2023 Gala Dinner

19 October 2023

IICF’s Annual Gala Dinner is a special and sophisticated evening where over 150 guests come together to celebrate the industry’s collective impact the community while raising valuable funds for charities helping create better futures for people facing disadvantage. Experience a glamorous evening including a sparkling wine reception followed by a three-course gourmet meal, a live auction led by television presenter Jonty Hearnden and remarks by a keynote speaker and an IICF charity partner.

With the growing cost of living, needs in our community are greater than ever. By supporting this unique and special event, you will directly help charities advancing social mobility, helping people facing disadvantage to succeed in school, employment and life. Click here to learn more about our impact.

Attire is Black Tie & Beautiful.


  • Join us as an individual guest or take a table to invite your colleagues and clients.
  • Sponsor this unique event to enhance your brand as a responsible business and help us raise greater funds for future IICF grants to charities advancing social mobility.
  • Donate an auction prize suitable for a professional audience; for instance a meal, theatre tickets, hotel stay or experience for two or high quality accessories. Each company will be recognised for their donation.

To learn more about our premium guest, table and sponsorship packages, view 2023 IICF Gala Sponsorship & Guest Packages

Contact Wendy Wilder, Director of IICF UK at wwilder@iicf.com to reserve your place and join companies including AIG, BHSI, Chubb, Capgemini, Weightmans, W/R/B Underwriting and Vitesse PSP.

The Evening’s Programme

6:30 pm            Drinks reception
7:00 pm            Call to dinner
7:15 pm            Welcome & Keynote Remarks by Phillip McGriskin, CEO, Vitesse PSP
7:35 pm            Auction introduced by Jonty Hearnden
7:45 pm            Dinner served
9:00 pm            Remarks by Keith Valentine, CEO, Fight for Sight/ Visio Foundation
9:20 pm            Grand auction, Jonty Hearnden
9:40 pm            Silent auction closes
9:45 pm            Closing remarks
10:00 pm          Formal programme ends. Bar open until 11:00 pm.


We’re very proud of all that we’ve achieved, yet needs remain great in our community and we want to make 2022 our most impactful year yet. Our aim is to raise at least £150K for charity and we can only achieve this with generous support from companies such as yours. We invite you to join Capgemini and Weightmans a sponsor of this unique and important event:

£25,000     Platinum Sponsor
£20,000     Gold Sponsor
£15,000     Silver Sponsor
£10,000     Bronze Sponsor
£3,500       Reception Sponsor

To learn more about the benefits you receive as a sponsor, please contact Wendy Wilder, Executive Director, IICF UK at wwilder@iicf.com.

Your support as a sponsor will help IICF raise vital funds for charities nominated by the industry and, in turn, make a real difference to people in the communities where we live and work. Previous sponsors include AXA XL, Capgemini, CNA Hardy, Chubb, MS Amlin, Amwins Global Risks, Swiss Re, Generali and KPMG.

IICF events in the UK have convened more than 2,000 industry leaders and our members and Board of Directors represent 30 companies in the UK and over 650 companies internationally. Sponsoring IICF events will allow you to connect with top industry influencers, showcase your brand at impactful industry events that deliver excellent value and quality, and raise vital funds for charities nominated by the industry – allowing you to make a real difference to people in need while enhancing your brand as a responsible business.

What difference could your donation make?
Each £10,000 collectively raised could help people with sight loss to find employment, provide young people facing disadvantage with access to tailored services to further their education or find employment, or help women from disadvantaged backgrounds access courses and community services.

What do young people say? – “Key4Life changed my life for the best. I’m no longer just existing, I’m living.” Curtis, Key4Life programme alumni.

19 October 2023

Merchant Taylor’s Hall,
30 Threadneedle Street,
London EC2R 8JB


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Contact us

Contact us to learn how you can get involved.

Executive Director IICF UK
71-75 Shelton Street,
London WC2H 9JQ
Email: wwilder@iicf.org