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Peter Franks celebration event set for QEII Centre

TFI Group is inviting industry peers and friends to 'Peter Franks - A Celebration of His Life’ in London in March

Pictured: Peter Franks - A Celebration of his life will be held at the QEII Centre on 21 March

The life and career of TFI Group founder Peter Franks will be celebrated in a special event to be held at the QEII Centre next month.

Franks passed away in December following a short illness, and event industry colleagues and peers are invited to help commemorate his life at the event titled ‘Peter Franks - A Celebration of His Life’ at the Westminster venue on 21 March from 6.30pm.

He founded Travel For Industry, the company that was to become TFI Group, in 1981, and a founder member of industry association ITMA UK, eventually to become EVCOM, at which he was a director and then vice chairman for 13 consecutive years.

Franks was remembered as a charismatic leader, with an incisive wit and ‘all-embracing smile’. TFI Group’s open invitation to the industry says: “Peter was one of life's big characters and he will be missed by us all.”

To register your attendance, confirm your details here by Friday 4 March. For more information, contact the TFI Group on 0207 233 5666 or email

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