Euros Networking: A Winning Collaboration with BAND and Key Financial Wealth Management

20 June 2024 | 3 min read

BAND and Key Financial Wealth Management recently hosted a dynamic networking event for professionals in the sports, media, and entertainment industries. The event combined the thrill of Euro 2024 with business insights!

This unique gathering brought clients, colleagues and professionals together to enjoy the first-round group game between Portugal and Czechia. Held at a stunning 9th-floor rooftop terrace of 30 Lombard St in the City, the event provided a perfect setting for meaningful conversations and new connections.

Inside, attendees were treated to insights on the global and UK economy, highlighting the likely market impacts ahead of forthcoming domestic and international elections. At halftime, BAND’s Head of Sport & Entertainment, former elite professional footballer Andrew Johnson and his former Everton strike partner James Beattie engaged the audience in a lively Q&A session. They shared advice on financial welfare and income protection for current players, reminisced about the toughest opponents they faced, and speculated on which team might lift the Euro 2024 trophy. This segment added a personal and engaging touch to the evening.

Macey Greenall from Key Financial Wealth Management said: “Events like this are a great opportunity to bring like-minded people together to share experiences and create opportunities. We’re working increasingly in the sports sector, and there is a good deal of crossover with the BAND client base.”

Andrew Johnson echoed this sentiment: “The Euros are the perfect opportunity for us to host an event like this. There were brilliant conversations around the room tonight, with new relationships created. It’s what we love to do at BAND.”

The event also featured a 15-minute market update from an investment manager, providing attendees with valuable financial insights. The night was filled with networking, fun and great feedback from everyone who attended, ensuring that BAND and Key Financial Wealth Management will host similar events together.

Overall, the evening was a resounding success. It blended the thrill of Euro 2024 with professional growth and networking opportunities, making it a memorable experience for all involved.

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Julian Davies

Julian Davies

Managing Partner at Redfin

Managing partner and Chartered Accountant with 30+ years of experience in marketing, media, and creative industries. He leads the Redfin team, offering expert advice on growth and profitability. Former owner manager of an agency acquired by a listed group; his industry insights are second to none. Off duty, you might find him on the golf or tennis court, determined to master new tricks.
Shelley Watkin

Shelley Watkin

Client Finance Director at Redfin

A qualified Chartered Accountant with 20+ years of experience in the marketing services sector. During her 5+ years at Redfin, she served as Client Finance Director offering invaluable insights into strategic and commercial matters. Shelley has also assumed the role of Finance Director for various creative agencies, guiding them through successful sales processes. If she gets free time after managing her children’s busy schedules, she likes to chill out doing yoga and gardening.