Sizzling Social for Manchester Networkers | Davis Blank Furniss

A business networking group has pulled in the crowds yet again for an event to raise money for Forever Manchester. A summer barbeque was organised by The Social, an invitation-only networking group for those in the property & construction sectors.

The event was attended by over 130 people, including representatives from Davis Blank Furniss and from our co-sponsors; Innov8 Development Solutions, Clarke Nicklin Chartered Accountants, Spacezero and Bell Munro Consulting.

It was held at Manchester’s Great John Street hotel and went on throughout the afternoon and well into the evening with guests taking full advantage of the hotels stunning roof top terrace, delicious food and some glorious British sunshine.

In total around £850 was made for charity partner Forever Manchester through ticket sales and a raffle.

Forever Manchester raises and distributes money to support local people, groups and grass-root charities throughout Greater Manchester. Nick Massey, Chief Exec, commented; “Without funding the groups and projects we support would simply cease to exist. The generous donations we receive mean we can support local communities, so we really appreciate it.”

The events are becoming increasingly popular with sector professionals with 130 people also attending the Christmas fundraiser and around 70 people attending each bi-monthly event.


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