SIA Annual Dinner 2023

The formalities of the Solvents Industry Association Annual General Meeting and Conference were concluded by an informal dinner for Members and guests at Champney’s Mottram Hall.

Around 100 Members and guests gathered for an informal dinner to celebrate 50 years of the Solvents Industry Association. Guests included former Chairs, industry colleagues and speakers from the daytime proceedings.

Photo Gallery

Current and Former SIA Chairs. L to R rear Nick Key, Geoff Stamper, Chris Hall, Roger Collis, Mark Brunt, Kevin Morgan, Andrew Ford. Front L to R Phil Davison, Gerald Soane, Jonathan Ward

Incoming SIA Chair, Nick Key (left) presents the Silver Salver to outgoing Chair, Andrew Ford

SIA Chief Executive, Andrew Norman (right), presents the Roger Haskey Memorial Trophy to SIA Golf Day winner, Stephen Kirton of Brenntag

Former SIA General Secretary, Peter Davis (left), with Andrew Ford and Andrew Norman


The inimitable Dr. Geoff Mackey

The evening was rounded off with after-dinner entertainment from Dr. Geoff Mackey.

SIA Chief Executive, Andrew Norman said, ‘This year’s 50th Anniversary event has been the biggest one to date and was a huge success. Big thanks go to all of our Members, speakers, sponsors and guests and it was also lovely to catch up with some familiar faces from the SIA’s history. We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone at the next event’.