Everton secures Royle appointment at Business Club launch

Former Everton player and manager Joe Royle and newly appointed director of football Steve Walsh have helped to launch the new season of The Everton Business Club at the iconic city waterfront’s The Venue.

More than100 Evertonians joined the pair along with the Club’s CEO Robert Elstone at the event space and conference hall inside the Royal Liver Building.

With the Everton Business Club kicking-off for the 2016/17 season, the Club has pledged to offer supporters the chance to network with fellow fans and leading organisations from the across the region throughout the year, providing local companies and individuals the opportunity to mix their love of football with commerce.

Toffeemen legend Joe Royle said after the event: “What a great night and how fantastic it was to see so many Blues’ turn out for the Business Club event.

“I wasn’t sure what to expect from the night but what a great way for Evertonians to come together, I know Steve really enjoyed himself too and he received a really warm welcome from everyone in attendance.”

Karen Yates, regional sales development manager, added: “It has been a delight to welcome The Everton Business Club to The Venue for its first event this season.

“The Venue is becoming one of the city’s most sought-after locations for conferences, dinners and networking events and to be chosen by Everton Football Club is an honour.

“I hope the guests enjoyed the evening and the insight into modern football bestowed by Mr Royle, Mr Walsh and Mr Elstone.”

The Venue comes fully equipped with atmospheric lighting, a PA system for speeches, reception and dining furniture and a state of the art kitchen.

Situated on the first floor of the Royal Liver Building, The Venue offers panoramic views of the River Mersey and can accommodate a wide range of events, from parties, dinners, conferences and product launches to fashion shows and photo shoots.

Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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