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9 July 2013

Last chance to register for a great evening of networking at the Matchroom Stadium as the O's host Big Bash event for the Sports Business Network this Thursday

Leyton Orient have teamed up with the networking organisation SBN to host their Summer Big Bash event which will take place in the Olympic Suite at the Matchroom Stadium on Thursday 11 July from 7pm until 9pm.

Sport and business will collide as numerous companies from across the South East will descend on Leyton for an evening of fun networking and socialising, helping create new partnerships and fostering relationships.

The evening will include a talk from Orient CEO, Matthew Porter along with the CEO of the Club's Community Sports Programme, Neil Taylor, while there will be a numerous opportunities to meet new businesses from across London and the South East.

Roger McKerlie, MD and Founder of SBN commented, “With West Ham moving in to the Olympic stadium in the near future the media spotlight has forgotten the east end’s oldest football club, ‘the O’s’ so we felt it was time to give them some publicity.”

“Orient is a traditional east end club set in a suburban environment and with a superb community scheme. Chaired by the colourful businessman Barry Hearn, Leyton Orient has a powerful story to tell and we will hear from its CEO Matthew Porter about how it goes about survival in the lower leagues.”

Marketing & Partnerships Manager for Leyton Orient, Rob Noble, said, “The SBN are a group of sport loving businesses from across London and the South East so we are delighted to be able to host their Big Bash event to show off the facilities here as well as champion the great work being done by our community scheme in the area to a wide variety of businesses interested in community sport.”

Sports Business Network is a group comprising of businesses, sports clubs, individuals, charities and governing bodies all of whom share the common goal of wanting to make society a better place though the power of sport. More information on the organisation can be found on their website www.sportbusinessnetwork.com

Places at the event cost £20 and should be booked in advance of what is sure to be a great evening of networking with like-minded individuals. Contact Kathryn at the Sports Business Network by emailing kathryn@sportbusinessnetwork.com to book your place or for any questions.

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