G20 summit wins Visit London event award

The BT Visit London Award for Corporate Event of the Year last night went to the London Summit, which brought together world leaders including Barack Obama, Gordon Brown and the G20 at Excel in April.

Excel London
Excel London

The teams involved in the event, which focused on growth, stability and jobs were commended at the annual awards ceremony, held at Westfield and hosted by radio presenter Neil Fox.

Visit London head of event solutions and UK sales Zanine Adams said: "London has shown that it can host global gatherings of the highest degree and its venues and teams can cater to the most discerning delegates.

"The world tuned in to watch the capital host one of the most important meetings of 2009, and as such the London Summit is a fitting winner of this award."

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