SecsintheCity’s annual networking event for PAs and EAs returns, this year taking place at the Crowne Plaza London – The City on Wednesday 25th July from 18:30 to 20:30.
The Summer Networking Event provides PAs and EAs with a fantastic opportunity for peer-to-peer networking over complimentary wine and canapés. Guests will also have access to exclusive secret boutiques, more of which you can find out below.
Meet our venue and exhibitors for 2018:
Crowne Plaza London – The City is a stylish hotel located in London’s historic Square Mile. The 4* hotel, built on the foundations of King Henry VIII's former Bridewell Palace, is minutes away from some of London’s most famous attractions including The London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral and Covent Garden & West End theatres. Crowne Plaza London - The City offers both business and leisure travellers deluxe accommodation and convenient access to the city’s major business districts and landmarks with direct rail links to London Gatwick Airport and Kings Cross for St. Pancras International station.
Letter Box Hamper are a brand-new company making small hampers of luxury British food & drink, beautifully wrapped and posted with letter box delivery. It can be difficult to find a thoughtful and unique gift for special occasions, and whilst traditional hampers are popular, they are often too bulky to deliver. Letter Box Hamper is here to help refresh the traditional hamper market with their perfect range of small, personalised and post-able presents.
Vanity Van is a beauty agency specialising in delivering bespoke experiences for corporate, retailers and brands using hair, make up, beauty and holistic treatments. Vanity Van are knowledgeable, multi-skilled entrepreneurs – they are ambitious, creative and proud to be at the top of their game using professional salon products and modern techniques. Their highly skilled and friendly team of expert therapists live and breathe the latest and most fashionable styles and treatments. The Vanity Van team will be providing complimentary massages to all attendees so make sure you don’t miss out.
Moheeni Paul Designs is an online boutique specialising in luxury, handmade event stationery and henna home decor gifts. Each of their products is handcrafted with elegance, creativity and exquisite charm, making perfect gifts for loved ones. They keep clients involved in the process from start to end to deliver products exactly as they are desired. Moheeni Paul Designs also provide various workshops and one-to-one classes on modern henna art for those interested in learning a timeless and ancient art.
Dr.PAWPAW was created by husband and wife duo Johnny and Pauline, who decided to create multipurpose pawpaw based products that could be used on lips, skin and hair. Both Johnny and Pauline envisioned a range of products that would help families as well as beauty conscious women and men every day. Although Dr.PAWPAW are unable to exhibit at the event, they have provided us with lots of special samples that will be given out in goody bags on the night.
L'orchidée is a confectionery gifting company offering an amazing range of highly fashionable, yet classic French Macarons, Cakes and Desserts. Through their simplicity, elegance and delicacy, their freshly handmade products make the perfect gift for every occasion.
Donut Bouquets consists of a team of donut lovers who were sick of sending people flowers that would wilt and die. Instead they decided to give customers the ability to say thank you, sorry or congratulations with a bouquet of delicious donuts. Made fresh daily and delivered in a luxurious box with a personalised note, these bouquets provide an alternative to flowers that tastes a lot better.
Jewel Tree London is a Notting Hill based premium jewellery brand that creates strikingly beautiful contemporary pieces in a range of semi-precious stones and sterling silver with 18ct vermeil gold or rose gold plating. Inspired by architectural designs, materials and forms, Jewel Tree London’s creations are timeless, elegant and highly directional.
4160 Tuesdays are an independent micro-perfumery based in London who have been hand-making scents since 2011. They create all their perfumes in small batches of 50-200 bottles at their studio in West London. The perfumes are inspired by a place or a person at a certain moment and created by perfumer Sarah McCartney. 4160 Tuesdays create niche fragrances that are British, creative, witty and pioneering, without the usual price tag of bespoke perfumes.
MERUMAYA’s evidence-based, sensorial skincare, helps you feel beautiful, uplifts confidence and boosts youthful radiance. Loaded with anti-inflammatories, even sensitive and acne-prone skin types can finally enjoy the benefits of these powerfully effective formulae that soothe as they perform. MERUMAYA seek to create positivity, inspiration, happiness and to earn your trust. With this goal in mind, their products are free from ‘miracles’, judgment, over-claiming, over-packaging and over-pricing. Their mission is that you feel confident, included, beautiful and relevant, at every age. They will have samples on the day and their best selling Melting Cleansing Balm will be on sale at an exclusive price.
Beauty Pie is the first ever buyers’ club for beauty addicts. Members can shop for luxury products from the world’s leading beauty labs and save up to 85% off regular retail prices. Beauty Pie is the brainchild of industry-expert Marcia Kilgore, who realized that the way the luxury beauty industry works is backwards. As a Beauty Pie member, you can shop for luxury beauty products, at ‘no-middleman prices’, direct from the world’s leading skincare and makeup labs. You get the same luxury quality cosmetics and high-performance skincare, without paying for the middlemen, celebrity marketing or the retailer mark-ups.
Hay Hampers is an independent, family-run hamper and wine business with a significant corporate customer segment. They specialise in award winning wines and foods, beautifully presented in attractive hampers. Last year they enjoyed record sales and have a fantastic new range of gifts for Christmas 2018.
Discover Nourish London, a 100% vegan, certified organic, ethically sourced and cruelty-free skincare range that innovatively combines the highest quality natural extracts with advanced scientific bio-actives to nurture the skin and deliver visible results. Featuring a unique range based on antioxidant-rich Kale to protect against pollution and omega-rich Argan oil with hyaluronic acid to boost hydration and repair. Your goody bag will include Nourish London’s Probiotic Multi-Mineral Repair Mask!
Launched in 2010, Joe & Seph’s is an award-winning, family business based in London that has revolutionised the popcorn market with its handmade, gourmet, air-popped popcorn. With over 50 exciting and innovative flavours, it’s their mission to produce the best tasting popcorn and caramel sauces in the world. Their range has now won 34 Great Taste Awards and is stocked in some of the world’s most prestigious retailers. They offer a wide range of bespoke options, from co-branded packs to personalised gifts, perfect for events, conferences, trade shows and parties.
Molton Brown have built a reputation as bath, body and beauty connoisseurs since 1973. Inspired by exotic locations, each of their fragrance collections is filled with essential oils and plant extracts to stimulate the senses. From invigorating black peppercorns to relaxing ylang-ylang flower extract, each fragrance is a skilful fusion of the world’s finest ingredients. Whether you’re looking for an indulgent body wash, a silky moisturiser or a therapeutic hand cream, Molton Brown caters to your pampering essentials. Over the decades, their journey has taken them around the globe, but their philosophy remains the same; made in England, inspired by the world.
The Summer Networking Event is proudly sponsored by Joss Search.
Joss Search is unique recruitment company working across all administration, support and operational roles in the alternative investment space who pride themselves on championing those working tirelessly behind the scenes. Joss Search will be available on the night to provide useful interview tips and advice on how to maximise the chances of securing your dream role.