Wednesday 14th September 2022 
From 7pm - early hours 
Birmingham Hilton Metropole, NEC

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The CIWM Gala Dinner is the sector's most popular social event, providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy an unmissable evening of networking, entertainment and celebration. 

And 2022 promises to be better than ever as we bring the industry together after two challenging years. 

Time to Unwind!

The Gala Dinner takes place at 7pm on the 14th September, after the first day of RWM, the UK's largest event for the recycling, resource and environmental services sector. If you've had an exciting day at RWM, our Gala Dinner is the perfect place to carry on the conversation, or to relax and unwind with colleagues. And you'll have until the early hours to make the most of it! 


Time for connection!

Join us for a fun-filled evening at Birmingham's Hilton Metropole, where you can meet with colleagues, friends and suppliers. Make new connections in an informal networking environment, where the food and drink is plentiful, and great entertainment provided throughout. 

The event is laid out in tables of 10, tickets can either be booked as an entire table or individually. If you are an individual guest, it's the perfect opportunity to meet new contacts! 
The Entertainment
Time to celebrate!  

We kick off with a sparkling drinks reception, followed by a delicious three course meal. And you'll be entertained all night long with a range of exciting acts.

A shining start... 

The Mirror Men will dazzle and welcome you to the drinks reception. There will be plenty of opportunity to pose for a photo with these sparkling characters! 

A sprinkling of humour... 

One of the UK's finest comedians, Shaparak Khorsandi, will join us for comedy and light entertainment over dinner. Fresh from her ongoing nationwide tour, Shaparak's candid style and sharp wit are sure to provide plenty of laughs and lively entertainment.  

A touch of magic... 

Experience magic and mystery with close-up illusions from our magicians who will be circling the tables and mingling with guests. watch closely for the trickery! 

Time for fun! 

Situated centrally at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham, our venue is perfectly picked for partying and practicality. 

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole is situated just off the M42, connected to the NEC and within walking distance of Resorts World Arena, while Birmingham Airport and Birmingham International Rail Station are just a few miles away. 

To view more information, location or to book rooms, visit the Hilton's website here

Venue Address

The Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC, Pendigo Way, 
Birmingham, B40 1PP, United Kingdom 

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RWM is the UK's largest event for the recycling, resource and wider environmental services sector. The 2022 event features 200+ speakers across 9 conference theatres, 150+ CPD accredited sessions, 850+ exhibitors, live material processing, 50+ vehicle demonstrations and exclusive free-to-attend networking events, including the Local Authority Lounge, Women in Sustainability, private meetings, the Careers Corner, the Innovation Awards and much more. 

The RWM team look forward to bringing you a bigger, better, and revitalised event for the industry. To register for your free ticket, or for more information please visit the RWM website

Date: 14-15 September 2022
Venue: NEC Birmingham 
Halls: 17-20
Opening Times: 9:30 - 5pm