Join us at our Business Breakfast to get your day off to a great start! 

Before the Colchester Business Expo opens you are invited to join us for a networking Business Breakfast at the Charter Hall.

You will be able to network with like-minded businesses with the opportunity to hear from our sponsors of the day Bradwell B and Lieutenant Colonel J W McManus AAC from the Army Reservists - all whilst enjoying breakfast & refreshments. 

 Thursday 8th October 2020 8.30pam to 10.00am (Refreshments Provided)

Charter Hall, Colchester Leisure World, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YH
Cost to attend: £20.00 + VAT Members and £32.00 + VAT Non-Members



LIEUTENANT COLONEL J W MCMANUS AAC enlisted in to the Queens Own Highlanders in 1985, in 1994 he transferred to the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Enginers as a Military Instructor. In 2007 he Commissioned in to the Army Air Corps.

He has served on numerous Operational tours and seen service in various Non- Operational locations throughout the UK and Germany. Operational service in Northern Ireland, Gulf 1, Bosnia-Herzogovina and HERRICK. Non-Operational
service at, Fort George Inverness, Glencourse Penicuick, Munster Germany, Paderborn Germany, Detmold Germany, Sennelager Germany, Holywood Northern Ireland, Aldergrove Northern Ireland, Leconfield Yorkshire, Dishforth Yorkshire,
Bordon Hampshire, RMAS Camberly, Wattisham Suffolk and APC Glasgow.

He is married to Maureen and they have a grown-up daughter and son who have both long since flown the nest. He enjoys numerous outdoor activities, Game and Rough shooting, fly fishing, Wood and Craft work, tinkering with all things mechanical, gun dog training and has for the last few years been trying to master the art of playing the Bagpipes, albeit very badly to the dismay of Maureen and their 2 labradors.


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Please note, upon arrival, parking permits can be purchased for £2 from the Charter Hall foyer from a member of the Charter Hall team. You have 20 minutes grace to park up and purchase your parking permit. Your permit will valid for the duration of the day. Any tickets purchased via the machines on site are non-refundable
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