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At Bench Events we are proud to demonstrate our social responsibility through our commitment to corporate-led charity fundraising. We recognise the importance of building connections with the community and empowering local people to live and work in ways to support their environment. Over the years we have championed specific charity causes to stop poaching, beat cancer and help improve the lives of others.

Bench Events Journey with the Great African Caravan

The Great African Caravan aims to promote peace, sustainable development, and global citizenship. It is the brainchild of Akram Feroze, a theatre director from India. He has gathered 12 artists...

The Bench Herd Multiplies

In January 2018, Bench Events adopted its very own herd of goats. They graze on land just outside Kampala, Uganda, lovingly tended to by Kevin Kiganda.Each member of the Bench...

AviaDev Charity Run - Cape Town, South Africa

On the morning of 14th June, 45 hardy souls met before the dawn had broken in the hotel lobby. We came together to take part in the annual AviaDev morning...

The Bench herd continues to grow

We received news from Kevin Kiganda, MD of Bench Goat HQ in Uganda that the team has been graced with some new arrivals. Over the past 2 weeks, there have...

Introducing the Bench Herd

Bench Events have done some crazy things. We’ve set the World record for the highest game of cricket played on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Climbed the Three Highest peaks in...

YCI graduate shows how the hospitality industry can support life changing opportunities

A young graduate of a life-changing employability programme will be attending AHIF to describe how he went from an orphan with limited life chances to a chef in a top...

Can we all learn something from the Women’s Cricket World Cup Final? by Matthew Weihs

At the eleventh hour I was lucky enough to obtain a couple of tickets to the ladies cricket World Cup final at the home of cricket, Lords, last Sunday. I...

Jon Howell, MD AviaDev completed UK three peaks challenge in aid of gorilla conservation

In 2016, Jon Howell, MD of AviaDev was appointed Global Ambassador for the Gorilla Organization. Ever since he was a child, Jon has been obsessed with these magnificent animals and...

Bench Events donates US$ to Hilton Responds

On behalf of Michael Collini, Vice President Development Sub Saharan Africa at Hilton, Bench Events has donated US $1,000 to Mike's charity of choice, Hilton Responds.Hilton Responds supports Hilton fellow...