In Pictures: First Protocol's Thanksgiving bash

Agency thanks suppliers with Thanksgiving party and awards

First Protocol last night hosted its 5th annual Thanksgiving event for supplier partners.

First Protocol managing director Mark Riches said: "This occasion provides a great opportunity for us to celebrate the year past and crucially to recognise the integral role our supplier partners play in our success. This year we decided to add a little fun and intrigue by introducing the inaugural First Protocol Partner Awards 2009."

The award winners were:

Best Newcomer - Rocco Forte Sicily and Prague collected by Patrizia Di Patrizio
Most Neglected Supplier of 08-09 - Four Seasons Hotels - collected by Iain Robertson
First Protocol Olympian Partner - Allied Italy - collected by Maxine MacPherson
Unsung Hero - AANT - collected by Damian Jacques
Most anticipated opening of 2010 - The Savoy - collected by Athena Cripps
Best Freebie 08-09 - World Hotels - collected by Arnaud Boivent

See photos from last night's event

Photographs were provided by Ben Fisher of Ben Fisher Photography, with catering by Smart Hospitality

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