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Technology Industry VIP Networking Dinner

August 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Chief Wine Officer, Cyance, Cognism, and Guest Speaker Citrix Present:

Technology Industry VIP Networking Dinner
London | Summer 2019

Wednesday 14th August from 6.15pm
South Place Hotel, London EC2M 2AF

Guest Speaker: Kristian Blackshaw, Citrix
Master of Wine: Peter McCombie

Senior marketing and sales directors from the UK’s technology industry are invited to join Chief Wine Officer, Chief Nation, Cyance, Cognism, and guest speaker Citrix, for a VIP networking dinner.

The theme for the evening will explore how technology companies are using ABM, buying intent data, and fully integrated marketing programs to generate insight and sales from their key target accounts.

This VIP networking experience includes business content and presentation, peer-to-peer networking, entertainment, education and hint of competition. This will be alongside a gourmet four-course dining experience supported by a premium champagne and fine wine tasting experience hosted by an official Master of Wine.



With fantastic reviews from across the world since launching in 2005, the  CWO Marketing and Sales Leaders networking dinner attracts over 50 senior marketing and sales executives from leading UK technology companies.

James Isilay
CEO, Cognism

James has helped Cognism to develop and create an event-based approach to lead generation, sales management and alpha discovery using algorithmic technologies, natural language processing and machine learning.

Jon Clarke
CEO, Cyance

CEO of Cyance, Jon previously led the strategy to transform Cyance from a b2b demand generation agency into a private equity backed predictive analytics technology business. He has a passion for innovation and technology when both collide to make life more interesting and productive.

Kristian Blackshaw
Principle WW Alliance Marketing, Citrix

Kristian is a technology marketing leader with a proven track record of driving increased sales and elevated market awareness and fostering strong cross-functional relationships. Kristian specialises in engaging in joint go-to-market strategies with strategic alliances and building productive partner engagements.


Your hosts for the evening include Chief Wine Officer (Chief Nation), Cyance, Cognism and guest speaker Citrix.

Dinner full – add yourself to wait list
Bubbles will be chilled in:

You will be mixing business with pleasure – the serious business of fine wine tasting together with the pleasure of connecting with senior-level peers, colleagues and friends from UK Technology companies.

“It was one of those rare events that were both useful and enjoyable.”

“The evening was flawless.”


We will mix business with pleasure: the serious business of fine wine tasting together with the pleasure of connecting with senior peers, colleagues and friends from leading UK organisations. Alongside the gourmet dinner, there will be a champagne reception and wine tasting, hosted by a Master of Wine, Peter McCombie. This part of the evening involves some light-hearted wine-related team competition, with the winner receiving the ultimate accolade – the Chief Wine Officer.

Peter McCombie | Master of Wine

Peter is a New Zealand-born, English resident Master of Wine, based in London. Peter McCombie was awarded the Master of Wine qualification in 1994, while working for Italian specialist merchant Winecellars.

There are just 383 Masters of Wine in the world, so you’ll be in great company.

peter mccombie

7 Wines 1 Winner


Two sparkling wines to kick-off


Presentations and debate


Paired with two white wines

Main Course

Paired with two red wines


Enjoyed with a dessert wine

CWO Final

Winner announced

“A well organised and truly engaging platform to create and establish new working relationships, with fun entertainment”
South Place Hotel
London EC2M 2AF

We’ll be hosting you at the exclusive 5-star South Place Hotel. It is built in an urban contemporary style. South Place Hotel is boutique, luxurious, lively and fresh-faced, the first hotel from restaurateurs, D&D London. Designed by Conran + Partners, inspired details and playful touches mirror the vibrant neighbourhood, a deft mixture of the contemporary City, London’s most historic quarters and the achingly cool East End. The South Place Hotel is located next to Liverpool Street Station, making it easily accessible to various transport links.

“The venue, food, wines, hosting, wine expert and organisation were all excellent and at the very top end of my expectations.”

Veeam, London 2018

“A great way to build relationships with both new and existing clients.”

Capgemini, London 2018

“Chief Wine Officer delivered an outstanding event”

Viadex, London 2018

Your Event Hosts

David Moore

203 196 5704
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Richard Porter
Managing Director

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Craig McCartney
Managing Director

0203 196 5701
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Laura Porter
Agency Director

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August 14, 2019
6:00 pm
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South Place Hotel
3 South Place


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