Week in Pictures: C&IT Awards 2013; UVL Expo; C&IT Middle East Forum; Harrods; East Sussex National

A glamorous week kicked off with C&IT's Excellence Awards 2013 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, followed by Unique Venues London expo at Vinopolis, C&IT's Middle East Forum in Abu Dhabi, the Harrods corporate showcase and East Sussex National launch.

Smyle won six awards at the C&IT Excellence Awards 2013
Smyle won six awards at the C&IT Excellence Awards 2013
  • C&IT Awards 2013 took place last week at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London

    C&IT Awards 2013 took place last week at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London

  • The UVL Fifth Annual Expo was held at London’s Vinopolis

    The UVL Fifth Annual Expo was held at London’s Vinopolis

  • The C&IT Middle East Forum was held in Abu Dhabi this week

    The C&IT Middle East Forum was held in Abu Dhabi this week

  • Wildgoose Events wins Most Impressive Growth category at The National Entrepreneur Awards

    Wildgoose Events wins Most Impressive Growth category at The National Entrepreneur Awards

  • Buyers convene at the Harrods corporate showcase

    Buyers convene at the Harrods corporate showcase

  • Harrods corporate showcase

    Harrods corporate showcase

  • De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

    De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

  • De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

    De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

  • De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

    De Vere Venues East Sussex National celebrates official launch

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Smyle took home six awards, including the Grand Prix and Agency of the Year at C&IT's Excellence Awards 2013, held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on Friday 27 September.

Check out C&IT TV: Video highlights of the C&IT Awards

The Unique Venues London fifth annual expo was held at London Vinopolis on Tuesday, with more than 400 visitors. Catering was provided by Rhubarb.

C&IT's Middle East Forum got underway on Sunday (29 September) at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Around 40 UK buyers stayed on for a two-day fam trip. View more pics here.

C&IT attended Harrods corporate showcase on Thursday (3 October) night, along with corporate buyers and suppliers.

Wildgoose Events scooped the Most Impressive Growth award at the National Entrepreneur Awards in Birmingham on 27 September.

De Vere Venues celebrated the official launch of the East Sussex National on Thursday 3 October, with a party for key clients, local businesses and media.

Top stories this week:

1. In pictures: Smyle cleans up at C&IT awards

2. Eurostar to launch direct train service between London and Amsterdam

3. Abu Dhabi rolls out red carpet for UK buyers at C&IT Middle East forum

4. Logistik expands team for BT and Asda accounts

5. Liverpool wins conferences worth £1.5m

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