ABPCO names Excellence Awards winners

UCAS, Morrow Communications and Shocklogic were named winners at the inaugural Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) Excellence Awards on Friday (7 November).

Jennifer Jenkins: congratulated winners
Jennifer Jenkins: congratulated winners

UCAS was named best conference by an in-house conference organiser, while Morrow Communications picked up the award for best conference by an agency conference organisers and Shocklogic was name best supplier partner. 

The awards took place at OXO2 in London on 7 November as part of the annual Chairman's Lunch, which gathered together ABPCO members from both the supply and demand side of the industry.

ABPCO chair, Jennifer Jenkins said: "Congratulations to not just the winners but also those shortlisted. The whole awards have been a huge success, bringing the industry together to celebrate excellence and best practice. I am already looking forward to 2015."

The shortlist was drawn up by a team of industry experts with the final winners chosen on the day through votes cast by the audience following presentations by each of the finalists.

Phil Ross from UCAS commented: "ABPCO has once again demonstrated its knowledge of the in-house PCO market through the creation of these awards. Through its unique format we have been able to share best practice and learn from our colleagues whilst celebrating those individuals and organisations at the cutting edge of the industry."

Jane Watson, events director at Morrow Communications added that at a time when the role of the PCO and the challenges of Association events are under close scrutiny, these awards have created the perfect opportunity for the industry to come together and focus on its professionalism, expertise and knowledge. 

 


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