The Fertility Foundation’s 40 Years of Hope Inaugural Charity Ball

April 12, 2018

This year marks two very important anniversaries in the UK. It is 70 years since the inception of the NHS and 40 years since the birth of Louise Brown, the world's first child conceived through IVF.

The 40 Years of Hope Inaugural Charity Ball will take place at Café de Paris in London on Thursday 1st November 2018. Forming part of National Fertility Awareness Week, we will be bringing together the fertility community toacknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements within the fertility Industry whilst raising money to support patients. 

This glamorous industry evening is being hosted by Jessica Hepburn and will include a champagne reception, 3 course meal, after dinner entertainment and a charity auction which will feature some special and unique prizes.

Also at the 40 Years of Hope Inaugural Charity Ball,The Fertility Foundation’s Annual Fertility Awards (The Fertility Awards) will be launched. The Fertility Awards willrecogniseindividual clinicians and scientists; outstanding patient support offered by clinics; products which help those experiencing fertility issues and individuals who have championed the raising of awareness of the growing incidences of fertility.

Whether you are looking for an exclusive way to entertain clients, a special night out with your team or would like to showcase your brand via sponsorship or product placement, The Fertility Foundation’s 40 Years of Hope Inaugural Ball has a package to suit your needs and your budget: 

  • Tickets and Tables: Information and Tickets are available at
  • Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities: or 020 7183 9882 
  • Date: Thursday 1st November 2018. Time: 6.30pm to Midnight.
  • Location: Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London W1D 6BL.

The Fertility Foundation () has been set up to raise money which couples and individuals can apply for to help cover the costs towards their fertility treatment. Monies are raised through the fertility industry itself and it is hoped this will increase access to fertility treatment for those who currently find it prohibitive.

Notes to editors

About The Fertility Foundation: Launched in September 2017 to provide financial grants for IVF treatment, emotional support and practical advice to anyone who wants to start or extend their family. It is estimated that in the UK alone 1 in 6 will be affected by infertility, that is some 3.5 million people. This means that it is very likely that one of our friends, family or work colleagues will have experienced infertility issues.

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