The Derby Conference Centre are hosting Women in Rail’s Networking and Quiz Event!

The Derby Conference Centre are thrilled to be chosen as the venue for the Women in Rail East Midlands and NTAR Quiz and Networking event taking place on Thursday 30th November. The evening promises to be entertaining and a great opportunity to meet new people.

Women in Rail charity, founded in 2012, was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector, encourage undertakings and stakeholders to adopt diversity as a business strategy and devising initiatives aimed at positioning rail as an attractive career choice for young people.

The National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) is the main sponsor for the event. The NTAR is a joint project between the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR), the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and the Department for Transport (DfT), with industry partner Siemens. The NTAR plays a leading role in the new railway skills development programmes being driven by NSAR.

The Quiz and Networking Event starts at 5.30pm for registration, then at 6.15pm an introduction will be given and people will be assigned into teams, the quiz starts at 6.30pm. The scores, prizes and networking commences at 8pm, with the evening coming to a close at 9pm.

A winter-themed buffet will be served on the night with delicious warm mince pies on offer as dessert. The quiz will also have a Christmas round to get people in the festive spirit and a round on rail.

The Derby Conference Centre is steeped in rail history having been the first purpose-built training college for railway staff, which couldn’t be more fitting to host this event. Rebecca Adams, Sales and Marketing Executive at The Derby Conference Centre commented ‘Having been a member of the Women in Rail Committee for 8 months, it’s fantastic to be able to host the Networking and Quiz evening at The Derby Conference Centre. We’re really looking forward to the event, and seeing who wins the quiz.”

The Derby Conference Centre boasts superb facilities including on-site parking and modern hotel rooms. For further information on Derby Conference Centre or to book a conference or event, please visit, or call 01332 861 842.

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