie-Blackman, CEO of Theatre Royal Plymouth, who stood in at the last minute and delivered an inspirational speech which was from the heart and had the full room on their feet at the end.

We were also joined by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, David Fursdon, who we’re delighted to announce has been appointed as the new President of the Devon & Plymouth Chamber and also gave a fantastic speech.

Find out more about the PABC here.

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