UK event update

We are now over half way in our UK event season and we thought you’d like to know the latest from our recent events.  We still have Just Bike, Oxfam Trail Trekker Ireland and Maggies Night hike all up and coming so we can’t quite relax just yet.  We have jotted down some feedback from the two Barclays events in Manchester and London raising funds for UNICEF and the Capgemini Wild Challenge for the Prince’s Trust.

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Comic Relief climbs Kilimanjaro

Comic Relief  are taking a bunch of celebrities up Kilimanjaro to raise funds for projects in the UK, Africa and throughout some of the world\’s poorest countries.  Across the Divide have an open event  leaving for Kilimanjaro in September 2009 and November 2010 so you too can take on this huge challenge and climb Africa\’s hightest peak whilst raising funds for the charity of your choice.

ATD Director wins BT’s Essence of the Entrepreneur Award

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After being shortlisted in not one but three categories in the Virgin Responsible Tourism Awards ATD director has been selected as one of the winners in the Essence of the Entrepreneur Award, Mark Hannaford one of the founding directors of ATD was delighted to have been selected as a winner.

This exhibition of photographs showcases the winners of the 2007 Essence of the Entrepreneur campaign, organised by BT Business.

Celebrating 20 of the UK’s most inspiring small companies, the photographs have been taken by celebrity photographer Perou. The 20 winners selected have demonstrated exceptional dedication and have found new direction to succeed in business with the help of technology.

Mark Hannaford in AntarcticaMark Hannaford one of the founding directors of ATD was delighted to have been selected as a winner, but even more surprised that his image has been used as the main image for the competition (he’s struggling valiantly not to be too big-headed!) but encourage that the significant contribution to society has been recognised by a company such as BT.

Come and see the winners photos, as captured by renowned photographer Perou, in an exhibition at the.gallery@oxo,on London’s South Bank from Wednesday 14th November to Sunday 2nd December

Find out more about Across the Divide here