Diary: People, parties, pics

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GUESS WHAT?

What a year: if you think the pictures below are good, you should see the ones we couldn't print. Our top-of-the-page heroes this month are John Kelly of Zibrant and Bernadette Moss of Universal on C&IT's CSR trip to South Africa, doing a local dance: the chorus line calls luvvies! Larks continued with fam trip fun in Austria. The poor Austrian Air chap, who'd just started in the job, had his own luggage lost on the way. If that wasn't bad enough, on arrival the NTO rep found her bag locked. Only it wasn't her lock and she had to get hotel staff to get bolt-cutters to get to her stuff. Oops. October also saw the return of Manning-style humour, with one industry head congratulating Martin Sirk on taking ICCA to Hyderabad as 'he'd always wanted to see his local call centre' and one conference speaker branded chauvinistic for his boys' club humour. Worse, one overseas delegate misheard 'chauvinistic' and thought he had been having a depilatory moment. No, really.

SPRING

2007 kicks off in style with new year resolutions falling by the way at the Eventia Awards, C&IT Power 50-listers celebrate, Maritz' Nick Bender reveals all for Comic Relief and Frankfurt's culinary delights add to the appeal of Imex. Mmm ...

SUMMER

Altitude's John Saunders was right at home on his client trip to Cyprus, while Planitology's Lee Fiorentino matches him with Britain's Next Top Models. Summer Eventia saw delegates tangled up in blue, while Nigel bowed out with his Baby and Johnny routine ...

AUTUMN

C&IT's Agency Forum saw the Hulk Hogan drop in, possibly for the table-top entertainment, and Crocs proved the footwear of choice. Over at the Chewton Glen client day the group got to grips with the croquet mallets ...

WINTER

HBAA's forum got things swinging lock and key-style, while Austria's Iris and our own Ms Bell went blueberry-tastic in the Tyrol. C&IT's Corporate Forum saw brassy goings-on, while Maui Jim topped off the return on the Orient Express in style ...

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