Annual Dinner 2020

The BVRLA Annual Dinner is a must-attend occasion for those who work in the rental and leasing industry.

Held in March each year at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the Annual Dinner is widely acclaimed as the friendliest, funniest and most looked-forward to event on the rental and leasing industry calendar. With top entertainment, wonderful food and networking opportunities - this event is not one to be missed.

Previous entertainment includes Al Murray Andrew Marr, Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan, Kevin Bridges, Marcus Brigstocke, Seb Coe and William Hague.

Recognised as a fantastic opportunity to socialise with old friends, entertain customers and make new contacts. On behalf of its 900+ member organisations, the BVRLA works with governments, public sector agencies, industry associations, consumer groups and other stakeholders across a wide range of road transport, environmental, taxation, technology and finance-related issues.

In 2019, it was attended by over 900 members and their guests. ‘Pub Landlord’ Al Murray entertained the crowd and guests raised over £10,000 for automotive charity BEN.

Photos from the 2019 event can be viewed on Flickr and a highlights video on YouTube.

Only BVRLA members can book to attend this event - ticket prices will be announced in September 2019. We are now taking advanced bookings for tables of 10, so please email to guarantee a good spot.


•    To cancel a booking, notice must be emailed to the Events Manager at

•    You will be eligible for a 75% refund, less an administration fee of £35+VAT, when notice is given by 23:59 on December 31st 2019.

•    You will be eligible for a 50% refund, less an administration fee of £35+VAT, when notice is given by 23:59 on January 31st 2020.

•    You will not be eligible for a refund when notice is given after 23:59 on January 31st 2020.  An administration fee of £35+VAT will be incurred.


•    There is no charge to substitute attendees. However, requests must be emailed to no later than noon on February 28th 2020.

18:30 Drinks Reception in the Harvest Suite
19:30 Guests seated in the Ballroom
19:55 Welcome by BVRLA Chairman and Chief Executive
20:15 Dinner
22:00 Comedian
22:40 End of Dinner: networking and drinks
02:00 Carriages

Dress code: Black tie

Should you need to stay overnight the evening of the dinner, the BVRLA has negotiated a block booking of rooms at the Hilton (starting price of £309 per person). Simply visit the Hilton website using this unique link: Allocation

There are other hotels in the vicinty: Grosvenor House, The Dorchester, InterContinental Park Lane, Four Seasons, Sheraton - Google Maps link. Please note the BVRLA has not arranged any discounted rates for rooms any these hotels.

BVRLA members can celebrate and recognise their ‘Industry Hero’ by nominating a colleague who has made a significant contribution and ‘gone the extra mile’ in their role this year.

Nominations can be submitted by a manager or a peer and must outline the nominee’s main achievements and detail what makes them stand out. Include supporting facts and figures, where possible.

Entries are open to all BVRLA rental, leasing and leasing broker members and winners will be invited to receive their award at the BVRLA Annual Dinner at the London Hilton, Park Lane in March 2020.

BVRLA members can submit heroes, by completing the below entry form throughout 2019, the deadline for all submissions is 31 January 2020.


Your opportunity to be involved in the BVRLA Annual Dinner 2020. Connect your brand with the key decision makers of the rental and leasing industry at the social event of the year.

Download the 'Sponsorship Opportunities' document to find out more or email