HRH The Duchess of Cambridge presented The Fostering Network’s 2015 Fostering Excellence Awards to foster care experienced young people this week (Tuesday 17 November) at central London big conferencing venue, BMA House.
Hundreds of people from the fostering community across the UK attended the annual celebration of fostering hosted by television star Holly Willoughby.
Guests were invited to a special tea party reception in the Snow and Paget Rooms with an awards presentation later in the Great Hall.
Rebecca Hurley, Deputy Head of Events for BMA House, a well-established conferencing venue in the heart of Bloomsbury, said: “It is a fabulous honour to welcome such a worthy cause and host this memorable event with The Duchess of Cambridge.”
Jackie Sanders, director of public affairs at The Fostering Network, said: “The Fostering Network has, for several years, held all of our flagship events at BMA House and we’re thrilled to be back for our second annual award ceremony. The prestige of the venue, and the quality of the service provided, only adds to the excitement for each award winner. It’s the perfect setting for Royal guests and honoured foster carer guests alike.”
AV was provided on site and tea and delicious, bespoke iced cakes were created specially by BaxterStorey, BMA Houses’ in house catering team.
Working with over 400 fostering services and nearly 60,000 foster carers, The Fostering Network is a powerful charity, leading the fostering agenda for over 40 years.
BMA House is an exemplary venue in the heart of Bloomsbury with 25 event spaces including a delightful garden and courtyard. A unique space for corporate & private events, the venue is highly accessible, just a short walk from the Eurostar (at nearby St Pancras), as well as Russell Square, Euston and King’s Cross stations.