SMMT Events

SMMT Annual Dinner

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ Annual Dinner is one of the most exclusive events in the automotive calendar, attended by over 1,000 guests from industry, government and the media.

This year’s Dinner will take place on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, and will be hosted by our President, Tony Walker CBE, Deputy MD, Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK, and MD, Toyota Motor Europe, London. The celebrity guest speaker for this year’s Dinner will be announced shortly.


19:00 Drinks Reception on the Great Room Balcony
19:45 Guests seated in the Great Room for the 102nd Annual Dinner
20:00 Welcome by SMMT President
20:30 Dinner
22:00 After dinner speeches
22:45 Networking and drinks
01:00 Carriages

Dress code: Black tie


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Take a look at the highlights from last year’s Dinner

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