ABPCO (the Association of British Professional Conference
Organisers) will launch a special set of awards at its forthcoming 25th
anniversary annual conference, recognising ‘outstanding contribution to the
professionalisation and achievement of excellence in the conference and events
industry’. ABPCO is now calling for nominations, which close on
January 11, 2012, for the following categories:
ABPCO Award for Academic Achievement in Event Management Studies: Awarded to a student who has, through their academic work, provided
further research or insight into our industry, or on a work placement been
responsible for innovative or best practice in operational delivery.
ABPCO's One to Watch: Awarded to an individual who has, through the early years of their
career, made a wider contribution to our industry or been responsible for
innovative or best practice in operational delivery.
ABPCO Lifetime Achievement Award: Awarded to an individual who has, through their own professional
practice or their contribution to wider industry, brought about a step-change
to the professionalisation and achievement of excellence in the industry.
ABPCO chair Michael Foreman, said: “We are
thrilled to announce that we will be presenting three special awards to three
deserving individuals on the evening of our gala dinner. We would encourage the
whole of the conferencing industry to join us on this special occasion and get
a taste of the new ABPCO at the dawn of our next 25 years."
The two-day conference, to be held at the Barbican, London,
January 25-27, with the opening social reception hosted by the Ironmongers
Hall, will be themed ‘25 years: Past, Present & Future’.
Further information visit www.shocklogic.com/ABPCO2012