Previous Events

The Power of Data

Tuesday, 12 February, 2019 - 18:00

On Tuesday 12 February we welcome Tom Betts Chief Data Officer of the Financial Times to our networking dinner at Stanton Manor. Tom will address the power of data in corporate strategy and will describe his key role as a main board member of the prestigious FT.

Venue: Stanton Manor, 

Stanton St Quintin

Chippenham Wilts

Employment Law Update with VWV

Tuesday, 3 July, 2018 - 18:00

We welcome our friendly lawyers Veale Wasbrough Vizards.  Last July the UK Supreme Court ruled that fees introduced for Industrial Tribunals five years ago were illegal. We will explore the impact of this  dramatic shift as well as other trends in employment law

Will members staying overnight please advise me that they have booked dinner, bed and breakfast with the hotel at our special Rubicon package price of £124.00 and settle their total account on departure with :-

Stanton Manor 

Stanton Saint Quintin
Near Chippenham
SN14 6DQ
tel: 01666 837552

Brexit - an update. Ashley Fox MEP

Wednesday, 28 March, 2018 - 18:00

Ashley Fox, MEP joins us to give an up to date view of how the UK is dealing with Brexit from a mainland European point of view. This is distinct from the usual banner headlines we have become used to. Ashley is one of two SW Conservative MEPs and is leader of the conservative groupings in the European Parliament. You can find out more on Ashley from his website

As usual we will meet in the bar from 6pm and Ashley will overview with us from 6:30 before joining us for dinner at 8pm. 


General Data Protection Regulations - Jason Cromack

Tuesday, 6 February, 2018 - 18:00

We will review the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation due for implementation in May 2018. To guide us we welcome Jason Cromack who has a wide experience in our sector and now as Chief Commercial Officer of Mylife Digital Ltd has a business focus on data management. Jason will outline the impact of the regulation and how although demanding attention as an organisational requirement it can also offer a real business opportunity 


Round up of 2017

Thursday, 14 December, 2017 - 18:00

Rubicon celebrates 2017 at The Manor from 6pm where we meet in the lounge bar before Robert Flather, UK Managing Director of Kolbus and Chairman of Picon as well as  President of Global Print, the international federation of printing equipment manufacturing associations, overviews the Kolbus story from 6:30. We adjourn for dinner to celebrate the year at 8pm.  This well-attended annual event is already shorting on overnight accommodation so please book as soon as possible.

Social Media Strategies

Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 18:00

Our next Rubicon networking dinner at Stanton Manor will take place on Thursday 21 September. This time we welcome back Laura Brown and Pete James of social media strategists 'Introtweet' who will take us through the latest thinking about appropriate business strategies for optimising this fast developing global communication

Visit to Xerox's Impika Innovation Centre, Aubagne, France

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, 14 September, 2017 - 16:00

A number of members visited Aubagne, close to Marseille visiting Impika and having a detailed overview of the Impika operation and its ink jet offering. Now under the wing of Xerox this was a fascinating visit on a number of counts. The technology being made available and the backup of Solimar Systems who offer a complementary service for workflow. Members, BMS-Bascom, TJ International, Crossprint, Denmaur, Friedheim, WLT-TAG were accompanied by Clive Fricker and Bob O'Shea. The Solimar overview is attached below.

The Rubicon Way - Cycling Inaugural Event

Saturday, 15 July, 2017 - 08:30 to Sunday, 16 July, 2017 - 10:30

Congratulations to all seven Rubicon Riders who successfully completed their challenging Tour de Cotswolds on 15 July. Please find attached some pics of the participants all deserving great respect as they completed their tour including Snowshill a 1.6 mile climb of 12+% peaking at 18%!


An Evening with Heidleberg

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 - 16:00

Heidelberg have kindly invited members to their showroom in Brentford for a late afternoon and early evening visit to explore their latest technology with a programme that explores the further automation of Offset; the Industry 4.0 Push to Stop concept; the application and uptake of Low Energy and LED UV, the folding revolution with Shingling and the P folder and the latest on the Primefire 106 inkjet press. We will conclude by exploring the offerings of a local hostelry.

Exploring the Technology of 3D Printing

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 - 18:00

We are delighted to welcome associate member Canon to Rubicon and to explore the technology and advances in 3D printing as it affects the printing industry.  Some of us will have seen what can be done in this remarkable technological advance when associate member Ricoh showed us their place in this market place.

Early room booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Stanton Manor 
Stanton Saint Quintin
Near Chippenham
SN14 6DQ
tel: 01666 837552