IOR Annual Dinner 2023

23 Feb 2023

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Online bookings for the dinner have now closed. If you are looking to book a last-minute ticket to attend  please contact  IOR  0208 647 7033


The 122nd IOR Annual Dinner will take place on the 23rd February at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Pauls, 10 Godliman Street, London.

Members and guests will celebrate their industry at the original “Fridge” Dinner, and support the Institute of Refrigeration's work in education and promoting industry standards. The evening is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, spend time with your customers and meet new contacts - at the same time as having a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening with a guest speaker.

Tickets for members are £147.00 + VAT. Companies can book tables in any denomination in mixed tables or take a whole table to themselves of either 10 or 12.

Ticket price includes

  • Welcome drinks reception 
  • A three-course meal including 1/2 bottle wine per person
  • Speech from the IOR President Graeme Fox FInstR
  • Awards for exceptional individual achievement in progressing our industry
  • After-dinner speaker - Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards!!
  • Fundraising for charity and the IOR Presidents' fund for education initiatives
  • Late bar to 2am

Hotel Accommodation

  • The accommodation agency Priority has a selection of hotels available for guests on the night of the dinner.  To view the list and book online with Priority visit  The event passcode: IORE001 
  • Guests can also book by telephoning PRIORITY on 0845 6123 611 or +44 1473 550 620 and quoting Event Code: IORE00123


IOR Awards recognised the dedication and individual achievement of people in our industry, from young researchers to experienced service engineers.

  • J&E Hall Gold Medal for outstanding technical achievement established by and presented in association with J&E Hall International
  • Ted Perry Award for student research and innovation established by a trust gift from the Perry Family 
  • The Kenneth Lightfoot Medal for the best paper presented to IOR last year, made in association with Lightfoot Defence
  • Service Engineer Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by the ACR Journal 



6.30 pm Doors open

7.25 pm Call for dinner

10.45 pm Formalities end

2.00 am Bar closed and event ends

By booking this event you are agreeing to the IOR terms and conditions 



Sponsorship opportunities are available starting at just £500 or you can donate prizes for our charity raffle.  Please contact us for more information about how your company can support this event and raise its profile.



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