We are looking forward to welcoming you to Millbrook Proving Ground for the launch of the New X5 and 8 Series in November.

Tuesday 13th November 2018 only.

To find out more about the exciting programme planned, please click on the menu bar headings above.


Driving activities

To take part in the driving activities, you MUST be 25 years of age or over with less than 6 points.

Please note that an Indemnity Form will be required to be completed prior to the event (this will be made available through the event app and at the event venue). A separate email link will be sent to you, prior to the event, to enable you to download the event app along with all the required information.


Dress code

BMW Business Casual.
Smart, dark jeans or chinos are acceptable.
Comfortable, flat driving shoes. No sportswear or ripped, faded jeans please.
Please bring a warm, waterproof jacket for the outdoors and driving activities.


Venue location

Millbrook Proving Ground

Millbrook, Bedford

MK45 2JH

Event parking

On arrival at the venue, you will be directed through a BMW branded entrance where you will be met by a dedicated event host who will direct you to the relevant parking area.


Pre Event E-Learning

As part of the pre requisites for this training, it is mandatory that those who are attending MUST complete the necessary Web based pre event e-learning which is accessible via the BMW TMSi system. Please note this forms part of the event training requirements.


BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle (G05) (TSTBMWX5SAV)

BMW 8 Series Coupe (TSTBMW8SC)

QR Code ELearning (TSTQRC)


As well as this, the usual event app will be made available to you in the coming weeks which will contain all the required information.


Timings and agenda to be confirmed.


Registration: From 08:00

Event running hours: 0900 – 16:00


Please add your hotel requirements into the registration form below if you require a room – by Monday 22nd October 12:00pm. Rooms requested after this date cannot be guaranteed at this rate or hotel.


Rate: £119 (inc VAT) pp per night.


Breakfast: This is not included in your room rate, breakfast is provided at the event.


Parking: There is parking at the hotel at £5 per night, upon arrival please go to reception first to drop off your bags and get further details on the car park.


Hotel address: The Bedford Swan Hotel, The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW


Cancellation Policy: Please contact us as soon as possible for hotel cancellations. These must be communicated by 12:00pm on 22nd October. Any cancellations after this date we cannot guarantee you will get a full refund for your room. We will work with the hotel to replace the room but it is not guaranteed. If we cannot, the room charge will be passed on to your retailer.


Registration for this event is now closed as we are fully booked.


For further information or support, or if you need to change or update your information, please contact the BMW Group Event Team who will be happy to help.