Gala Dinner

Gala Dinner 2017-10-23T10:55:39+00:00

 Croydon’s party of the year

The Gala Dinner & Charity Ball

Over 450 guests converged on the luxurious Grand Sapphire Hotel & Banqueting to enjoy an evening of delicious food, networking, and fabulous, live entertainment.   The awards winners were announced between three dinner courses.

A charity raffle and auction raised over £10,000 for CODA Croydon and Croydon Commitment.

The highlight of the evening was the the announcement of the premier award, The Croydon Business of the Year.

After dinner, guests danced into the wee small hours to a live band.

Gala Dinner & Charity Ball guests enjoyed:

• A three course meal including wine
• A celebrity host
• Live music and entertainment
• The Awards Ceremony
• Charity Auction in aid of local charities
• Dancing to a Live Band until 1am


The 2017 Awards were held on Thursday 5th October from 6pm – 1am

Dress Code: Black Tie and Evening Dress


Grand Sapphire, 45 Imperial Way, Croydon CR0 4RR

Situated at 45 Imperial Way, Croydon, CR0 4RR, Grand Sapphire brings style comfort and luxury combining magnificent state of the art banqueting facilities. Hotels rooms are also available on request.


To enable you to make the most of your evening, we have agreed a discount on bookings for those wishing to book a room:

The Grand Sapphire

45 Imperial Way, Croydon, Greater London CR0 4RR.

Our venue for the Gala Dinner and Charity Ball has 34 luxurious rooms with an ensuite shower, free wifi and free parking. Find the rates of the bookings online at or contact the hotel on 020 8680 0447

Hilton London Croydon

101 Waddon Way, Purley Way, Croydon, CR9 4HH.

A 5-10 minute walk from the Grand Sapphire. To book please contact hotel manager Donata Palev on 020 8667 4411, quoting the event.

Hallmark Hotel Croydon Aerodrome

680 Purley Way, Croydon CR9 4LT.

A five-minute walk from the Grand Sapphire. Hallmark Hotel has 110 stylish, contemporary bedrooms with fast, reliable wifi throughout and business guest essentials such as multi-channel flat screen TV, 24-hour room service and plenty of desk space to catch-up on emails. Please contact the hotel on 0330 028 3403 and use the discount code ‘White Label Events’.

Please note: White Label cannot be held responsible for any room bookings, payments or cancellations. The agreement is directly between yourself and the relevant hotel.